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Teen Lounge

2024-05-29 16:00:00 2024-05-29 18:00:00 America/Chicago Teen Lounge Kick back and chill with art supplies, video games and plenty of space to study, read or hang out with friends. For ages 12-17. Central Library

Wednesday, May 29
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-29 16:00:00 2024-05-29 18:00:00 America/Chicago Teen Lounge Kick back and chill with art supplies, video games and plenty of space to study, read or hang out with friends. For ages 12-17. Central Library

Central Library

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)

Kick back and chill with art supplies, video games and plenty of space to study, read or hang out with friends. For ages 12-17.

Teen lounge is a great place to study and hang out. Make new friends or bring your bestie! Play games, catch up on homework, or spend some time doodling and crafting. If you're looking for more creative opportunities, coming to Teen Lounge is a great way to learn about our Maker Space, Digital Literacy Lab and flight simulators. You can always check out a book, comic or movie while you're here, too. Always free, always fun!

Lounge entertainment:

Snacks! 
Board games
Books to read and check out
Computer access (online learning, typing practice, games) 
Craft supplies
Nintendo Switch
Xbox 1


Now located in the Chapman Room on the first floor of Central Library near the Children's Department. 

TAGS: | Drop In |

Central Library

Phone: 918.549.7323

Branch manager
Buddy Ingalls

Hours
Mon, Jun 10 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jun 11 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jun 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jun 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jun 14 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 15 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 16 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Parking rates & details.

Services

  • Audio Induction Looping, Auditorium Access
  • AWE Early Literacy Computer
  • Bike Locks
  • Business Center
  • Checkout laptops for in-library use
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Public Access Computers
  • Public Fax
  • WiFi
  • Wireless printing

Upcoming events

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 11:30am
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a family book club event featuring Adam and Allison Grant's "Leif and the Fall" and Adam Grant's "Think Again" with fun activities that encourage exploration of... more
Join us for a family book club event featuring Adam and Allison Grant's "Leif and the Fall" and Adam Grant's "Think Again" with fun activities that encourage exploration of these book themes.

Sat, Jun 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Elementary schoolers are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend. Registration is required.
Registration is now closed

Sat, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Maker Space
Come and make your own zine and discover the world of self-publishing. Registration is required.

Mon, Jun 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Want to learn more about the Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use of the lab.

Mon, Jun 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Don Ryan, one of Tulsa's most popular musicians, opens up our beloved biweekly summer music series.

Mon, Jun 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
This interactive performance for young audiences features actress Julie Tattershall playing all the roles in familiar Aesop’s Fables like “The Ant and the Grasshopper”... more
This interactive performance for young audiences features actress Julie Tattershall playing all the roles in familiar Aesop’s Fables like “The Ant and the Grasshopper” and “The Hare and the Tortoise.”

Mon, Jun 17, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Maker Space
In this beginner-friendly workshop, we'll paint a serene campsite at night, complete with glow-in-the-dark stars and a cozy campfire. Registration is required.
This event is full

Tue, Jun 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime! There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for... more
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime! There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for your older children.

Tue, Jun 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab (311)
Get job-hunting help. We will help you set up an email account, create or update a résumé, and search and apply for jobs.

Tue, Jun 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a beginner-friendly yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Beth Richmond. For all ages.

Tue, Jun 18, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Enjoy an action-packed film with your friends at the library. Popcorn is provided.

Thu, Jun 20, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tandy Garden
Join us in the garden (weather permitting) for outside fun and games. For ages 5-10.

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Test your puzzle prowess! Teams of up to six players will compete to see who can put together an identical 500-piece jigsaw puzzle in the least amount of time. Registration is... more
Test your puzzle prowess! Teams of up to six players will compete to see who can put together an identical 500-piece jigsaw puzzle in the least amount of time. Registration is required.

Thu, Jun 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Want to learn more about the Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use of the lab.

Fri, Jun 21, 10:00am - 11:30am
Tandy Garden
Grab your picnic basket and blanket and come to watch a movie with us in our garden. For ages 12 and younger.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Learn to prioritize the various needs that you will encounter as a small business owner and increase productivity for greater growth. Registration is required.

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join TCCL in historical Greenwood at Fulton Street Books & Coffee to discuss "Black Birds in the Sky" by Brand Colbert and discuss the legacy of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre.

Mon, Jun 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Want to learn more about the Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use of the lab.

Mon, Jun 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Hot Toast is music that celebrates childhood and encourages everyone to join in the magic of learning.

Mon, Jun 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime. There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for... more
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime. There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for your older children.

Tue, Jun 25, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime! There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for... more
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime! There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for your older children.

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab (311)
Get job-hunting help. We will help you set up an email account, create or update a résumé, and search and apply for jobs.

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a beginner-friendly yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Beth Richmond. For all ages.

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
This is a place for teens and tweens to learn and practice performance arts skills. No experience necessary. Clothing that allows for ease of movement is recommended.

Wed, Jun 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104),Tandy Garden
Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading.

Wed, Jun 26, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Kick back and chill with art supplies, video games and plenty of space to play games, read or hang out with friends. For ages 12-17.

Wed, Jun 26, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tandy Garden
Join us for a movie in the garden celebrating the theme of this year’s Summer Reading Program, “Adventure Begins at Your Library."  

Thu, Jun 27, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tandy Garden
Join us in the garden (weather permitting) for outside fun and games. For ages 5-10.

Thu, Jun 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Maker Space
Let your creativity take flight! Using popsicle sticks and rubber bands, we will build a working catapult that can launch small objects like marshmallows or pom-poms.

Thu, Jun 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Want to learn more about the Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use of the lab.

Fri, Jun 28, 10:00am - 11:30am
Tandy Garden
Grab your picnic basket and blanket and come to watch a movie with us in our garden. For ages 12 and younger.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 11:00am
Computer Lab (311)
Make a simple video game using Scratch. For teens and tweens. Registration is required.

Sat, Jun 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
The job market is competitive, but a strong interview can set you apart from other applications and leave a lasting impression on hiring managers. Registration is required.

Mon, Jul 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Join us for a fun morning of singing and dancing to help foster early literacy skills.

Mon, Jul 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Want to learn more about the Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use of the lab.

Mon, Jul 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Our beloved biweekly music series continues with singer Elliott Wulff.

Mon, Jul 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime. There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for... more
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime. There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for your older children.

Mon, Jul 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
This month in Craft Club, we will sew together pieces of a larger community quilt that will be displayed at the One Book, One Tulsa event later this month. For adults.

Tue, Jul 02, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime! There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for... more
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime! There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for your older children.

Tue, Jul 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab (311)
Get job-hunting help. We will help you set up an email account, create or update a résumé, and search and apply for jobs.

Tue, Jul 02, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a beginner-friendly yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Beth Richmond. For all ages.

Wed, Jul 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104),Tandy Garden
Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading.

Wed, Jul 03, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Kick back and chill with art supplies, video games and plenty of space to play games, read or hang out with friends. For ages 12-17.

Canceled
Thu, Jul 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Want to learn more about the Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use of the lab.

Fri, Jul 05, 10:00am - 11:30am
Tandy Garden
Grab your picnic basket and blanket and come to watch a movie with us in our garden. For ages 12 and younger.

Fri, Jul 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Maker Space
Explore your artistic side with this beginner-friendly paint-along. Together, we'll create a colorful step-by-step painting of a campsite against the night sky. Registration is... more
Explore your artistic side with this beginner-friendly paint-along. Together, we'll create a colorful step-by-step painting of a campsite against the night sky. Registration is required.
This event is full

Mon, Jul 08, 10:00am - 11:30am
Tandy Garden
Join us as we race 3D printed Mario Karts using Spheros. Compete against friends in the ultimate Mario Kart Grand Prix. Registration is required. For teens and tweens.

Mon, Jul 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Want to learn more about the Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use of the lab.

Mon, Jul 08, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime. There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for... more
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime. There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for your older children.

Tue, Jul 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime! There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for... more
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime! There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for your older children.

Tue, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab (311)
Get job-hunting help. We will help you set up an email account, create or update a résumé, and search and apply for jobs.

Tue, Jul 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a beginner-friendly yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Beth Richmond. For all ages.

Tue, Jul 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
This is a place for teens and tweens to learn and practice performance arts skills. No experience necessary. Clothing that allows for ease of movement is recommended.

Wed, Jul 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104),Tandy Garden
Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading.

Wed, Jul 10, 3:00pm - 5:30pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Kick back and chill with art supplies, video games and plenty of space to play games, read or hang out with friends. For ages 12-17.

Wed, Jul 10, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tandy Garden
Join us for a movie in the garden celebrating the theme of this year’s Summer Reading Program, “Adventure Begins at Your Library."  

Thu, Jul 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Tandy Garden
Join us in the garden (weather permitting) for outside fun and games. For ages 5-10.

Thu, Jul 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Want to learn more about the Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use of the lab.

Fri, Jul 12, 10:00am - 11:30am
Tandy Garden
Grab your picnic basket and blanket and come to watch a movie with us in our garden. For ages 12 and younger.

Fri, Jul 12, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us at NEFF Brewing to hear Brian Welzbacher talk about his book "Oklahoma Beer: A Handcrafted History" and learn about the history of the brewing industry.

Sat, Jul 13, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Augmented Reality (AR) enhances both the virtual world and the real world by adding digital elements to real life environments. Check out how AR works with books, games and... more
Augmented Reality (AR) enhances both the virtual world and the real world by adding digital elements to real life environments. Check out how AR works with books, games and even temporary tattoos.

Sat, Jul 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Join us to sample foods from the pages of banned and challenged books in Oklahoma while learning more about the state's practice and history of book banning.

Sat, Jul 13, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a critically acclaimed classic film. Coffee and cookies are provided. For adults.

Mon, Jul 15, 10:00am - 10:30am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Join us for a fun morning of singing and dancing to help foster early literacy skills.

Mon, Jul 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Want to learn more about the Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use of the lab.

Mon, Jul 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Our beloved biweekly music series continues with award-winning pianist Joseph Kingma.

Mon, Jul 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime. There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for... more
Bring the whole family for this 0-to-5 storytime. There’s something for everyone – simple songs and books for the little ones, more interactive stories and activities for your older children.