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Programs & Events

Local Author Mini-Con

Are you a published author or do you aspire to be one? Join us on November 2 from 9 am - 5 pm for a day of sessions covering topics like Wattpad for writers, editing Q&A, writing for youth and more! For adults and teens.

We’ll begin the day with a keynote address by celebrated children’s author Traci Sorell, followed by inspiring sessions on a variety of topics. Free author head shots will be offered from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and door prizes will occur throughout the day. Register online for event updates. If you are a published author and interested in selling your books during the event, fill out a quick and easy application here. Book fair applications due no later than October 25th.

 

Scary Movie Trivia Night

Test your horror movie knowledge!

We'll cover all the scary movie bases: slasher flicks, so-bad-it's-good '80s horror, Stephen King adaptations and so much more! Candy and popcorn provided for all, with prizes for the top-scoring teams. Registration is encouraged, but not required. Teams may have up to six players. For adults. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Sponsored by the Tulsa City-County Library and Tulsa Library Trust.

Monster Movie Madness: Tremors

Join us in the garden for the final film in a trio of fall movies featuring some of the greatest monsters to ever hit the big screen.

In this blend of comedy and horror, natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one. Bring your chairs and blankets, and enjoy free popcorn! Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; movie begins at 7 p.m. For adults and teens.

 

BookSmart Tulsa Events

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

Booksmart

Borrowing Outside TCCL

Mobius

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-

 

Prospector

If your item is not found in the Tulsalibrary.org 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