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The Tulsa City-County Library is among the finalists for the 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

The library system was one of 30 finalists named by the Institute of Museum and Library Service on Monday.

 

“We are extremely proud of our staff and volunteers for achieving this great recognition,” said Kim Johnson, library CEO.

The award honors institutions that demonstrate extraordinary and innovative approaches to public service and positively affecting individuals, families and communities.

“What we’ve been able to do is bring value to... read more

Now, the art department of Missouri Southern State University wants to see more of them indoors. A wall-sized mural was dedicated today on the third floor of the MSSU Spiva Library.

Assistant Art Professor Kyle McKenzie says the piece is the result of hundreds of work hours put in by students in his mural class. 

"A lot more sort of nuance than a lot of murals," McKenzie explained. "It's not only designed and painted in a way that looks great from across the room, but because it's in an indoor space and people are sort of sitting nearby, it also looks great up close."

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Spring must be near — the Heirloom Seed Library is open for business.

This is the third year that gardeners can grow their own vegetables, herbs and flowers by checking out seed packets on display at two branches — the Library Station and the Midtown Carnegie Branch. Gardeners can check out up to four packets of heirloom seeds with a valid library card. We especially love to hear from teachers and parents, including one Library Facebook follower who commented, “We need to go to the library for our school garden!”

Visit thelibrary.org/seedlibrary for more details, or visit the... read more

The first product, hoopla digital, offers thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, eBooks, audiobooks and comics, all available for mobile and online access. Users can stream or temporarily download titles from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers, available to borrow 24/7.

The second new product, Zinio offers unlimited digital access to a wide selection of magazines. Users can download current and back issues of hundreds of the same popular magazines available in stores or by subscription. For magazine readers, it’s a convenient way to access the... read more

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- B&H Academic has launched the first of a 12-volume series of previously unpublished sermons by the famed British preacher Charles H. Spurgeon.

 

"The Lost Sermons of C.H. Spurgeon" series is being researched and edited by Christian T. George, assistant professor of historical theology and curator of the Spurgeon Library at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, which hosted a luncheon for the launch at its Kansas City, Mo., campus.

 

 

The first volume includes a series introduction, an overview of Spurgeon's life and times... read more

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