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The Voices in My Head by Rebecca Howard

There are characters in fiction that occupy my head, and I suspect you have these too.   Serious readers take their fiction seriously and rightly so.  Fiction can shine a light on different facets of reality and speak to emotional, spiritual and universal truths.  I love it when an author creates such developed and distinctive characters that they remain with you for weeks, months, and even years after you complete a novel.  There are the classic characters, of course, that many people would cite as being indelible—Heathcliff, Pip, Elizabeth Bennett, Jay Gatsby, Atticus Finch, the list goe

Famous Tulsan As A Teen: Daniel Boorstin, 12th Librarian Of Congress

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Daniel Boorstin, content-liberating 12th Librarian of Congress and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, graduated from Tulsa's Central High School in 1930 at the age of 15. 

October Nonprofit Resource Center Newsletter Now Available

The October issue of the Nonprofit Resource Center's E-Newsletter is now available online. 

The newsletter is designed to keep Tulsa nonprofits up-to-date on upcoming workshops, free online training, helpful resources, and all things nonprofit.

Government Goings-on... or off

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Well, it happened. Government shut down and the Insurance Marketplace opened.

Here’s a bit of information that might help with questions about these goings-on.

The Insurance Marketplace… Is everyone is anxious for a checkup or merely curious onlookers because the marketplace website is overwhelmed with traffic this morning. This is the message displayed when one tries to get through:

Can the library help me locate phone numbers and addresses of individuals and companies?

Yes, the library offers a directory database called Reference USA. This database can be used at all library locations and from home. To access this database from the library's homepage, go to Research & Learn, then click on the Alphabetical List of Databases, and you'll Reference USA under R.

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