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Strategic Planning Workshop

Kick-Starting Strategic Planning

Tuesday, Dec. 9
7:30 – 9 a.m. (networking from 7:30-8 a.m.)
Tulsa Tech, Lemley Campus - Career Services Center Auditorium
3420 S. Memorial Drive, Tulsa OK 74145

Books As Personal History by Cindy Hulsey

I love books; not just the stories they contain, but the packages themselves. I like the weight of a book in my hands, the smell of the pages; I like the crisp sound the page makes as it’s turned and the beauty of the cover art. But mostly I love the fact that my books not only provide triggers for memories both vivid and hazy of the stories I’ve experienced vicariously through their words, but also make up a timeline of my life.

Congratulations, Elsa!

The Literacy Office wants to extend our congratulations to Elsa Escobar, one of our ESL students. Elsa's recipe for Almond-Spice Christmas Wreath Cookies was a finalist in Cook's Country Magazine! The cookies sound delicious. Way to go, Elsa! You can find Elsa's recipe in the December/January 2015 issue of Cook's Country.

Robert Galbraith Revealed by Adrienne Teague

Let's be real. Does anyone NOT know Robert Galbraith is a pen name for J.K. Rowling? Well, it's true. When The Cuckoo's Calling came out a couple of years ago, it was a big media ordeal about who leaked the author's identity. Being a contrarian, I avoided the book during the fracas because I didn't want to be seen reading the book causing all the annoying media stories.

Writer Ann Patchett is the winner of the 2014 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award. Where can I learn more about her and her work?

You can learn more about Ann Patchett and her career through the Biography in Context database. First, click on the Research & Learn tab at the top of the library home page, then select Alphabetical List of Resources. Scroll down to the B's for Biography in Context. Perform a search for the name Patchett, Ann and you should receive a list of results, the first of which will be a biography from Contemporary Authors Online.

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