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Book-A-Librarian

Book-A-Librarian

Fri, 05/01/2015 (All day) to Sat, 05/30/2015 (All day)

Audience: 
Adults

Need individualized instruction on a library service or product? Whether you want to learn how to download digital content or improve your job skills, we are here to help. Book-A-Librarian appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis and generally last 30-60 minutes. Call 918-549-7500 to reserve your time.

05/01/2015 (All day) to 05/30/2015 (All day)
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Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Join us for an inclusive, interactive program of stories, songs and activities! Sensory Storytime focuses on learning with all five senses and is especially designed for children with a variety of learning styles. Registration is required for this small group storytime. Call 918-549-7624 to register. For 1-7 and their caregivers.

05/01/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
 
 
Rock Out Youth Art Show Opening Reception

Rock Out Youth Art Show Opening Reception

Fri, 05/01/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:45pm

Audience: 
All Ages

In celebration of the 84th Annual Rooster Days Festival, the Broken Arrow Library is hosting a youth art exhibit throughout the month of May. Join us for an opening exhibit and see artwork that captures the energy and excitement of the Broken Arrow community.

05/01/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:45pm
 
 
Visiting Genealogy Databases: Fold3

Visiting Genealogy Databases: Fold3

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Audience: 
Adults

Fold3 partners with the National Archives, state repositories, historical and genealogical societies, and individuals to provide digital access to a variety of historical and genealogical documents including a premier collection of original U.S. military records. Join us to get an overview of the various collections found in Fold3. For adults.

05/02/2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am
 
 
 
 
PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 05/16/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 05/23/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 05/30/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Read to Miss Fred and take home a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust. For ages 3-12.

05/02/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
 
 
PAWS for Reading

PAWS for Reading

Sat, 02/21/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sat, 03/21/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sat, 04/18/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sat, 05/02/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sat, 06/20/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School

Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids ages 5-12 are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend. Each reader will receive a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust.

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Tulsa Library Trust
05/02/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
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Book-A-Librarian

Book-A-Librarian

Fri, 05/01/2015 (All day) to Sat, 05/30/2015 (All day)

Audience: 
Adults

Need individualized instruction on a library service or product? Whether you want to learn how to download digital content or improve your job skills, we are here to help. Book-A-Librarian appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis and generally last 30-60 minutes. Call 918-549-7500 to reserve your time.

05/01/2015 (All day) to 05/30/2015 (All day)
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Musical Storytime

Musical Storytime

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Mon, 05/11/2015 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers

Sing, dance, and play with bells, shakers and scarves! Caregivers and children will get moving in this active storytime with a musical flair. For ages 4 and younger.

05/04/2015 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
 
 
3-D Printer Orientation

3-D Printer Orientation

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 5:30pm to 6:00pm
Sat, 05/16/2015 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

Audience: 
All Ages

Join us for a MakerBot and Ultimaker 3-D printer demonstration and orientation to 3-D printing. For all ages.

05/04/2015 - 5:30pm to 6:00pm
 
 
 
 
The Craft Connection

The Craft Connection

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool

Get crafty at the library! There will be a craft project with supplies included, or you can bring your own work-in-progress to show off. We’ll work together, talk about techniques, browse craft books and inspire each other to try new crafts while we listen to music and sip tea. For ages 10-16.

05/04/2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
 
 
 
 
Kites, Flights and an Oklahoma Hero!

Kites, Flights and an Oklahoma Hero!

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School
Children - Tweens
Teens

In celebration of the City Wide Kite Festival on May 4-9, enjoy a multimedia presentation about J. Herman Banning, the first African-American to receive a pilot’s license and to successfully fly across the U.S. Find out how he became an aviation pioneer and Oklahoma hero even though no flight school would accept him. You’ll be inspired and will receive a kite to try your own flight tests. This program also will be offered on May 6 from 6-7 p.m. at the Rudisill Regional Library, 1520 N. Hartford. Sponsored by the Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance and Flight Night, this program is one of many citywide opportunities to learn about aerospace at the end of a string.

05/04/2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers

Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

05/05/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool

The best in children's literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler. For ages 3-5.

05/05/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime: Cinco de Mayo

Preschool Storytime: Cinco de Mayo

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool

For ages 5 and younger with their caregivers.

05/05/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
 
 
Stay and Play

Stay and Play

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool

For babies and toddlers, playing is learning! After our regularly scheduled storytime, join us for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For ages 5 and younger with their caregivers.

05/05/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers

My First Storytime

Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime.

Special Instructions: 
For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers
05/06/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
 
 
Bilingual Storytime

Bilingual Storytime

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Audience: 
Children - Preschool
Language: 
English / Spanish

Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingües

Enjoy stories, songs and activities in English and Spanish. 

Cuentos, canciones y actividades en inglés y español.

 

 

 

For ages 5 and younger.

05/06/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool

Preschool Storytime

The best in children's literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler.

05/06/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
 
 
PAWS for Reading With Miss Marley

PAWS for Reading With Miss Marley

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Read to Miss Marley and take home a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust. For ages 3-12.

05/06/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
 
 
Computers for Seniors

Computers for Seniors

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Audience: 
Adults

Thursdays, May 7, 14, 21, 28 ● 9:30-11:30 a.m. Do your computer skills need an upgrade? Designed for people ages 55 and older who want to learn computer skills in a relaxed, encouraging atmosphere, each session builds on the one before. Make plans to attend all four! May 7, "Hardware Boot Camp"; May 14, "Internet Basics"; May 21, "Fun With Files; and May 28, "Email 101." Registration is required. Call 918-549-7550 to register.

05/07/2015 - 9:30am to 11:30am
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

For babies and toddlers, playing is learning! Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

05/07/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

For toddlers and preschoolers, playing is learning! Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

05/07/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
 
 
 
Storytime With Mrs. Cindy

Storytime With Mrs. Cindy

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Come and share in reading adventures, fun and songs. For ages 7 and younger.

05/07/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
 
 
Family Fun Friday

Family Fun Friday

Fri, 05/08/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Audience: 
All Ages

Enjoy stories, crafts, games, science activities and demonstrations, and fun for all ages.

05/08/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
Shrinky Dink Hero Maker Saturday

Shrinky Dink Hero Maker Saturday

Sat, 05/09/2015 (All day)

Audience: 
All Ages

Design your own exclusive hero and then turn your big idea into a memorable keepsake. For ages 5 and older.

05/09/2015 (All day)
 
 
MS Excel 1

MS Excel 1

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Audience: 
Adults

MS Excel 1

This class shows how to create formulas, use automatic fill and change basic formatting. You should take MS Word 2 and have some experience using a mouse prior to taking this class.

Special Instructions: 
Class is limited to 18 on a first-come, first-served basis
05/09/2015 - 9:30am to 11:30am
 
 
 
PAWS for Reading

PAWS for Reading

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School
Children - Tweens

Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids ages 5-12 are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend. Each reader will receive a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust.

05/09/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
 
 
Hardesty Teen Manga/Anime Club

Hardesty Teen Manga/Anime Club

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Audience: 
Teens

Discuss your favorite manga characters and books, make a manga craft and enjoy snacks. For ages 12-18.

05/09/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
 
 
PAWS for Reading

PAWS for Reading

Sat, 05/09/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School

Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids ages 5-10 are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend. Each reader will receive a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust.

05/09/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
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Book-A-Librarian

Book-A-Librarian

Fri, 05/01/2015 (All day) to Sat, 05/30/2015 (All day)

Audience: 
Adults

Need individualized instruction on a library service or product? Whether you want to learn how to download digital content or improve your job skills, we are here to help. Book-A-Librarian appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis and generally last 30-60 minutes. Call 918-549-7500 to reserve your time.

05/01/2015 (All day) to 05/30/2015 (All day)
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Job Lab

Job Lab

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 10:30am to 1:30pm

Audience: 
Adults

Make an appointment to get one-to-one assistance with your job search. Library staff will help you update your résumé, create an email address, search for jobs online, complete online applications, or explore a new career in this special lab just for job seekers. You will have access to Microsoft Office software and the Internet. USB flash drives are available for purchasing, or you can bring your own to save your work. Standard printing charges apply. Registration is required. Call 918-549-7528 to register.

05/11/2015 - 10:30am to 1:30pm
 
 
 
Musical Storytime

Musical Storytime

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Mon, 05/11/2015 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers

Sing, dance, and play with bells, shakers and scarves! Caregivers and children will get moving in this active storytime with a musical flair. For ages 4 and younger.

05/11/2015 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
 
 
Brookside Book Discussion

Brookside Book Discussion

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Audience: 
Adults

Read "Mr. Penumbra's 24-hour Bookstore" by Robin Sloan and then join us for this lively discussion. After a layoff during the Great Recession sidelines his tech career, Clay Jannon takes a job at the titular bookstore in San Francisco. Sloan gives us an establishment you have to enter and never want to leave. For adults.

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05/11/2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
 
 
PAWS for Reading

PAWS for Reading

Mon, 05/11/2015 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School

Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids ages 5-10 are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend. Each reader will receive a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust.

05/11/2015 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers

Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

05/12/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool

The best in children's literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler. For ages 3-5.

05/12/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime: Rhyme Time

Preschool Storytime: Rhyme Time

Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30pm

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool

The best in children's literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler. For ages 5 and younger with their caregivers.

05/12/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30pm
 
 
 
 
Stay and Play

Stay and Play

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool

For babies and toddlers, playing is learning! After our regularly scheduled storytime, join us for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For ages 5 and younger with their caregivers.

05/12/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers

My First Storytime

Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime.

Special Instructions: 
For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers
05/13/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
 
 
Bilingual Storytime

Bilingual Storytime

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Audience: 
Children - Preschool
Language: 
English / Spanish

Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingües

Enjoy stories, songs and activities in English and Spanish. 

Cuentos, canciones y actividades en inglés y español.

 

 

 

For ages 5 and younger.

05/13/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool

Preschool Storytime

The best in children's literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler.

05/13/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
 
 
PAWS for Reading With Miss Marley

PAWS for Reading With Miss Marley

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Read to Miss Marley and take home a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust. For ages 3-12.

05/13/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

For babies and toddlers, playing is learning! Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

05/14/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

For toddlers and preschoolers, playing is learning! Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

05/14/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
 
 
 
Storytime With Mrs. Cindy

Storytime With Mrs. Cindy

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Come and share in reading adventures, fun and songs. For ages 7 and younger.

05/14/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
 
 
Build-a-Reader Storytime

Build-a-Reader Storytime

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers

Explore the world of reading in a fun and engaging atmosphere. For ages 2-4 and their caregivers.

05/14/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
 
 
 
Cartooning Maker Saturday

Cartooning Maker Saturday

Sat, 05/16/2015 (All day)

Audience: 
All Ages

What can you do with a few shapes and lines? Discover your hidden talents! Various art mediums will be available. Try them out. For ages 5 and older.

05/16/2015 (All day)
 
 
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Start-up Basics

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Start-up Basics

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 11:00am to 1:30pm
Sat, 04/18/2015 - 11:00am to 1:30pm
Sat, 05/16/2015 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Sat, 06/20/2015 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
Sat, 07/18/2015 - 10:00am to 12:30pm

Audience: 
Adults

Want to start a business? Get the help you need with SCORE experts. Learn the essentials of business start-ups, get action steps for your business and receive one-to-one mentoring. SCORE is a nonprofit association of volunteer business experts. Registration is required. Go to www. tulsa.score.org to register. For adults.

05/16/2015 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
 
 
 
 
PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 05/16/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 05/23/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 05/30/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Read to Miss Fred and take home a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust. For ages 3-12.

05/16/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
 
 
Read or Die Anime Club

Read or Die Anime Club

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Audience: 
Teens

Join us as we explore anime, draw manga, cosplay, hang out and eat snacks. Come dressed as your favorite character, or just come as you are! For ages 12-18.

05/16/2015 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
 
 
DIY Bucket Gardens

DIY Bucket Gardens

Sat, 05/16/2015 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Audience: 
All Ages

Spring has arrived so it's time to get your gardens growing! Start your own bucket garden and begin on a path toward healthy eating and living. Limited supplies are provided. For all ages.

Special Instructions: 
Class size is limited
Supplies Limited
05/16/2015 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
 
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Book-A-Librarian

Book-A-Librarian

Fri, 05/01/2015 (All day) to Sat, 05/30/2015 (All day)

Audience: 
Adults

Need individualized instruction on a library service or product? Whether you want to learn how to download digital content or improve your job skills, we are here to help. Book-A-Librarian appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis and generally last 30-60 minutes. Call 918-549-7500 to reserve your time.

05/01/2015 (All day) to 05/30/2015 (All day)
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Container Gardening and Curb Appeal Yards

Container Gardening and Curb Appeal Yards

Sun, 05/17/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Room: 
Audience: 
Adults

Start the summer with a fresh look for your yard. Join Tulsa Master Gardeners Alan Hughes and Tricia Hanlon as they give tips on the best way to create container gardens and spruce up your yard to create awesome curb appeal. For adults.

05/17/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
 
 
eBook Office Hours

eBook Office Hours

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 10:30am to 1:30pm

Audience: 
Adults

Get one-to-one assistance from trained library staff on accessing eBooks, audiobooks, digital magazines, music downloads, streaming movies and more. Bring your device and we will walk you through setup and answer all your burning questions about library eContent. Registration is required. Call 918-549-7528 to register. For adults.

05/18/2015 - 10:30am to 1:30pm
 
 
 
Musical Storytime

Musical Storytime

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Mon, 05/11/2015 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
Mon, 05/18/2015 - 11:30am to 12:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers

Sing, dance, and play with bells, shakers and scarves! Caregivers and children will get moving in this active storytime with a musical flair. For ages 4 and younger.

05/18/2015 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
 
 
 
Mad Science Monday!

Mad Science Monday!

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School
Children - Tweens

Learn new science experiments. Will they work or explode? Or were they supposed to explode in the first place? Join us for messy excitement! For ages 5-12.

05/18/2015 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
 
 
 
In the Middle Book Group

In the Middle Book Group

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School
Children - Tweens
Systemwide Series: 
Teen/Tween Summer Reading Program

Help us kick off summer reading with an "In the Middle Book Group" party and book swap! Meet other readers ages 9-12, enjoy refreshments, win door prizes, and bring a new or gently used book you love to swap for a book another kid loves.

05/18/2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers

Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

05/19/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool

The best in children's literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler. For ages 3-5.

05/19/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime: Neighbors

Preschool Storytime: Neighbors

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Preschool

The best in children's literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler. For ages 5 and younger with their caregivers.

05/19/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
 
 
Stay and Play

Stay and Play

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool

For babies and toddlers, playing is learning! After our regularly scheduled storytime, join us for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For ages 5 and younger with their caregivers.

05/19/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers

My First Storytime

Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime.

Special Instructions: 
For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers
05/20/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
 
 
Bilingual Storytime

Bilingual Storytime

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Audience: 
Children - Preschool
Language: 
English / Spanish

Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingües

Enjoy stories, songs and activities in English and Spanish. 

Cuentos, canciones y actividades en inglés y español.

 

 

 

For ages 5 and younger.

05/20/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool

Preschool Storytime

The best in children's literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler.

05/20/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
 
 
PAWS for Reading With Miss Marley

PAWS for Reading With Miss Marley

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Read to Miss Marley and take home a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust. For ages 3-12.

05/20/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

For babies and toddlers, playing is learning! Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

05/21/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

For toddlers and preschoolers, playing is learning! Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

05/21/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
 
 
 
Storytime With Mrs. Cindy

Storytime With Mrs. Cindy

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Come and share in reading adventures, fun and songs. For ages 7 and younger.

05/21/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
 
 
Build-a-Reader Storytime

Build-a-Reader Storytime

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers

Explore the world of reading in a fun and engaging atmosphere. For ages 2-4 and their caregivers.

05/21/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
 
 
 
Comic-Book Crafts Maker Saturday

Comic-Book Crafts Maker Saturday

Sat, 05/23/2015 (All day)

Audience: 
All Ages

Turn the page, a comic-book page that is! Immerse yourself in new and exciting adventures at your library. For ages 5 and older.

05/23/2015 (All day)
 
 
 
 
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 10:30am to 12:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

Does your child have difficulty sitting through storytime? If so, this inclusive, interactive program of stories, songs and activities may be just what you are looking for! Sensory Storytime focuses on learning with all five senses and is especially designed for children with a variety of learning styles or sensory integration challenges. Registration is required. Register online at http://kids.tulsalibrary.org/sensorystorytime or by calling 918-549-7542. For ages 1-7 and their caregivers.

05/23/2015 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
 
 
 
 
PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 05/16/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 05/23/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 05/30/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Read to Miss Fred and take home a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust. For ages 3-12.

05/23/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
 
 
Manga-Ai Manga/Anime Club

Manga-Ai Manga/Anime Club

Sat, 05/23/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Audience: 
Teens

Attention all otakus! Come to our club for films, food and fun. We'll discuss your favorite characters and series. Meet others of your kind and discuss your favorite subject, Japanese animation! For ages 12-18.

05/23/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
 
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Book-A-Librarian

Book-A-Librarian

Fri, 05/01/2015 (All day) to Sat, 05/30/2015 (All day)

Audience: 
Adults

Need individualized instruction on a library service or product? Whether you want to learn how to download digital content or improve your job skills, we are here to help. Book-A-Librarian appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis and generally last 30-60 minutes. Call 918-549-7500 to reserve your time.

05/01/2015 (All day) to 05/30/2015 (All day)
 
 
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

05/26/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers

Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

05/26/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

The best in children's literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler. For ages 3-5.

05/26/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 05/12/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 05/19/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool

The best in children's literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler. For ages 3-5.

05/26/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

05/27/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers

My First Storytime

Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime.

Special Instructions: 
For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers
05/27/2015 - 9:30am to 9:50am
 
 
Bilingual Storytime

Bilingual Storytime

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/13/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Audience: 
Children - Preschool
Language: 
English / Spanish

Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingües

Enjoy stories, songs and activities in English and Spanish. 

Cuentos, canciones y actividades en inglés y español.

 

 

 

For ages 5 and younger.

05/27/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, 05/26/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

The best in children's literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler. For ages 3-5.

05/27/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Thu, 05/07/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

For babies and toddlers, playing is learning! Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

05/28/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
 
 
 
Storytime in the Park:Tommy Terrific’s Magical Superheroes

Storytime in the Park:Tommy Terrific’s Magical Superheroes

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

Event is being held at:
QuikTrip Plaza at River Parks
41st and Riverside Tulsa , OK

With the help of a Magician's Comic Book, kids will guide Tommy Terrific through a fun, interactive, magical adventure! Along the way, kids will discover how books can inspire their own imagination and make their favorite superheroes come to life. For all ages.

Brought to you by
River Parks Authority; Friends of the Helmerich Library
05/28/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
 
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime: Superhero Party

Preschool Storytime: Superhero Party

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:30am to 11:15am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

Wear your favorite superhero outfit for the party and outdoor parade around the Storytime Tree. We will have super games, clever crafts and delicious refreshments. For ages 5 and younger with an adult.

Special Instructions: 
Child-care groups, please call before attending. Seating is limited so we may refer you to another library
05/28/2015 - 10:30am to 11:15am
 
 
 
 
 
Storytime With Mrs.Cindy

Storytime With Mrs.Cindy

Thu, 05/28/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

Come and share in reading adventures, fun and songs. For ages 7 and younger.

05/28/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
 
 
 
Dinosaur O’Dell & the Heroes From Outer Space!

Dinosaur O’Dell & the Heroes From Outer Space!

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School
Children - Tweens
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

Scientists, astronauts and space aliens save the day in this outer-space adventure. Galileo, Sir Isaac Newton and Neil Armstrong tell their stories. Dig it! For ages 6-11.

Special Instructions: 
Child-care groups, please call before attending. Seating is limited so we may refer you to another library
05/29/2015 - 10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
Dinosaur O’Dell & the Heroes From Outer Space!

Dinosaur O’Dell & the Heroes From Outer Space!

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 3:30pm to 4:15pm

Audience: 
All Ages
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

Scientists, astronauts and space aliens save the day in this outer-space adventure. Galileo, Sir Isaac Newton and Neil Armstrong tell their stories. Dig it! For all ages.

05/29/2015 - 3:30pm to 4:15pm
 
 
Free Choice Maker Saturday

Free Choice Maker Saturday

Sat, 05/30/2015 (All day)

Audience: 
All Ages

The way is wide open for your clever creations. For ages 5 and older.

05/30/2015 (All day)
 
 
Tulsa Zine Fest

Tulsa Zine Fest

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

Audience: 
All Ages

Attention all zinesters and aspiring zine makers. Now is your chance to join us for Tulsa's first Zine Fest. Come and show, swap and sell your zines! For all ages.

05/30/2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
 
 
 
 
PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

Sat, 05/02/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 05/16/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 05/23/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 05/30/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Read to Miss Fred and take home a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust. For ages 3-12.

05/30/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
 
 
 
 
Summer Reading Program Kickoff

Summer Reading Program Kickoff

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School
Children - Tweens
Teens
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

Calling all heroes! Create comic-book crafts, superhero masks and Shrinky Dinks, plus play video games and enjoy other activities in this fun-filled afternoon. For ages 5-18.

05/30/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
The Great Children's Lego Build-Off Competition Kickoff

The Great Children's Lego Build-Off Competition Kickoff

Sat, 05/30/2015 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program

Bring your Legos and assemble an original creation (not a Lego designed kit) based on the theme "Every Hero Has a Story!" You will have one hour to build from start to finish. Build the best and you will win a prize. Top three winners will advance to the next round competing against children from other Tulsa City-County Library branches at an event on July 24. Please note that this is an individual competition. For grades K-5. Presented by the Hardesty Family Foundation.

05/30/2015 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
 
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