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World in a Box

2022-08-06 11:00:00 2022-08-06 15:00:00 America/Chicago World in a Box Stamp your passport as you visit and experience cultures from around the world! Enjoy live performances and free hands-on activities for all ages. Central Library

Saturday, August 06
11:00am - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2022-08-06 11:00:00 2022-08-06 15:00:00 America/Chicago World in a Box Stamp your passport as you visit and experience cultures from around the world! Enjoy live performances and free hands-on activities for all ages. Central Library

Central Library

Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center

Stamp your passport as you visit and experience cultures from around the world! Enjoy live performances and free hands-on activities for all ages.

Sponsored by Tulsa City-County Library, Tulsa Library Trust and Tulsa Global Alliance.

Central Library

Phone: 918.549.7323

Branch manager
Buddy Ingalls

Hours
Mon, Oct 03 Closed
(Staff Development Day)
Tue, Oct 04 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Oct 05 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Oct 06 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Oct 07 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Oct 08 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 09 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, Oct 05, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading.

Thu, Oct 06, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Connie Cronley will facilitate a discussion of "Olive Kitteridge" by Elizabeth Strout, recipient of the 2022 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award.

Thu, Oct 06, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Tandy Garden
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games (weather permitting). For ages 4-10.

Thu, Oct 06, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
You worked hard to create your intellectual property. Learn how to keep it safe through patents, copyrights and trademarks. Registration is required. Register online or call... more
You worked hard to create your intellectual property. Learn how to keep it safe through patents, copyrights and trademarks. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults.

Sun, Oct 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Join us for a classic film screening each second Sunday of the month. Rated PG. For adults.

Mon, Oct 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Join us for a fun night of chatting and crafting while we make homemade Halloween decorations. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults.
This event is full

Tue, Oct 11, 10:30am - 11:00am
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, Oct 11, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Winter can be rough for birds. Learn how to help our feathered friends get through the cold! For adults.

Tue, Oct 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab (311)
Get job-hunting help! We will help you set up an email account, create or update a résumé, and search and apply for jobs. Registration is required. Register online or call... more
Get job-hunting help! We will help you set up an email account, create or update a résumé, and search and apply for jobs. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults.

Tue, Oct 11, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Do you have an absolutely incredible book you're dying to talk about? We'd love to hear about it!

Tue, Oct 11, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a beginner-friendly yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Beth Richmond. Email rebecca.harrison@tulsalibrary.org with questions.

Wed, Oct 12, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading.

Thu, Oct 13, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Tandy Garden
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games (weather permitting). For ages 4-10.

Thu, Oct 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Join us as local technology professionals share advice and insights on STEAM and working in IT. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For teens and... more
Join us as local technology professionals share advice and insights on STEAM and working in IT. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For teens and adults.

Mon, Oct 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Want to learn more about the AEP/PSO Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Join us 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? Join us and see what we’re about! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults and teens.

Mon, Oct 17, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Discover your next read or dive deeper into a latest bestseller with this lunchtime book talk series. For adults.

Mon, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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, Oct 18, 10:30am - 11:00am
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, Oct 18, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Maker Space
Join this multi-day Maker Space cosplay workshop to learn cosplay and complete a project over the course of three days! Registration is required. Register online or call... more
Join this multi-day Maker Space cosplay workshop to learn cosplay and complete a project over the course of three days! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For ages 12-18.

Tue, Oct 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab (311)
Get job-hunting help! We will help you set up an email account, create or update a résumé, and search and apply for jobs. Registration is required. Register online or call... more
Get job-hunting help! We will help you set up an email account, create or update a résumé, and search and apply for jobs. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults.

Tue, Oct 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a beginner-friendly yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Beth Richmond. Email rebecca.harrison@tulsalibrary.org with questions.

Tue, Oct 18, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Join us on the first and third Tuesday of the month for this free mental health series led by Licensed Clinical Social Worker Andrew Duffy. For adults.

Wed, Oct 19, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading.

Wed, Oct 19, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Maker Space
Join this multi-day Maker Space cosplay workshop to learn cosplay and complete a project over the course of three days! Registration is required. Register online or call... more
Join this multi-day Maker Space cosplay workshop to learn cosplay and complete a project over the course of three days! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For ages 12-18.

Thu, Oct 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Enjoy popular autumn crafts with a science twist. For ages 3-12.

Thu, Oct 20, 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Maker Space
Join this multi-day Maker Space cosplay workshop to learn cosplay and complete a project over the course of three days! Registration is required. Register online or call... more
Join this multi-day Maker Space cosplay workshop to learn cosplay and complete a project over the course of three days! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For ages 12-18.

Thu, Oct 20, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Tandy Garden
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games (weather permitting). For ages 4-10.

Thu, Oct 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Are you a romance lover? This book club is for you! Join us as we discuss "The Vanishing" by Jayne Ann Krentz. For adults.

Fri, Oct 21, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Tandy Garden
Grab your picnic basket and blanket and join us for a movie in our garden (weather permitting). For ages 12 and younger.

Sat, Oct 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join an industry expert and economic development librarians to get the tools and data you need to organize your business ideas! Registration is required. For adults.
This event is full

Sat, Oct 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Paint your own artistic masterpiece using the chemical reactions between baking soda and vinegar! This STEAM activity is for ages 3-12.

Mon, Oct 24, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Discover your next read or dive deeper into a latest bestseller with this lunchtime book talk series. For adults.

Mon, Oct 24, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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.

Mon, Oct 24, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
We'll test your knowledge of things that go bump in the night--from local legends to scary movies. Registration is required. For adults.

Tue, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
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, Oct 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab (311)
Get job-hunting help! We will help you set up an email account, create or update a résumé, and search and apply for jobs. Registration is required. Register online or call... more
Get job-hunting help! We will help you set up an email account, create or update a résumé, and search and apply for jobs. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults.

Tue, Oct 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a beginner-friendly yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Beth Richmond. Email rebecca.harrison@tulsalibrary.org with questions.

Wed, Oct 26, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading.

Thu, Oct 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Tandy Garden
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games (weather permitting). For ages 4-10.

Thu, Oct 27, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Tandy Garden
Join us in the Tandy Garden for a FREE screening of the horror classic "Psycho." Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-73237. For adults.

Fri, Oct 28, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Computer Lab (311)
Looking to store and organize your favorite recipes? Join us as we use digital tools to find and record your favorite food creations in a custom online cookbook! Registration... more
Looking to store and organize your favorite recipes? Join us as we use digital tools to find and record your favorite food creations in a custom online cookbook! Registration is required. For adults.

Sat, Oct 29, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, an award-winning American author will receive the inaugural Hummingbird Award in Literary Arts, talk about his life and writings, and sign books.

Sat, Oct 29, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Tandy Garden
Join us for a spooky movie based on the popular children's series "Goosebumps" by R.L. Stine, as well as snacks, crafts, games and more! For elementary through middle grade... more
Join us for a spooky movie based on the popular children's series "Goosebumps" by R.L. Stine, as well as snacks, crafts, games and more! For elementary through middle grade students.

Mon, Oct 31, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Want to learn more about the AEP/PSO Foundation Digital Literacy Lab? Join us 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? Join us and see what we’re about! Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults and teens.

Mon, Oct 31, 12:10pm - 12:50pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Discover your next read or dive deeper into a latest bestseller with this lunchtime book talk series. For adults.

Mon, Oct 31, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
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, Nov 01, 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, Nov 01, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Computer Lab (311)
Get job-hunting help! We will help you set up an email account, create or update a résumé, and search and apply for jobs. Registration is required. Register online or call... more
Get job-hunting help! We will help you set up an email account, create or update a résumé, and search and apply for jobs. Registration is required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults.

Tue, Nov 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a beginner-friendly yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Beth Richmond. Email rebecca.harrison@tulsalibrary.org with questions.

Wed, Nov 02, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading.

Thu, Nov 03, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Tandy Garden
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games (weather permitting). For ages 3-5 and grades K-5.

Thu, Nov 03, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Want to turn your hobby into a small business? Learn from artists who have successfully transformed their "makes" into money! Registration required. Register online or call... more
Want to turn your hobby into a small business? Learn from artists who have successfully transformed their "makes" into money! Registration required. Register online or call 918-549-7323. For adults.