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 of upcoming storytimes throughout the Tulsa community below. We update the list monthly. ​​​​​​

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Weekly Storytimes in Tulsa (January)

Monday Storytimes with Tulsa City-County Library

  • 10-10:20 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies (Jan. 9, 23, 30) – Hardesty Regional Library
  • 11-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Jan. 9, 23, 30) – Bixby Library

Tuesday Storytimes with Tulsa City-County Library

  • 10-10:20 a.m. (Jan. 10, 24, 31) Build A Reader Storytime: Babies – Hardesty Regional Library
  • 10-10:25 a.m. and 10:30-10:55 a.m. (Jan. 10, 24, 31) Build A Reader Storytime: Babies and Toddlers – Owasso Library
  • 10:15-11:05 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies and Toddlers/Stay and Play – Brookside Library
  • 10:30-11 a.m. (Jan. 10, 24, 31) Build A Reader Storytime: Family – Charles Page Library
  • 11-11:20 a.m. (Jan. 10, 24, 31) Build A Reader Storytime: Toddlers – Hardesty Regional Library
  • 11-11:30 a.m. (Jan. 3, 10, 24, 31) Build A Reader Storytime: Bilingual // Cuentos Bilingües – Martin Regional Library
  • 4-4:30 p.m. (Jan. 10, 24, 31) Build A Reader Storytime: Family – Nathan Hale Library

Wednesday Storytimes with Tulsa City-County Library

  • 10-10:20 a.m. (Jan. 11, 18, 25) Build A Reader Storytime: Toddlers – Hardesty Regional Library
  • 10-10:25 a.m. and 10:30-10:55 a.m. (Jan. 11, 18, 25) Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool – Owasso Library
  • 10:15-11:15 a.m. (Jan. 11, 18, 25) Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool/Stay and Play – Brookside Library
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. (Jan. 11, 18, 25) Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – Glenpool Library
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. (Jan. 11, 18, 25) Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – Helmerich Library
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. (Jan. 11, 18, 25) Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – Zarrow Regional Library
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m. (Jan. 11, 18, 25) Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – Skiatook Library

Thursday Storytimes with Tulsa City-County Library

  • 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family – Pratt Library
  • 11-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Bilingual Baby // Cuentos Bilingües Para Bebés – Martin Regional Library
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m. (Jan. 12, 19, 26) Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – Herman and Kate Kaiser Library

Story Time at Tulsa Zoo

  • When: Wednesdays, 10 a.m.
  • Where: Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E. 36th St. N.

Additional Storytimes in Tulsa

Build A Reader Storytime: Family

  • Thursday, Jan. 26 ● 6:30-6:50 p.m.
  • Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.

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.

Build A Reader Storytime: Family – Bedtime Stories

  • Thursday, Jan. 26 ● 6:30-7 p.m.
  • Owasso Library, 103 W. Broadway St., Owasso

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.

Build A Reader Storytime: Family

  • Saturday, Jan. 28 ● 11-11:30 a.m.
  • Bixby Library, 20 E. Breckenridge Ave., Bixby

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.

Build A Reader Storytime: Family – Punk Rock Edition!

  • Saturday, Jan. 28 ● 2-2:30 p.m.
  • Schusterman-Benson Library, 3333 E. 32nd Pl.

At this family friendly storytime we’ll have punk-themed books, fun songs and time for the kids to play percussion instruments. Mohawks are highly encouraged for all ages.

Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool

  • Monday, Jan. 30 ● 10:30-10:55 a.m.
  • Broken Arrow Library, 300 W. Broadway Ave., Broken Arrow

The best in children’s literature, songs, games, finger plays, rhymes and other reading-related activities are shared with your preschooler.

Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play

  • Monday, Jan. 30 ● 6-7 p.m.
  • Central Library ● Chapman Storytime Room, 400 Civic Center

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. Join us afterward for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills.

Build A Reader Storytime: Babies and Toddlers

  • Tuesday, Jan. 31 ● 10:30-10:55 a.m.
  • Broken Arrow Library, 300 W. Broadway Ave., Broken Arrow

Ready, set, READ! This beginning storytime focuses on helping your baby or toddler develop important literacy skills while emphasizing the fun of reading.

Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play

  • Tuesday, Jan. 31 ● 10:30-11:30 a.m.
  • South Broken Arrow Library, 3600 S. Chestnut Ave., Broken Arrow

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. Join us afterward for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills.

Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play

  • Tuesday, Jan. 31 ● 10:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Central Library ● Chapman Storytime Room, 400 Civic Center

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. Join us afterward for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills.

Weekly Storytimes in Tulsa (February)

Monday Storytimes with Tulsa City-County Library

  • 10-10:20 a.m. (Feb. 6, 13, 27) Build A Reader Storytime: Babies – Hardesty Regional Library
  • 10:30-10:55 a.m. (Feb. 6, 13, 27) Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool  – Broken Arrow Library
  • 11-11:30 a.m. (Feb. 6, 13, 27) Build A Reader Storytime: Family – Bixby Library
  • 6-7 p.m. (Feb. 6, 13, 27) Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – Central Library

Tuesday Storytimes with Tulsa City-County Library

  • 10-10:20 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies – Hardesty Regional Library
  • 10-10:25 or 10:30-10:55 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies and Toddlers – Owasso Library
  • 10-10:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family – Jenks Library
  • 10:15-11:05 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies and Toddlers/Stay and Play – Brookside Library
  • 10:30-10:55 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies and Toddlers – Broken Arrow Library
  • 10:30-11 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Bilingual // Cuentos Bilingües – Maxwell Park Library
  • 10:30-11 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool – Schusterman-Benson Library
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family/ Stay and Play – Central Library
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – Charles Page Library
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – South Broken Arrow Library
  • 11-11:20 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Toddlers – Hardesty Regional Library
  • 11-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader: Bilingual Storytime // Cuentos Bilingües – Martin Regional Library
  • 4-4:30 p.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family – Nathan Hale Library

Wednesday Storytimes with Tulsa City-County Library

  • 10-10:20 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Toddlers – Hardesty Regional Library
  • 10-10:25 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies and Toddlers – Schusterman-Benson Library
  • 10-10:25 a.m. or 10:30-10:55 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool/Stay and Play – Owasso Library
  • 10:15-11:15 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool/Stay and Play – Brookside Library
  • 10:30-11 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family – Collinsville Library
  • 10:30-11 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime – Judy Z. Kishner Library
  • 10:30-11 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family – Rudisill Regional Library
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – Glenpool Library
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – Helmerich Library
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – Zarrow Regional Library
  • 11-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool – Hardesty Regional Library
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – Skiatook Library

Thursday Storytimes with Tulsa City-County Library

Story Time at Tulsa Zoo

  • When: Wednesdays, 10 a.m.
  • Where: Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E. 36th St. N.

Story Time in the Museum

  • When: Thursdays, 10-10:30 a.m.
  • Where: Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.

Additional Storytimes in Tulsa

Build A Reader Storytime: Family – Make-and-Take Storytime

  • Thursday, Feb. 2 ● 6-7 p.m.
  • Central Library ● Chapman Room, 400 Civic Center

Build A Reader Storytime: Family

  • Saturday, Feb. 4 ● 10-11 a.m.
  • Pratt Library, 3219 S. 113th Ave. W., Sand Springs

Build A Reader Storytime: Bilingual // Cuentos Bilingües

  • Saturday, Feb. 4 ● 11-11:30 a.m.
  • Maxwell Park Library, 1313 N. Canton Ave.

Build A Reader Storytime: Family

  • Saturday, Feb. 4 ● 11-11:20 a.m.
  • Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.

Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – Pajama Storytime

  • Saturday, Feb. 4 ● 11-11:30 a.m.
  • Glenpool Library, 730 E. 141st St., Glenpool

National Take Your Child to the Library Day: Ice Cream Storytime and Craft

  • Saturday, Feb. 4 ● 11 a.m.-noon
  • Kendall-Whittier Library, 21 S. Lewis Ave.

Build A Reader Storytime: Family – Pajama Storytime

  • Tuesday, Feb. 7 ● 6-6:30 p.m.
  • Judy Z. Kishner Library, 10150 N. Cincinnati Ave., Sperry

Build A Reader Storytime: Family – Bedtime Stories

  • Thursday, Feb. 9 ● 6:30-7 p.m.
  • Owasso Library, 103 W. Broadway Ave., Owasso

Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – Pajamas for Valentine’s Day

  • Saturday, Feb. 11 ● 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Nathan Hale Library, 6038 E. 23rd St.

Build A Reader Storytime: Bilingual // Cuentos Bilingües

  • Tuesday, Feb. 14 ● 10-10:45 a.m.
  • Kendall-Whittier Library, 21 S. Lewis Ave.

Tulsa Opera Storytime: Dance!

  • Feb. 18, 10-10:30 a.m.
  • Philbrook Museum, 2727 S. Rockford Rd.

Build A Reader Storytime: Family

  • Saturday, Feb. 18 ● 11-11:30 a.m.
  • Jenks Library, 523 W. B St., Jenks

Build A Reader Storytime: Family – Saturday Edition

  • Saturday, Feb. 18 ● 11-11:30 a.m.
  • Herman and Kate Kaiser Library, 5202 S. Hudson Ave.

Build A Reader Storytime: Bilingual // Cuentos Bilingües

  • Tuesday, Feb. 21 ● 10-10:45 a.m.
  • Kendall-Whittier Library, 21 S. Lewis Ave.

Build A Reader Storytime: Family

  • Saturday, Feb. 25 ● 11-11:30 a.m.
  • Bixby Library, 20 E. Breckenridge Ave., Bixby

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