2022 Technology Impact Survey Helps TCCL Provide Greater Access to Information

Nov. 9, 2022 --  As technology and access to information evolves, Tulsa City-County Library is continually seeking to remain a community information hub by providing digital equity in the community.    TCCL recently conducted a Technology Impact Survey, an online tool designed by the library to better understand how customers use public technology resources and services.
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Ann Patchett to step in for 2022 Distinguished Author Award Series

Nov. 4, 2022   TULSA, Okla. --- Due to illness, Elizabeth Strout is unable to accept the 2022 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award, given by the Tulsa City-County Library and Tulsa Library Trust. There will not be a Distinguished Author Award bestowed this year since the winner has to be present to receive the award. However, Ann Patchett, 2014 Helmerich Award winner, has graciously agreed to step in as the featured speaker for the Distinguished Author Series.
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TCCL to honor award-winning author Stephen Graham Jones with Festival of Words Writers Award

Oct. 20, 2022   Stephen Graham Jones (Blackfeet) will receive the Tulsa Library Trust’s “Festival of Words Writers Award” March 4, 2023 at 10:30 a.m., in Connor’s Cove at Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St. This event is free and open to the public.
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Tulsa City-County Library offers young writers the chance to get published through the Spooky Story Contest

Sept. 20, 2022    Tulsa City-County Library invites students to connect their love of writing with a passion for scary storytelling in the Spooky Story Contest.
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Elizabeth Strout to receive 2022 Helmerich Award

Sept. 15, 2022   For the past three decades, New York Times bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout has captivated readers with her distinctively New England stories and wondrous talent to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary.
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Grow Academy is helping local entrepreneurs cultivate their small businesses 

   Sept. 14, 2022    Tulsa City-County Library (TCCL) invites local entrepreneurs to receive expert input on beginning or strengthening their small business through the Grow Academy, available for free to TCCL cardholders. The 10-month program is designed to empower small-business owners by connecting them to library and community resources. 
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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Tulsa City-County Library

   Sept. 8, 2022    Tulsa City-County Library 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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TCCL’s Hispanic Resource Center Presents Inaugural Hummingbird Award in Literary Arts Honoring Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Sept. 1, 2022     As a highlight to Hispanic Heritage Month, TCCL will present the inaugural Hummingbird Award in Literary Arts to Benjamin Alire Sáenz on Oct. 29 at 10:30 a.m. in Central Library’s Pocahontas Greadington Learning and Creativity Center,
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Celebrate children’s literature with illustrator Katherine Roy at 2022 Books to Treasure

   Aug. 30, 2022    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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Collinsville Library Earns 2022 Mayor’s Challenge Title

 Aug. 29, 2022    A fun bonus of Tulsa City-County Library’s summer reading program is the Mayor’s Challenge to see which community in Tulsa County has the most eager readers.
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