Learning To Read Readers: Profile, Tips, & More

The PAWS for Reading program at the Tulsa City-County Library is ideal for children who are learning to read. 

Here is some general information about "Learning To Read" readers, what you can do to help them, and how PAWS supports their learning growth.

Emergent Readers: Profile, Tips, More

PAWS for Reading is a program that the Tulsa City-County Library offers that gives children ages 5 to 12 a chance to practice reading skills to a furry (and fabulous) audience: therapy dogs!

As part of PAWS for Reading, the library provides literacy information about general groups of readers, and how the program supports each group's reading goals.

First, we start with "Emergent Readers." (In coming weeks, we'll look at "Learning To Read" readers and "Reading To Learn" readers.)

My Mother Loves To Read But Is Not Able To Drive. Do You Deliver Books To People Who Aren't Able To Get To The Library?

Yes, the library does offer a homebound delivery service and Books By Mail to those customers who are physically unable to travel to their library branch. This option is offered through our Outreach Services department. Customers who qualify for homebound delivery can request their own items, or have Outreach staff select materials based on their reading preferences.

New In The Digital Collections: July 2017 Update

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In July 2017, TCCL uploaded 159 items into the Digital Collections. There are now approximately 37,218 items in the Digital Collections. Additions include: 


Back To School...With a Twist!

Savvy parents and teachers know that picture books are an excellent way to help children confront and process a variety of anxieties and fears. If your child is apprehensive about the fast-approaching first day of school, consider reading and sharing Adam Rex's book, "School's First Day of School," illustrated by the masterful Christian Robinson.