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An Evening With Author Chris Cleave

2017-03-08 19:00:00 2017-03-08 20:45:00 America/New_York An Evening With Author Chris Cleave Meet New York Times best-selling novelist Chris Cleave, author of "Little Bee" and "Everyone Brave Is Forgiven." Central Library

Wednesday, March 08
7:00pm - 8:45pm

Add to Calendar 2017-03-08 19:00:00 2017-03-08 20:45:00 America/New_York An Evening With Author Chris Cleave Meet New York Times best-selling novelist Chris Cleave, author of "Little Bee" and "Everyone Brave Is Forgiven." Central Library

Central Library

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center

Meet New York Times best-selling novelist Chris Cleave, author of "Little Bee" and "Everyone Brave Is Forgiven."

British author Chris Cleave joins us for his first-ever Oklahoma event. Cleave took the reading world by storm with his megahit "Little Bee." He returns with his new novel, "Everyone Brave Is Forgiven," a heartbreaking, insightful novel that tells the story of three lives entangled during World War II. Presented in partnership with Tulsa Literary Coalition, Booksmart Tulsa and Magic City Books. 

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Central Library

Phone: 918.549.7323

Branch manager
Buddy Ingalls

Hours
Mon, Mar 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Mar 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Mar 29 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Mar 30 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Mar 31 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 01 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 02 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

The Central Library, located in the heart of downtown Tulsa at Fifth and Denver, serves as a beacon for the Tulsa City-County Library by providing the support services for the entire system of 25 buildings.

The Central Library includes 16 meeting spaces: Aaronson Auditorium (seats 200), Children’s Storytime Meeting Room (seats 52), Computer Lab (seats 31), eight small study rooms, four large group study rooms (each seats 10) and Future Lab (seats 127).

The Central Library also features a Maker Space with 3-D printing station and a recording studio; a children’s area with play stations and book bins for easy access; Digital Literacy Lab; Learning and Creativity Center; Children’s Garden; Starbucks® coffee shop; among other features and amenities.

A 143-space parking garage is available. Parking is free for the first two (2) hours for library & Starbucks customers and the full length of library classes or programs. Parking rates & details.

Upcoming events

Mon, Mar 27, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Aaronson Auditorium
Mon, Mar 27, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Vane Lucas, president of Mathnasium, will review "How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking" by Jordan Ellenberg.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Mon, Mar 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Homeschoolers, this storytime is for you! Enjoy STEAM activities based on the storytime theme. For ages 5-10.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Mon, Mar 27, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with friends and family. For all ages.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Mon, Mar 27, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Chamber Music Tulsa in collaboration with BookSmart Tulsa, Magic City Books, and Tulsa Literary Coalition present and evening with Edward Dusineberre, author of Beethoven for a Later Age.

Tue, Mar 28, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Tue, Mar 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For ages 5 and younger.

Digital Literacy Lab
Tue, Mar 28, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Read manga? Watch anime? Join us as we celebrate fandoms by creating our own manga/comic books on iPads and tablets. For ages 12-18.

Wed, Mar 29, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Wed, Mar 29, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with your little one. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

Thu, Mar 30, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Thu, Mar 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschool-age children learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy!

Digital Literacy Lab
Thu, Mar 30, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Looking to get started with graphic design? Want to perfect your Instagram post? Join us as we cover the basics of Adobe Photoshop.
This event is full

Fri, Mar 31, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Mon, Apr 03, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Aaronson Auditorium
Mon, Apr 03, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Mary Anne Harris, minister, writer and historian, will review "Kind of Kin" by Rilla Askew. Sponsored by the Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 03, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with friends and family. For all ages.

Tue, Apr 04, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 04, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For ages 5 and younger.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Tue, Apr 04, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Bring your lunch and Join Tulsa Master Gardeners for a series of workshops and lectures.

Tandy Garden
Wed, Apr 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
This storytime is perfect for toddlers who like their stories while on the move. Enjoy songs and stories along with games and activities. For ages 3 and younger.

Wed, Apr 05, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn how to use online resources to research the history of houses and buildings in Tulsa. Registration is required.Register

Thu, Apr 06, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

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

Tandy Garden
Thu, Apr 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us for some outdoor fun and games! Weather permitting. For ages 5-12.

Fri, Apr 07, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Fri, Apr 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Begin your First Friday Art Crawl at Central Library. Gilcrease staff will help us explore artists featured at the museum while your young artist creates a masterpiece of his own. For ages 5-10.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Sat, Apr 08, 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 the Tulsa Library Trust.

Mon, Apr 10, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Aaronson Auditorium
Mon, Apr 10, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Attorney Catherine Gatchell will review "Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg" by Irin Karman and Shana Knizhnik. Sponsored by the Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries.

Digital Literacy Lab
Mon, Apr 10, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learning to code can be intimidating. Join us for an introduction to coding using Javascript as we learn how to code with a "Star Wars" game. Class size is limited. Register online.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 10, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with friends and family. For all ages.

Tue, Apr 11, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For ages 5 and younger.

Digital Literacy Lab
Tue, Apr 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Want to learn more about the American Electric Power Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about!

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Tue, Apr 11, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Bring your lunch and Join Tulsa Master Gardeners for a series of workshops and lectures.

Tandy Garden
Wed, Apr 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs with your little one in this garden storytime. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

Wed, Apr 12, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Learn how to use print and microfilm resources to research the history of houses and buildings in Tulsa. Registration is required. Register

Maker Space
Wed, Apr 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
This orientation will cover the equipment, along with software use. After the demonstration, this event will qualify you to use the equipment along with general Maker Space access. Seating is limited.

Thu, Apr 13, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

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

Tandy Garden
Thu, Apr 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us for some outdoor fun and games! Weather permitting. For ages 5-12.

Digital Literacy Lab
Thu, Apr 13, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Interested in creating your own digital artwork? Come and learn how to create your own manga! Register online.

Fri, Apr 14, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Digital Literacy Lab
Fri, Apr 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Interested in learning more about the Web? Join us as we learn about the basics of encryption and how public-private key encryption works.

Aaronson Auditorium
Sat, Apr 15, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Celebrate Cosmonautics Day and Children's Day/Book Day to help connect your child to the world of learning through books, stories and libraries!

Mon, Apr 17, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 17, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with friends and family. For all ages.

Tue, Apr 18, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For ages 5 and younger.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Tue, Apr 18, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Bring your lunch and Join Tulsa Master Gardeners for a series of workshops and lectures.

Digital Literacy Lab
Tue, Apr 18, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Learn the basics of iMovie to make your own videos using photos, video clips and music. Class size is limited. Register online.

Tandy Garden
Wed, Apr 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
This storytime is perfect for toddlers who like their stories while on the move. Enjoy songs and stories along with games and activities. For ages 3 and younger.

Maker Space
Wed, Apr 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
This orientation will cover the equipment, along with software used.

Thu, Apr 20, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Thu, Apr 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschool-age children learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy!

Tandy Garden
Thu, Apr 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us for some outdoor fun and games! Weather permitting. For ages 5-12.

Maker Space
Thu, Apr 20, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Design your own T-shirt! Bring a blank light-colored shirt and learn how to screen print. For ages 12-18. Class size is limited to 15. Call 918-549-7323 to register.

Digital Literacy Lab
Thu, Apr 20, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learning to code can be intimidating. Where do you start? Why, at your library, of course! Join us as we learn how to code with a Minecraft game. Class size is limited. Register online. For ages 9-12.

Fri, Apr 21, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Mon, Apr 24, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activities for kids ages 5-12. Class size is limited. Register online.

Digital Literacy Lab
Mon, Apr 24, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learning to code can be intimidating. Join us as we learn how to code with a Minecraft game. Class size is limited. Register online. For ages 13-18.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 24, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with friends and family. For all ages.

Tue, Apr 25, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Need instruction on using digitization tools in the Digital Literacy Lab? We are here to help! You can digitize VHS, photographs, vinyl records, tapes and more.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy storytime and then stay after for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills. For ages 5 and younger.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Tue, Apr 25, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Bring your lunch and Join Tulsa Master Gardeners for a series of workshops and lectures.

Digital Literacy Lab
Tue, Apr 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Check out our digital art tools. We will make pixel GIFs using an online application and try out drawing tablets. Class size is limited. Register online.

Tandy Garden
Wed, Apr 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs with your little one in this garden storytime. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

Maker Space
Wed, Apr 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
This orientation will cover the equipment, along with software used.