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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, Sep 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 22 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 23 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 24 1:00PM to 5:00PM

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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

Tandy Garden
Sat, Sep 23, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Come to our garden to watch a movie based on a popular children's book. If you have not read the book, check it out from the library and let us know which was better - the film... more
Come to our garden to watch a movie based on a popular children's book. 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.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Sep 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Homeschoolers, this program is for you! Enjoy STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activities for kids ages 5-12. Class size is limited. Register online.
This event is full

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Sep 25, 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, Sep 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.

Maker Space
Tue, Sep 26, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Need a costume for Halloween on the cheap? Learn how you can get started using EVA foam. We’ll go over some of the techniques used, including a small project that you can... more
Need a costume for Halloween on the cheap? Learn how you can get started using EVA foam. We’ll go over some of the techniques used, including a small project that you can take home.
This event is full

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Tue, Sep 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Want to learn more about the American Electric Power Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use of the... more
Want to learn more about the American Electric Power Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use of the Digital Literacy Lab.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Sep 26, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Bring your family to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with stories, crafts and traditional Mexican dances.

Tandy Garden
Wed, Sep 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Enjoy stories, rhymes and songs with your little one in this garden storytime. For newborns to 2-year-olds.

Computer Lab (311)
Wed, Sep 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn how to set up a free account and use it to send and receive email. You should take an Internet @ the Library class or have a familiarity with navigating the internet... more
Learn how to set up a free account and use it to send and receive email. You should take an Internet @ the Library class or have a familiarity with navigating the internet prior to taking this class.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Thu, Sep 28, 10:30am - 11:00am
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy!

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Thu, Sep 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Read or listen to “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the F.B.I.” by David Grann and then join us for this lively discussion.

Tandy Garden
Thu, Sep 28, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games! Weather permitting. For ages 4-10.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Thu, Sep 28, 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.

Sun, Oct 01, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us as we celebrate a fantastic first year of success at the renovated Central Library! Fun for the whole family!

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Mon, Oct 02, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Grab your lunch and join us for a review of "America's First Daughter" by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie, presented by Mary Lee Townsend, history professor, University of Tulsa.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Oct 02, 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, Oct 03, 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.

Tandy Garden
Wed, Oct 04, 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, Oct 04, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
See a demo of our 3-D printers. We'll discuss how they work, software used and what other customers have used 3-D printing for.

Tandy Garden
Wed, Oct 04, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
In honor of Adopt A Shelter Dog Month, SPCA Tulsa will bring some lovable dogs looking for a home. After a meet and greet with the dogs, stick around for a showing of "Best in... more
In honor of Adopt A Shelter Dog Month, SPCA Tulsa will bring some lovable dogs looking for a home. After a meet and greet with the dogs, stick around for a showing of "Best in Show" (rated PG-13).

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Wed, Oct 04, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Sensory Storytime focuses on learning with all five senses and is especially designed for children with a variety of learning styles or sensory integration challenges.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Thu, Oct 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy!

Tandy Garden
Thu, Oct 05, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games! Weather permitting. For ages 4-10.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Thu, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Design a video game. Draft your graphic novel. Create a video using our green screen. Open Lab is a time to work on your own projects. For ages 10-18.

Maker Space
Thu, Oct 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
See a demo of our laser engraver and projects you can do with it. We’ll discuss how the engraver works, software used and how you can get started creating as soon as the next... more
See a demo of our laser engraver and projects you can do with it. We’ll discuss how the engraver works, software used and how you can get started creating as soon as the next day. Seating is limited.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Fri, Oct 06, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join Luke Crouch, software developer at Mozilla, as he talks all things Dark Web. Registration is required. Register online.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Oct 10, 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.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Tue, Oct 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Learn about wills and probate and get your questions answered by an attorney. Presented by the Oklahoma Bar Association in conjunction with National Estate Planning Awareness Week.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Tue, Oct 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Want to learn more about the American Electric Power Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Orientation is required before independent use of the lab.

Pocahontas Greadington – Future Lab (LL3)
Tue, Oct 10, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us as we explore the different types of poetry and participate in writing exercises. Bring your imaginations. Register online.

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

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Wed, Oct 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Learn all about revocable and irrevocable trusts and get your questions answered by an attorney. Presented by the Oklahoma Bar Association in conjunction with National Estate... more
Learn all about revocable and irrevocable trusts and get your questions answered by an attorney. Presented by the Oklahoma Bar Association in conjunction with National Estate Planning Awareness Week.

Computer Lab (311)
Wed, Oct 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
This class is designed for people with little or no experience using the internet. You will learn to navigate the World Wide Web and use the library's catalog system and online... more
This class is designed for people with little or no experience using the internet. You will learn to navigate the World Wide Web and use the library's catalog system and online resources.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Thu, Oct 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy!

Tandy Garden
Thu, Oct 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games! Weather permitting. For ages 4-10.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Thu, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Design a video game. Draft your graphic novel. Create a video using our green screen. Open Lab is a time to work on your own projects. For ages 10-18.

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

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Mon, Oct 16, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Grab your lunch and join us for a review of "The Beekeeper's Apprentice" by Laurie R. King, presented by Catherine Gatchell, member of the Afghanistan Perceivers.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Mon, Oct 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Homeschoolers, this program is for you! Enjoy STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) activities for ages 5-12. Class size is limited. Register online.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Oct 16, 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, Oct 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.

Maker Space
Tue, Oct 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
We're bringing out the drawing board! Learn how the greats write and illustrate comics. Bring your imaginations. Registration is required. Register online. For ages 10-18.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Tue, Oct 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join us for an evening with New York Times best-selling author Brit Bennett as she discusses her debut novel, "The Mothers," which was released in 2016 with commercial and... more
Join us for an evening with New York Times best-selling author Brit Bennett as she discusses her debut novel, "The Mothers," which was released in 2016 with commercial and critical success.

Tandy Garden
Wed, Oct 18, 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, Oct 18, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Join us for a bit of "Hocus Pocus" in the garden! Enjoy crafts and activities while watching the movie.

Maker Space
Wed, Oct 18, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
See an instructional demonstration of how to screen print using stencils. After attending this orientation, you can make appointments to use the equipment for your own prints.

Tandy Garden
Wed, Oct 18, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Get into the spirit of the season with this modern horror classic from 1982 in which a typical suburban family home is invaded by ghosts. Rated PG.

Tandy Garden
Thu, Oct 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Professional musicians will play songs we know and love, while introducing kids to sounds of different musical instruments.

Tandy Garden
Thu, Oct 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games! Weather permitting. For ages 4-10.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Thu, Oct 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Design a video game. Draft your graphic novel. Create a video using our green screen. Open Lab is a time to work on your own projects. For ages 10-18.

Tandy Garden
Fri, Oct 20, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Everyone loves "The LEGO Batman Movie"! Come to the garden to watch it with us and play with our LEGOs. For ages 5-12.

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Mon, Oct 23, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Grab your lunch and join us for a review of "Killers of the Flower Moon" by David Grann, presented by Michael McBride, chairman, Indian Law & Gaming Practice Group at Crowe &... more
Grab your lunch and join us for a review of "Killers of the Flower Moon" by David Grann, presented by Michael McBride, chairman, Indian Law & Gaming Practice Group at Crowe & Dunlevy.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Oct 23, 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 (216)
Mon, Oct 23, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
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.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Oct 23, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy stories, songs and rhymes with friends and family. For all ages.