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Share a Memory

Día de los Muertos

2018-10-16 00:00:00 2018-10-16 23:59:00 America/Chicago Share a Memory Celebrate your loved ones by sharing a memory of them on our Día de los Muertos display, located on the first floor near the grand staircase. Central Library

Tuesday, October 16
All day

Add to Calendar 2018-10-16 00:00:00 2018-10-16 23:59:00 America/Chicago Share a Memory Celebrate your loved ones by sharing a memory of them on our Día de los Muertos display, located on the first floor near the grand staircase. Central Library

Celebrate your loved ones by sharing a memory of them on our Día de los Muertos display, located on the first floor near the grand staircase.

Celebra tus seres queridos y comparte una memoria de ellos en nuestro display del Día de los Muertos. Situado cerca de las escaleras en el primer piso.  

Central Library

Phone: 918.549.7323

Branch manager
Buddy Ingalls

Hours
We're closed Thursday November 22
Mon, Nov 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Nov 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Nov 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Nov 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Nov 16 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Nov 17 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Nov 18 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

Intergalactic Spaceport & Emporium
Sat, Nov 17, 12:00pm - 2:30pm
What is NaNoWriMo? National Novel Writing Month happens every November! It's a fun, seat-of-your-pants writing event where the challenge is to draft an entire novel in just 30... more
What is NaNoWriMo? National Novel Writing Month happens every November! It's a fun, seat-of-your-pants writing event where the challenge is to draft an entire novel in just 30 days.

Sat, Nov 17, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Spend an evening with New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean, hailed as a “national treasure” by The Washington Post and the acclaimed best-selling author of “The Orchid... more
Spend an evening with New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean, hailed as a “national treasure” by The Washington Post and the acclaimed best-selling author of “The Orchid Thief.”

Canceled
Mon, Nov 19, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Health care can be confusing. Not sure if you qualify Not sure where to start? The folks at Tulsa Healthcare Coverage Program are here to help.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Nov 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Sing, dance and have fun with Mr Benji. For toddlers to elementary-school kids.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Mon, Nov 19, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Grab your lunch and enjoy a review of "Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century" by Jessica Bruder, presented by Travis Lowe, assistant professor of sociology,... more
Grab your lunch and enjoy a review of "Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century" by Jessica Bruder, presented by Travis Lowe, assistant professor of sociology, The University of Tulsa.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Mon, Nov 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Come and create your own digital art with our drawing tablets. Seating is limited. Registration is required. Register online. For ages 10-18.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Nov 19, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Bring the whole family for this storytime geared toward children ages 0 to 5! Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that will aid in developing your child's early literacy.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Nov 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
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.

Computer Lab (311)
Tue, Nov 20, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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... more
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.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Tue, Nov 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Need to buy some new technology, but don't know where to start? Join us for a look at resources and best practices for buying technology. Registration required. Register online... more
Need to buy some new technology, but don't know where to start? Join us for a look at resources and best practices for buying technology. Registration required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Tue, Nov 20, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. A limited number of yoga mats will be provided.... more
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. A limited number of yoga mats will be provided. For adults and teens.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Wed, Nov 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for this storytime geared toward children ages 0 to 5! Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that will aid in developing your child's early literacy skills.

Computer Lab (311)
Wed, Nov 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Put your imagination to the test building your own world in the popular game Minecraft. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For ages 10-18.

Canceled
Thu, Nov 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy!

Canceled
Thu, Nov 22, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games (weather permitting). For ages 4-10.

Intergalactic Spaceport & Emporium
Sat, Nov 24, 12:00pm - 2:30pm
What is NaNoWriMo? National Novel Writing Month happens every November! It's a fun, seat-of-your-pants writing event where the challenge is to draft an entire novel in just 30... more
What is NaNoWriMo? National Novel Writing Month happens every November! It's a fun, seat-of-your-pants writing event where the challenge is to draft an entire novel in just 30 days.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Nov 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Sing, dance and have fun with Mr Benji. For toddlers to elementary-school kids.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Mon, Nov 26, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Grab your lunch and join the Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for a review of some of Hilary Mantel's work, presented by Adrian Alexander, dean of McFarlin Library,... more
Grab your lunch and join the Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for a review of some of Hilary Mantel's work, presented by Adrian Alexander, dean of McFarlin Library, The University of Tulsa.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Nov 26, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Homeschoolers, this program is for you! Enjoy STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activities for ages 5-12. Class size is limited. Registration is required.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Mon, Nov 26, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Looking to save your family history in a more updated format? Learn how you can use our digitization equipment for your genealogy projects. Registration required. Register... more
Looking to save your family history in a more updated format? Learn how you can use our digitization equipment for your genealogy projects. Registration required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Maker Space
Mon, Nov 26, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Join us for this fun crafting workshop, taught by an instructor from Loops A Yarn. Participants will leave with a completed project or work in progress. Materials provided.... more
Join us for this fun crafting workshop, taught by an instructor from Loops A Yarn. Participants will leave with a completed project or work in progress. Materials provided. Registration required.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Nov 26, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Bring the whole family for this storytime geared toward children ages 0 to 5! Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that will aid in developing your child's early literacy.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Nov 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
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.

Computer Lab (311)
Tue, Nov 27, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Learn the basics of Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. For adults.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Tue, Nov 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Want to learn more about the American Electric Power Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Registration required. Register online or call... more
Want to learn more about the American Electric Power Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Registration required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults and teens.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Tue, Nov 27, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. A limited number of yoga mats will be provided.... more
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. A limited number of yoga mats will be provided. For adults and teens.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Tue, Nov 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us as we explore introductory coding using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. You should have typing skills and experience using the internet. Registration required. Register... more
Join us as we explore introductory coding using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. You should have typing skills and experience using the internet. Registration required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Wed, Nov 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for this storytime geared toward children ages 0 to 5! Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that will aid in developing your child's early literacy skills.

Maker Space
Wed, Nov 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
It's the season of giving, and we're turning our voices into gifts with sound-wave art! Come and learn about the Audio Lab recording studio and paint a message to someone.... more
It's the season of giving, and we're turning our voices into gifts with sound-wave art! Come and learn about the Audio Lab recording studio and paint a message to someone. Registration is required.

Wed, Nov 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
See a demo of what you can make with our desktop CNC carver/router. We'll discuss software, materials and how to use the machine. Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Thu, Nov 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy!

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Thu, Nov 29, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Read or listen to "All Quiet on the Western Front," Erich Marie Remarque's modern classic about the brutality of WWI, and then join us for a discussion of the novel. For adults.

Tandy Garden
Thu, Nov 29, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games (weather permitting). For ages 4-10.

Pocahontas Greadington – Main
Thu, Nov 29, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Join Tulsa Artist fellows Melanie Gilman as she reads a graphic narrative and Adrienne Dawes as she presents a short drama.

Mon, Dec 03, All day
Come and pause a moment with us while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden.  Allow yourself to stop and be still.

Zink Family Large Group Study Room (201)
Mon, Dec 03, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Health care can be confusing. Not sure if you qualify Not sure where to start? The folks at Tulsa Healthcare Coverage Program are here to help.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Dec 03, 11:00am - 11:30am
Sing, dance and have fun with Mr. Benji. For toddlers to elementary-school kids.

Mon, Dec 03, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Enjoy a lunchtime guided iRest meditation session with Mandy Eubanks from the EveryOne Yoga School. Learn techniques to incorporate into your daily meditation... more
Enjoy a lunchtime guided iRest meditation session with Mandy Eubanks from the EveryOne Yoga School. Learn techniques to incorporate into your daily meditation practice. For adults.

Maker Space
Mon, Dec 03, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Join us the first Monday of the month for crafting. Bring whatever project you're working on – from knitting to decoupage, cross-stitch to scrapbooking, or anything in... more
Join us the first Monday of the month for crafting. Bring whatever project you're working on – from knitting to decoupage, cross-stitch to scrapbooking, or anything in between! Registration required.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Dec 03, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Bring the whole family for this storytime geared toward children ages 0 to 5! Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that will aid in developing your child's early literacy.

Tue, Dec 04, All day
Come and pause a moment with us while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden.  Allow yourself to stop and be still.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Dec 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
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.

Computer Lab (311)
Tue, Dec 04, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
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... more
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.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Tue, Dec 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. A limited number of yoga mats will be provided.... more
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. A limited number of yoga mats will be provided. For adults and teens.

Wed, Dec 05, All day
Come and pause a moment with us while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden.  Allow yourself to stop and be still.

Pocahontas Greadington – Main
Wed, Dec 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Are you feeling lucky? Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for a free game of Bingo. We will play three rounds of Bingo, with fun prizes for the winner of each round!

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Wed, Dec 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us for this storytime geared toward children ages 0 to 5! Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that will aid in developing your child's early literacy skills.

Maker Space
Wed, Dec 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
It's the season of giving, and we're upcycling old books! Ages 12-18 are invited to join us for assorted book crafts. Registration is required. Register online or call... more
It's the season of giving, and we're upcycling old books! Ages 12-18 are invited to join us for assorted book crafts. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Wed, Dec 05, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Sensory Storytime focuses on learning with all five senses and is especially designed for children with a variety of learning styles or sensory integration challenges.

Thu, Dec 06, All day
Come and pause a moment with us while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden.  Allow yourself to stop and be still.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Thu, Dec 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy!

Fri, Dec 07, All day
Come and pause a moment with us while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden.  Allow yourself to stop and be still.

Sat, Dec 08, All day
Come and pause a moment with us while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden.  Allow yourself to stop and be still.

Sat, Dec 08, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Dame Hilary Mantel, winner of the Tulsa Library Trust's 2018 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award, will speak about her life and works, answer questions and sign... more
Dame Hilary Mantel, winner of the Tulsa Library Trust's 2018 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award, will speak about her life and works, answer questions and sign books. Location: First Floor

Sun, Dec 09, All day
Come and pause a moment with us while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden.  Allow yourself to stop and be still.

Mon, Dec 10, All day
Come and pause a moment with us while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden.  Allow yourself to stop and be still.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Dec 10, 11:00am - 11:30am
Sing, dance and have fun with Mr. Benji. For toddlers to elementary-school kids.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Dec 10, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Homeschoolers, this program is for you! Enjoy STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activities for ages 5-12. Class size is limited. Register online or... more
Homeschoolers, this program is for you! Enjoy STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activities for ages 5-12. Class size is limited. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Dec 10, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Bring the whole family for this storytime geared toward children ages 0 to 5! Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that will aid in developing your child's early literacy.

Tue, Dec 11, All day
Come and pause a moment with us while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden.  Allow yourself to stop and be still.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Dec 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
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.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Tue, Dec 11, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Learn more about the therapeutic properties of essential oils and enjoy creating your own oil blend. For adults.

Tue, Dec 11, 12:15pm - 12:45pm
Learn more about the therapeutic properties of essential oils and enjoy creating your own oil blend. For adults.

Computer Lab (311)
Tue, Dec 11, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to use Google Drive and other Google Apps in this introduction course for adults.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Tue, Dec 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. A limited number of yoga mats will be provided.... more
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. A limited number of yoga mats will be provided. For adults and teens.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Tue, Dec 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Want to learn more about the American Electric Power Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Registration is required. Register online or call... more
Want to learn more about the American Electric Power Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

First Floor
Tue, Dec 11, 7:30pm - 8:00pm
This local choir will serve up a delightful mix of seasonal a cappella songs! Seating is available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Location: First Floor

Wed, Dec 12, All day
Come and pause a moment with us while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden.  Allow yourself to stop and be still.

Maker Space
Wed, Dec 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
See a demonstration of our 3D printers and learn how they work, software used and what you can make with them. Seating is limited. Registration is required. Register online or... more
See a demonstration of our 3D printers and learn how they work, software used and what you can make with them. Seating is limited. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Thu, Dec 13, All day
Come and pause a moment with us while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden.  Allow yourself to stop and be still.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Thu, Dec 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy!

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Thu, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Are you a romance lover? This book club is for you! Join us as we discuss "A Princess in Theory" by Alyssa Cole, a contemporary romance about a scientist and a prince that is... more
Are you a romance lover? This book club is for you! Join us as we discuss "A Princess in Theory" by Alyssa Cole, a contemporary romance about a scientist and a prince that is sure to make you laugh.

Maker Space
Thu, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
See a demonstration of our laser engraver and learn how it works, software used and projects you can do. Seating is limited. Registration is required. Register online or call... more
See a demonstration of our laser engraver and learn how it works, software used and projects you can do. Seating is limited. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Fri, Dec 14, All day
Come and pause a moment with us while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden.  Allow yourself to stop and be still.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Fri, Dec 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Season's greetings! Gather round as we read some of our favorite seasonal stories to help get you in the fa la la spirit!

Sat, Dec 15, All day
Come and pause a moment with us while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden.  Allow yourself to stop and be still.

Sun, Dec 16, All day
Come and pause a moment with us while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden.  Allow yourself to stop and be still.