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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
We're closed Monday May 29
Mon, May 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 26 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 27 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 28 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

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, May 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
What do you want to be when you grow up? Come to this special storytime and meet someone from a different profession each week. For children ages 3-7.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Tue, May 30, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Bring your lunch and Join Tulsa Master Gardeners for a series of workshops and lectures. Registration encouraged but not required.

Tandy Garden
Wed, May 31, 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.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Wed, May 31, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Want to learn more about the American Electric Power Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about!

Tandy Garden
Wed, May 31, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for the first in a trio of movies exploring the theme of this year's Adult Summer Reading Program – Build a Better World! See the 1973 sci-fi classic of robots gone... more
Join us for the first in a trio of movies exploring the theme of this year's Adult Summer Reading Program – Build a Better World! See the 1973 sci-fi classic of robots gone wrong in "Westworld."

Tandy Garden
Thu, Jun 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us in the garden for outside fun and games! For ages 7 and younger.

41st and Riverside
Thu, Jun 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mr. Stinky Feet will get the whole family rocking! With a healthy dose of clever fun and a whole lot of heart, Jim Cosgrove’s music inspires the childlike nature of kids and... more
Mr. Stinky Feet will get the whole family rocking! With a healthy dose of clever fun and a whole lot of heart, Jim Cosgrove’s music inspires the childlike nature of kids and adults.

Maker Space
Thu, Jun 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Connect a simple circuit and see recycled materials transform into wiggly, jiggly robots! Class size is limited.

Rescheduled
Thu, Jun 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
New date Thursday, June 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Investigate how liquids are transferred from one side of an object to another to learn how engineers get oil and other liquids across the continent.

Tandy Garden
Fri, Jun 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mr. Stinky Feet will get the whole family rocking! With a healthy dose of clever fun and a whole lot of heart, Jim Cosgrove’s music inspires the childlike nature of kids and... more
Mr. Stinky Feet will get the whole family rocking! With a healthy dose of clever fun and a whole lot of heart, Jim Cosgrove’s music inspires the childlike nature of kids and adults.

Tandy Garden
Fri, Jun 02, 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... more
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/her own! For ages 5-10.

Tandy Garden
Sat, Jun 03, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Self-reliance, preserving heritage, backyard plant breeding –  there are so many reasons to save seeds. Come and learn the basic skills with the TCCL Seed Library.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Mon, Jun 05, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
A commanding and dynamic pianist, Donald Ryan has been called “a music kaleidoscope, sparkling at everything he plays."

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Mon, Jun 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learn amazing and easy-to-do magic tricks in this close-up workshop taught by professional magician Chris Capstone.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Mon, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sharpen your Photoshop skills, design a video game, draft a graphic novel, or create a video using our green screen and video equipment. Open lab is a time to work on your own... more
Sharpen your Photoshop skills, design a video game, draft a graphic novel, or create a video using our green screen and video equipment. Open lab is a time to work on your own projects.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Jun 05, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes with friends and family. For all ages.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Jun 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
What do you want to be when you grow up? Come to this special storytime and meet someone from a different profession each week. For children ages 3-7.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Tue, Jun 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Want to learn more about the American Electric Power Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about!

Tandy Garden
Tue, Jun 06, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us for movies and games in the garden.

Tandy Garden
Wed, Jun 07, 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.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Wed, Jun 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Learning to code can be intimidating. Join us as we learn how to code using JavaScript and HTML. Class size is limited. Register online. For ages 9-12.

Maker Space
Wed, Jun 07, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Get a brief introduction and demonstration of 3-D printers in action! Learn the process of taking a digital model and seeing it be made in real time. Seating is limited. 

Tandy Garden
Thu, Jun 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us in the garden for outside fun and games! For ages 7 and younger.

41st and Riverside
Thu, Jun 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Kids will get a kick out of Uncle Mike's jokes and catchy sing-along polka songs. No one goes home without doing the "Chicken Dance" and a special polka version of "Head,... more
Kids will get a kick out of Uncle Mike's jokes and catchy sing-along polka songs. No one goes home without doing the "Chicken Dance" and a special polka version of "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes."

Maker Space
Thu, Jun 08, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
The Maker Space and Digital Literacy Lab are joining forces to bring you an introduction to stop-motion animation. We'll use clay, paper and tablets to create our own... more
The Maker Space and Digital Literacy Lab are joining forces to bring you an introduction to stop-motion animation. We'll use clay, paper and tablets to create our own stop-motion films.

Computer Lab (311)
Thu, Jun 08, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn how BizMiner will help you better understand your market or evaluate your new business idea whether it is a start-up or an expansion into new growth areas for established... more
Learn how BizMiner will help you better understand your market or evaluate your new business idea whether it is a start-up or an expansion into new growth areas for established businesses.

Tandy Garden
Fri, Jun 09, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Grab your picnic basket and blanket and come to watch a movie with us in our garden. For ages 12 and younger.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Fri, Jun 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join Luke Crouch, software engineer at Mozilla, and learn how to safeguard your privacy online and develop an awareness of how companies and governments track and collect your... more
Join Luke Crouch, software engineer at Mozilla, and learn how to safeguard your privacy online and develop an awareness of how companies and governments track and collect your data. Register online.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Sat, Jun 10, 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.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Mon, Jun 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
These Latin Grammy Award winners are back in town! Named by USA Today as the best new band on the children's music scene, this show is a hip-shaking, head-bopping, Los... more
These Latin Grammy Award winners are back in town! Named by USA Today as the best new band on the children's music scene, this show is a hip-shaking, head-bopping, Los Angeles-based explosion of fun!

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Mon, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
These Latin Grammy Award winners are back in town! Named by USA Today as the best new band on the children's music scene, this show is a hip-shaking, head-bopping, Los... more
These Latin Grammy Award winners are back in town! Named by USA Today as the best new band on the children's music scene, this show is a hip-shaking, head-bopping, Los Angeles-based explosion of fun!

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Mon, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sharpen your Photoshop skills, design a video game, draft a graphic novel, or create a video using our green screen and video equipment. Open lab is a time to work on your own... more
Sharpen your Photoshop skills, design a video game, draft a graphic novel, or create a video using our green screen and video equipment. Open lab is a time to work on your own projects.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Jun 12, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes with friends and family. For all ages.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Tue, Jun 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Whether he’s swimming with piranhas in South America, jumping with kangaroos in Australia or fixing spaceships in Europe, Dino’s stories and songs are fun for all ages.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Tue, Jun 13, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Whether he’s swimming with piranhas in South America, jumping with kangaroos in Australia or fixing spaceships in Europe, Dino’s stories and songs are fun for all ages.

Tandy Garden
Tue, Jun 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us for movies and games in the garden.

Tandy Garden
Wed, Jun 14, 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.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Wed, Jun 14, 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.

Maker Space
Wed, Jun 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Get a brief introduction and demonstration of laser engraving in action! Learn the process of taking text or artwork and engraving it onto an object in real time. Seating is... more
Get a brief introduction and demonstration of laser engraving in action! Learn the process of taking text or artwork and engraving it onto an object in real time. Seating is limited.

Tandy Garden
Wed, Jun 14, 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Join us in the garden for the second in a trio of movies exploring the theme of this year's Adult Summer Reading Program – Build A Better World!

Tandy Garden
Thu, Jun 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us in the garden for outside fun and games! For ages 7 and younger.

41st and Riverside
Thu, Jun 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
The Que Pastas are a kindie (kid+indie=kindie) band from Austin. When not playing music for kids and their families, The Que Pastas are often found eating cereal and watching... more
The Que Pastas are a kindie (kid+indie=kindie) band from Austin. When not playing music for kids and their families, The Que Pastas are often found eating cereal and watching documentaries on Netflix.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Thu, Jun 15, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Que Pastas are a kindie (kid+indie=kindie) band from Austin. When not playing music for kids and their families, The Que Pastas are often found eating cereal and watching... more
The Que Pastas are a kindie (kid+indie=kindie) band from Austin. When not playing music for kids and their families, The Que Pastas are often found eating cereal and watching documentaries on Netflix.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Thu, Jun 15, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Fun, fast-paced, thought-provoking and social – Ignite Tulsa is all of these and more. Join some of Tulsa’s most creative, passionate people as they share tips on building... more
Fun, fast-paced, thought-provoking and social – Ignite Tulsa is all of these and more. Join some of Tulsa’s most creative, passionate people as they share tips on building a better world. Quickly.

Tandy Garden
Fri, Jun 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Grab your picnic basket and blanket and come to watch a movie with us in our garden. For ages 12 and younger.

First Floor
Mon, Jun 19, 12:00pm - 12:45pm
For more than a decade, Susan Herndon has retained that true troubadour’s ethos, sharing her passion for song and stirring thousands of kindred spirits throughout the... more
For more than a decade, Susan Herndon has retained that true troubadour’s ethos, sharing her passion for song and stirring thousands of kindred spirits throughout the American heartland and Europe.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Mon, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sharpen your Photoshop skills, design a video game, draft a graphic novel, or create a video using our green screen and video equipment. Open lab is a time to work on your own... more
Sharpen your Photoshop skills, design a video game, draft a graphic novel, or create a video using our green screen and video equipment. Open lab is a time to work on your own projects.

Mon, Jun 19, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Stop by the Maker Space and learn how to screen print using stencils!

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Jun 19, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes with friends and family. For all ages.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
What do you want to be when you grow up? Come to this special storytime and meet someone from a different profession each week. For children ages 3-7.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Children explore music through movement and instruments as they play with egg shakers, bells, rhythm sticks, drums and maracas in this fun, interactive program for parents and... more
Children explore music through movement and instruments as they play with egg shakers, bells, rhythm sticks, drums and maracas in this fun, interactive program for parents and preschoolers.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Jun 20, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Children explore music through movement and instruments as they play with egg shakers, bells, rhythm sticks, drums and maracas in this fun, interactive program for parents and... more
Children explore music through movement and instruments as they play with egg shakers, bells, rhythm sticks, drums and maracas in this fun, interactive program for parents and preschoolers.

Maker Space
Tue, Jun 20, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Come by the Maker Space to learn how to use our sewing machines, serger, sewing tools and supplies. You can even bring your own if you'd like!

Tandy Garden
Tue, Jun 20, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Join us for a movie and games in the garden.

Tandy Garden
Wed, Jun 21, 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, Jun 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us as we build a better world for our furry friends by making dog and cat toys out of recycled materials. We will donate all creations to a local animal shelter. for ages... more
Join us as we build a better world for our furry friends by making dog and cat toys out of recycled materials. We will donate all creations to a local animal shelter. for ages 12-18.

Maker Space
Wed, Jun 21, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Using the Maker Space Laser Engraver, we’ll make identification tags for your pet!

Tandy Garden
Thu, Jun 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us in the garden for outside fun and games! For ages 7 and younger.

41st and Riverside
Thu, Jun 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Children's songwriter and teaching artist Will Parker makes music for "kids ages 1-100."

Maker Space
Thu, Jun 22, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Come by the Maker Space to learn how to crochet! You can bring your own hooks and yarn or use ours.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Thu, Jun 22, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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.

Rescheduled
Thu, Jun 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
New date Thursday, June 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Investigate how liquids are transferred from one side of an object to another to learn how engineers get oil and other liquids across the continent.

Thu, Jun 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Investigate how liquids are transferred from one side of an object to another to learn how engineers get oil and other liquids across the continent.

Maker Space
Thu, Jun 22, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Come by the Maker Space to learn how to knit! You can bring your own knitting needles and yarn or use ours.

Maker Space
Fri, Jun 23, All day
Stop by the Maker Space to hone your drawing skills using the various tools and equipment provided.

Tandy Garden
Fri, Jun 23, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Grab your picnic basket and blanket and come to watch a movie with us in our garden. For ages 12 and younger.

Fri, Jun 23, 7:30pm - 11:00pm
Join us for a magical evening as Tulsa City-County Library and Philbrook Museum present a showing of "The NeverEnding Story" (rated PG) in the Philbrook Gardens.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Enjoy STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activities for kids ages 5-12. Class size is limited. Register online.
This event is full

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Mon, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Sharpen your Photoshop skills, design a video game, draft a graphic novel, or create a video using our green screen and video equipment. Open lab is a time to work on your own... more
Sharpen your Photoshop skills, design a video game, draft a graphic novel, or create a video using our green screen and video equipment. Open lab is a time to work on your own projects.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Jun 26, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes with friends and family. For all ages.