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American Indian Festival of Words Writers Award Presentation

LOCATION: Connor's Cove

2019-03-02 10:30:00 2019-03-02 11:30:00 America/Chicago American Indian Festival of Words Writers Award Presentation Laura Tohe, poet, writer, librettist, scholar of indigenous American literature and Navajo Nation poet laureate, will receive the 2019 American Indian Festival of Words Writers Award. Hardesty Regional Library

Saturday, March 02
10:30am - 11:30am

Add to Calendar 2019-03-02 10:30:00 2019-03-02 11:30:00 America/Chicago American Indian Festival of Words Writers Award Presentation Laura Tohe, poet, writer, librettist, scholar of indigenous American literature and Navajo Nation poet laureate, will receive the 2019 American Indian Festival of Words Writers Award. Hardesty Regional Library

Laura Tohe, poet, writer, librettist, scholar of indigenous American literature and Navajo Nation poet laureate, will receive the 2019 American Indian Festival of Words Writers Award.

Tohe will sign books after the presentation. Copies of her work will be available for purchase. Consisting of a $5,000 cash prize, the award recognizes written contributions of outstanding American Indian authors, poets, journalists, film and stage scriptwriters. It is the first and only award given by a public library to honor an American Indian writer. Sponsored by the American Indian Resource Center, Tulsa Library Trust, and The Maxine and Jack Zarrow Family Foundation.

Hardesty Regional Library

Phone: 918.549.7323

Branch manager
Emily Archibald

Hours
Mon, Aug 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Aug 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Aug 21 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Aug 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Aug 23 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Aug 24 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Aug 25 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Services

  • WiFi
  • Wireless printing
  • Checkout laptops for in-library use
  • Public Access Computers
  • Meeting Room(s)
  • Bike Locks
  • Recycling
  • Audio Induction Looping, Auditorium Access
  • Public Fax
  • Family Place
  • Genealogy Center
  • FedEx Drop Box

Upcoming events

Sat, Aug 24, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Computer Lab
Learn about free tools from the library and beyond to help you accomplish your marketing goals. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults.

Wed, Aug 28, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ash Meeting Room
Join the Hardesty Chapter of Nevermore Edits in a workshop-style writers meeting where you can receive feedback on your work and help others with theirs. Come and be inspired!... more
Join the Hardesty Chapter of Nevermore Edits in a workshop-style writers meeting where you can receive feedback on your work and help others with theirs. Come and be inspired! For adults.

Tue, Sep 03, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

Tue, Sep 03, 11:00am - 11:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Tue, Sep 03, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Get prepared for the naturalization process: civics, speaking, reading and writing. Intermediate to high English level is recommended. Registration is required. Call... more
Get prepared for the naturalization process: civics, speaking, reading and writing. Intermediate to high English level is recommended. Registration is required. Call 918-549-7400 to register.

Wed, Sep 04, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Wed, Sep 04, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room
The best in children's literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler.

Wed, Sep 04, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Pecan Meeting Room
Join fellow book enthusiasts to discuss "I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter" by Erika Sanchez and discover similar authors and titles you may enjoy. For adults.

Wed, Sep 04, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ash Meeting Room
Join the Hardesty Chapter of Nevermore Edits in a workshop-style writers meeting where you can receive feedback on your work and help others with theirs. Come and be inspired!... more
Join the Hardesty Chapter of Nevermore Edits in a workshop-style writers meeting where you can receive feedback on your work and help others with theirs. Come and be inspired! For adults.

Mon, Sep 09, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

Mon, Sep 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Maple Meeting Room
Join us for this interactive program featuring songs, dancing and lots of fun. For preschoolers and toddlers.

Tue, Sep 10, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

Tue, Sep 10, 11:00am - 11:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Tue, Sep 10, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Get prepared for the naturalization process: civics, speaking, reading and writing. Intermediate to high English level is recommended. Registration is required. Call... more
Get prepared for the naturalization process: civics, speaking, reading and writing. Intermediate to high English level is recommended. Registration is required. Call 918-549-7400 to register.

Wed, Sep 11, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Wed, Sep 11, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room
The best in children's literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler.

Wed, Sep 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ash Meeting Room
Join the Hardesty Chapter of Nevermore Edits in a workshop-style writers meeting where you can receive feedback on your work and help others with theirs. Come and be inspired!... more
Join the Hardesty Chapter of Nevermore Edits in a workshop-style writers meeting where you can receive feedback on your work and help others with theirs. Come and be inspired! For adults.

Wed, Sep 11, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
See a demonstration of our 3D printer. We'll discuss how the printer works, software used and 3D projects done by other customers. Location: Digital Lounge

Thu, Sep 12, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Storytime Room
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.

Thu, Sep 12, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join fellow young adult fantasy/science fiction enthusiasts to discuss "Girls of Paper and Fire" by Natasha Ngan. For ages 14 and up. Location: Digital Lounge

Sat, Sep 14, 10:30am - 11:20am
Computer Lab
Discover outstanding resources for school projects, reports and papers. This 50-minute demonstration will save you many hours this semester and semesters to come! Registration... more
Discover outstanding resources for school projects, reports and papers. This 50-minute demonstration will save you many hours this semester and semesters to come! Registration is required.

Mon, Sep 16, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

Tue, Sep 17, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Learn and enjoy songs, stories and activities that are just right for your little one at this lapsit storytime. For newborns to 2-year-olds and their caregivers.

Tue, Sep 17, 11:00am - 11:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Tue, Sep 17, 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Get prepared for the naturalization process: civics, speaking, reading and writing. Intermediate to high English level is recommended. Registration is required. Call... more
Get prepared for the naturalization process: civics, speaking, reading and writing. Intermediate to high English level is recommended. Registration is required. Call 918-549-7400 to register.

Tue, Sep 17, 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Connor's Cove Children's Theater
Kids of all ages will enjoy singing along to fun songs about Dimetrodons, cats and more, performed by this internationally touring, Billboard-charting band of two siblings from... more
Kids of all ages will enjoy singing along to fun songs about Dimetrodons, cats and more, performed by this internationally touring, Billboard-charting band of two siblings from Oregon.

Wed, Sep 18, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Wed, Sep 18, 11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime Room
The best in children's literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler.

Wed, Sep 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ash Meeting Room
Join the Hardesty Chapter of Nevermore Edits in a workshop-style writers meeting where you can receive feedback on your work and help others with theirs. Come and be inspired!... more
Join the Hardesty Chapter of Nevermore Edits in a workshop-style writers meeting where you can receive feedback on your work and help others with theirs. Come and be inspired! For adults.

Thu, Sep 19, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Ash Meeting Room
Come with the first page of your work in progress for the group to critique. Time will be allowed for some rewriting as well. For adults and teens.

Thu, Sep 19, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Storytime Room
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.

Sat, Sep 21, 10:30am - 11:30am
See a demonstration of our 3D printer. We'll discuss how the printer works, software used and 3D projects done by other customers. Location: Digital Lounge

Sat, Sep 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Discuss your favorite manga characters and books while watching Crunchyroll in the Digital Lounge. For ages 12-18.