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  • Virus
    Posted on: Monday, March 27, 2017

    It probably won't help you survive The Big One, but history blogger Chris has pulled together some fascinating books about history's gravest pandemics. 

  • Telescopes
    Posted on: Thursday, January 26, 2017

    Whatever your endeavor, it helps to have a little history. History guy Chris has several little histories for you!

  • The Christmas Truce
    Posted on: Friday, December 23, 2016

    History blogger Chris looks at the fact and legend behind holiday traditions in this month's history post.

  • USS Arizona Memorial
    Posted on: Wednesday, December 07, 2016

    On this 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attack, Dec 7, 1941 - a date that still lives in infamy - we look back at true Oklahoma hero and some of the best works on this momentous entry of the US into WWII. 

  • Leningrad Symphony
    Posted on: Thursday, December 01, 2016

    There are few experiences as wonderful as reading a truly enthralling book and our music expert Breck found just such inspiration in a new work about Soviet composer Shostakovich who proved creativity and beauty can spring from even the harshest political conditions.

  • Landing of the Pilgrims
    Posted on: Friday, November 25, 2016

    Did your Thanksgiving include squabbles over Pilgrim myths and legends? History blogger Chris gives you a leg up for next year with some great early colonial reads.

  • Scary cathedral
    Posted on: Thursday, October 27, 2016

    The truth may be stranger than fiction, but it's definitely scarier! Librarian Chris has some scary nonfiction on tap for you this Halloween.

  • Vote
    Posted on: Thursday, October 06, 2016

    Your vote is a gift from many Americans who have fought and died for the right. Use it or lose it, people! Librarian Sheldon's got some inspiring reads.

  • Sidmouth
    Posted on: Wednesday, October 05, 2016

    Sometimes you have to feed your obsession to find out it’s your passion. Librarian Gloria found her passion in the hills of Hampshire.

  • Bison
    Posted on: Thursday, September 22, 2016

    Oklahoma's a baby among states but she’s already produced a diverse group of outsized personalities. Librarian Chris has the rundown on his favorites.

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