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The Oklahoman’s Summer Reading Newspaper Contest is open to ages 5–12 and runs in the paper each Sunday from June 3 – July 22. You can also enter the contest online!
Eight weekly winners (one for each week of the contest) will be selected to receive a set of books. A grand prize winner will be selected at the end of the contest to receive an E-reader courtesy of The Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.
Oklahoma Humanities (OH) and Oklahoma Department of Libraries (ODL) announced plans for an exciting new reading initiative, Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma: The Great American Read. This book discussion venture brings two great programs together, PBS’s new television series for avid readers, The Great American Read, and the state’s popular reading and discussion program Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma.
Help Yourself + Help Others
Find resources for mental health/addiction at 2-1-1 Oklahoma and Wellness Now.
According to the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services(ODMHSAS), between 700,000 and 900,000 Oklahomans are experiencing and in need of treatment for brain disease, mental illness, and substance use disorders. Yet the state ranks 46th in the nation for state-sponsored behavioral health services.
As Oklahomans search for assistance, many turn to their public libraries to locate services and information.
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