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The Young, The New, and the Restless by Rebecca Howard

Do you read New Adult (NA) fiction? Although coined by St. Martin’s Press in 2009, I’ve only begun regularly hearing and seeing this phrase in the past year or so.  New Adult fiction is touted as a way of bridging the gap between Young Adult (YA) and Adult Fiction.  Characters are generally between the ages of 18-26 and are experiencing “new adult” kind of things—going away to college, beginning a career, a serious relationship.

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Start-Up Basics

Hardesty Regional Library

8316 E. 93rd St. Tulsa, OK

Thursday, March 6 • 6:30-8:30 p.m.
 

Want to start a business? Get the help
you need with SCORE experts. Learn
the essentials of business start-ups,
get action steps for your business and
receive one-to-one mentoring. SCORE
is a nonprofit association of volunteer
business experts. Registration is required.
Go to www.tulsa.score.org to register.

Job Help, Face to Face

Job Lab

Do you need help with your resume? Would you like to work with a real, live person to learn new ways to search for jobs? If you're a job seeker, the library is here for you!

We offer Job Labs at three locations: Collinsville Library, Martin Regional Library, and Rudisill Library. Whether you need to write a cover letter, look for job openings, or use a library resource to update your computer skills, you can work directly with a library staff person.

GED Success

The GED has changed!  

TCCL Librarian Rebecca Howard, Literacy Program Specialist Cleo Berninger, and a representative from the Union Public Schools Adult Education Center will discuss the recent changes to the GED and how to prepare for the test.  This is a FREE class, open to all, no R.S.V.P. required!  You do not have to be a participant in the literacy program to attend. 

When: Thursday, February 13th, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Where: Zarrow Regional Library, 2224 W. 51 St.

Oklahoma Volunteerism Above Average

"Last year volunteers logged in an estimated 200,000 hours of service locally. At the estimated hourly rate of $18.28 in Oklahoma, that equates to more than $3.6 million in volunteer services, said Brenda Michael-Haggard, executive director of Volunteer Tulsa."

Read more about Oklahoma's exceptional volunteer stats in the Tulsa World article Volunteerism is lifeblood of community.

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