Top Events for Tweens and Teens This Month in Tulsa

Tulsa offers a variety of all-ages events each month, but we wanted to create a special list of events just for tweens and teens in the Tulsa area! For more tween- and teen-related content, go to tulsakids.com/tweens-teens, where we cover everything from getting a driver’s license in Oklahoma to screen time to teen-friendly destinations in the Tulsa area.

October

Coffee House at Youth Services of Tulsa

  • Saturdays, 7-11 p.m.
  • Where: Youth Services of Tulsa, 311 S. Madison Ave.

This is a weekly time for middle and high school students to hang out while enjoying fun activities and free QuikTrip beverages.

Graphic Novel Club: Miss Quinces by Kat Fajardo

  • Tuesday, Oct. 4 ● 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd.

Join TCCL in celebrating Teens Read Month and Hispanic Heritage Month with Ms. Madelyn and Ms. Stephanie as we discuss the graphic novel Miss Quinces by Kat Fajardo. Copies are available for check out at the Children’s Desk at Martin Regional Library. For ages 10-13.

Graphic Novel Club

  • Wednesday, Oct. 5 ● 4:45-5:45 p.m.
  • Nathan Hale Library, 6038 E. 23rd St.

Celebrate Teens Read Month by joining us for a literary celebration of Artie and the Wolf Moon by Olivia Stephens. We will discuss the book, play games and have snacks. Pick up your copy of the book at Nathan Hale Library. Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. For ages 10-17.

Read It, Then Watch It

  • Thursday, Oct. 6 ● 4-6 p.m.
  • Nathan Hale Library, 6038 E. 23rd St.

Celebrate Teens Read Month by joining us for a literary celebration of a critically acclaimed novel. We will discuss the book and enjoy snacks. Pick up a copy of the book at Nathan Hale Library beforehand. Stay after the book discussion for a movie screening! For ages 14-18.

Teen Advisory Board

  • Thursday, Oct. 6 ● 4-5 p.m.
  • Owasso Library, 103 W. Broadway St., Owasso

Have fun, eat snacks, earn community service hours and work together to make the library a better place for teens! Talk with your teen librarian about what you have been reading, creating or watching, and help plan programs, displays and events. For sixth through 12th graders.

Spooky Clay

  • Thursday, Oct. 6 ● 4:30-6 p.m.
  • Jenks Library, 523 W. B St., Jenks

Join us as we make spooky creations using modeling clay. For ages 10-18.

Halloween Shrinky Dinks

  • Thursday, Oct. 6 ● 5-7 p.m.
  • Schusterman-Benson Library, 3333 E. 32nd Pl.

Make spooky Shrinky Dinks with us! Draw or trace a design onto special material, and then heat it up and watch it shrink to one-third of its size! Perfect for making jewelry, charms or suncatchers! Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. For ages 10-18.

Hobby Club

  • Fridays, Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 ● 3-5 p.m.
  • Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Rd.

Need a place to relax after a week of school? Join us each Friday after school for crafts, games and more. For ages 10-18.

Out-Lit: BYOB Discussion Party

  • Tuesday, Oct. 11 ● 5-6 p.m.
  • Central Library ● Mary K. Chapman Children’s Room, 400 Civic Center

Do you have an absolutely incredible book you’re dying to talk about? We’d love to hear about it! Come and share your favorite titles, including LGBTQIA2S+ YA books, in a safe, inclusive and affirming environment at this BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) party. Activities and discussion start at 5 p.m., but early arrivals can socialize and enjoy refreshments! For ages 12-18.

BeTween the Pages: A Tween Book Club

  • Tuesday, Oct. 11 ● 6-7 p.m.
  • Herman and Kate Kaiser Library, 5202 S. Hudson Ave.

This month’s theme is mystery! Come and talk about what you’ve read lately and play fun games with new friends. For ages 8-12.

Bixby Teen Anime & Manga Club

  • Tuesday, Oct. 11 ● 6-7 p.m.
  • Bixby Library, 20 E. Breckenridge Ave., Bixby

Join us during Teens Read Month as we discuss our favorite manga and watch anime! For sixth through 12th graders.

Dungeons and Dragons Character Workshop

  • Wednesday, Oct. 12 ● 3-4 p.m.
  • Judy Z. Kishner Library, 10150 N. Cincinnati Ave., Sperry

Join us during Teens Read Month for an introduction to Dungeons and Dragons and create a unique character to play in a future campaign. For ages 10-18.

Teen Scene

  • Thursday, Oct. 13 ● 4-6 p.m.
  • Jenks Library, 523 W. B St., Jenks

Teens and tweens are invited to hang out, play games, create art or study.

In the Middle

  • Thursday, Oct. 13 ● 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • South Broken Arrow Library, 3600 S. Chestnut Ave., Broken Arrow

Join us for Teens Read Month at this book club for middle schoolers! We’ll discuss this month’s book selection, play games, make crafts, learn new skills and eat snacks! For ages 9-14.

Teens Pick Book Club

  • Thursday, Oct. 13 ● 6-7 p.m.
  • Hardesty Regional Library ● Digital Lounge, 8316 E. 93rd St.

What would you like to read? In this book club, teens decide! October’s pick is the horror/fantasy book The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier. Contact rebecca.mcwilliams@tulsalibrary.org if you have any questions. For ages 13-18.

Read or Die: Anime Club

  • Saturday, Oct. 15 ● noon-1 p.m.
  • Broken Arrow Library, 300 W. Broadway Ave., Broken Arrow

Fellow anime and manga lovers, join us as we discuss, watch and increase our overall knowledge of anime and manga. Snacks are provided. For ages 12-17.

Fall Break Cosplay Camp

  • Tuesday, Oct. 18; Wednesday, Oct. 19; Thursday, Oct. 20 ● 1-5 p.m.
  • Central Library ● Maker Space, 400 Civic Center

Join this multiday Maker Space cosplay workshop to learn cosplay and complete a project over the course of three days! Maker Space staff will provide basic instruction and the supplies needed to craft a flashy accessory that will make your cosplay or costume shine! Whether that’s a crown, a gauntlet or a medallion, we’ll show you the ropes. Workspace and instruction will be available from 1-5 p.m. each day, but attendance for the whole time block is not required. Feel free to only stay as long as you need! Per library policy, realistic prop weapons cannot be created in the Maker Space. Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. For ages 12-18.

Get Your Spook On!

  • Thursday, Oct. 20 ● 4-5 p.m.
  • Collinsville Library, 1223 W. Main St., Collinsville

Join us during Teens Read Month to discuss your favorite scary story and make spooky nightlight lanterns (while supplies last). Snacks will be provided. For ages 10-18.

Teen Movie Night

  • Thursday, Oct. 20 ● 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Bixby Library, 20 E. Breckenridge Ave., Bixby

Join us as we watch a Halloween-themed movie and do a fun art project! All materials are provided, and you can take home your art afterward. For sixth through 12th graders.

Cosplay on a Budget

  • Thursday, Oct. 20 ● 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Owasso Library, 103 W. Broadway, Owasso

Join us as we discover ways to make cosplay affordable and fun! Choose a prop and practice making a cosplay piece on a budget. For sixth through 12th graders.

Pop Bottle Terrariums

  • Saturday, Oct. 22 ● 1:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Glenpool Library, 730 E. 141st St., Glenpool

We’ll use two-liter bottles, plants, gravel and little ornaments to make a terrarium. Terrariums are great little self-contained gardens that require very little maintenance. All materials are provided. Participants will make and leave with their own terrarium. Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918-549-7323. For ages 10-18.

3D Printer Demonstration!

  • Monday, Oct. 24 ● 4-5 p.m.
  • Charles Page Library, 551 E. 4th St., Sand Springs

Join us for a demo of a 3D printer and learn what it takes to be able to use one of TCCL’s 3D printers. Emma Walker will be here with Zarrow Regional Library’s 3D printer to show what it can do. For ages 10-18.

Teens Read Month: Goosebumps Party

  • Tuesday, Oct. 25 ● 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • South Broken Arrow Library, 3600 S. Chestnut Ave., Broken Arrow

Come for an afternoon of scary stories in a haunted library and leave with glow-in-the-dark slime! Registration is required. Register at www.tulsalibrary.org/events or call 918- 549-7662. For ages 10-18.

Bixby Teen Anime & Manga Club

  • Tuesday, Oct. 25 ● 6-7 p.m.
  • Bixby Library, 20 E. Breckenridge Ave., Bixby

Join us during Teens Read Month as we discuss our favorite manga and watch anime! For sixth through 12th graders.

Teen Connection

  • Wednesday, October 26, 4:30-6 p.m.
  • The Arc of Oklahoma, 2516 E. 71st St., Suite A

This is a social group for middle and high school students with high functioning autism. Activities include board and video games where they can practice positive social skills with others that have similar interests. For more information, contact Sherilyn Walton or Steve Pitts at 918-582-8272.

Teen Scene

  • Thursday, Oct. 27 ● 4-6 p.m.
  • Jenks Library, 523 W. B St., Jenks

Teens and tweens are invited to hang out, play games, create art or study.

Costume Party! A Halloween and Cosplay Event

  • Thursday, Oct. 27 ● 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Pratt Library, 3219 S. 113th Ave. W., Sand Springs

The Pratt Library Anime & Manga club is hosting a Halloween costume party. Wear your favorite cosplay or costume, enjoy snacks and vote on your favorite costume of the night! For sixth through 12th graders.

Anime Club // Club de Anime

  • Thursday, Oct. 27 ● 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Martin Regional Library, 2601 S. Garnett Ave.

Join us as we discuss, watch and increase our overall knowledge of anime and manga. For ages 12-18. // Únase a nosotros mientras discutimos, miramos y aumentamos nuestro conocimiento general del anime y manga. Para edades de 12 a 18 años.

One Night at Zarrow: Cramming Five Nights at Freddy’s Into One Night at Zarrow

  • Thursday, Oct. 27 ● 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Zarrow Regional Library, 2224 W. 51st St.

Join us for this creepy event where we will cram five nights at Freddy’s into one night at Zarrow! For teens.

Cosplay and Craft

  • Saturday, Oct. 29 ● 1-3 p.m.
  • Judy Z. Kishner Library, 10150 N. Cincinnati Ave., Sperry

Come and participate in a cosplay contest, watch anime and do a craft! For ages 11-17.

Halloween Trivia! For Teens and Tweens

  • Monday, Oct. 31 ● 4-5 p.m.
  • Pratt Library, 3219 S. 113th Ave. W., Sand Springs

The Pratt and Charles Page libraries are in competition again! Test your knowledge about all things Halloween, from history to pop culture. Feel free to wear your favorite costume or Halloween attire! Participants are encouraged (but not required) to bring their smart devices as trivia will be played on Kahoot! For ages 10-18.


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