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Tulsa Opera: "Space Encounters"

2023-03-16 11:00:00 2023-03-16 12:00:00 America/Chicago Tulsa Opera: "Space Encounters" Tulsa Opera presents "Space Encounters." Join astronauts Harris and Jefferson and their robot, Roland, as they explore an unknown planet in search of a strange radio signal. For elementary schoolers. Central Library

Thursday, March 16
11:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-03-16 11:00:00 2023-03-16 12:00:00 America/Chicago Tulsa Opera: "Space Encounters" Tulsa Opera presents "Space Encounters." Join astronauts Harris and Jefferson and their robot, Roland, as they explore an unknown planet in search of a strange radio signal. For elementary schoolers. Central Library

Central Library

Aaronson Auditorium (L01)

Tulsa Opera presents "Space Encounters." Join astronauts Harris and Jefferson and their robot, Roland, as they explore an unknown planet in search of a strange radio signal. For elementary schoolers.

Tulsa Opera presents "Space Encounters," a children's opera. What (and who) will Harris, Jefferson and Roland find on this unknown planet? Will they be able to return home? While exploring, the astronauts also learn lessons in friendship and acceptance through helping one another.

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Central Library

Phone: 918.549.7323

Branch manager
Buddy Ingalls

Hours
Mon, Sep 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Sep 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Sep 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Sep 28 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Sep 29 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Sep 30 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 01 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

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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, Sep 27, 10:30am - 11:30am
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, Sep 27, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Kick back and chill with art supplies, video games and plenty of space to study, read or hang out with friends. For tweens and teens.

Wed, Sep 27, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Intergalactic Spaceport & Emporium
Kick back and chill with art supplies, video games and plenty of space to study, read or hang out with friends. For ages 12-17.

Thu, Sep 28, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tandy Garden
Join us after school for some outdoor fun and games (weather permitting). For ages 4-10.

Thu, Sep 28, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Pocahontas Greadington – Main,Pocahontas Greadington – Future Lab (LL3)
Join us for this free mental health series led by Andrew Duffy, a licensed clinical social worker. For adults. Registration is required.

Thu, Sep 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Stop by for an orientation to use the Digital Literacy Lab. No registration required.

Sat, Sep 30, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Computer Lab (311)
Learn tips and tricks for navigating the scholarship landscape. Registration is required.

Canceled
Sat, Sep 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
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.

Sat, Sep 30, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Join us for VERSES, a fundraiser benefiting Tulsa City-County Library’s Ruth G. Hardman Adult Literacy Service and an event that celebrates poetry, art, community and literacy.

Tue, Oct 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, Oct 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join Connie Cronley for a lively discussion of Amor Towles' bestselling books. You may bring your lunch. Beverages and desserts will be provided. For adults.

Tue, Oct 03, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Learn to make more of your favorite plants! Bring your lunch and learn about propagation and seed starting indoors, including an introduction to growing under lights.

Tue, Oct 03, 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. For adults.

Tue, Oct 03, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a beginner-friendly yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Beth Richmond. For all ages.

Wed, Oct 04, 10:30am - 11:30am
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 04, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Intergalactic Spaceport & Emporium
Kick back and chill with art supplies, video games and plenty of space to study, read or hang out with friends. For teens and tweens.

Thu, Oct 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Use your imagination to design and engineer a wonderful creation. We have LEGOs, and DUPLO and waffle blocks. For preschoolers to middle schoolers.

Thu, Oct 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Stop by for an orientation to use the Digital Literacy Lab. No registration required.

Thu, Oct 05, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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.

Mon, Oct 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Stop by for an orientation to use the Digital Literacy Lab. No registration required.

Mon, Oct 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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.

Mon, Oct 09, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington – Main
Join us for an hour of crafting as we make ghost garlands for Halloween that are perfect for hanging over a door, along a staircase or over a mantel. Registration is required.... more
Join us for an hour of crafting as we make ghost garlands for Halloween that are perfect for hanging over a door, along a staircase or over a mantel. Registration is required. Materials are provided. 

Tue, Oct 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, Oct 10, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Compost is key to improving your soil. Bring your lunch and get tips from the experts on making compost, from the basics to the advanced.

Tue, Oct 10, 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. For adults.

Tue, Oct 10, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a beginner-friendly yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Beth Richmond. For all ages.

Wed, Oct 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
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 11, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Intergalactic Spaceport & Emporium
Kick back and chill with art supplies, video games and plenty of space to study, read or hang out with friends. For teens and tweens.

Thu, Oct 12, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Use your imagination to design and engineer a wonderful creation. We have LEGOs, and DUPLO and waffle blocks. For preschoolers to middle schoolers.

Thu, Oct 12, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Pocahontas Greadington – Main,Pocahontas Greadington – Future Lab (LL3)
Life can be difficult enough without our thoughts getting in the way. Registration is required. For adults.

Thu, Oct 12, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Stop by for an orientation to use the Digital Literacy Lab. No registration required.

Sat, Oct 14, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Join us for this silly STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) experiment. For elementary to middle schoolers. Registration is required.

Sat, Oct 14, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Are you preparing for your first job interview? Join Elaina Ross, Ph.D., and learn tips for a successful interview. Registration is required.

Sat, Oct 14, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Pocahontas Greadington Learning & Creativity Center
Join us for a critically acclaimed classic or contemporary film. Coffee and cookies are provided. For adults.

Sun, Oct 15, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Explore the basics of making comics and take home your own original one-page comic. For teens. Registration is required.

Mon, Oct 16, 10:30am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Sing, dance and have fun with our special guests from the Woody Guthrie Center. For toddlers to elementary students.

Mon, Oct 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Stop by for an orientation to use the Digital Literacy Lab. No registration required.

Mon, Oct 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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.

Mon, Oct 16, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Discover your next read or dive deeper into a latest bestseller with this book talk series. For adults.

Tue, Oct 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, Oct 17, 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. For adults.

Tue, Oct 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a beginner-friendly yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Beth Richmond. For all ages.

Wed, Oct 18, 10:30am - 11:30am
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 18, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Intergalactic Spaceport & Emporium
Kick back and chill with art supplies, video games and plenty of space to study, read or hang out with friends. For teens and tweens.

Thu, Oct 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Come and search for rare Pokémon. Catch 'em all with your fellow trainers and earn badges by completing interactive challenges and activities. For elementary and middle schoolers.

Thu, Oct 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Use your imagination to design and engineer a wonderful creation. We have LEGOs, and DUPLO and waffle blocks. For preschoolers to middle schoolers.

Thu, Oct 19, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Stop by for an orientation to use the Digital Literacy Lab. No registration required.

Fri, Oct 20, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a fun movie and a free popcorn. For ages 12 and younger.

Sat, Oct 21, 10:00am - 11:00am
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Elementary schoolers are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend. Registration is required.
This event is full

Mon, Oct 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Stop by for an orientation to use the Digital Literacy Lab. No registration required.

Mon, Oct 23, 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 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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.

Tue, Oct 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, Oct 24, 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. For adults.

Tue, Oct 24, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Maker Space
Join us for a pawsitively fun time as we craft easy-sew capes for your pets. Supplies are provided but feel free to bring in your own flair. Registration is required. For adults.

Tue, Oct 24, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aaronson Auditorium (L01)
Join us for a beginner-friendly yoga class taught by certified yoga instructor Beth Richmond. For all ages.

Wed, Oct 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
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 25, 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Intergalactic Spaceport & Emporium
Kick back and chill with art supplies, video games and plenty of space to study, read or hang out with friends. For teens and tweens.

Thu, Oct 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mary K. Chapman Children's Meeting Room (104)
Use your imagination to design and engineer a wonderful creation. We have LEGOs, and DUPLO and waffle blocks. For preschoolers to middle schoolers.

Thu, Oct 26, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Pocahontas Greadington – Main,Pocahontas Greadington – Future Lab (LL3)
Join us for this free mental health series led by Andrew Duffy, a licensed clinical social worker. For adults. Registration is required.

Thu, Oct 26, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Digital Literacy Lab (216)
Stop by for an orientation to use the Digital Literacy Lab. No registration required.