close
Font size options
Increase or decrease the font size for this website by clicking on the 'A's.
Contrast options
Choose a colour combintion to give he most comfortable contrast.

Tulsa Day of YA: Author Panels, Writing Workshops and More!

2020-02-22 09:00:00 2020-02-22 17:00:00 America/Chicago Tulsa Day of YA: Author Panels, Writing Workshops and More! This free one-day event celebrates young adult literature, writing, authors and fans. All readers of YA are welcome! Registration is required, and lunch is provided. For teens and adults. Central Library

Saturday, February 22
9:00am - 5:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-02-22 09:00:00 2020-02-22 17:00:00 America/Chicago Tulsa Day of YA: Author Panels, Writing Workshops and More! This free one-day event celebrates young adult literature, writing, authors and fans. All readers of YA are welcome! Registration is required, and lunch is provided. For teens and adults. Central Library

This free one-day event celebrates young adult literature, writing, authors and fans. All readers of YA are welcome! Registration is required, and lunch is provided. For teens and adults.

Visit www.tulsalibrary.org/tulsa-day-ya to register or for more details.

Location: Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center

Central Library

Phone: 918.549.7323

Branch manager
Buddy Ingalls

Hours
Mon, Feb 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Feb 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Feb 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Feb 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Feb 28 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Feb 29 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 01 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

Wed, Feb 26, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring your babies for bubbles and books, and your toddlers for trikes and tales! Our songs, stories, games and activities will aid in developing your child's early literacy skills.

Wed, Feb 26, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
NEW LOCATION: MARTIN REGIONAL LIBRARY

Thu, Feb 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy! For ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Canceled
Thu, Feb 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Read or listen to "Men We Reaped: A Memoir" by Jesmyn Ward and then join the discussion. No time to finish, but want to see what the hype is all about? No problem, we look... more
Read or listen to "Men We Reaped: A Memoir" by Jesmyn Ward and then join the discussion. No time to finish, but want to see what the hype is all about? No problem, we look forward to having you!

Canceled
Thu, Feb 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Check out our desktop CNC mill to learn how to use it and start working on your own projects. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Sat, Feb 29, 9:30am - 12:30pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Join Mikeal Vaughn of Urban Coders Guild for an introduction class to iOS app development using Xcode. You should have experience using a computer. Seating is limited.... more
Join Mikeal Vaughn of Urban Coders Guild for an introduction class to iOS app development using Xcode. You should have experience using a computer. Seating is limited. Registration is required.
This event is full

Sat, Feb 29, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Intergalactic Spaceport & Emporium
Are you planning on entering this year's contest? If so, drop in and get some help with drafting and editing your work. Snacks are provided, while supplies last. For ages 13-18.

Mon, Mar 02, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Zink Family Large Group Study Room (201)
Tulsa Healthcare Coverage Program will be here to provide individualized assistance with SoonerCare, Insure Oklahoma and the Affordable Care Act. Please bring ID and income... more
Tulsa Healthcare Coverage Program will be here to provide individualized assistance with SoonerCare, Insure Oklahoma and the Affordable Care Act. Please bring ID and income verification.

Mon, Mar 02, 11:00am - 11:30am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Sing, dance and have fun with Mr. Benji. For toddlers to elementary-school kids.

Mon, Mar 02, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
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... more
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 skills.

Tue, Mar 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
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.

Tue, Mar 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. For... more
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. For adults and teens.

Wed, Mar 04, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring your babies for bubbles and books, and your toddlers for trikes and tales! Our songs, stories, games and activities will aid in developing your child's early literacy skills.

Thu, Mar 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy! For ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Mon, Mar 09, 11:00am - 11:30am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Sing, dance and have fun with Mr. Benji. For toddlers to elementary-school kids.

Mon, Mar 09, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for this lunchtime book talk series and discover your next read or dive deeper into a latest bestseller.

Mon, Mar 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Maker Space
Craft with yarn. Bring your current project, or let us teach you some basic stitches and use materials we provide to start your first masterpiece. All experience levels are... more
Craft with yarn. Bring your current project, or let us teach you some basic stitches and use materials we provide to start your first masterpiece. All experience levels are welcome. For adults.

Mon, Mar 09, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
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... more
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 skills.

Tue, Mar 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
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.

Tue, Mar 10, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. For... more
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. For adults and teens.

Wed, Mar 11, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring your babies for bubbles and books, and your toddlers for trikes and tales! Our songs, stories, games and activities will aid in developing your child's early literacy skills.

Wed, Mar 11, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Want to learn more about the AEP/PSO Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For... more
Want to learn more about the AEP/PSO Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Come and see what we’re about! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults and teens.

Thu, Mar 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy! For ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Thu, Mar 12, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Tandy Garden
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games (weather permitting). For ages 4-10.

Thu, Mar 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Maker Space
See a demonstration of our 3D printer. We'll discuss how the printer works, software used and 3D projects done by other customers. Registration is required. Register online or... more
See a demonstration of our 3D printer. We'll discuss how the printer works, software used and 3D projects done by other customers. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Fri, Mar 13, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Tandy Garden
Grab your picnic basket and come to watch a movie with us in our garden. For ages 12 and younger.

Sat, Mar 14, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Kids ages 5-12 are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend.

Mon, Mar 16, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Zink Family Large Group Study Room (201)
Tulsa Healthcare Coverage Program will be here to provide individualized assistance with SoonerCare, Insure Oklahoma and the Affordable Care Act. Please bring ID and income... more
Tulsa Healthcare Coverage Program will be here to provide individualized assistance with SoonerCare, Insure Oklahoma and the Affordable Care Act. Please bring ID and income verification.

Mon, Mar 16, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Are you looking for things to do during spring break Join us for video games at the library! We'll have multiple consoles and games from which to choose. For ages 10-18.

Mon, Mar 16, 11:00am - 11:30am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Sing, dance and have fun with Mr. Benji. For toddlers to elementary-school kids.

Mon, Mar 16, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Looking to expand your real-life social network? Check out our latest "Speed-Friending" event, complete with ice breakers, games, and a free tea and coffee bar. Registration is... more
Looking to expand your real-life social network? Check out our latest "Speed-Friending" event, complete with ice breakers, games, and a free tea and coffee bar. Registration is limited and required.

Mon, Mar 16, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
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... more
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 skills.

Tue, Mar 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
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.

Tue, Mar 17, 12:10pm - 1:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington – Main
Bring your lunch and get gardening tips from the experts on container gardening, a fun and flexible way to grow! For adults.

Tue, Mar 17, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Are you looking for things to do during spring break? Join us for Sphero battles at the library! Build obstacles and navigate through with sphere robots. Registration is... more
Are you looking for things to do during spring break? Join us for Sphero battles at the library! Build obstacles and navigate through with sphere robots. Registration is required. For ages 10-18.

Tue, Mar 17, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Looking to save your family history in a more updated format? Learn how you can use our digitization equipment for your genealogy projects. Registration required. Register... more
Looking to save your family history in a more updated format? Learn how you can use our digitization equipment for your genealogy projects. Registration required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Tue, Mar 17, 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab (311)
Are you looking to grow your nonprofit? Attend this special presentation and learn how the library can help you find funders, improve your grant-writing skills and more!... more
Are you looking to grow your nonprofit? Attend this special presentation and learn how the library can help you find funders, improve your grant-writing skills and more! Registration is required.

Tue, Mar 17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. For... more
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. For adults and teens.

Tue, Mar 17, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
The biggest literary debut of the year is "Such a Fun Age" by Kiley Reid, and she’s coming to Tulsa! Bring your book club. Bring your friends. Free and open to all. Moderated... more
The biggest literary debut of the year is "Such a Fun Age" by Kiley Reid, and she’s coming to Tulsa! Bring your book club. Bring your friends. Free and open to all. Moderated by Carissa Kellerby.

Wed, Mar 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab (311)
Are you looking for things to do during spring break? Join us for Minecraft and Roblox for ages 10-18.

Wed, Mar 18, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring your babies for bubbles and books, and your toddlers for trikes and tales! Our songs, stories, games and activities will aid in developing your child's early literacy skills.

Thu, Mar 19, 10:30am - 11:20am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Learn about electricity and observe some awesome chemical reactions in this unique and engaging science demonstration for ages 4-12.

Thu, Mar 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Maker Space
Have you always wanted to take apart a computer or keyboard? Join us for a program where it's okay to break things. Registration is required. Register online or call... more
Have you always wanted to take apart a computer or keyboard? Join us for a program where it's okay to break things. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For ages 10-18.

Thu, Mar 19, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games (weather permitting). For ages 4-10.

Thu, Mar 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Are you a romance lover? This book club is for you! Join us we discuss "Pride, Prejudice and Other Flavors" by Sonali Dev, a modern "Pride and Prejudice" adaption that will... more
Are you a romance lover? This book club is for you! Join us we discuss "Pride, Prejudice and Other Flavors" by Sonali Dev, a modern "Pride and Prejudice" adaption that will keep you laughing.

Thu, Mar 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Maker Space
Check out our laser engraver to learn how to use the machine and what type of projects you can make. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323.

Fri, Mar 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Picnic with your family while watching the basketball game in the Tandy Garden. Popcorn and face painting are provided.

Fri, Mar 20, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Alexa, Siri, Google, oh my! Join Wassim Metallaoui, a software developer and home technology enthusiast, as he talks about the basics of home automation and personal... more
Alexa, Siri, Google, oh my! Join Wassim Metallaoui, a software developer and home technology enthusiast, as he talks about the basics of home automation and personal assistants. Registration required.

Sat, Mar 21, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
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, Mar 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Calling all writers! Join Josh Wann for this workshop designed to help writers boost their engagement with the creative process and craft of writing. Registration is required.... more
Calling all writers! Join Josh Wann for this workshop designed to help writers boost their engagement with the creative process and craft of writing. Registration is required. For adults.
This event is full

Mon, Mar 23, 11:00am - 11:30am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Sing, dance and have fun with Mr. Benji. For toddlers to elementary-school kids.

Mon, Mar 23, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries for this lunchtime book talk series and discover your next read or dive deeper into a latest bestseller.

Mon, Mar 23, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Maker Space General Access 1
Learn the art of freehand embroidery. We'll provide all the materials you'll need to create an embroidered masterpiece! Registration is required. Register online or call... more
Learn the art of freehand embroidery. We'll provide all the materials you'll need to create an embroidered masterpiece! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults.

Mon, Mar 23, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
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... more
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 skills.

Tue, Mar 24, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
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.

Tue, Mar 24, 12:10pm - 1:00pm
Bring your lunch and get gardening tips from the experts for growing a truly tasteful garden with herbs. For adults.

Tue, Mar 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. For... more
All skill levels are welcome to join us for this beginning yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Christine Von de Veld. Bring your own yoga mat or use one of ours. For adults and teens.

Wed, Mar 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Bring your babies for bubbles and books, and your toddlers for trikes and tales! Our songs, stories, games and activities will aid in developing your child's early literacy skills.

Thu, Mar 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Busy hands, busy brain! Preschoolers learn through hands-on activities. We will explore, experiment and create. Be ready to get messy! For ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

Thu, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Read or listen to "Severance" by Ling Ma and then join the discussion. No time to finish, but want to see what the hype is all about? No problem, we look forward to having you!... more
Read or listen to "Severance" by Ling Ma and then join the discussion. No time to finish, but want to see what the hype is all about? No problem, we look forward to having you! For adults.

Thu, Mar 26, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Tandy Garden
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games (weather permitting). For ages 4-10.