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Programs & Events

2019 Summer Reading Program Begins May 28th!

Tulsa Library's 2019 Summer Reading Program runs from May 28 to August 3. Our theme this year is A Universe of Stories.

Check out the amazing events at libraries across the county! Read books to earn prizes!

All ages can participate! Click the links below for more information on each age group's program.

Birth to Pre-K

Children (Kindergarten to 5th grade)

Teen and Tween (6th to 12th grade)

Adult  

ASRP 2019

 

Brown Bag and a Book: Read the Film "Color Purple"

Join Friends of the Rudisill Regional Library for a discussion of the book The Color Purple by Alice Walker. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library or as e-books. The program will be Tuesday, July 23rd, 11:30am at Rudisill Regional Library. For adults. 

Color Purple

 

Harry Potter Birthday Blowout

Muggles and wizards are invited to celebrate Harry Potter's birthday with crafts, costumes, treats and other activities for Harry Potter fans of all ages. Costumes are encouraged. Supplies limited.

The party will be Wednesday, July 31st from 1:00-2:30pm at the Zarrow Library

Harry Potter Bday

 

Community Conversations

Community Conversations is a reading and discussion program designed to give participants an opportunity for authentic and transformative dialogue about challenging issues.  Our first discussion will use the bestselling novel Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine as a launching point. We will discuss the nature of trauma and its impact upon individuals’ social, mental, and physical health. Participants are encouraged to read the primary text and/or suggested supplementary reading and share ideas for fostering resilient communities. The program will be Thursday, September 19th, 7:00pm at Martin Regional Library.

Go to Community Conversations

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