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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Wed, 06/01/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/08/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/15/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/22/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/29/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

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

Preschool Storytime

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

For ages 2-5.

06/01/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Thu, 06/02/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/09/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/16/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/23/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/30/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

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

Stay and Play Storytime

For babies and toddlers, playing is learning! Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills.

Special Instructions: 
For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers
06/02/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
 
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Summer Reading Program Kickoff: Opening Games

Summer Reading Program Kickoff: Opening Games

Tue, 06/07/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

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

On your mark, get set ... READ! Celebrate the 2016 Summer Reading Program with crafts, games and a variety of fun activities. For ages 5-12.

06/07/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
 
Summer Reading Program Kickoff: Opening Games

Summer Reading Program Kickoff: Opening Games

Tue, 06/07/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

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

Join us for games, crafts and a variety of activities at this fun come-and-go event. For ages 10-18.

06/07/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Wed, 06/01/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/08/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/15/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/22/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/29/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

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

Preschool Storytime

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

For ages 2-5.

06/08/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
PAWS for Reading

PAWS for Reading

Wed, 06/08/2016 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Wed, 06/22/2016 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

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

PAWS for Reading

Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids 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.

For ages 5-12.

Special Instructions: 
Registration is required
Call 918-549-7542 to register.
06/08/2016 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Thu, 06/02/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/09/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/16/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/23/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/30/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

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

Stay and Play Storytime

For babies and toddlers, playing is learning! Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills.

Special Instructions: 
For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers
06/09/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
 
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Balloons, Juggling and Fun With Dustin Reudelhuber

Balloons, Juggling and Fun With Dustin Reudelhuber

Tue, 06/14/2016 -
10:30am to 11:15am

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

Balloons, Juggling and Fun With Dustin Reudelhuber

Clown around with juggling and much more. Dustin’s performance is always a really exciting treat as you never know what to expect!

For ages 2-12.

Special Instructions: 
Child-care groups, please call before attending. Seating is limited so we may refer you to another library
06/14/2016 -
10:30am to 11:15am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Wed, 06/01/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/08/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/15/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/22/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/29/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

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

Preschool Storytime

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

For ages 2-5.

06/15/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
Children's LEGO Build-Off Competition

Children's LEGO Build-Off Competition

Wed, 06/15/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm

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

On your mark, get set ... BUILD! Bring your LEGOS and assemble an original creation based on the theme "On Your Mark, Get Set ... READ!" You will have one hour to build from start to finish. Entries will be judged on creativity and interpretation of the theme. For children in grades 1-5.

06/15/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Thu, 06/02/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/09/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/16/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/23/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/30/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

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

Stay and Play Storytime

For babies and toddlers, playing is learning! Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills.

Special Instructions: 
For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers
06/16/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
Tulsa Children's Museum Presents Sail Cars

Tulsa Children's Museum Presents Sail Cars

Fri, 06/17/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Audience: 
Teens
Systemwide Series: 
Teen/Tween Summer Reading Program

Tulsa Children's Museum Presents Sail Cars

Students will explore the concepts of inertia, drag and lift while creating just the right sail for their car. They will test their cars using ramp and wind power. Recommended for grades 4-6.

For ages 10-18.

06/17/2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
Harriet Tubman: Voices of the Past

Harriet Tubman: Voices of the Past

Sat, 06/18/2016 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm

Audience: 
Adults
Systemwide Series: 
Adult Summer Reading Program

History comes alive as Dorothy Dillard portrays escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman, who led dozens of enslaved families to safety via the Underground Railroad. After the Civil War, Tubman was active in the struggle for women's suffrage. For adults and teens.

Brought to you by
Tulsa Library Trust
06/18/2016 -
2:00pm to 2:45pm
 
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Tulsa Children's Museum Presents Slime

Tulsa Children's Museum Presents Slime

Tue, 06/21/2016 -
10:30am to 11:15am

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

Tulsa Children's Museum Presents Slime

Children will learn the states of matter and create a non-Newtonian substance (slime). They will explore the texture, elasticity and consistency of their slime by conducting a series of tests.

For ages 5-12.

Special Instructions: 
Child-care groups, please call before attending. Seating is limited so we may refer you to another library
Seating is limited. Children given first priority. Adults admitted if space available
06/21/2016 -
10:30am to 11:15am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Wed, 06/01/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/08/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/15/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/22/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/29/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

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

Preschool Storytime

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

For ages 2-5.

06/22/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
PAWS for Reading

PAWS for Reading

Wed, 06/08/2016 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Wed, 06/22/2016 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm

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

PAWS for Reading

Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids 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.

For ages 5-12.

Special Instructions: 
Registration is required
Call 918-549-7542 to register.
06/22/2016 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Thu, 06/02/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/09/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/16/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/23/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/30/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

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

Stay and Play Storytime

For babies and toddlers, playing is learning! Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills.

Special Instructions: 
For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers
06/23/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
 
 
 
Sensory Storytime

Sensory Storytime

Sat, 06/25/2016 -
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.

06/25/2016 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
 
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Pajama Storytime

Pajama Storytime

Mon, 06/27/2016 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm

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

Wear your favorite sports pajamas, bring your favorite snuggle toy and join us for a special evening of stories and crafts. For ages 8 and younger.

06/27/2016 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
American Indian Dances and Storytelling With Mike and Lisa Pahsetopah

American Indian Dances and Storytelling With Mike and Lisa Pahsetopah

Tue, 06/28/2016 -
10:30am to 11:15am

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

American Indian Dances and Storytelling With Mike and Lisa Pahsetopah

Listen to traditional storytelling and see spectacular dances, including women’s dance styles such as buckskin, Southern cloth, jingle and fancy shawl.

For all ages.

Special Instructions: 
Child-care groups, please call before attending. Seating is limited so we may refer you to another library
Seating is limited. Children given first priority. Adults admitted if space available
06/28/2016 -
10:30am to 11:15am
 
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Wed, 06/01/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/08/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/15/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/22/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Wed, 06/29/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

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

Preschool Storytime

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

For ages 2-5.

06/29/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
 
 
LEGO Build-Off Competition

LEGO Build-Off Competition

Wed, 06/29/2016 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Audience: 
Teens
Systemwide Series: 
Teen/Tween Summer Reading Program

Bring your LEGOS and assemble an original creation (not a LEGO-designed kit) based on the theme "Get in the Game. Read!" You will have 60 minutes to build from start to finish. Entries will be judged on creativity and interpretation of the theme. Registration is required. Call 918-549-7542 to register.

06/29/2016 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
 
 
 
My First Storytime

My First Storytime

Thu, 06/02/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/09/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/16/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/23/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Thu, 06/30/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am

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

Stay and Play Storytime

For babies and toddlers, playing is learning! Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills.

Special Instructions: 
For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers
06/30/2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am