Guide to Tulsa libraries

A look at some of Tulsa's libraries that are part of the Tulsa City-County Library system.

Libraries are a great place to expand one's knowledge. Whether one want to read the classics or the latest hit titles, or use public Wi-Fi and attend special educational programs, one of Tulsa's library locations can be a convenient community hub. 

Here is a quick list of Tulsa library locations.

Learn more about the services available at these Tulsa library locations.

Bixby Library
20 E. Breckenridge Ave., Bixby
Phone: 918-549-732

Eight public computers; ongoing book sale; one meeting room with capacity of 75; monthly book club for adults; free Wi-Fi, laptops for in-library use, wireless printing.

Broken Arrow Library
300 W. Broadway Ave., Broken Arrow 
Phone: 918-549-7323

Thirteen public computers and two large meeting rooms accommodate more than 100 people. Ongoing programs include: My First Storytimes; Preschool Storytimes; Stay and Play; Evening Family Storytimes; Adventures in STEAM; Paws For Reading; Read or Die Anime Club; Teen Advisory Board

Brookside Library
1207 E. 45th Place, Tulsa
Phone: 918-549-7323

PAWS for Reading for students is offered once per month and children can read aloud to therapy dogs. The library has several Spanish books and lots of computers.

Central Library
400 Civic Center, Tulsa
Phone: 918-549-7323
The 137,000-square-foot Central Library includes a children's area and a children's garden; 3-D printers and sewing machines in the "Makers Space" and research special sections on the upper floors.

Charles Page Library
551 E Fourth St., Sand Springs
Phone: 918-549-7521

The sculpture of the train on the outside of the building symbolizes the Sands Springs railroad line founded by Charles Page. It was created by Lisa Regan.

Collinsville Library
1223 Main St., Collinsville
Phone: 918-549-7323

Building features include a lively teen corner and children's bay window area. Stories From the Rocking Chair are told every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., welcoming kids from birth to 5 years old.

Glenpool Library
30 E. 141st St., Glenpool
Phone: 918-549-7323

This Tulsa library features separate children's and adult areas, study areas, a 23,000-book capacity, a community meeting room with an amphitheater setting that seats 75 and a catering kitchen.

Hardesty Regional Library
8316 E 93rd St., Tulsa
Phone: 918-549-7323

The Hardesty Regional Library is a 50,000-square-foot, two-story building located in the heart of South Tulsa, just minutes away from Woodland Hills Mall and four local school districts (Union, Jenks, Bixby and Broken Arrow). 

Herman and Kate Kaiser Library
5202 S. Hudson Ave., Suite B, Tulsa
Phone: 918-549-7542

The Herman and Kate Kaiser Library is located in LaFortune Park. The 10,000-square-foot library has a meeting room with a seating capacity of 75, shelving for 50,000 books, 16 public computers, lounge seating for 18, tables and chairs for 64, a children's area with a window seat, dragonfly inlays in the flooring, a teen area with retro-style booths, a fireplace setting for cozy reading and windows on all sides with views of the park. 

Jenks Library
523 W. B St., Jenks
Phone: 918-549-7323

Book Club meets the third Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. Check the Monthly Event Guide or call 918-549-7570 for more information.

Judy Z. Kishner Library
10150 N. Cincinnati Ave. E., Sperry
Phone: 918-549-7577

After-school Teen Lounge/Maker area is available every Wednesday from 3-5 p.m. This program offers a multitude of art-based programs that include painting, sculpture, printmaking and crafting. All supplies are provided and the program is free of charge. 

Kendall-Whittier Library
21 S. Lewis, Tulsa
Phone: 918-549-7584
The R.T. Daniel Meeting Room, which seats 50, houses artist Shan Goshorn's hand-painted historical photographs.

Martin Regional
2601 S. Garnett Road, Tulsa
Phone: 918-549-7323
The Hispanic Resource Center (Centro Hispano) http://tulsalibrary.org/hrc is located inside the Martin Regional Library and contains thousands of items in Spanish and English.

Maxwell Park
1313 N. Canton, Tulsa
918-549-7610

Maxwell Park is an After-School Homework Club location.  Visit http://guides.tulsalibrary.org/homeworkclub for details and registration.

Nathan Hale Library
6038 E. 23rd St., Tulsa
Phone: 918-549-7323

At 4,882-square-feet, the Nathan Hale Library was the largest branch in the city when it opened in 1963. Now it is the smallest, but one of the busiest. 

Owasso Library
103 W. Broadway, Owasso
Phone: 918-549-7323

"Books with Barbara" meets on the second Wednesday of the month from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. You may bring a sack lunch. For more information, check the Event Guide or call 918-549-7624.

Peggy Helmerich Library
5131 E. 91st St., Tulsa
Phone: 918-549-7323

The Helmerich Library offers all of the traditional library services and also has a wonderful outdoor sculpture.

Pratt Library
3219 S. 113th W. Ave, Sand Springs
Phone: 918-549-7638

Located in south Sand Springs, Pratt Library had its humble beginnings in a small trailer on March 23, 1963, after the community of Prattville was annexed by the city of Sand Springs. 

Rudisill Regional Library
1520 N. Hartford, Tulsa
Phone: 918-549-7323

Two auditoriums seat 200 and 300. There are three meeting rooms with capacities of 20 to 55, depending on the room. Kitchen facilities are available for meeting room users. 

Shusterman-Benson Library
3333 E. 32nd Place, Tulsa
Phone: 918-549-7323

The library hosts Book Club: Mystery Readers' Roundtable. Read a good mystery lately? Come for coffee the first Thursday of every month at 2 p.m and share what you've been reading. Call 918-549-7670 for more information.

Skiatook Library
316 E. Rogers, Skiatook
Phone: 918-549-7323

Customers can access electronic databases to which the library subscribes. These databases give customers access to live tutoring for students of all ages, job coaching and resume assistance, online language learning and much more

South Broken Arrow Library
3600 S. Chestnut, Broken Arrow
Phone: 918-549-7323

The South Broken Arrow Library is your center for lifelong learning! The library has a large collection of print materials in every genre and an expert staff available to assist you with book recommendations, research, homework, community information, digital materials, programming and much more. 

Suburban Acres Library
4606 N. Garrison, Tulsa
Phone: 918-549-7323

The walls of the library are accented with Kente and Adinkra fabrics and groupings of traditional carved masks and artifacts from several African countries.

Zarrow Regional Library
2224 W. 51st St., Tulsa
Phone: 918-549-7323

Zarrow Regional Library features the American Indian Resource Center.