Programs and Details

First Day of Summer Reading and Kickoff Events

Tulsa Library's 2019 Summer Reading Program will be Tuesday, May 28. This will be the first day to sign up for the program. There are several special kickoff events at libraries across the county - check the Event Guide to see all of them! Below are selected kickoff events:

Events Throughout the Summer

Throughout the summer, each library will host exciting and creative events! Check out everything going on during Summer Reading Program by visiting our Events page, or by looking at our special Summer Reading Program Event Guide.

Reading, Library Visits, and Prizes

For each program, readers can earn prizes by completing the program challenge. Books, e-books, comic books, and audiobooks all count! Prizes are awarded starting June 17, 2019.

For the Birth-Pre-K Program and the Children's Program, children must visit a library (or the Bookmobile) 4 times, and read (or have read to them) 8 books to earn their medal and coupon book. They may also read an additional 12 books to claim their bonus prize, either a plush cow jumping over moon toy (Birth-Pre-K) or an inflatable space shuttle (Children).

Teens and tweens must read 6 books to earn their cosmic sculpture completion prize and coupon book.

Adults must read 4 books to earn their space mug and coupon book.

Teens/tweens and adults may register online, here. (Children and birth-pre-k readers must register in a library branch or at a Bookmobile location.)


Prizes are awarded as supplies last; the library reserves the right to substitute prizes if necessary.

Library Summer Reading Night with the Drillers

The 2019 Library Summer Reading Night with the Drillers will be Saturday, August 3 - the game starts at 7:05pm (gates open at 6:00pm). Youth who complete the Birth-Pre-K, Children's, or Teen/Tween Summer Reading Program will earn a coupon for a free general admission ticket to the game.