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More About Collinsville, OK

Collinsville Carnegie Library

1223 W. Main

Collinsville, OK 74021
(918) 596-2840

Noon - 8pm

Friday: Noon - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 5pm

(Closed on Sunday)

Books, Tapes , Internet, Concerts, Magazines, Meeting Room
and more

Link to Collinsville's Official
Tulsa County Library Site
Friends Of The Collinsville Library
1223 W. Main
(918) 596-2840

Joy Rice (President)

Diane Schultz (1st Vice President)

Sally Bourbonnais (2nd Vice President)

Verlinda Norris (Treasurer)

Sherry Neph (Secretary)

Honorary Board Members:
Susan Babbitt
Stefanie Catlett

Other Library Links:
Oklahoma Carnegie Libraries
Collinsville Library History
Official Tulsa Co. Library Site
News Item: April 2003 (Taxes)
News item: June 2003: (Bikes/Band)
News Item: July 2003 (Andy Payne)
News Item: July 2003 (Griffis/Band)
News item: July 2003: (Snakes)
News item: Aug 2003: (1940s USO Gala)
News item: Sep/Oct 2003: (Chili-Cook-Off and Reference USA)
News item: Dec. 2003: (Dogs and Paul Martin)
News item: Dec. 2003: (Christmas Activities)
News item: Mar. 2004: (Murder Mystery)
News item: April 2004: (Library Customer Appreciation Day)
News item: May 2004: (Will Rogers by Gene McFall)
News item: May 2004: (Avoiding Debt & Chautauqua Characters)
News item: May 2004: Summer Reading Program Kickoff
(& Hercules)
News item: June 2004: Concert on the Lawn: Electric Rag Band
News item: June 2004: D-Day 60th Anniversary Countdown
News item: July 2004: Concert In The Park (Tulsa Community Band)
News item: Aug 2004: Hawaiian Luau Gala
News item: Sept. 2004: Chili & Chocolate Cookoffs (Winners)
News item: Dec. 2004: Chamber of Commerce Library Presentations
News item: Dec. 2004: Silent Auction and other December activities
News item: March 2005: Bob Bonebrake Book & Geographical Survey Photos From 1870s, 1977 and 1997
News item: April 2005: 60th Anniversary of FDR's Death
News item: May 2005: Bench Dedication
2005 Plans
(dates subject to change):
June 11 2nd Annual Murder Mystery Dinner
July 9

Special July Event
("Blue Hawaii") free movie at Crown

August 13

1960's Laua Gala ("Blue Hawaii Luau")

Aug. 20 (3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off --Has Been Cancelled This Year)
2nd Annual Chocolate Cook-Off
Nov. 29-Dec10 2005 Silent Auction
Murder Mystery Dinner -- June 11th

Collinsville Library's 2nd Annual Murder Mystery Dinner will be held Saturday June 11th starting at 6:45pm. The event will take place at the First Baptist Church (across the street from the Library). Murder Mystery Dinner tickets will be available for purchase at the Collinsville Library starting Tuesday, May 3rd. Tickets must be purchased in advance for this event. Save $ by purchasing Season Tickets. Please call 596-2840 for more information. Local residents will be the actors in the production.

"Murder by the Midnight Hour" is a copyrighted Haley Production.

Guests are encouraged to come in 1960's hippie custome if possible. Otherwise, please dress as you would to attend a wedding. A prize wiil be given to the guest with the best 60's custome.

Author Visit -- June 8

Patrick Chalfant, Oklahoma arthor of "When the Levee Breaks", is coming to the Collinsville Library on June 8th, 2005.

The Collinsville Red Hat Red Birds invite you to come meet Patrick and learn about his brand new novel "Bury My Heart at Redtree."

"Bury My Heart at Redtree" is a haunting exploration of the conflict that resonates deep in one man's soul. Set against the grandeur of the Great Plains and reflective of the storm raging in the heart of America's legal system, it is Chalfant at his thrilling, thought-provoking best.

This event is for adults. (Link)

Summer Reading Programs

"Dragons, Dreams & Daring Deeds"
Children in the 6th grade or under can earn a medal of achievement and a coupon book for reading eight books and visiting the Library four times between May 23rd and August 22nd.

Children who read twenty or more books will receive an inflatable fire-breathing dragon as a bonus award.

"Teens Encouraged to Joust Read!"
Teens who read six books between May 23rd and August 22nd will receive a carabiner clock with compass as well as coupons for free entertainmet and food items.

Teens who join the summer reading program will also be entered into weekly drawings for QuickTrip gift certificates. Each library will also give away a $25 Old Navy gift certificate at the end of the summer.

Check back soon for more details on July-August Library Events (e.g. Aug 13th 1960's Laua Gala ("Blue Hawaii Luau") and Aug 20th (Chocolate Cook-Off)