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Happy Books by Cindy Hulsey

I’ve been thinking about the concept of happiness quite a bit lately.  Maybe it’s because I’m growing older and wondering what it’s all about, or because I lost my father-in-law this year, or because the world becomes more complex and demanding by the minute.  The good news is that science has revealed that we can actually change our brains, making happiness attainable.  Two good books about how our brains adapt are The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr, whi

Twitter Basics hosted by Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits

Twitter Basics (Tulsa)

January 31, 2014
1:00-4:00pm

Location: OSU-Tulsa
North Hall, Computer Lab # 243
Second Floor
700 N. Greenwood Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74106

Trainer: Randy Macon, Vice President of Research, Initiatives, and Community Investments, United Way of Central Oklahoma

"Twitter Basics - 180 Minutes to Learn the Ins and Outs of the 140 Character Movement."

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Art of Conversation by Rebecca Howard

I discovered Emily Bronte in 1992.  I wasn’t the first to discover her and I won’t be the last, but my initial reading of Wuthering Heights during my 17th year was as marvelous a discovery as any.  See, Wuthering Heights was written for me.  Sure, you’ve read it, too, but I daresay it’s a different book for me than it is for you and that’s why people continue to read it and

Wordless (or nearly so) Books That Help Your Kid Read

Spirit of the Wild

How can a book without words help your child learn to read? By giving him/her a chance to practice the words he/she knows, learn new words that are related to those, and understand how stories are put together. It isn’t just how many words your child hears, it is also how many he/she says. Where do you find these books? Some are picture books. Some are comic books. Some are photography books. Ask your local librarian for help, and here are three to start with:

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