Thank you to everyone that entered this year's Young People's Creative Writing Contest! We had over 600 entries this year -- wow! Below is a full list of winners, and attached are scanned copies of the winning entries. Winners will be honored in an award ceremony on Friday, August 28, 7 pm, at the Hardesty Regional Library's Connor's Cove Theatre. All are welcome to attend the ceremony and hear author Sharon Draper speak about writing, books, and her life as an author. Congratulations to all the winners!
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Did you know you can download Adele's new album, 25? Just go to Tulsa Library's free music downloads page, login with your library card, and choose your 5 free songs a week! Once you run through your limit, you can stream music until you have downloads again.
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Have you ever told someone you're bored, only to hear, "There's always something to do"?
Those people aren't wrong-- the library is not only full of books, media, and other resources, but also busy with programs on a regular basis. To see what's going on at your library, you've got several options:
What is a scholarly source? Why do I need a peer reviewed article for my research paper? Where can I find one of these? Well, we can help you with these questions with just a library card and several clicks of a mouse. If you have a library card and password, go to our Research and Learn tab then click it! You will find over 100 databases at your fingertips!