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Programs and Services

Your Next Great Read for Teens

Your Next Great Read for Teens is a service free to all TCCL cardholders. If you are looking for book recommendations, take a few minutes to fill out a survey about your reading preferences and recent favorite books, television shows, and movies, and we'll send you a personalized reading guide! If you've already filled out a survey previously and would like more recommendations, fill out a follow-up survey

Young People's Creative Writing Contest

Each year in late winter, the library hosts a creative writing contest for Tulsa County students ages 10-18. Find all rules and FAQs here!

Teen Team

Teen Team volunteers assist librarians with Tulsa City-County Library activities during the annual library Summer Reading Program and get hands-on job experience. Between March 1-May 1 each year, interested teens can fill out an application and return it to the library location where they are interested in volunteering. Find all guidelines and FAQs here!

Summer Reading Program

Each summer, TCCL hosts the Summer Reading Program for all ages. Participants who are entering sixth through 12th grades may register for the Tween/Teen Summer Reading Program, read/listen to six books (eBooks, audiobooks and comics count!) and turn in their completed reading log to earn a completion prize and booklet of coupons for local food and recreation. Participants who complete the program may also enter a drawing for grand prizes like electronics, gift cards, and more! Click here for more information about TCCL's Summer Reading Program.

Teens Read Month

Every October, TCCL celebrates Teens Read Month, originally from the Young Adult Library Services Association's initiative Teen Read Week, which is all about reading for pleasure. Locations plan lots of programs and events for teens - check out the event guide to see what's coming your way! Past events have included author visits, anime mini-con events, zombie proms, and more.

Teens Make Month

Each March, TCCL celebrates Teens Make Month, which is all about connecting teens to creativity and technology through their library. Locations plan lots of programs and events for teens - check out the event guide to see what's coming your way! Past events have included video game tournaments, coding lessons, robotics programs, LED light-up hoodies, and more.

Anime/Manga Clubs, Gaming Groups, and More

Anime/Manga Clubs

Some locations host anime and manga clubs. The best place to find these events is the event guide - you can search for "manga" or "anime" (tip: make sure to set the date range to the whole month!) Currently, TCCL is working on reorganizing anime/manga clubs for the fall.

Gaming Groups

Some locations host gaming groups, or have regular game nights - both digital and tabletop. The best place to find these events is the event guide.

Writing Groups

Some locations host creative writing events and classes. The best place to find these events is the event guide. Currently, Currently, TCCL is working on reorganizing writing groups for the fall.

Teen Advisory Boards

Sometimes, locations host teen advisory boards or groups, where teens can earn volunteer hours by helping librarians plan programs and activities. Currently, TCCL is working on reorganizing teen advisory boards for the fall.