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More About Collinsville, OK

Collinsville Carnegie Library

1223 W. Main

Collinsville, OK 74021
(918) 549-7528

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) 549-7528

Chris Armistead (President)

Sherry Davis (1st Vice President)

Brenda Coderre (2nd Vice President)

Tammy Sirmon (Treasurer)

Tonda Ames (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
News item: June 2005: Mystery Dinner & Patrick Chalfant
News item: Aug. 2005: 1960s "Blue Hawaii" Gala / Laua / Hula / Elvis
News item: Aug-Sept 2005: Activities + Robert James Waller
-- Back to the Books
News item: Aug. 2005: Chocolate Bake-Off & Summer Reading Winners
News item: Sept-Oct-Nov-Dec 2005: Activities
News item: June 2006: Snake Visit
News item: June 2006: Summer Reading Update
Preview News item: July 2006: Big Summer Party Aug 1st: Photos
News Item Aug 2006: Book Sale at Fair
News Item Sept 2006: Reading Program / Summer reading stats
News Item Sept. 2006: Birth - 5yr old reading program.
News Item Mar. 2007: Deadwood Saloon Murder Mystery Party
Spring 2007: Misc. Activities
June 26, 2007: Library Art / New Baby / Reading Weatherman
July 12, 2007: More Library Art
Aug. 1, 2007: Nitro-Man
F.O.C.L. Membership Application Form

Friends of the Collinsville Library
1223 W Main
Collinsville, OK 74021

____Individual $5 .... ____Patron or Corporation $50
____Family $10....... ____Benefactor $100
____Donor $25........ ____Lifetime (individuals only) $250

___ New Member ___ Renewal

Total Amount paid $______________________
(Please make checks payable to F.O.C.L.)

Name _________________________________________

Address _______________________________________

City ____________________ State_______ Zip ________

Phone (day) _____________ (evening) ______________

E-mail _________________________________________

Benefits of Membership

* Support YOUR Collinsville Library!
* Discounts to FOCL Events!
* FOCL Newsletter/E-Newsletter!
* Take part in your community and meet new people!
* Have fun! Volunteer!
* Much more....

Paper Recycling:
FOCL is looking for outgoing, community- and educational-minded people to fill the following vacancies in the FOCL Board: Treasurer and Secretary

No experience necessary. These folks get to help plan and organize our events such as the Gala, Mystery Dinner, and Poker Run and, as always, new ideas are always welcome! Take part in your community and help raise funds (and friends) for the Collinsville Library!!

Recent Library News
Summer Reading Program Ended August 3rd & Street Fair -- July 31, 2008
Summer Reading Program -- July 2, 2008
How to Get a Library Card
Borrowers' cards are free of charge to any person who lives, works, or goes to school in Tulsa County.
You may register for a library card at any Tulsa City-County Library location or Register Online. Just fill out a brief registration form and show proof of identity and address. Families may obtain cards for each family member or one card per family. Non-residents' cards are available for an annual fee of $50, and must be obtained in person at a Tulsa City-County Library location.
We want as many people as possible to have library cards and to visit the Collinsville Library.-- Susan Babbitt
Book Bags For Winter Reading
Collinsville Library invites you to join the Adult Winter Reading Program. Read or listen to six books between January 5 and March 27. When you have completed your reading log you will receive your free Tulsa City-County Library book bag.

The Comedy of Errors Book Club will meet at Noon on Tuesday, February 10 in the Collinsville Library Meeting Room. We have the Chik-Lit Foxy Ladies, Jackie King and Peggy Fielding, as our guests. They will discuss their newest book, Foxy Hens Go Bump in the Night. I promise you will enjoy their presentation.

Four ways to go green with the library:
1) Borrow a library book or media item instead of buying a new one.
2) Download a book from
Register your e-mail with the library to receive library notices.
Recycle your paper at the Collinsville Library.

See you at your Library! Susan

Spring Update 3/19/2009

Facts about your library:
Did you know you could check our movies at your library? We carry new releases, classics, children, and teen may check them out for a whole week!

PLAYAWAYS are a great new way to listen to books...try one today.

Putting in a summer garden or building a new deck or patio??? We have materials to help you. Call us at 596-2840, go on line at or stop by and visit Your Collinsville Library.

We are the only Carnegie Library in Tulsa County and one of a few remaining in Oklahoma. Customer service is our business.

Summer 2009