Aspiring writers can make their voices heard in the Young People’s Creative Writing Contest

Jan. 13, 2022    The annual Young People’s Creative Writing Contest from Tulsa City-County Library (TCCL) gives young writers the opportunity to share their stories. With three age divisions in five different categories, TCCL encourages Tulsa County youths to stretch their imaginations and deepen their relationship with writing by telling their stories in their own words—or illustrations!
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 Nikki Grimes to receive 2022 Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers’ Literature

Jan. 6, 2022                        
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2022 Great Decisions series encourages global awareness with foreign-policy discussions

Jan. 4, 2022    TULSA, Okla. --- The Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries invites local thinkers to discuss current events in foreign policy at the Great Decisions series kickoff. Participants can learn more about the Great Decisions program, get connected with other globally concerned citizens and acquire thought-provoking information through a keynote address, group discussions and print materials available for purchase.
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National Book Foundation laureate and prestigious author Walter Mosley to receive 2022 Sankofa Freedom Award

Dec. 14, 2021    TULSA, Okla. --- Established writer and equality advocate Walter Mosley will receive the 2022 Sankofa Freedom Award, presented by Tulsa City-County Library’s African-American Resource Center and the Tulsa Library Trust. Mosley will accept the award and give a virtual presentation at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12.
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Tulsa City-County Library welcomes new coordinators at the African-American and Genealogy Resource centers

Dec. 16, 2021    TULSA, Okla. --- Tulsa City-County Library recently welcomed Larissa McNeil as the coordinator for the African-American Resource Center (AARC) at Rudisill Regional Library and Aaron Pope as the coordinator of the Genealogy Resource Center at Hardesty Regional Library.
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Get to know local writers at Tulsa City-County Library’s second annual local author conference

   Oct. 14, 2021    Join Tulsa City-County Library (TCCL) virtually for its second annual Local Author Conference and discover local authors who will have a unique opportunity to promote their work.
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Celebrate children’s literature with illustrator Selina Alko at 2021 Books to Treasure

Oct. 20, 2021    Tulsa City-County Library (TCCL) treasures books, but treasures children even more. TCCL’s annual Books to Treasure program makes the power of art and literature accessible to children of all ages with a live event highlighting a beloved children’s book creator and a select piece of their work.
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Tulsa City-County Library offers young writers the chance to get published through the Spooky Story Contest

Sept. 16, 2021    Tulsa City-County Library (TCCL) invites students to connect their love of writing with a passion for scary storytelling in the Spooky Story Contest.
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Tulsa City-County Library

   Sept. 1, 2021    Tulsa City-County Library (TCCL) and the Hispanic Resource Center promotes and celebrates Hispanic culture year-round. During September and October, Hispanic Heritage Month provides additional opportunities for TCCL to share and honor the many colorful traditions of Hispanic heritage.
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Chapters fundraiser featuring author Mateo Askaripour to benefit TCCL’s Ruth G. Hardman Adult Literacy Service

  Aug. 9, 2021    With in-person meetings being curtailed during the past year, Jennifer Wells, TCCL’s Ruth G. Hardman Adult Literacy Service coordinator, has worked to ensure adult learners have access to resources for basic and English language instruction.
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