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I'd Like To Start A Nonprofit Organization, But Don't Know All Of The Steps Involved. Where Can I Find Help Getting It Up And Running?

The library's Research Center has a wealth of information on starting and operating nonprofits. If you go to our Research & Learn tab on the home page, you'll find a link for the Nonprofit Resource Center in the Research by Subject column.

I’d like to get into the holiday spirit by helping those less fortunate. Can the library help me find a place to start?

The library’s Tulsa Organizations and Services (TOS) database is a collection of local area charities, government agencies, clubs, support groups, professional societies and more.

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.

I'd Like To See What Programs Are Coming Up At The Library, But I Forgot To Pick Up An Event Guide. How Can I Find That Information Online?

You can access our searchable Event Guide through our website. From the home page, click on Classes and Events at the top of the screen. It will show a calendar of the current month, as well as a list of any and all programs going on throughout the Tulsa City County Library system for that day. You can select different days of the month to see what's coming up on a particular date. You can even select a whole week or month at a time by selecting the tabs at the top of the calendar.

Is your child struggling with his or her homework? We have some resources to help!

There are a couple of options the library offers to students who need help with their school work. The first is our Homework Help Now database, which can be accessed via our homepage. This database provides expert help in the form of live tutors that can communicate with students online. It also provides flash cards, practice tests, and other skill building tools. You can find the Homework Help icon on our homepage next to the rotating banner of current events.

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