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Programs & Events

Courageous Community Conversations

Join us at Hardesty Regional Library on Thursday, February 20th at 7 PM for Leaving Home: The Refugee Experience as part of our Courageous Community Conversations series.

This event introduces participants to the rich tapestry of refugees in the Tulsa area. The Ungrateful Refugee by Dina Nayeri will be our primary text for discussion, detailing personal accounts and insights into the refugee experience. For those who are more drawn to fiction, Exit West by Mohsin Hamid provides a thought-provoking perspective on similar issues through the lens of magical realism.

Participants are encouraged to join in an eye-opening exchange of ideas as we seek to gain insight into the unique challenges refugees in our community encounter and the strengths they bring.

Tulsa Day of YA

Tulsa Day of YA celebrates young adult literature and those who love it by bringing together authors, fans, and aspiring writers through workshops, panel sessions, and academic discussion on Saturday, February 22, 2020.

There will be a special opening keynote event the night before, Friday, February 21, with Justina Ireland, bestselling author of Dread Nation and other young adult books, in conversation with Tulsa Artist Fellow Juliana Goodman.

All events will be held at Central Library, 400 Civic Center, Tulsa, OK 74103. Registration for Tulsa Day of YA is required, and lunch is provided. Open to teens and adults. 

American Indian Circle of Honor Award Presentation

Tulsa City-County Library will induct Walter Echo-Hawk into the Circle of Honor on Saturday, March 7th at 10:30 AM. The presentation will be held at Zarrow Regional Library

The Circle of Honor ceremony recognizes an American Indian for his or her achievements by acknowledging the inductee’s contributions that have enriched others’ lives and by celebrating the inductee’s action in the face of adversity, commitment to the preservation of American Indian culture and legacy for future generations.

Walter Echo-Hawk is an author, attorney and legal scholar, and an enrolled member of the Pawnee Nation. His books include In the Light of Justice and The Sea of Grass.

Books Sandwiched In

Join Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for this lunchtime book talk series and discover your next read or dive deeper into a latest bestseller.

March 9: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson, presented by Mona Easterling

March 23: Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir by Ruth Reichl, presented by Hilary Kitz

March 30: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood, presented by Carissa Kellerby

All events are from 12:10 PM to 12:50 PM in Aaronson Auditorium at Central Library.

BookSmart Tulsa Events

Looking for more upcoming author events? See what BookSmart Tulsa has lined up!


Borrowing Outside TCCL


Mobius is a regional consortium of libraries that share material and TCCL is now a member of Mobius.

 Mobius items are:

  • Free – There is no cost to you!
  • Fast – Get your books in a few days!
  • Easy- Like placing a regular hold!

If an item you’re looking for is not available in the Tulsa City-County Library catalog, try MOBIUS.  A click on the MOBIUS button will automatically begin the search for your item in the MOBIUS catalog. 

Find your item in MOBIUS?  By following these three quick steps:

  1. Click the request button,
  2. Choose TCCL and then your local branch for pickup
  3. Enter your username and pin

You have placed a hold on the item as if you were placing a hold for an item in our catalog and you can track the hold in your account.

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Learn more here-



If your item is not found in the or Mobius catalogs, you can also search Prospector. A click on the Prospector button (located within the Mobius catalog) will continue the search for your specific item in the Prospector catalog.

Find your item in Prospector?  By following these three quick steps:

  1. Click the request button,
  2. Choose TCCL and then your local branch for pickup
  3. Enter your username and pin

You have placed a hold on the item as if you were placing a hold for an item in our catalog and you can track the hold in your account.


ArticleReach Direct

ArticleReach Direct is a global consortium of academic and public libraries that share journal articles between the members.

If you have found an article you want and TCCL does not have it digitally or in print, you can try ArticleReach.

Just follow these steps to request an article:

  1. Identify an article that you want to request.  Record as much information as possible about the article, including article title, journal title, date of publication, page numbers, ISSN.
  2. Click the ArticleReach Direct Request Form link found on the Borrow from Outside TCCL webpage.
  3. On the next screen, enter your first and last name, and your complete library card number, click Submit.
  4. Fill out the article request form with all available information about the article and click Submit.  (Requests with minimal information may not be filled.)
  5. You will be notified by email when the article is available.  A link within the email will provide access to the article.  If no library can fill the request, you will be notified by email that the request was cancelled and a reason will be included in the message.

Learn more here –

ArticleReach Direct FAQ


TCCL Book Services

Suggest A Title

Don't see something in our collection?  You can suggest titles for your library to buy here.

Go to Suggest a Title

Library Text Alerts

With library text alerts you can receive text messages when

  • items you requested are ready for pickup
  • items you have checked out are due soon
  • items you have checked out are overdue

Go to Library Text Alerts

Library ELF

Library E.L.F. will:

  • Track your library items and requests.
  • Help you avoid overdue fines and missed requests.
  • Send you courtesy notices (via text, email or RSS) before your items are due.
  • Remind you when your requests are ready for pickup or items are due.
  • If you wish, consolidate all of your family’s library cards into one E.L.F. account.

Go to Library ELF

Legacy Catalog

If you had an account on our previous catalog system, you can still access it by visiting our legacy catalog.

Go to Legacy Catalog