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23rd Annual All-Black Town Tour

2022-06-11 07:00:00 2022-06-11 17:30:00 America/Chicago 23rd Annual All-Black Town Tour The annual All-Black Town Tour is headed out again this year to tour several of Oklahoma's historically Black towns. Rudisill Regional Library

Saturday, June 11
7:00am - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-06-11 07:00:00 2022-06-11 17:30:00 America/Chicago 23rd Annual All-Black Town Tour The annual All-Black Town Tour is headed out again this year to tour several of Oklahoma's historically Black towns. Rudisill Regional Library

The annual All-Black Town Tour is headed out again this year to tour several of Oklahoma's historically Black towns.

The African American Resource Center and the Tulsa Library Trust present the 23rd Annual Historic All-Black Town Tour. The 2022 tour will visit historic areas of Redbird and Tullahassee and the Ft. Gibson Historic Site.

Shirley Ann Nero, distinguished historian, native of all-black town Clearview and board member of the Oklahoma African American Educators Hall of Fame, and Jimmie White, historian and founding member of the Black Heritage Committee of the Oklahoma Historical Society, are returning as tour guides for the trip. 

Bus departs promptly at 8 a.m. and returns at 5:30 p.m.; sign-in and breakfast begin at 7 a.m.

Departure and Return Location: Rudisill Regional Library: 1520 N. Hartford Ave.

Tickets: $45 each; includes breakfast, lunch and museum fare. Tickets go on sale on May 2; seating is limited on first-come-first-serve basis. Tickets are nonrefundable. No seat sharing. Youths ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult guardian. Purchase tickets in advance in person at Rudisill Regional Library via cash or check (credit or debit cards not accepted).

Questions? Email Larissa McNeil, African-American Resource Center coordinator, at Larissa.McNeil@tulsalibrary.org.

Rudisill Regional Library

Phone: 918.549.7323

Branch manager
Keith Jemison

Hours
We're closed Monday October 03 due to Staff Development Day
Mon, Sep 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 30 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 01 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 02 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Services

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

Upcoming events

Wed, Sep 28, 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.

Wed, Sep 28, 11:00am - 11:30am
Children of all ages can join us after storytime for a simple craft or art project perfect for toddlers and their families. For large groups, please call ahead to plan a... more
Children of all ages can join us after storytime for a simple craft or art project perfect for toddlers and their families. For large groups, please call ahead to plan a separate time to stop in.

Wed, Sep 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab
This class is designed for people with little or no experience using the internet. For adults. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.
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Thu, Sep 29, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
A discussion focused on this question: How do our stories influence narrative? For all ages.

Wed, Oct 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.

Wed, Oct 05, 11:00am - 11:30am
For babies and toddlers, playing is learning! Join us for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills.

Wed, Oct 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.

Wed, Oct 12, 11:00am - 11:30am
Children of all ages can join us after storytime for a simple craft or art project perfect for toddlers and homeschool families.

Wed, Oct 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab
This class is for individuals with little or no experience using computers, Windows, a mouse or the internet, and little or no knowledge of basic computer terms. For adults.

Wed, Oct 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.

Wed, Oct 19, 11:00am - 11:30am
Children of all ages can join us after storytime for a simple craft or art project perfect for toddlers and homeschool families.

Sat, Oct 22, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Library Hall
Join us for a fun day of math and literacy with games and activities to test your skills! This come-and-go event is geared toward children in kindergarten through third grade.

Wed, Oct 26, 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.

Wed, Oct 26, 11:00am - 11:30am
Children of all ages can join us after storytime for a simple craft or art project perfect for toddlers and homeschool families.

Wed, Oct 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab
This class is designed for people with little or no experience using the internet. For adults.