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Meet Author Richard Ford

Winner of 2017 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award

2017-12-02 10:30:00 2017-12-02 12:00:00 America/New_York Meet Author Richard Ford American novelist and Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Ford will talk about his life and works, answer questions from the audience and sign books. His books will be available for purchasing at the event. Central Library

Saturday, December 02
10:30am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2017-12-02 10:30:00 2017-12-02 12:00:00 America/New_York Meet Author Richard Ford American novelist and Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Ford will talk about his life and works, answer questions from the audience and sign books. His books will be available for purchasing at the event. Central Library

Central Library

First Floor

American novelist and Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Ford will talk about his life and works, answer questions from the audience and sign books. His books will be available for purchasing at the event.

The Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award is sponsored by the Tulsa Library Trust and Tulsa City-County Library.

Central Library

Phone: 918.549.7323

Branch manager
Buddy Ingalls

Hours
We're closed Sunday December 24
We're closed Monday December 25
Mon, Dec 18 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Tue, Dec 19 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Wed, Dec 20 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Thu, Dec 21 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Fri, Dec 22 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Dec 23 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Dec 24 Closed
(Christmas Eve)

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

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Tue, Dec 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Want to learn more about the Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use. Class size is limited. Register online or... more
Want to learn more about the Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use. Class size is limited. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Rescheduled
Tue, Dec 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
New date Tuesday, December 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Want to learn more about the Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use. Class size is limited. Register online or... more
Want to learn more about the Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use. Class size is limited. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Thu, Dec 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us to make a variety of holiday crafts. For ages 5-12.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Thu, Dec 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learning to code can be intimidating. Join us as we learn to code using JavaScript and HTML. Class size is limited. Registration is required. Register online.

Tandy Garden
Sat, Dec 23, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Watch a movie based on Dr. Seuss' popular children's book "The Grinch." If you have not read the book, check it out from the library and let us know which was better – the... more
Watch a movie based on Dr. Seuss' popular children's book "The Grinch." If you have not read the book, check it out from the library and let us know which was better – the film or the book. Rated PG.

Computer Lab (311)
Wed, Dec 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Play Minecraft Education Edition with us! There is a scavenger-hunt component and prizes. Creepers not welcome! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.... more
Play Minecraft Education Edition with us! There is a scavenger-hunt component and prizes. Creepers not welcome! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For ages 10-18.

Thu, Dec 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
See a demo of our laser engraver and learn what kind of projects you can do. We’ll discuss how the engraver works, software used and how you can get started creating as soon... more
See a demo of our laser engraver and learn what kind of projects you can do. We’ll discuss how the engraver works, software used and how you can get started creating as soon as the next day.
This event is full

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Thu, Dec 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The GIF keyboard is the only keyboard worth using anymore. Come and learn how to make GIFs using Photoshop. Class size is limited. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For... more
The GIF keyboard is the only keyboard worth using anymore. Come and learn how to make GIFs using Photoshop. Class size is limited. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For ages 10-18.

Computer Lab (311)
Wed, Jan 04, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Put your imagination to the test building your own world in the popular game Minecraft. Creepers not welcome! Register online. For ages 10-18.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Sat, Jan 07, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Gadgets may come with batteries, but your privacy is not always included. Join us for a lecture on how to keep your information safe and some hands-on device management.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Sat, Jan 07, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Get ready for Global Game Jam Tulsa! Join us for this special introduction and learn everything you'll need to know to be ready for the big event.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Sat, Jan 07, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and the Ministry of Magic request the pleasure of your company at the Harry Potter New Year's Bash. Join us for an evening of... more
Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and the Ministry of Magic request the pleasure of your company at the Harry Potter New Year's Bash. Join us for an evening of enchantment and merrymaking.

Tue, Jan 10, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Drafting table, light box, drawing pads, pens, books and more! Drop by the Maker Space for some independent 2-D study time. All materials are provided, but limited. For ages... more
Drafting table, light box, drawing pads, pens, books and more! Drop by the Maker Space for some independent 2-D study time. All materials are provided, but limited. For ages 10-adult.

Maker Space
Tue, Jan 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Come by the Maker Space for an instructional demonstration of how to screen print using stencils. Seating is limited. Register online at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call... more
Come by the Maker Space for an instructional demonstration of how to screen print using stencils. Seating is limited. Register online at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Wed, Jan 11, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
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. Registration is required.... more
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. Registration is required. Register online.

Maker Space
Thu, Jan 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us for a demonstration of our laser engraver to see what kind of projects you can do. Learn how the engraver works, software used and how you can get started creating as... more
Join us for a demonstration of our laser engraver to see what kind of projects you can do. Learn how the engraver works, software used and how you can get started creating as soon as the next day.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Thu, Jan 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learning to code can be intimidating. Join us as we learn to code using JavaScript and HTML. Class size is limited. Registration is required. Register online. For ages 10-18.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Thu, Jan 12, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Join us for an introductory class as we create hoax photos using Photoshop. Register online. For adults.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Sat, Jan 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
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... more
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.

Tue, Jan 17, All day
Come and pause a moment while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden. Allow yourself to stop and be still. Stroll through a digital meditation labyrinth and be with your... more
Come and pause a moment while engaging with our large-scale Zen Garden. Allow yourself to stop and be still. Stroll through a digital meditation labyrinth and be with your thoughts.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Jan 17, 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.

Tue, Jan 17, 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Drafting table, light box, drawing pads, pens, books and more! Drop by the Maker Space for some independent 2-D study time. All materials are provided, but limited. For ages... more
Drafting table, light box, drawing pads, pens, books and more! Drop by the Maker Space for some independent 2-D study time. All materials are provided, but limited. For ages 10-adult.

Maker Space
Tue, Jan 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
See a demonstration of our 3-D printers. Learn how the printers work, software used and what other customers have used 3-D printing for.