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Ignite Tulsa: Creative Spark

2018-06-21 18:30:00 2018-06-21 20:30:00 America/Chicago Ignite Tulsa: Creative Spark Fast-paced, inspiring and social, Ignite Tulsa is all of these and more. Join some of Tulsa’s most imaginative people as they talk about their passions and the creative spark that drives them. Central Library

Thursday, June 21
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2018-06-21 18:30:00 2018-06-21 20:30:00 America/Chicago Ignite Tulsa: Creative Spark Fast-paced, inspiring and social, Ignite Tulsa is all of these and more. Join some of Tulsa’s most imaginative people as they talk about their passions and the creative spark that drives them. Central Library

Central Library

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center

Fast-paced, inspiring and social, Ignite Tulsa is all of these and more. Join some of Tulsa’s most imaginative people as they talk about their passions and the creative spark that drives them.

Presenters each have just five minutes and 20 slides to inspire, engage and enlighten us. Run by local volunteers who are connected through the global Ignite network, Ignite Tulsa is a force for raising the collective IQ and building connections in our community. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Central Library

Phone: 918.549.7323

Branch manager
Buddy Ingalls

Hours
Mon, Aug 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Aug 14 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Aug 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Aug 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Aug 17 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Aug 18 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Aug 19 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

Sat, Aug 18, All day
Create a story with your family at the library! Check out the prop box of the week and dream up your own dramatic play complete with costumes and backdrop. Ideal for ages 3 to 8.

Mon, Aug 20, All day
Create a story with your family at the library! Check out the prop box of the week and dream up your own dramatic play complete with costumes and backdrop. Ideal for ages 3 to 8.

Tue, Aug 21, All day
Create a story with your family at the library! Check out the prop box of the week and dream up your own dramatic play complete with costumes and backdrop. Ideal for ages 3 to 8.

Wed, Aug 22, All day
Create a story with your family at the library! Check out the prop box of the week and dream up your own dramatic play complete with costumes and backdrop. Ideal for ages 3 to 8.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Wed, Aug 22, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class as we explore the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications and more. Registration is required. Register... more
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class as we explore the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications and more. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Maker Space
Wed, Aug 22, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
See a demonstration of our CNC carver. We’ll discuss how the machine works, software used and example projects. Seating is limited. Registration is required. Register online... more
See a demonstration of our CNC carver. We’ll discuss how the machine works, software used and example projects. Seating is limited. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 23, All day
Create a story with your family at the library! Check out the prop box of the week and dream up your own dramatic play complete with costumes and backdrop. Ideal for ages 3 to 8.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Thu, Aug 23, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you know how your priceless memories spread between your computer, email, social media accounts and phone will be passed along to your loved ones?

Maker Space
Thu, Aug 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Check out our laser engraver for an instructional demonstration discussing how the engraver works, software used and projects you can do. Seating is limited. Registration is... more
Check out our laser engraver for an instructional demonstration discussing how the engraver works, software used and projects you can do. Seating is limited. Registration is required.
This event is full

Fri, Aug 24, All day
Create a story with your family at the library! Check out the prop box of the week and dream up your own dramatic play complete with costumes and backdrop. Ideal for ages 3 to 8.

Sat, Aug 25, All day
Create a story with your family at the library! Check out the prop box of the week and dream up your own dramatic play complete with costumes and backdrop. Ideal for ages 3 to 8.

Mon, Aug 27, All day
Create a story with your family at the library! Check out the prop box of the week and dream up your own dramatic play complete with costumes and backdrop. Ideal for ages 3 to 8.

Tue, Aug 28, All day
Create a story with your family at the library! Check out the prop box of the week and dream up your own dramatic play complete with costumes and backdrop. Ideal for ages 3 to 8.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Tue, Aug 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Want to learn more about the American Electric Power Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Discover what we're about! Orientation is required before independent use of the lab.... more
Want to learn more about the American Electric Power Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Discover what we're about! Orientation is required before independent use of the lab. Registration is required.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Tue, Aug 28, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Looking to save your family history in a more updated format? Learn how to use our digitization equipment to digitize your slides, photos, vinyl and cassette. Registration is... more
Looking to save your family history in a more updated format? Learn how to use our digitization equipment to digitize your slides, photos, vinyl and cassette. Registration is required.

Wed, Aug 29, All day
Create a story with your family at the library! Check out the prop box of the week and dream up your own dramatic play complete with costumes and backdrop. Ideal for ages 3 to 8.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Wed, Aug 29, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us for an introductory class as we create surrealist photos using Photoshop. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 30, All day
Create a story with your family at the library! Check out the prop box of the week and dream up your own dramatic play complete with costumes and backdrop. Ideal for ages 3 to 8.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Thu, Aug 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Read or listen to "Nutshell," Ian McEwan's novel told from the perspective of a child in utero, and then join us for this lively discussion.

Fri, Aug 31, All day
Create a story with your family at the library! Check out the prop box of the week and dream up your own dramatic play complete with costumes and backdrop. Ideal for ages 3 to 8.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Sep 04, 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.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Tue, Sep 04, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join Andrea Hunter, director of The Osage Nation Historic Preservation Office, and deepen your understanding of Osage history and culture. Registration is encouraged, but not... more
Join Andrea Hunter, director of The Osage Nation Historic Preservation Office, and deepen your understanding of Osage history and culture. Registration is encouraged, but not required.

Pocahontas Greadington – Main
Wed, Sep 05, 10:00am - 11:00am
Are you feeling lucky? Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for a free game of Bingo. We will play three rounds of Bingo, with fun prizes for the winner of each round!

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Wed, Sep 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us 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.

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Wed, Sep 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Organizing your digital photos and documents can be confusing. Join us as we explore best practices for organizing and storing your digital assets. Registration is required.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Wed, Sep 05, 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, Sep 06, 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, Sep 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games (weather permitting). For ages 4-10.

Fri, Sep 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Join Tulsa County residents in reading David Grann’s "Killers of the Flower Moon." At this capstone event, Grann will discuss the book, answer questions from the audience... more
Join Tulsa County residents in reading David Grann’s "Killers of the Flower Moon." At this capstone event, Grann will discuss the book, answer questions from the audience and sign books.

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

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Mon, Sep 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Heather Lorenz, RN, coordinator, Comprehensive Stroke System, St. John Health System, will discuss mental and physical activities to help keep brain function and memory in... more
Heather Lorenz, RN, coordinator, Comprehensive Stroke System, St. John Health System, will discuss mental and physical activities to help keep brain function and memory in optimal working condition.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Sep 10, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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, Sep 10, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Tue, Sep 11, 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.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Tue, Sep 11, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Want to learn more about the American Electric Power Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Registration is required. Register online or call... more
Want to learn more about the American Electric Power Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Tandy Garden
Wed, Sep 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Join us 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.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Wed, Sep 12, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Looking to save your family history in a more updated format? Learn how to use our digitization equipment to digitize slides, photographs, vinyl and cassette for your genealogy... more
Looking to save your family history in a more updated format? Learn how to use our digitization equipment to digitize slides, photographs, vinyl and cassette for your genealogy projects.

Maker Space
Wed, Sep 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Join us for an instructional demonstration of our 3-D printers. Learn how the printers work, software used and what other customers have created. Seating is limited.... more
Join us for an instructional demonstration of our 3-D printers. Learn how the printers work, software used and what other customers have created. Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Thu, Sep 13, 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!

Maker Space
Thu, Sep 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Check out our laser engraver for an instructional demonstration to see how the engraver works, software used and projects you can do. Seating is limited. Registration is required.

Tandy Garden
Thu, Sep 13, 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 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for an introduction to Photoshop. For ages 13-18. Registration is required. Register online.

Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Fri, Sep 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join Luke Crouch, software developer at Mozilla, as he talks all things machine learning. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults.

Maker Space
Mon, Sep 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
See an instructional demonstration of how to screen print using stencils. Seating is limited. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. 

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Mon, Sep 17, 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Join us for an evening of video games, virtual reality, board games, popcorn, prize drawings and more! For ages 10-18.

Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Mon, Sep 17, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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.