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Remember to update your contact information!

In recent weeks we’ve made calls to about a dozen people with disconnected phone numbers.  If your phone number(s) change, or you obtain a new email address, or even move residences, please remember to update your contact information with the literacy office at 918-549-7400.

In addition, in order to be more green, the Tulsa City-County Library will no longer mail library notifications through the postal system.  Make sure the library has your email address on file and/or a working phone number so that you can continue to receive notifications!

Out of the Box Lesson Idea: Mayoral Forum May 8

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Does your adult learner want to participate in their community? Help them learn how local government works by exploring the role of city mayor and where the top candidates stand on important issues. 

April is National Poetry Month

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Tutors and adult learners can use poetry as a creative, fun way to explore words. Practice rhyming, syllabification, reading fluency and parts of speech. Here are some links to inspire a poetry-focused tutoring session:

April Book Club Selection: Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

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How is it that two track rivals (a girl and a boy) can become the most unlikely pair of best friends? Jess and Leslie do just that by creating their own secret Terabithia, a magical kingdom in the woods that is ruled by imagination.  This magical story explores loss and the recognition of courage, hope and freedom. Be prepared to reach for the tissues!

Join us for Adult Learner Book Club on April 29 at Central Library in the Literacy Resource Room,from 6:30-7:30 pm. For more information, call 918-549-7400.

Get Reading Oklahoma

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Get Reading Oklahoma is a project of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation and its Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE) Initiative. They provide access to the following learning opportunities--

·         GED Connection is a TV series of 30-minute programs that helps adults prepare for the GED test. Each show helps an adult see, hear and learn from GED teachers. GED Connection is available to watch on OETA, Cox Digital Cable's On DEMAND FreeZone, and Cox Cable’s Channel 21. Episodes are also available to view online.

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