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 (September)

Monday Storytimes with TCCL

  • 10-10:20 a.m. (Sept. 12, 19, 26) Build A Reader Storytime: Babies (Hardesty Regional Library)
  • 10:30-10:55 a.m. (Sept. 12, 19, 26) Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool (Broken Arrow Library)
  • 11-11:30 a.m. (Sept. 12, 19, 26) Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Bixby Library)
  • 6-6:30 p.m. (Sept. 12, 19, 26) Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Central Library)

Tuesday Storytimes with TCCL

  • 10-10:20 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies (Hardesty Regional Library)
  • 10-10:25 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies & 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 & Toddlers/Stay and Play (Brookside Library)
  • 10:30-11 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play (Central Library)
  • 10:30-11 a.m. (Sept. 13, 20, 27) Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool (Schusterman-Benson Library)
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies & Toddlers/Stay and Play (Owasso 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 TCCL

  • 10-10:20 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Toddlers (Hardesty Regional Library)
  • 10-10:25 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies & Toddlers (Schusterman-Benson Library)
  • 10-10:25 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool (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 (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: Preschool/Stay and Play (Owasso Library)
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Glenpool Library)
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play (Helmerich Library)
  • 10:30-11:30 am. Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play (Zarrow Regional Library)
  • 11-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies & Toddlers (Judy Z. Kishner Library)
  • 11-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool (Hardesty Regional Library)

Thursday Storytimes with TCCL

  • 10-11 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Pratt Library)
  • 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play (Herman and Kate Kaiser Library)
  • 6:30-6:50 p.m. (Sept. 1, 15, 22, 29) Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Hardesty Regional Library)

Storytime at Eleanor’s Bookshop

  • When: Daily (excluding Mondays) at 10:30 a.m.
  • Where: Eleanor’s Bookshop, 1102 S. Lewis Ave. Suite D

Story Time at Tulsa Zoo

  • When: Wednesdays, 10 a.m.
  • Where: Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E. 36th St. N. (Cox Nature Exchange)

Storytime in the Gardens

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

Storytime at the Reading Tree

  • When: Thursdays, 4 p.m.
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2600 S. Riverside Dr.

Additional Storytimes in Tulsa

Build A Reader Storytime: Family

  • Thursday, Sept. 22 ● 6:30-7 p.m.
  • Owasso Library, 103 W. Broadway St., Owasso

Weekly Storytimes in Tulsa (October)

Monday Storytimes with TCCL

  • 10-10:20 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies (Hardesty Regional Library)
  • 10:30-10:50 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool (Broken Arrow Library)
  • 11-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Bixby Library)
  • 6-6:30 p.m. (October 18, 24, 31) Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Central Library)

Tuesday Storytimes with TCCL

  • 10-10:20 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies (Hardesty Regional Library)
  • 10-10:25 a.m. OR 10:30-10:55 a.m. ( Storytime); Stay and Play is 11-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies & Toddlers/Stay and Play (Owasso Library)
  • 10-10:30 a.m. (October 11, 18, 25) Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Jenks Library)
  • 10:15-11:05 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies & Toddlers/Stay and Play (Brookside Library)
  • 10:30-10:55 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies & Toddlers (Broken Arrow 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 TCCL

  • 10-10:20 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Toddlers (Hardesty Regional Library)
  • 10-10:20 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies & Toddlers (Schusterman-Benson Library)
  • 10-10:25 a.m. OR 10:30-10:55 a.m. (Storytime); Stay and Play is 11-11:30 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: Babies & Toddlers (Central Library)
  • 10:30-11 a.m. (October 5, 12, 19) Build A Reader Storytime (Collinsville Library)
  • 10:30-11 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Judy Z. Kishner Library)
  • 10:30-11 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Rudisill Regional Library)
  • 10:30-11 am. Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Zarrow Regional Library)
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Glenpool Library)
  • 10:30-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play (Helmerich Library)
  • 11-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Preschool (Hardesty Regional Library)
  • 11-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Babies & Toddlers (Judy Z. Kishner Library)
  • 11-11:30 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Skiatook Library)

Thursday Storytimes with TCCL

  • 10-11 a.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play (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. Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play (Herman and Kate Kaiser Library)
  • 6:30-6:50 p.m. Build A Reader Storytime: Family (Hardesty Regional Library)

Storytime at Eleanor’s Bookshop

  • When: Daily (excluding Mondays) at 10:30 a.m.
  • Where: Eleanor’s Bookshop, 1102 S. Lewis Ave. Suite D

Story Time at Tulsa Zoo

  • When: Wednesdays, 10 a.m.
  • Where: Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E. 36th St. N. (Cox Nature Exchange)

Storytime in the Gardens

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

Storytime at the Reading Tree

  • When: Thursdays, 4 p.m.
  • Where: Gathering Place, 2600 S. Riverside Dr.

Additional Storytimes in Tulsa

Tree Fort Story Time

  • When: October 1, 11-11:30 a.m.
  • Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.

Meet in the Children’s Discovery Garden as Garden staff read a nature-related story. Storytime is free with admission. Bring a picnic lunch and plan to explore the Garden before or after storytime.

Family Pajama Storytime

  • Tuesday, Oct. 4 ● 6-6:30 p.m.
  • Judy Z. Kishner Library, 10150 N. Cincinnati Ave., Sperry

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. Enjoy some bedtime books, songs and a craft down by the fireplace. Pajamas are encouraged!

Build A Reader Storytime: Bilingual Family Storytime // Cuentos Bilingües en Familia

  • Wednesday, Oct. 5 ● 6:30-7 p.m.
  • Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd.

Join Ms. Stephanie for stories, rhymes and songs in English and Spanish for the whole family. // Únase a la Sra. Stephanie para escuchar cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español para toda la familia.

Build A Reader Storytime: Family/Stay and Play – Saturday Edition!

  • Saturday, Oct. 8 ● 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Nathan Hale Library, 6038 E. 23rd St.

Join us for activities, snacks, songs, finger plays and stories for ages 0-5! We’ll have special activities to celebrate Halloween. Boo! After storytime, join us for games, toys and activities that foster critical early literacy skills

Build A Reader Storytime: Bilingual Family // Cuentos Bilingües en Familia

  • Wednesday, Oct. 19 ● 6:30-7 p.m.
  • Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd.

Join Ms. Stephanie for stories, rhymes and songs in English and Spanish for the whole family. // Únase a la Sra. Stephanie para escuchar cuentos, rimas y canciones en inglés y español para toda la familia.

Build A Reader Storytime: Family Bedtime Stories

  • Thursday, Oct. 27 ● 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. Children are welcome to wear their pajamas for this cozy evening storytime!


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