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Books and Reading: Programs and Events

So many books, so little time. Let us lead you to your next great read through the resources available in this guide.

2018 Adult Summer Reading Program Is Underway!

Save the Date! Tulsa City-County Library’s Summer Reading Program Starts May 29!

This summer, there’s a reading program for EVERYBODY in your family: babies, children, teens, and adults! Starting on May 29, visit any of the 24 locations or the Bookmobile of the Tulsa City-County Library to sign up. Teens and adults may also register online.

Earn great prizes and coupons for food and local recreation! Attend awesome free events! Read for the fun of it!

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Bob Dylan's Chronicles

Bob Dylan is one of the most influential artists of all time. Join Michael Chaiken, curator of the Dylan Archive, for a lively and thought-provoking discussion of Dylan's memoir, Chronicles.


Participants are encouraged to read the book prior to the event. Registration available here.


The discussion will be Tuesday, July 24th, 7:00pm at the Central Library (5th & Denver) in the Greadington Room.

Writers Salon at Central Library

Join us on Wednesday, July 18th, 7:00pm to hear works from Tulsa Artist Fellowship writers Simon Han, Kristi Eaton and Moheb Solimon. They will share past and current works.

The event will be at the Central Library (5th & Denver) in the Greadington Room.

Write to the Rhythm Series

Whether you write songs, poetry, short stories, memoirs or novels, come and write with us! Each week we will feature a different style and tone of instrumental music to inspire your creativity.


The Write to the Rhythm series takes place at the Hardesty Library (8316 E 93rd St) every Friday afternoon through August 3rd from 3:30- 5:00pm.

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BookSmart Tulsa Events

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