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PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/15/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/22/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Read to our furry, four-legged friend Miss Fred and take home a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust. For ages 5-12.

08/01/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
 
 
 
Wii Gaming

Wii Gaming

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Tweens
Teens
Systemwide Series: 
Teen/Tween Summer Reading Program

Challenge your friends playing Wii games. Please bring your library card. Registration is required. Call 918-549-7645 to register. For ages 12-18.

Special Instructions: 
Registration is required
08/01/2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
 
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The Craft Connection

The Craft Connection

Mon, 08/03/2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School
Children - Tweens
Teens
Adults

Get crafty at the library! There will be a craft project with supplies included, or you can bring your own project to show off. We’ll work together, talk about techniques, browse craft books and inspire each other to try new crafts while we listen to music and sip tea. For ages 10-16.

08/03/2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Preschool

For ages 2-4.

08/04/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
3-D Printer and Carver Introduction and Orientation

3-D Printer and Carver Introduction and Orientation

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thu, 08/20/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Audience: 
All Ages

Librarium has an Ultimaker 2 and a Makerbot 3-D printer, as well as a Shapeoko CNC carving machine. Join us for a short orientation on the use of these machines and then sign up to use them yourself! For all ages.

08/04/2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
 
 
MS Excel 1

MS Excel 1

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

MS Excel 1

This class shows how to create formulas, use automatic fill and change basic formatting. You should take MS Word 2 and have some experience using a mouse prior to taking this class.

Special Instructions: 
Class is limited to 18 on a first-come, first-served basis
08/04/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
Open Book Discussion

Open Book Discussion

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm

Audience: 
Adults

Read "The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman and then join us for this lively discussion.

Links:

08/04/2015 - 6:30pm to 7:45pm
 
 
Bilingual Storytime

Bilingual Storytime

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 07/15/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 07/22/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 07/29/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am

Audience: 
Children - Preschool
Systemwide Series: 
Children’s Summer Reading Program
Language: 
English / Spanish

Enjoy favorite stories in English and Spanish. For all ages.

08/05/2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Preschool

For ages 2-4.

08/05/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
Really Basic Computer Class

Really Basic Computer Class

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm

Audience: 
Adults

Really Basic Computer Class

This class is designed for new computer users who have little or no previous experience using computers, Windows, a mouse or the Internet, and little or no knowledge of basic computer terms.

Special Instructions: 
Class is limited to 12 on a first-come, first-served basis
08/05/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
 
 
All Thumbs Knitters

All Thumbs Knitters

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

All levels of knitting expertise are welcome to join us for this fun and instructional afternoon.

08/05/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
 
Teen Time

Teen Time

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Room: 
Audience: 
Children - Tweens
Teens

Join us for Wii gaming, board games and fun. For ages 10-18.

08/05/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
Storytime With Mrs. Cindy

Storytime With Mrs. Cindy

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am

Audience: 
Children - Infants
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Come and share in reading adventures, fun and songs. For ages 7 and younger.

08/06/2015 - 10:30am to 11:00am
 
 
Mystery Readers Roundtable

Mystery Readers Roundtable

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

Come for coffee and share what you've been reading.

08/06/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
Minecraft Gaming

Minecraft Gaming

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Audience: 
Teens
Systemwide Series: 
Teen/Tween Summer Reading Program

Put your imagination to the test building your own world in the popular game Minecraft. For ages 12-18.

08/06/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Start-Up Basics

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Start-Up Basics

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Room: 
Audience: 
Adults

Want to start a business? Get the help you need with SCORE experts. Learn the essentials of business start-ups, get action steps for your business and receive one-to-one mentoring. SCORE is a nonprofit association of volunteer business experts. Registration is required. Go to www.tulsa.score.org to register.

08/06/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
 
 
 
Hardesty Teen Anime/Manga Club

Hardesty Teen Anime/Manga Club

Sat, 08/08/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Audience: 
Teens
Systemwide Series: 
Teen/Tween Summer Reading Program

Discuss your favorite manga characters and books while making a Shrinky Dink key chain. For ages 12-18.

08/08/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
 
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Book Discussion

Book Discussion

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Audience: 
Adults

Read "Where'd You Go, Bernadette" by Maria Semple and then join us for this lively discussion. In this distinctive tale of a mother/daughter relationship, Semple tells a Nancy Drew mystery for 21st century adults and includes laugh-out-loud humor as best as one can in a scary situation. One doesn't have to be a famous architect, agoraphobic or a runaway mother to recognize oneself in this story.

Links:

08/10/2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Preschool

For ages 2-4.

08/11/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
Collinsville Book Discussion

Collinsville Book Discussion

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

Read "Night Diver" by Elizabeth Lowell and then join this fun group of readers for a lively discussion of this romantic suspense novel set among Caribbean treasure hunters. Copies of the book are available at the library's circulation desk.

Brought to you by
Friends of the Collinsville Library
08/11/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
 
 
MS Excel 2

MS Excel 2

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

MS Excel 2

This class shows how to create and edit formulas, and apply functions and advanced formatting to your spreadsheets and workbooks. You should take MS Excel 1 prior to taking this class.

Special Instructions: 
Class is limited to 18 on a first-come, first-served basis
08/11/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
Patchworkers

Patchworkers

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

If you want to learn to quilt or are already an experienced quilter, join us for a fun and informative evening.

08/11/2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
 
 
Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Preschool

For ages 2-4.

08/12/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
All Thumbs Knitters

All Thumbs Knitters

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Wed, 08/26/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Audience: 
Adults

All levels of knitting expertise are welcome to join us for this fun and instructional afternoon.

08/12/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
 
 
 
 
PAWS for Reading

PAWS for Reading

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School
Children - Tweens
Teens

PAWS for Reading

Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend. Each reader will receive a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust.

Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids ages 5-13 are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend. Each reader will receive a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust.

08/12/2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
 
 
Sukikyo! Anime Club

Sukikyo! Anime Club

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Wed, 07/08/2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Audience: 
Teens
Systemwide Series: 
Teen/Tween Summer Reading Program

Meet up with other manga and anime fans to discuss your favorite books, movies, characters and plot twists. For ages 12-18.

Brought to you by
Friends of the Collinsville Library
08/12/2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
 
 
PAWS for Reading

PAWS for Reading

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School

Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids ages 5-12 are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend. Each reader will receive a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust.

08/12/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
 
 
Rudisill Back-to-School Carnival

Rudisill Back-to-School Carnival

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Audience: 
All Ages

It's carnival time! Kids will play games for school supplies. There also will be a drawing for a backpack full of schools supplies. For ages 10 and younger.

Brought to you by
Friends of the Rudisill Regional Library
08/13/2015 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
 
 
 
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Start-up Basics

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Start-up Basics

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 10:00am to 12:30pm

Audience: 
Adults

Want to start a business? Get the help you need with SCORE experts. Learn the essentials of business start-ups, get action steps for your business and receive one-to-one mentoring. SCORE is a nonprofit association of volunteer business experts. Registration is required. Go to www.tulsa.score.org to register. For adults.

Special Instructions: 
Registration is required
Register online
Go to www.tulsa.score.org to register.
Brought to you by
Tulsa SCORE
08/15/2015 - 10:00am to 12:30pm
 
 
 
 
PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/15/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/22/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Read to our furry, four-legged friend Miss Fred and take home a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust. For ages 5-12.

08/15/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
 
 
Read or Die Anime Club

Read or Die Anime Club

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Audience: 
Teens

Hang out with us while we watch anime, draw manga and eat snacks. Dress in cosplay or come as you are. For ages 12-18.

08/15/2015 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
 
 
Celebrate Doctor Who!

Celebrate Doctor Who!

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Audience: 
Teens
Systemwide Series: 
Teen/Tween Summer Reading Program

All he needs is a TARDIS, a Companion and a Crusade. Who? The Doctor. Join the fun, play games, test your knowledge and be daring, plus wear a costume! Don’t forget your sonic screwdriver! For ages 12-18.

08/15/2015 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
 
 
PAWS for Reading

PAWS for Reading

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sat, 09/19/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sat, 10/17/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Sat, 11/21/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School

Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids ages 5-12 are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend. Each reader will receive a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust.

Brought to you by
Tulsa Library Trust
08/15/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
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Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytime

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 08/11/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Wed, 08/12/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Preschool

For ages 2-4.

08/18/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
MS Excel 3

MS Excel 3

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

MS Excel 3

This class shows how to create charts, apply conditional formatting and control the appearance of printed spreadsheets. You should take MS Excel 2 prior to taking this class.

Special Instructions: 
Class is limited to 18 on a first-come, first-served basis
08/18/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
 
Back-to-School Storytime

Back-to-School Storytime

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool

This special storytime will help familiarize preschoolers ages 2-4 with the idea of attending school for the first time.

08/19/2015 - 10:00am to 10:30am
 
 
Books People Are Talking About

Books People Are Talking About

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm

Audience: 
Adults

Do you enjoy talking about good books? Need some good reading suggestions? Join us as we discuss our favorite reading of the summer. It will be an interesting list!

Refreshments are provided.
Brought to you by
Friends of the Helmerich Library
08/19/2015 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm
 
 
All Thumbs Knitters

All Thumbs Knitters

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Wed, 08/26/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Audience: 
Adults

All levels of knitting expertise are welcome to join us for this fun and instructional afternoon.

08/19/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
A-Book-A-Month Discussion Group

A-Book-A-Month Discussion Group

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

Read "The Girl Next Door: A Novel" by Ruth Rendell and then join us for this lively discussion.

08/19/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
 
 
 
Teen Time

Teen Time

Wed, 08/05/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Room: 
Audience: 
Children - Tweens
Teens

Join us for Wii gaming, board games and fun. For ages 10-18.

08/19/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
 
 
3-D Printer and Carver Introduction and Orientation

3-D Printer and Carver Introduction and Orientation

Tue, 08/04/2015 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Thu, 08/20/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Audience: 
All Ages

Librarium has an Ultimaker 2 and a Makerbot 3-D printer, as well as a Shapeoko CNC carving machine. Join us for a short orientation on the use of these machines and then sign up to use them yourself! For all ages.

08/20/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
 
 
 
Free Online Learning

Free Online Learning

Sat, 08/22/2015 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Audience: 
Adults

From computers to candle making to the Cherokee language, come and hear about all the free resources available from the library for online learning.

Special Instructions: 
Class is limited to 18 on a first-come, first-served basis
08/22/2015 - 9:30am to 11:00am
 
 
 
 
PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/15/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/22/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Read to our furry, four-legged friend Miss Fred and take home a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust. For ages 5-12.

08/22/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
 
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h-tag# Tuesday Teen Advisory Council

h-tag# Tuesday Teen Advisory Council

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 4:45pm to 6:45pm

Audience: 
Teens

Join us for the first school session of h-tag# Tuesday Teen Advisory Council. We'll enjoy book discussion, games and snacks. Newcomers are welcome! For ages 13-18.

Brought to you by
Friends of the Helmerich Library
08/25/2015 - 4:45pm to 6:45pm
 
 
MS PowerPoint 101

MS PowerPoint 101

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Audience: 
Adults

MS PowerPoint 101

This class shows how to create group presentations and slide shows. You should take MS Word 2 prior to taking this class.

Special Instructions: 
Class is limited to 18 on a first-come, first-served basis
08/25/2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
 
 
All Thumbs Knitters

All Thumbs Knitters

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Wed, 08/19/2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Wed, 08/26/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Audience: 
Adults

All levels of knitting expertise are welcome to join us for this fun and instructional afternoon.

08/26/2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
 
 
Sukikyo! Anime Club

Sukikyo! Anime Club

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Audience: 
Teens

Meet up with other manga and anime fans to discuss your favorite books, movies, characters and plot twists. For ages 12-18.

08/26/2015 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
Meet Author Sharon Draper, Winner of the 2015 Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature

Meet Author Sharon Draper, Winner of the 2015 Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature

Fri, 08/28/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Audience: 
Children - Elementary School
Children - Tweens
Teens
Adults
Systemwide Series: 
Teen/Tween Summer Reading Program

Sharon Draper will receive the Tulsa Library Trust's 2015 Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature, speak about her life and works, answer questions from the audience and sign books. Draper also will present awards to winners of Tulsa City-County Library's 2015 Young People's Creative Writing Contest. For ages 8 and older.

Brought to you by
Tulsa Library Trust
08/28/2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
 
 
Libraries Are for Making

Libraries Are for Making

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Audience: 
All Ages

Event is being held at:
Central Park Hall at Expo Square
4145 East 21st Street Tulsa , OK 74114

Learn about year-round Maker activities and resources available at Tulsa City-County Library. Today, we'll have fun with STEM-based hands-on Maker activities for all ages at this drop-in event.

Links:

Brought to you by
Tulsa Mini Maker Faire, FabLab Tulsa
08/29/2015 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
 
 
 
 
PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

PAWS for Reading With Miss Fred

Sat, 08/01/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/15/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/22/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Sat, 08/29/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Audience: 
Children - Toddlers
Children - Preschool
Children - Elementary School

Read to our furry, four-legged friend Miss Fred and take home a free book provided by the Tulsa Library Trust. For ages 5-12.

08/29/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
 
 
Manga-Ai Manga/Anime Club

Manga-Ai Manga/Anime Club

Sat, 08/29/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Audience: 
Teens

Join us for Japanese anime, manga, food and good times. Come and find out what an Otaku is, and why he or she is addicted to Pocky! For ages 13-18.

08/29/2015 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
 
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Utime@yourlibrary

Utime@yourlibrary

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Audience: 
Teens

Join us as we learn the technique known as Zentangle. We will play games on the Wii and enjoy snacks. For ages 10-18.

08/31/2015 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm