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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, Jul 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jul 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jul 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jul 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jul 19 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jul 20 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 21 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

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Wed, Jul 17, 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, Jul 17, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Frossard Auditorium
New York-based artist and author of "An Artist’s America" Michael Albert brings his hands-on cereal-box collage workshop. Class size is limited to 40. Registration is required.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jul 17, 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, Jul 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Connor's Cove Children's Theater
Moms, dads, caregivers! Relax and enjoy a movie just for you without worrying about your baby's noise or movement disrupting other moviegoers. We keep the lights dimmed and the... more
Moms, dads, caregivers! Relax and enjoy a movie just for you without worrying about your baby's noise or movement disrupting other moviegoers. We keep the lights dimmed and the sound volume down.

Thu, Jul 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ash Meeting Room
In this session we will focus on specific writing tools to help in our creative endeavors.

Thu, Jul 18, 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, Jul 20, 9:30am - 10:30am
Frossard Auditorium
John Phillips, retired head, Government Documents Department, Edmon Low Library, Oklahoma State University, leads this discussion of the Serial Set, its history and benefits... more
John Phillips, retired head, Government Documents Department, Edmon Low Library, Oklahoma State University, leads this discussion of the Serial Set, its history and benefits for family historians.

Sat, Jul 20, 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, Jul 20, 10:45am - 11:45am
Frossard Auditorium
Did you know you can access digital maps from the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Geological Survey? Learn how these collections and the Oklahoma Digital Maps Collection can... more
Did you know you can access digital maps from the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Geological Survey? Learn how these collections and the Oklahoma Digital Maps Collection can enhance your research.

Sat, Jul 20, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Frossard Auditorium
Join Liz Walker, Genealogy Resource Center associate, and discover the options available for autosomal DNA testing and compare what tools the testing sites have to offer.

Mon, Jul 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.

Mon, Jul 22, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Ash Meeting Room
Let the library be your creative space away from distraction as you work on your writing project.

Tue, Jul 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.

Tue, Jul 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Connor's Cove Children's Theater
Mr. Stinky Feet will get the whole family rocking! With a healthy dose of clever fun and a whole lot of heart, Jim Cosgrove’s music inspires the childlike nature of kids and... more
Mr. Stinky Feet will get the whole family rocking! With a healthy dose of clever fun and a whole lot of heart, Jim Cosgrove’s music inspires the childlike nature of kids and adults.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Connor's Cove Children's Theater
Mr. Stinky Feet will get the whole family rocking! With a healthy dose of clever fun and a whole lot of heart, Jim Cosgrove’s music inspires the childlike nature of kids and... more
Mr. Stinky Feet will get the whole family rocking! With a healthy dose of clever fun and a whole lot of heart, Jim Cosgrove’s music inspires the childlike nature of kids and adults.

Wed, Jul 24, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Wed, Jul 24, 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, Jul 24, 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, Jul 25, 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.

Fri, Jul 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Connor's Cove Children's Theater
From story songs to movement songs, Staci's music has something for everyone! Come and check out "The Crocodile Dance" and "Big Bubble Be Bop"!

Fri, Jul 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Connor's Cove Children's Theater
From story songs to movement songs, Staci's music has something for everyone! Come and check out "The Crocodile Dance" and "Big Bubble Be Bop"!

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Connor's Cove Children's Theater
Beat the heat with a free showing of "First Man" (rated PG-13). NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong rigorously trains to become the first man to walk on the moon.

Mon, Jul 29, 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, Jul 29, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Ash Meeting Room
Let the library be your creative space away from distraction as you work on your writing project.

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

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 10:20am
Storytime Room
Join us for songs, stories and movements geared to your toddler.

Wed, Jul 31, 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, Jul 31, 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, Aug 01, 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.

Wed, Aug 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Pecan Meeting Room
Join fellow book enthusiasts to discuss "Circe" by Madeline Miller and discover similar authors and titles you may enjoy. For adults.

Wed, Aug 07, 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, Aug 08, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join fellow Young Adult fantasy enthusiasts to discuss "For a Muse of Fire" by Heidi Heilig and discover similar authors and titles you may enjoy. For ages 14 and up. ... more
Join fellow Young Adult fantasy enthusiasts to discuss "For a Muse of Fire" by Heidi Heilig and discover similar authors and titles you may enjoy. For ages 14 and up. Location: Digital Lounge

Sat, Aug 10, 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

Wed, Aug 14, 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, Aug 15, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Pecan Meeting Room
Do you have a small business or want to start one? Learn about SBA services to help you design, organize, manage, grow, promote and finance your new or current business.... more
Do you have a small business or want to start one? Learn about SBA services to help you design, organize, manage, grow, promote and finance your new or current business. Registration is required.

Thu, Aug 15, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Frossard Auditorium
Get hyped for Harry and the Potters with wizardly activities, a costume contest with prizes and more! Enjoy snacks straight from Hogsmeade and compete in minigames to win... more
Get hyped for Harry and the Potters with wizardly activities, a costume contest with prizes and more! Enjoy snacks straight from Hogsmeade and compete in minigames to win points for your house!

Thu, Aug 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Connor's Cove Children's Theater
What would happen if Harry Potter had quit the Quidditch team and created a punk-rock band with himself? The answer is Harry and the Potters! Join us for an awesome Wizard... more
What would happen if Harry Potter had quit the Quidditch team and created a punk-rock band with himself? The answer is Harry and the Potters! Join us for an awesome Wizard Rock experience.