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  • Posted on: Friday, January 19, 2018

    Provides full-text archives to The Jewish Exponent (1887-1990). 

  • Posted on: Friday, January 19, 2018

    Provides full-text archives to the country’s premier African American newspaper, the Chicago Defender (1905-1975). 

  • Posted on: Thursday, January 18, 2018

    The Metropolitan Library System is hosting the ‘Let’s Talk About it, Oklahoma!’ series along with the Oklahoma Humanities Council, featuring book discussions on ethnic American women’s voices.

    The most recent installment of the ‘Let’s Talk About it, Oklahoma’ series, “Piecing the Quilt, Stirring the Stew” which explores ethnic American women’s voices, takes place at the Capitol Hill Library beginning Jan. 29 at 6:30 p.m. with The House on Mango Street. A discussion with a Spanish speaking moderator will be held the following day, Jan. 30 also at 6:30 p.m. at the library.

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    Posted on: Tuesday, January 02, 2018

    It’s a new year and that means it is time for all of the new books! *Cue trumpets and confetti canons* It’s also time for new reading challenges. Whether you are wanting to challenge yourself to read more books through setting your own Goodreads reading goal or you want to try to expand your reading horizons with the Popsugar reading challenge.  There is a reading challenge out there for you.

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    Posted on: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    It’s August, and in Oklahoma, that means that it is time to go back to school. What better way to ring in the new school year than to read some magical school books? I don’t mean the ones with Ms. Frizzle and her bus, although those are always entertaining, I’m talking more Harry Potter style.

    So pick up one of these books and remember that if they can survive school, so can you.

     

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    Posted on: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    On June 28, 1969, members of the LGBT community rioted after police raided a gay bar called Stonewall Inn. The Stonewall Inn Riots proved to be a turning point in the LGBT civil rights movement. In celebration and memory of this momentous event in America, Pride Month now takes place in June. During this month, cities all over the nation host parades, marches, rallies, festivals, and other events to promote respect, equality, and pride for the LGBTQ+ community and its allies. In honor of Pride month, and to help spread inclusiveness and representation I have created a list of some adult and YA science fiction and fantasy books that feature or focus on characters that are LGBTQ+.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    The Archives of Sexuality and Gender is the largest collection available in support of the study of gender and sexuality, enables scholars to make new connections in LGBTQ history and activism, cultural studies, psychology, health, political science, policy studies, and other related areas of research.

  • couple embracing on the beach
    Posted on: Monday, June 12, 2017

    Hello again, romance readers!

    I have some good news for you: SUMMER IS COMING. You know what that means? Pool reads. Beach reads. Lounge-chair-with-lemonade reads. Romance is one of my favorite genres year-round, but it especially lends itself to warm weather and sunshine (and long plane rides... or while waiting in epic lines… or snow days… well, I digress).

    Let’s discuss the benefits, shall we?

  • Sundial, one of John B. McLemore's favorite things
    Posted on: Thursday, April 13, 2017

    Already binged S-Town? Spend a little more time wandering around inside the maze that is John B’s brain with Britni's book recs.

  • Posted on: Tuesday, April 04, 2017

    BusinessDecision is a powerful web-based service with built in mapping technology enabling you to research consumer market data, demographic data, and market segmentation data associated with customized areas such as addresses, ZIP Codes, cities, and much more.

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