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Build A Reader Storytime: Babies & Toddlers

2019-02-06 10:30:00 2019-02-06 11:00:00 America/Chicago Build A Reader Storytime: Babies & Toddlers Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading. Central Library

Wednesday, February 06
10:30am - 11:00am

Add to Calendar 2019-02-06 10:30:00 2019-02-06 11:00:00 America/Chicago Build A Reader Storytime: Babies & Toddlers Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading. Central Library

Central Library

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

Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading.

TAGS: | Storytime | Stay & Play |

Central Library

Phone: 918.549.7323

Branch manager
Buddy Ingalls

Hours
Mon, Jan 21 Closed
(Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Tue, Jan 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jan 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jan 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jan 25 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jan 26 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 27 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

Tue, Jan 22, 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, Jan 22, 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.

First Floor
Tue, Jan 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Discover the saxophone quartet, one of the hottest trends in chamber music! Come and check out their electrifying stage presence and sounds. Presented by Chamber Music of Tulsa.

Rescheduled
Tue, Jan 22, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
New date Tuesday, January 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

Computer Lab (311)
Tue, Jan 22, 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, Jan 22, 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. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours! For... more
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours! For adults and teens.

Tue, Jan 22, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
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.

Wed, Jan 23, 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)
Wed, Jan 23, 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, Jan 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
We're designing our own puzzles using the laser engraver! For ages 12-18. Seating is limited. Register online or call 918-549-7323.
This event is full

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Wed, Jan 23, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Experience an introduction to Reiki, the Japanese technique for relaxation and stress reduction. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Maker Space
Wed, Jan 23, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
See a demonstration of our CNC wood carver. We'll discuss software and materials used, and how to use the machine. Seating is limited. Registration is required.
This event is full

Thu, Jan 24, 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, Jan 24, 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!

Maker Space
Thu, Jan 24, 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.
This event is full

Fri, Jan 25, 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, Jan 26, 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, Jan 27, 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)
Sun, Jan 27, 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Join us for the kickoff to the 2019 Great Decisions foreign policy discussion program. Learn more about the program, get connected with a group and pick up discussion materials.

Mon, Jan 28, 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, Jan 28, 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, Jan 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.
This event is full

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Mon, Jan 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Want to create posters and other graphics for your business or personal projects, but don’t know where to start? Join us as we explore Canva, a free graphic design tool.... more
Want to create posters and other graphics for your business or personal projects, but don’t know where to start? Join us as we explore Canva, a free graphic design tool. Registration is required.

Maker Space
Mon, Jan 28, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Learn the basics of hand stitching and machine sewing from Mary Perisho of Owl & Drum, while making a little pouch to take home. All materials are provided. Registration is... more
Learn the basics of hand stitching and machine sewing from Mary Perisho of Owl & Drum, while making a little pouch to take home. All materials are provided. Registration is required and limited.
This event is full

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Jan 28, 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, Jan 29, 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, Jan 29, 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, Jan 29, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Join us for an intro to different social-media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. We will focus on the differences between the platforms, how to sign up and... more
Join us for an intro to different social-media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. We will focus on the differences between the platforms, how to sign up and social-media etiquette.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Tue, Jan 29, 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. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours! For... more
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours! For adults and teens.

Wed, Jan 30, 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)
Wed, Jan 30, 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.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Wed, Jan 30, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Join Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for its weekly travelogue series. This week features seasoned traveler George Moudry sharing tidbits from his visits to Croatia,... more
Join Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for its weekly travelogue series. This week features seasoned traveler George Moudry sharing tidbits from his visits to Croatia, Slovenia and Slovakia.

Thu, Jan 31, 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, Jan 31, 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, Jan 31, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Read or listen to "Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine," Gail Honeyman's humorous novel about an awkward curmudgeon, and then join us for a discussion. For adults.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Thu, Jan 31, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Are you an aspiring screenwriter or filmmaker? Get a behind-the-scenes look at the page-to-screen process and learn how to get your idea on the page in a dynamic, cinematic... more
Are you an aspiring screenwriter or filmmaker? Get a behind-the-scenes look at the page-to-screen process and learn how to get your idea on the page in a dynamic, cinematic fashion.

Fri, Feb 01, 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, Feb 02, 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, Feb 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, Feb 04, 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, Feb 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Sing, dance and have fun with Mr. Benji. For toddlers to elementary-school kids.

Maker Space
Mon, Feb 04, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Hang out with fellow crafters, enjoy a spot of tea and craft your heart out, all while a favorite movie plays quietly in the background (with subtitles!). Registration is... more
Hang out with fellow crafters, enjoy a spot of tea and craft your heart out, all while a favorite movie plays quietly in the background (with subtitles!). Registration is encouraged. For adults.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Feb 04, 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... more
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 skills.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Feb 05, 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.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Tue, Feb 05, 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. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. For... more
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. For adults and teens.  

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Wed, Feb 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a free game of Bingo. We'll play three rounds, with gift cards for the winner of each! Coffee and donuts will be provided. For adults.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Wed, Feb 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading.

Computer Lab (311)
Wed, Feb 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Join Small Business Administration (SBA) Oklahoma District staff and learn about products and services to help you design, organize, manage, grow, promote and finance your new... more
Join Small Business Administration (SBA) Oklahoma District staff and learn about products and services to help you design, organize, manage, grow, promote and finance your new or current business.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Wed, Feb 06, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Join Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for its weekly travelogue series. This week Brandon Caruso takes us to Havasu Falls and the ancestral sites of the Havasupai... more
Join Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for its weekly travelogue series. This week Brandon Caruso takes us to Havasu Falls and the ancestral sites of the Havasupai outside the Grand Canyon.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Wed, Feb 06, 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.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Thu, Feb 07, 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!

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Thu, Feb 07, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
It's test-taking season, and we're guiding you through a list of free online resources to get you ready! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Thu, Feb 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Are you an aspiring screenwriter or filmmaker? Get a behind-the-scenes look at the page-to-screen process and learn how to get your idea on the page in a dynamic, cinematic... more
Are you an aspiring screenwriter or filmmaker? Get a behind-the-scenes look at the page-to-screen process and learn how to get your idea on the page in a dynamic, cinematic fashion.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Fri, Feb 08, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Bring a brown-bag lunch, craft or art project, and cozy in with us while listening to local orators delight you with some of their favorite reads. Light bites are provided!

Intergalactic Spaceport & Emporium
Sat, Feb 09, 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Learn how to write for comics and graphic novels. We will work on storyboarding, layout and problems unique to this genre. Registration is required.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Sat, Feb 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids ages 5-12 are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend.

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

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Mon, Feb 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join us as Susan Herndon performs selections from her eclectic catalog for a one-off winter music event!

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Feb 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Homeschoolers, this program is for you! Enjoy STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activities for ages 5-12. Class size is limited. Registration is... more
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. Register online.

Maker Space
Mon, Feb 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for an instructional demonstration of how to screen print using stencils. Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Feb 11, 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... more
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 skills.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Feb 12, 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.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Feb 12, 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. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. For... more
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. For adults and teens.  

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Tue, Feb 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for an evening with two National Book Award honorees, Brandon Hobson and Robin Benway, as they discuss their acclaimed novels. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Wed, Feb 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Wed, Feb 13, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Join Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for its weekly travelogue series. This week Bernie and Carla Guzik share their trek into the remote mountain villages of eastern... more
Join Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for its weekly travelogue series. This week Bernie and Carla Guzik share their trek into the remote mountain villages of eastern India.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Wed, Feb 13, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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.

Maker Space
Wed, Feb 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Customize your own pop socket! Limited to one per person. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Thu, Feb 14, 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!

Maker Space
Thu, Feb 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
See a demonstration of our 3D printers. We’ll discuss how the printers work, software used and other 3D projects done by customers. Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Sat, Feb 16, 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Planning to enter Tulsa City-County Library's Young People's Creative Writing Contest? Drop in for some help drafting or editing your work before the contest deadline.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Feb 19, 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.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Tue, Feb 19, 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. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. For... more
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. For adults and teens.  

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Wed, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Wed, Feb 20, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Join Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for its weekly travelogue series. This week Barbara McCrary takes us to Myanmar (formerly Burma) which until recently had been... more
Join Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for its weekly travelogue series. This week Barbara McCrary takes us to Myanmar (formerly Burma) which until recently had been closed to tourists.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Thu, Feb 21, 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, Feb 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Are you a romance lover? This book club is for you! Join us as we discuss Jasmine Guillory's "The Proposal,"a charming contemporary romance that starts with an ill-conceived... more
Are you a romance lover? This book club is for you! Join us as we discuss Jasmine Guillory's "The Proposal,"a charming contemporary romance that starts with an ill-conceived proposal at a ball game.

Maker Space
Thu, Feb 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us for an instructional demonstration to see what kind of projects you can do with our laser engraver. We'll discuss how it works and software used. Seating is limited.... more
Join us for an instructional demonstration to see what kind of projects you can do with our laser engraver. We'll discuss how it works and software used. Seating is limited. Registration is required.