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Travels With Tulsans

Travels With Tulsans

Travels With Tulsans is one of the Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries' longest running programs. Presented by notable community members, this lunchtime travelogue series runs each January-February. Bring a brown bag lunch or grab something from the Central Library Starbucks and settle in to learn more about these fascinating locales both near and far. *The 2021 series will take place virtually on Zoom.

Winter 2021 Series

Jan. 21 - Footprints Through History: A Teacher's Trip to Normandy with Janet Thomas
Janet Thomas traveled to Normandy, France, as part of the Normandy Scholars Program to study the events surrounding World War II’s D-Day| EVENT DETAILS

Jan. 27 - Japan to Jerusalem: Around the World by Mountain Bike with Rev. Marlin Lavanhar
Shortly after graduating from Tulane University, the Rev. Marlin Lavanhar went on a life-changing 3-year bicycle trek across the globe. | EVENT DETAILS

Feb. 3 - Tulsa and Mobile: Past and Present with Phil Armstrong
Phil Armstrong and the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Centennial Commission visited Mobile, Ala., in May 2019 to get inspiration for the upcoming Greenwood Rising project and other initiatives. | EVENT DETAILS

Feb. 10 - A Whirlwind Tour of Northern Europe with Dr. David Ruskoski
Dr. David Ruskoski hit 10 locales in three weeks—Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium and England. | EVENT DETAILS

Feb. 17 - Travels Through the Indochina Peninsula with Richard George
In 2019, Richard George explored the ancient and recent history of Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, experiencing awe at the beauty and resilience of the people and the places. | EVENT DETAILS

Feb. 24 - On Safari with Ed Lindsey
Elephants, rhinos, leopards, lions, baboons, giraffes, oh my! So many creatures await you as Ed Lindsey shares his South African safari in Kruger National Park. | EVENT DETAILS

Sponsored by Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries.