Friends of the Library

Become a Friend

Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries was founded in 1957 to promote a new central library for Tulsa.

The Friends' group has become a patron of both educational and cultural enrichment for thousands of Tulsans.

As a Friend, you help:

  • Provide educational scholarships for library staff 
  • Furnish books for "First Book" program to support family literacy
  • Present a variety of  Outreach programs at retirement centers through "Ambassadors"
  • Plan & present "Books Sandwiched In," "Travels With Tulsans," and other special programs
  • Facilitate "Great Decisions" adult discussion groups at libraries & other venues
  • Advocate legislation and political support favorable to libraries
  • Sponsor the annual Adult Creative Writing Contest.  The contest begins in November and ends the following January.

Memberships begin at just $10.  If you are interested in becoming a Friend of the Tulsa City-County Libraries or would like more information, please complete this form.  You may also call Gretchen Hannefield, Friends and Volunteer Coordinator, at (918) 549-7408.

Also visit the FOLIO (Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma) website.

Some Tulsa City-County Library branches also have Friends groups. For more information, choose one of the libraries below.