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September 2020 – The spotlight this month is on Banned Books Week! In this issue, we take a closer look at some of our favorite challenged books, as well as exploring what it means to ‘Stand Up For Libraries’.
August 2020 – Celebrate International Women’s Day with our list of fierce, female authors of the 21st century. Plus, we introduce new virtual programs you won’t want to miss!
July 2020 – Welcome back! The Oil Region Libraries lay out their reopening plans & service changes in order to keep you safe & informed. We also share some of your SummerQuest creations & announce our new, shared website.
June 2020 – Library services are starting to look a little different. In this issue, we fill you in on everything you need to know about the “new normal” at your library & some very important announcements about SummerQuest!
May 2020 – Discover new ways to use your library from home & get up to speed on recent changes to upcoming voting procedures & the 2020 U.S. Census.
April 2020 – Oil Region Libraries may be closed, but we’re still here for you. In this issue, learn how you can use your library during a closure & how you can help to limit the spread of COVID-19. Plus, the Week of Giving results are in!
March 2020 – ORLA is once again participating in BBCF’s annual Week of Giving! In this issue, we answer the questions: What is the Week of Giving? What can ORLA do with your support? How can you support your libraries during the Week of Giving?
February 2020 – ‘Love Your Library’ Month is here & we want to know why YOU love YOUR library! Plus, learn how you can show your love for libraries this month by eating out at a local restuarant.
January 2020 – Marking the end of a decade (& the beginning of a new one!), ORLA’s first issue highlights the top books of the decade, new staff & programs, & a new feature that makes renewing your items so much easier.