March Madness tips off at Central Library

March Madness is taking over Tulsa and Central Library is ready for tip off. Central’s downtown neighbor, the BOK Center, is hosting the first- and second-round games of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. For those who can’t make it to the game, Central Library has the next best thing – a jumbo screen!
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Learn the art of creating comics with Mariko Tamaki

Join TCCL and Magic City Books for “An Evening with Mariko Tamaki: Women in Comics,” Wednesday, March 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Central Library’s Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center, 400 Civic Center.
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Teen Tech Month is an opportunity to explore the next frontier at your library

Throughout March, TCCL celebrates “Teen Tech Month” by showcasing the newest digital resources and services available to help teens succeed.   From bringing designs to life on a 3D printer to assembling and operating tech bots, libraries are spaces for teens to have fun and learn more about their digital world.
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TCCL announces programs to celebrate Black History Month

Join TCCL in celebrating Black History Month with free movie showings, a heritage bowl and storytimes in February.    Scheduled events include:
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Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with TCCL

   On Feb. 2, public libraries throughout the U.S. will celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with activities for children and families.
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Great Decisions Discussion series addresses global challenges

The annual Great Decisions Discussion series explores how remote global challenges are increasingly impacting our communities.    Robert Donaldson will open the series with a keynote address Sunday, Jan. 27, 2:30 p.m., in Central Library’s Aaronson Auditorium, Fifth Street and Denver Avenue.  The program is free and open to the public.
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TCCL and the National Book Foundation welcome two acclaimed authors

   Join 2017 National Book Award Winner Robin Benway and 2018 Finalist Brandon Hobson for a lively presentation at Central Library, Fifth Street and Denver Avenue, Feb. 12, 7-8:30 p.m.
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TCCL to honor award-winning poet and author Laura Tohe with Festival of Words Writers Award followed by day of family programs

Laura Tohe (Diné, Tsénahabiłnii, Sleepy Rock People clan, and born for the Tódich’inii, Bitter Water clan) will receive the Tulsa Library Trust’s “Festival of Words Writers Award” March 2, 10:30 a.m., at Hardesty Regional Library’s Connor’s Cove, 8316 E.
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Prepare for TCCL’s Young People’s Creative Writing Contest with free workshops

“Write every day.”    That is the advice any award-winning author gives to aspiring writers. The continuous practice helps build essential storytelling skills and establishes a daily routine to fuel creativity.
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Ten ways TCCL can help with New Year’s resolutions

Ten ways TCCL can help with New Year’s resolutions         Whether it’s making time to read more, volunteering or learning a new language, Tulsa City-County Library has the resources to help you realize your resolutions.     Here are 10 ways TCCL can help you keep your 2019 resolutions:
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