Saturday 12 Jul


OKG Newsletter

Topic: literacy

Building Liberia’s library

Nearly 24,000 books leave OKC for West Africa, where texts are nearly nonexistent.


Phil Bacharach
Thousands of books donated by Oklahoma City churches and organizations are on their way to students in Liberia. Volunteers at the Crown Heights United Methodist Church loaded more than 23,500 books on a Hobby Lobby truck this morning — a bounty headed to Indiana before its final destination in West Africa.
Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Back in black

For the band Gooding, the rock ’n’ roll lifestyle isn’t just about the music. It’s also about the Benjamins.


Joshua Boydston
Gooding with All About a Bubble
9 p.m. Saturday
Oklahoma City Limits
4801 S. Eastern
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Read instrument


Alyssa Grimley
Five years ago, retired schoolteacher Mary Surbeck saw the need to further literacy.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Hit the books

Health organizations donate the gift of lifelong learning in the form of thousands of books and expanding other programs.


Alissa Lindsey
Variety Care, a nonprofit, family-based Oklahoma healthcare center, is working with Reach Out and Read to triple the number of clinics that will offer free books and literacy-rich environments to children.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014