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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, Apr 22 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 23 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 26 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 27 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Apr 28 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

Storytime Room
Thu, Apr 25, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
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.

Storytime Room
Mon, Apr 29, 10:00am - 10:20am
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.

Ash Meeting Room
Mon, Apr 29, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Let the library be your creative space away from distraction as you work on your writing project. Write for two hours surrounded by other writers and hold each other to your... more
Let the library be your creative space away from distraction as you work on your writing project. Write for two hours surrounded by other writers and hold each other to your individual writing goals.

Storytime Room
Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 10:20am
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.

Storytime Room
Tue, Apr 30, 11:00am - 11:20am
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Pecan Meeting Room
Wed, May 01, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join fellow book enthusiasts to discuss "Archival Quality" by Ivy Noelle Weir and discover similar authors and titles you may enjoy.

Ash Meeting Room
Wed, May 01, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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.

Fri, May 03, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Williams-Garcia will receive the Tulsa Library Trust's 2019 Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature, speak about her life and works, answer questions from the... more
Williams-Garcia will receive the Tulsa Library Trust's 2019 Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature, speak about her life and works, answer questions from the audience and sign books.

Ash Meeting Room
Mon, May 06, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Let the library be your creative space away from distraction as you work on your writing project.

Ash Meeting Room
Wed, May 08, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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, May 09, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join fellow young adult fantasy enthusiasts to discuss "Akata Witch" by Nnedi Okorafor and discover similar authors and titles you may enjoy. For ages 14 and up. Location:... more
Join fellow young adult fantasy enthusiasts to discuss "Akata Witch" by Nnedi Okorafor and discover similar authors and titles you may enjoy. For ages 14 and up. Location: Digital Lounge

Ash Meeting Room
Mon, May 13, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Let the library be your creative space away from distraction as you work on your writing project.

Ash Meeting Room
Wed, May 15, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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.

Ash Meeting Room
Thu, May 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn how to build believable protagonists and antagonists.

Maple Meeting Room
Thu, May 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Discover the options available for autosomal DNA testing and compare what tools the testing sites have to offer.

Computer Lab
Sat, May 18, 10:00am - 11:30am
This hands-on class is a quick overview of using free Tinkercad software to design your own 3D models and then learn how to bring those models to life on our 3D printer.

Ash Meeting Room
Mon, May 20, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Let the library be your creative space away from distraction as you work on your writing project.

Tue, May 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
What wonderful things your child will be! Help us celebrate children ready to “graduate” from Build A Reader storytimes at the library to the next step of preschool or... more
What wonderful things your child will be! Help us celebrate children ready to “graduate” from Build A Reader storytimes at the library to the next step of preschool or kindergarten.

Ash Meeting Room
Wed, May 22, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
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.