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Programs & Events

Meet Author Stacy Schiff - Free Public Presentation and Book Signing

The Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award is an annual award given by the Tulsa Library Trust and Tulsa City-County Library. Its purpose is to give formal recognition, on behalf of the Tulsa County community, to internationally acclaimed authors who have written a distinguished body of work and made a major contribution to the field of literature and letters. The award consists of a $40,000 cash prize and an engraved crystal book.

The 2019 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award recipient is Stacy Schiff, Pulitzer Prize-winning and bestselling biographer.

FREE Public Presentation
Saturday, Dec. 7 • 10:30 a.m.
Central Library, Fifth Street and Denver Avenue 

For more information, call 918-549-7323.

 

Book Club Party

Start your reading year off right with our Book Club Party! Whether you're already in a book club or looking to join one, come to our New Year's kickoff party to learn about TCCL's book clubs. See what books we read in 2019 and what titles we are looking forward to reading in 2020.

Connect with other bookish types in your community and hear from librarians about their latest and greatest reads. Games, crafts, and light refreshments will be available.

Monday, Jan. 6 • 7-8:30 p.m.
Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 918-549-7323.

Nevermore Edits Writing Group

Are you interested in writing? Join the Hardesty Chapter of Nevermore Edits in a workshop-style writers meeting where you can receive feedback on your work and help others with theirs. Come and be inspired!

Nevermore Edits meets weekly at Hardesty Regional Library. You can find them working away on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m.

Upcoming Events: December 11, 18

The group will take a break on December 25 and January 1. 

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