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January, 1953: Oklahoma Bans The Sale And Consumption Of Liquor In Oklahoma State Parks

newspaper headlines

January 14th, 1953: The Oklahoman reported that Oklahoma's Commissioner of Public Safety launched a long-awaited state liquor enforcement campaign by ordering a halt in the sale and consumption of liquor in state-owned lodges and parks.

You can read the entire article in the Oklahoman Archives database. The database provides complete coverage of The Oklahoman newspaper from September 25, 1901, including ads in PDF format.  Search by full-text keyword or browse by date. 

Closing The 'Word Gap' Between Rich And Poor

Closing The 'Word Gap' Between Rich And Poor

“by the age of 3, children born into low-income families heard roughly 30 million fewer words than their more affluent peers.”

Tulsa County Public Meetings

Tulsa County

from Tulsa World

Tulsa County officials indicated Thursday that they intend to place a 0.067 percent sales tax on the April 1 ballot to pay for additional pods at the Tulsa Jail and construct a new juvenile justice center.

Are you planning on going to college? The library has resources to help!

Whether you're a high school student making plans for after graduation or an adult wanting to go back to school, the library can help you with the process of getting into college. Our Education Guide, found on the Research tab of the library's home page, has a number of resources that can be found in the College Bound menu on the left side of the page. Some of the topics covered are:

Love In A Small Town

Sit back, relax and enjoy the charm of small town life.

The Wanderer by Robyn Carr

The Way Back Home by Barbara Freethy

True Confessions by Rachel Gibson

Larkspur Road by Jill Gregory

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