All locationswill be closed for Labor Day on Mon, Sep 5
The Peggy Helmerich Library will be closed temporarily for light renovation. We anticipate the closure to last several weeks. During the closure, any items you have placed on hold will be sent to Hardesty Library.
Today, Central Library has about 90 public computers, including a computer lab, a literacy lab and some hand-held devices. The renovated Central Library will have 120 public computers, including a computer lab that will work as both a traditional computer classroom and as a collaboration space for small group use when there isn’t a regular class scheduled. Public computers will be located on 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors. Free WiFi will be available throughout the facility.
“We will open within its walls a new kind of library, one where 21st century customers can not only engage in lifelong learning, but also where they can convene, collaborate and create,” said library CEO Gary Shaffer about Tulsa City-County Library’s plans to remake and reimagine the Central Library.
New features of the renovated Central Library will include:
The Tulsa City-County Library has announced final plans for renovating Central Library in downtown Tulsa.
The $47.8 million project is scheduled to begin in September and will last approximately two years. The plan calls for functional and safety improvements as well as entirely new features to better serve the changing needs of customers.