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Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 12:22 PM

“Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” by Atul Gawande. Metropolitan Books, New York, 2014. 282 pages. $26.Society is slow to change. We’ve learned how to treat diseases and conditions that, in the past, killed us well before our hair turned gray. But now that we know what to do, we don’t know when to stop doing it. Medical solutions are not always the best solutions. And yet “Fix it” remains the mantra, even when fixing it threatens great risk to quality of life.

Posted Oct 21, 2014 at 8:00 AM

TISHOMINGO –  The Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma series on friendship continues at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30 as scholar Ken Hada presents "The Color Purple"  at the Johnston County Library.This...

Posted Oct 20, 2014 at 8:00 AM

MARIETTA — "True Grit" will be the focus of the Love County Library’s Big Read at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30.  Written in 1968 by still living Little Rock, Ark. native Charles Portis, "True Grit" is...

Posted Sep 29, 2014 at 8:00 AM

This week, three Ardmore elementary schools will welcome parents to come take a seat in their child’s classroom and learn a variety of reading strategies as well as different technology available that parents can use when reading...

Posted Sep 23, 2014 at 8:00 AM

ADA — Chickasaw Press and White Dog Press will be introducing five new titles to the public Oct. 2 during the Chickasaw Cultural Evening at the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur.Chickasaw Press will unveil "Chikasha:...

Updated Sep 22, 2014 at 3:35 PM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“Women in Clothes” Edited and written by Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits, Leeanne Shapton and 639 others. Blue Rider Press/Penguin Group, New York, 2014.

Updated Sep 22, 2014 at 12:22 AM

HEALDTON — The Healdton Community Library will continue Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma Sept. 30th at 6:30 p.m. with "Wind in the Willows" during the series entitled Not For Children Only.  Join scholar...

Posted Sep 16, 2014 at 8:15 AM

The Chickasaw Regional Library System is inviting library patrons to get ready for the upcoming fall season with a fall decor class.  Library staff invites patrons to come to the Ardmore headquarters at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 25 to...

Updated Sep 15, 2014 at 3:30 PM

By Rae Padilla FrancoeurMore Content Now“Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Year” By Tavis Smiley with David Ritz. Little, Brown and Company, New York, 2014. 288 pages. $30.

Posted Sep 15, 2014 at 8:00 AM

SULPHUR — The Parker Memorial Library will conclude the Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma reading and discussion series, "Get Your Reading Kicks on Route 66" at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23. The final book will be "West...

Posted Sep 9, 2014 at 8:00 AM

HEALDTON — The Healdton Community Library will continue Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 16 with "Little Women" during the series entitled Not For Children Only.  Join scholar Trisha...

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