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Wildfire Relief

Last week Oklahoma experienced a series of devastating wildfires that scorched over 93,000 acres and left hundreds homeless. Saturday in Tulsa, residents saw hazy orange skies and ash raining from the sky... visual evidence of the destruction and heartache that was impacting fellow Okies. As the smoke begins to clear, literally & figuratively, families and communities across Oklahoma will start rebuilding.

August Online Romance Book Discussion

I hope everyone is staying cool out there! Our August book to discuss is What I Did for Love by Susan Elizabeth Phillips. This book is available at TCCL in several formats including large print, audio book, and downloadable audio book.  Next week we will start with some specific questions about the book. Happy reading!

Instant Poetry!

If your adult learner would like to work on poetry but needs some inspiration, click here. On the left they will see a list of poems; help them choose one and follow the directions, adding words when and where instructed. Click on “Create my ___ poem,” and voila, they'll have an instant poem! This site also gives you an example so you can see what yours will look like. Try it out; it’s a lot of fun! 

Tax Free Shopping Starts Tomorrow

Oklahoma Sales Tax Holiday Starts Tomorrow: August 3-5, 2012

Beginning at 12:01 am on Friday, August 3, 2012 and ending at twelve midnight on Sunday, August 5, 2012, Oklahoma will hold a sales tax holiday giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain clothing and shoes free of sales tax. This includes state and any local sales taxes.

I'm taking a long road trip soon and would like to check out some books on CD to listen to while I'm driving. What's the best way to look for those on the website?

If you'd like to browse the library's collection of books on CDs (or other formats such as DVDs or large print books), you can do so through the catalog's Advanced Search feature. First, click on the Explore tab, then look for the search field in the top right corner of the page. Click on the Advanced Search link under the red Search box.

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