Katherine Applegate to receive the 2020 Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers’ Literature

New York Times best-selling author Katherine Applegate is the winner of the Tulsa Library Trust’s 2020 Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers’ Literature.     She will accept the award at a public presentation at Hardesty Regional Library’s Connor’s Cove, 8316 E. 93rd St., Friday, May 1, at 7 p.m.  She also will present awards to winners of the 2020 Young People’s Creative Writing Contest at the ceremony.
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American biographer Stacy Schiff to receive 35th annual Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award

   Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and journalist Stacy Schiff is coming to Tulsa Dec. 6 and 7 to receive the 2019 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award.
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Celebrate children’s literature with illustrator Christian Robinson at 2019 Books to Treasure

   Tulsa City-County Library treasures books, but treasures children even more. TCCL invites children of all ages to celebrate the beauty and power of children’s literature at the 17th anniversary Books to Treasure program, featuring illustrator Christian Robinson, on Friday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St., in Connor’s Cove.
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Take to the friendly skies during library program to learn about flight

   You have been cleared for takeoff and can soar into adventure during “Mad Science Guys: Fantasy of Flight” on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Hardesty Regional Library’s Connor’s Cove, 8316 E. 93rd St.    Discover what it takes to fly with the Mad Science Guys and meet a real-life pilot and namesake for Connor’s Cove, Connor Clardy.
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TCCL presents Local Author Mini-Con

   Calling all aspiring and published authors. TCCL invites you to learn proven ways to hone your wordsmith skills and achieve your dream of becoming an award-winning author.
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Library Advocates to Protect eBook Access for All

Tulsa City-County Library (TCCL) has teamed up with the American Library Association (ALA), national libraries around the country and our neighboring state libraries, Pioneer Library system and Metropolitan Library System, in an effort to prevent newly proposed publisher restrictions on eBook purchasing.
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Best-selling author Ingrid Rojas Contreras to visit library in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

   Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a special conversation and book signing with best-selling author Ingrid Rojas Contreras on Oct. 19, 2-4 p.m. at Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Road.
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Walter Echo-Hawk to be inducted in Circle of Honor during ceremony at Zarrow Regional Library

Tulsa City-County Library’s American Indian Resource Center will induct Walter Echo-Hawk into the Circle of Honor during a special presentation March 7, 2020, 10:30 a.m. at Zarrow Regional Library, 2224 W. 51st St.
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Tulsa City-County Library

   Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with TCCL during a month-long series honoring the colorful traditions of Hispanic culture. Fiestas, crafts, storytimes and book discussions, as well as a visit from a best-selling author, are planned for readers.
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TCCL welcomes new Hispanic Resource Center coordinator

As a child, Amairani Perez would visit Martin Regional Library every Saturday with her family to explore the library’s world of resources.    She remembers her father reading his favorite magazines in the Hispanic Resource Center as she was “diving into the expansive worlds that could be afforded to readers through literature.”
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