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TulsaWiki: A Repository For Your Local History Research

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If you have researched a Tulsa and Oklahoma history topic and are looking for a repository for your work or for your resources, the TulsaWiki is a great tool for this purpose. Your TulsaWiki entry may be a useful lead for future researchers and doesn't need to be long or in-depth, unless you want it to be long and in-depth. 

A Cup of Saki, Please by Will Thomas

Chances are, you would have to be an English major to know who Saki was.  This is a crime, because Saki (H.H. Munro, 1870-1916) is killingly funny.  He was inspired by Oscar Wilde and Lewis Carroll a generation before him, and in turn inspired P.G. Wodehouse, Graham Greene, and A.A. Milne.  In our generation, he influenced Edward Gorey, who illustrated his book, THE UNREST-CURE AND OTHER STORIES (New York Review Books, 2013.)  It is a perfect match.

Home Ownership Workshop

The Tulsa Area Fair Housing Partnership is hosting a workshop to guide Tulsans towards home ownership!

Saturday, June 28th 

9am to 1pm

Metropolitan Baptist Church
122 West Apache Street

BEFORE YOU BUY.... LEARN ABOUT 

√  Budgeting and Credit
√  Working with Realtors 
√ Inspections
√  Energy Efficiency
√  Getting a Mortgage
√  Discrimination in Lending
√  Steering
√  Property Title
√  Insurance

FREE and OPEN to the public.

Speakeasy Event Benefits Central Library Renovation

Flappers greeted guests who arrived at the Penthouse Rooftop Bar and Lounge of the historic Mayo Hotel, to raise funds for the renovation of the Central Library.  Guests sipped Gin Rickeys as they enjoyed dancers swinging to the music of the 1920's.

Reading Strategies for Tutors: How to identify and build auditory memory

Ruth G. Hardman Adult Literacy Service will be presenting another training by Penny Stack next Saturday at the Hardesty Regional Library.

This training will focus on how to identify and build auditory memory. Ms. Stack, from the Dyslexia Institutes of America, will show tutors and learners strategy tips focusing on auditory memory that typically are underlying issues to comprehension challenges. 

Saturday, June 28th

9:30-10:30 a.m.

Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E 93rd St

Please call the literacy office at 918-549-7400 to register.

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