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American Indian Festival of Words

2019-03-02 11:30:00 2019-03-02 14:30:00 America/Chicago American Indian Festival of Words Share the history and traditions of North America's native people. The free festival celebrates the contributions of American Indians through enlightening family programs. Hardesty Regional Library

Saturday, March 02
11:30am - 2:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-03-02 11:30:00 2019-03-02 14:30:00 America/Chicago American Indian Festival of Words Share the history and traditions of North America's native people. The free festival celebrates the contributions of American Indians through enlightening family programs. Hardesty Regional Library

Share the history and traditions of North America's native people. The free festival celebrates the contributions of American Indians through enlightening family programs.

The highlight of the festival is the Festival of Words American Indian Writers Award presentation. Laura Tohe, poet, writer, librettist, scholar of indigenous American literature and Navajo Nation poet laureate, will receive the award at 10:30 a.m. The festival also features native culture make-and-take crafts and demonstrations, performance by the Otoe singers, traditional American Indian dance exhibition, plus the Fifth Annual Preserving Our Tribal Languages Forum. Sponsored by Tulsa City-County Library's American Indian Resource Center, Tulsa Library Trust, The Maxine and Jack Zarrow Family Foundation, Dr. Frank and Mary Shaw, Friends of the Helmerich Library, Greater Tulsa Area Indian Affairs Commission, Tulsa Indian Community Foundation, and Visions and Voices. 

Hardesty Regional Library

Phone: 918.549.7323

Branch manager
Emily Archibald

Hours
Mon, Sep 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 27 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 28 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Sep 29 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

Mon, Sep 23, 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 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Pecan Meeting Room
Join us for this interactive program featuring songs, dancing and lots of fun. For preschoolers and toddlers.

Tue, Sep 24, 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 24, 11:00am - 11:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Tue, Sep 24, 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 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Maple Meeting Room
Everyone has a story to tell, but where do you start?

Wed, Sep 25, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Wed, Sep 25, 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 25, 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 26, 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.

Mon, Sep 30, 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, Oct 01, 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, Oct 01, 11:00am - 11:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Tue, Oct 01, 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, Oct 02, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Wed, Oct 02, 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, Oct 02, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Pecan Meeting Room
Join fellow book enthusiasts to discuss "We Have Always Lived in the Castle" by Shirley Jackson and discover similar authors and titles you may enjoy. For adults.

Wed, Oct 02, 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, Oct 03, 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, Oct 05, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Computer Lab
This hands-on class is a quick overview of using free Tinkercad software to design your own 3D models and then learning how to bring those models to life on our 3D printer.

Mon, Oct 07, 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, Oct 07, 11:00am - 11:30am
Pecan Meeting Room
Join us for this interactive program featuring songs, dancing and lots of fun. For preschoolers and toddlers.

Tue, Oct 08, 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, Oct 08, 11:00am - 11:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Tue, Oct 08, 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, Oct 09, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Wed, Oct 09, 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, Oct 09, 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, Oct 10, 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, Oct 10, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join fellow young adult fantasy/science fiction enthusiasts to discuss "The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein" by Kiersten White. For ages 14 and up. Location: Digital Lounge

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

Tue, Oct 15, 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, Oct 15, 11:00am - 11:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Canceled
Tue, Oct 15, 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, Oct 16, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Wed, Oct 16, 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, Oct 16, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Oak Meeting Room
Meld science and art by making and painting with puffy paint! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For elementary students.

Wed, Oct 16, 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, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Maple Meeting Room
In this session we will dive into the art of Query Letter writing. We will learn the dos and don'ts of query writing according to literary agents, and their importance in the... more
In this session we will dive into the art of Query Letter writing. We will learn the dos and don'ts of query writing according to literary agents, and their importance in the publishing world.

Thu, Oct 17, 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.

Mon, Oct 21, 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, Oct 21, 11:00am - 11:30am
Pecan Meeting Room
Join us for this interactive program featuring songs, dancing and lots of fun. For preschoolers and toddlers.

Tue, Oct 22, 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, Oct 22, 11:00am - 11:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Tue, Oct 22, 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, Oct 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Drop in and play chess — or learn to play if you don't know how. Mr. Paul will share a few of his favorite chess resources, websites and books. For ages 5-12.

Wed, Oct 23, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Wed, Oct 23, 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, Oct 23, 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.