Jeanne B. Goodwin Storytelling Festival brings imagination to life at the library

   The annual Jeanne B. Goodwin Storytelling Festival celebrates the rich tradition of sharing wisdom through words. All ages are invited to this celebration on July 10, 10 a.m., at Rudisill Regional Library, 1520 N. Hartford.
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Ignite Tulsa showcases local visionaries at Central Library

   You are invited to join Tulsa’s most creative and imaginative people during “Ignite Tulsa” July 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Central Library’s Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. with light refreshments from Lambrusco’z Deli and original music by Hey Judy.
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Explore the universe at TCCL with Arkansas Sky Observatories

   Take a tour of the night sky during “Pop-Up Planetarium With Arkansas Sky Observatories” on Thursday, July 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Central Library’s Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center.    The pop-up planetarium can seat up to 30 participants at a time, with multiple sessions occurring throughout the day. Travel through the night sky and learn how to find the planets and the brighter constellations from your backyard.
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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to explain resources for entrepreneurs

   Taking your idea from a thumbnail sketch to production and distribution requires more than just passion for invention.    Learn legalities and how to protect your creations during "Patents & Trademarks Explained," June 12, 9 a.m.-noon., in Central Library's Aaronson Auditorium, Fifth Street and Denver Avenue.
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Enjoy a Universe of Stories with Music Sandwiched In

   Relax with the sounds from local musicians during Music Sandwiched In, noon-12:50 p.m., in Central Library’s Aaronson Auditorium, Fifth Street and Denver Avenue.
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TCCL presents Novel Talk as part of adult summer reading program

   TCCL continues the “Novel Talk: Smart Conversations for Serious Readers” series with “The Future is Now,” June 4, 7 p.m. in Central Library’s Pocahontas Greadington Learning and Creativity Center, Fifth Street and Denver Avenue.    Using Philip K. Dick’s classic “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” examine how the sci-fi genre envisions the past, present and future, and what fictional premonitions say about technological, societal and environmental realities of today.
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Flood evacuees to be treated with TCCL summer reading program performer tomorrow morning

   Summer is supposed to be a time for relaxing and reading. A time to visit your local library to sign up for the summer reading program, earn great prizes and enjoy free programming.    The recent flooding in Green Country and in Tulsa along the Arkansas River has displaced hundreds of families from their homes and businesses, leaving their daily routines in upheaval.
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TCCL is calling all thinkers, dreamers, creators and mavericks

   If you have a passion you would love to share with a captive, interested audience, then Ignite Tulsa is the perfect venue.
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Summer Reading Program begins with visit from NASA scientist

Kick off TCCL’s 2019 Adult Summer Reading Program with the out-of-this-world program “Meet the Scientist Behind ‘The Martian’: Dr. James Green” Wednesday, June 5 at 6:30 p.m. in Central Library’s Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center.    Dr. Green, NASA chief scientist, was the consultant with 20th Century Fox during the making of “The Martian,” starring Matt Damon.
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Skiatook Library set to reopen

   Skiatook Library, 316 E. Rogers, will reopen at noon on Thursday, May 16. The library was closed for repairs after minor damage from a broken sewage line.    Library staff is excited to welcome customers back to the book stacks just in time to experience “A Universe of Stories” during TCCL’s 2019 summer reading program.
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