Storytimes in Tulsa

It's never too early to start fostering your child's love of books.

Tulsa is full of fun storytime opportunities to enjoy with your child. See a schedule below. We update the list monthly. ​​​​​​

april

STORYTIME AT LAVENDER’S BLEU LITERACY MARKET

Enjoy Storytime at Lavender’s Bleu Literacy Market every Tuesday and Saturday at 11 a.m.!

STORYTIME AT TULSA ZOO

Enjoy a storytime and meet an animal ambassador every Wednesday at the Tulsa Zoo! Storytime will begin at 10 a.m. and will either take place inside Rajan’s or at the elephant pavilion, depending on weather.

STORYTIME AT ELEANOR’S BOOKSHOP

Eleanor’s Bookshop is now hosting a daily socially distanced storytime at 11:30 a.m.! (Please note: Eleanor’s Bookshop is closed on Mondays.) Storytime is free, but please RSVP, as space is limited. Masks required.

STORYTIME IN THE GARDEN

Philbrook hosts a Storytime in the Garden on Thursdays at 10 a.m. This event is geared towards kids 10 and under.

Build A Reader Storytime: Family 

Thursdays, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 ● 10:30-11 a.m. 

Wednesdays, April 7, 14, 21, 28 ● 10:30-11 a.m. 

Tune in for this 0-5 storytime and grow that love of reading! Enjoy simple songs and books for little ones and more interactive stories and activities for older children.  

Join us here: www.facebook.com/tulsalibrary. Can’t make it live? We’ll save all storytime videos on Facebook and Tulsa City-County Library’s YouTube page for your children to enjoy later! 

El Dia de los Ninos/Libros Día: Storytime With Casa de la Cultura’s Francisco Treviño

Saturday, April 3 ● 3-3:30 p.m. 

Join us for a storytime with Casa de la Cultura’s very own Francisco Treviño as he reads “El Pájaro Carpintero y el Tucán.” Join the storytime here: www.facebook.com/TCCLhispanicresourcecenter. // Únase a nosotros para una hora de cuentos con Francisco Treviño de la Casa de la Cultura. Estará leyendo “El Pájaro Carpintero y el Tucán”. El programa se transmitirá a Facebook a través de la página del Centro Hispano.

Build A Reader Storytime: Bilingual/Cuentos Bilingües

Mondays, April 5, 12 ● 10:30-10:50 a.m. 

Enjoy stories, songs and activities in English and Spanish. Join us here: www.facebook.com/tulsalibrary.  // Cuentos, canciones y actividades en inglés y español.

Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool

Tuesdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27 ● 10:30-11 a.m. 

The best in children’s literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler. Join us here: www.facebook.com/tulsalibrary

Day of the Child: Bilingual Storytime/Cuentos Bilingües

El Dia de los Ninos/Libros 

Wednesdays, April 7, 14, 21, 28 ● noon-1 p.m. 

Join us for bilingual storytime in honor of Day of the Child. Join us here: www.facebook.com/TCCLhispanicresourcecenter. // Únase a nosotros todos los miércoles a las 12:00 pm para una nueva hora de cuentos bilingüe en honor al Día del Niño en abril. El programa se transmitirá a Facebook a través de la página del Centro Hispano.

Build A Reader Storytime: Babies & Toddlers

Mondays, April 19, 26 ● 10:30-10:50 a.m. 

Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading. Join us here: www.facebook.com/tulsalibrary

may

STORYTIME AT LAVENDER’S BLEU LITERACY MARKET

Enjoy Storytime at Lavender’s Bleu Literacy Market every Tuesday and Saturday at 11 a.m.!

STORYTIME AT TULSA ZOO

Enjoy a storytime and meet an animal ambassador every Wednesday at the Tulsa Zoo! Storytime will begin at 10 a.m. and will either take place inside Rajan’s or at the elephant pavilion, depending on weather.

STORYTIME AT ELEANOR’S BOOKSHOP

Eleanor’s Bookshop is now hosting a daily socially distanced storytime at 11:30 a.m.! (Please note: Eleanor’s Bookshop is closed on Mondays.) Storytime is free, but please RSVP, as space is limited. Masks required.

STORYTIME IN THE GARDEN

Philbrook hosts a Storytime in the Garden on Thursdays at 10 a.m. This event is geared towards kids 10 and under.

Build A Reader Storytime Bite

Saturday, May 1  

Join Ms. Kena for a fun storytime to get hyped up for Star Wars Day! A good time, it will be! Join the fun here: www.facebook.com/tulsalibrary. For ages 0-5.

PAWS for Reading: Read to a Dog Over Zoom Presented by the Nathan Hale Library

Wednesday, May 5 ● 4-6 p.m. 

Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners. Elementary-aged kids are invited to read a book to a furry, four-pawed friend and our special Nathan Hale PAWS dogs! Register online at www.tulsalibrary.org/events and provide an email address to receive your Zoom link and reserved time slot.

PAWS for Reading: Read to a Dog Over Zoom Presented by Broken Arrow Library

Wednesday, May 12 ● 3:30-4:30 p.m. 

Registered therapy dogs are excellent listeners even over Zoom. Kids ages 6-11 are invited to read their favorite books to a furry, four-pawed friend. Register online at www.tulsalibrary.org/events for Zoom link.


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