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Build a Reader Storytime: Family/ Stay and Play

2020-02-11 10:30:00 2020-02-11 11:30:00 America/Chicago Build a Reader Storytime: Family/ Stay and Play 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. Central Library

Tuesday, February 11
10:30am - 11:30am

Add to Calendar 2020-02-11 10:30:00 2020-02-11 11:30:00 America/Chicago Build a Reader Storytime: Family/ Stay and Play 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. Central Library

Central Library

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 your older children.

After the storytime, join us for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills.

TAGS: | Storytime | Stay & Play |

Central Library

Phone: 918.549.7323

Branch manager
Buddy Ingalls

Hours
Mon, Jan 20 Closed
(Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Tue, Jan 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jan 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jan 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jan 24 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jan 25 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jan 26 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 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
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, Jan 21, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
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 21, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Join us for an introductory class as we create surrealist photos using Photoshop. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults.
This event is full

Wed, Jan 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring your babies for bubbles and books, and your toddlers for trikes and tales! Our songs, stories, games and activities will aid in developing your child's early literacy skills.

Thu, Jan 23, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy! For ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Thu, Jan 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
We're exploring our creative sides with digital art. Come and use our drawing tablets, and see how the Digital Literacy Lab can help take your art to the next level.... more
We're exploring our creative sides with digital art. Come and use our drawing tablets, and see how the Digital Literacy Lab can help take your art to the next level. Registration is required.

Thu, Jan 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Maker Space
See a demonstration of our laser engraver and learn about the equipment, software and types of projects you can make. Registration is required.
This event is full

Fri, Jan 24, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Join Carlos Moreno of Code for Tulsa as he talks about how the work of civic hackers in Tulsa are changing lives. Registration is required.

Sat, Jan 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Intergalactic Spaceport & Emporium
Want to finally start writing that story that is stuck in your head? Or do you need someone to bounce ideas off of?

Mon, Jan 27, 11:00am - 11:30am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Sing, dance and have fun with Mr. Benji. For toddlers to elementary-school kids.

Mon, Jan 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
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.

Mon, Jan 27, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
We're repurposing thrift store art by adding our own creative additions. Come and create your own masterpiece! Supplies are limited. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For... more
We're repurposing thrift store art by adding our own creative additions. Come and create your own masterpiece! Supplies are limited. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For ages 11-18.
This event is full

Mon, Jan 27, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Maker Space
We will use mixed media materials to create collages in the style of Jean-Michel Basquiat. This class is great for anyone who enjoys getting messy to create something unique.... more
We will use mixed media materials to create collages in the style of Jean-Michel Basquiat. This class is great for anyone who enjoys getting messy to create something unique. Registration is required.

Mon, Jan 27, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
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.

Mon, Jan 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
1990 was 30 years ago! Can you believe it? We sure can't! Time to test your '90s trivia knowledge! Are you all that and a bag of chips? Registration is required.

Tue, Jan 28, 10:30am - 11:30am
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, Jan 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
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 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Want to learn more about the AEP/PSO Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For... more
Want to learn more about the AEP/PSO Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults and teens.

Tue, Jan 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
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.

Wed, Jan 29, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring your babies for bubbles and books, and your toddlers for trikes and tales! Our songs, stories, games and activities will aid in developing your child's early literacy skills.

Wed, Jan 29, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for its weekly travelogue series. This week's Tech for Travelers will introduce you to AirBnB, Uber and other apps and tools... more
Join Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for its weekly travelogue series. This week's Tech for Travelers will introduce you to AirBnB, Uber and other apps and tools useful during travel.

Thu, Jan 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy! For ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Thu, Jan 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Read or listen to "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng and then join the discussion. No time to finish, but want to see what the hype is all about? No problem, we look... more
Read or listen to "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng and then join the discussion. No time to finish, but want to see what the hype is all about? No problem, we look forward to having you!

Thu, Jan 30, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Maker Space
See a demonstration of our desktop CNC router. We'll go over the equipment, software and types of projects you can make. Registration is required. Register online or call... more
See a demonstration of our desktop CNC router. We'll go over the equipment, software and types of projects you can make. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Sat, Feb 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Intergalactic Spaceport & Emporium
Explore different poetry styles and be inspired by great poets. Snacks are provided. For third through eighth graders.

Sun, Feb 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Join us as we celebrate Groundhog Day with this comedy classic from 1993. Free popcorn will be provided. For adults and teens.

Mon, Feb 03, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Zink Family Large Group Study Room (201)
Tulsa Healthcare Coverage Program will be here to provide individualized assistance with SoonerCare, Insure Oklahoma and the Affordable Care Act. Please bring ID and income... more
Tulsa Healthcare Coverage Program will be here to provide individualized assistance with SoonerCare, Insure Oklahoma and the Affordable Care Act. Please bring ID and income verification.

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

Mon, Feb 03, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Maker Space 3D1
Join us as we create beautiful wreaths from the pages of damaged or discarded books. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults.

Mon, Feb 03, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
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.

Tue, Feb 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
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, Feb 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
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, Feb 04, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Come and learn the basics of using Adobe InDesign, a powerful tool you can use for creating newsletters, flyers and more. Registration is required. Register online or call... more
Come and learn the basics of using Adobe InDesign, a powerful tool you can use for creating newsletters, flyers and more. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults.

Wed, Feb 05, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring your babies for bubbles and books, and your toddlers for trikes and tales! Our songs, stories, games and activities will aid in developing your child's early literacy skills.

Wed, Feb 05, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Take a trip with us and enjoy travelogues from fascinating locales both near and far.

Thu, Feb 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy! For ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Fri, Feb 07, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Come and learn the basics of audio editing with Garageband, a powerful tool you can use for editing a podcast, creating music and more! Registration is required. Register... more
Come and learn the basics of audio editing with Garageband, a powerful tool you can use for editing a podcast, creating music and more! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Sat, Feb 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids ages 5-12 are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend.

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

Mon, Feb 10, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Maker Space
Craft with yarn! Bring your current project, or let us teach you some basic stitches and use materials we provide to start your first masterpiece. All experience levels are... more
Craft with yarn! Bring your current project, or let us teach you some basic stitches and use materials we provide to start your first masterpiece. All experience levels are welcome. For adults.

Mon, Feb 10, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
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.

Tue, Feb 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
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, Feb 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
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, Feb 11, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Join us as we cover the basics of sketching with Adobe Photoshop. Learn about layers and brush tools. You should have experience using a computer. Registration is required.

Wed, Feb 12, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring your babies for bubbles and books, and your toddlers for trikes and tales! Our songs, stories, games and activities will aid in developing your child's early literacy skills.

Wed, Feb 12, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Take a trip with us and enjoy travelogues from fascinating locales both near and far.

Wed, Feb 12, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Want to learn more about the AEP/PSO Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For... more
Want to learn more about the AEP/PSO Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults and teens.

Thu, Feb 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy! For ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Thu, Feb 13, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Maker Space
We're exploring how to make art using a unique medium like screen printing. This will be a mixed-media project using all types of mediums. Registration is required. Register... more
We're exploring how to make art using a unique medium like screen printing. This will be a mixed-media project using all types of mediums. Registration is required. Register online. For ages 13-18.

Sat, Feb 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Calling all writers! Join Josh Wann for this workshop designed to help writers boost their engagement with the creative process and craft of writing. Registration is required.... more
Calling all writers! Join Josh Wann for this workshop designed to help writers boost their engagement with the creative process and craft of writing. Registration is required. For adults.
This event is full

Tue, Feb 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
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, Feb 18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
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, Feb 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Join artist Lauren Quigley and learn about the basics of Clip Studio Paint, layers, brushes, destructive editing and tools of the trade. Registration is required. Register... more
Join artist Lauren Quigley and learn about the basics of Clip Studio Paint, layers, brushes, destructive editing and tools of the trade. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Wed, Feb 19, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring your babies for bubbles and books, and your toddlers for trikes and tales! Our songs, stories, games and activities will aid in developing your child's early literacy skills.

Wed, Feb 19, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Take a trip with us and enjoy travelogues from fascinating locales both near and far.

Thu, Feb 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy! For ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Thu, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Are you a romance lover? This book club is for you! Join us as we discuss "The Unhoneymooners," an enemies-to-lovers story by award-winning duo Christina Hobbs and Lauren... more
Are you a romance lover? This book club is for you! Join us as we discuss "The Unhoneymooners," an enemies-to-lovers story by award-winning duo Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings. For adults.

Thu, Feb 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Maker Space
Check out our laser engraver to see how to get started using it and what types of projects you can make. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.