Ginnie Graham: Expanding world of reading with construction of four new Tulsa County libraries

Tulsa World | Monday, Jan. 31, 2022 | Ginnie Graham Editorials Editor

It’s no secret that several library branches in Tulsa County need to be rebuilt due to age and increased use. It’s something Kimberly Johnson, the library system chief executive officer, has mentioned for years.

Now, library officials are planning a capital campaign to construct four new libraries: Rudisill Regional (1520 N. Hartford Ave.), South Broken Arrow (3600 S. Chestnut Ave.), Owasso (103 W. Broadway St.) and Brookside (1202 E. 45th Place). Of those, only Owasso’s branch will remain in the same location …

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Owasso library looking at $7 million expansion

KOKI-TV Fox23 | Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022

OWASSO, Okla. — A major renovation is in the works for the Owasso Library.

In a virtual town hall, staff announced plans for a $7 million overhaul, upgrading and expanding the library over the next two to three years. The current library, near Main and Broadway, was built in 1989 and last updated in 2001 …

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Owasso Library eyes $7M overhaul to upgrade, expand property: ‘We couldn’t be more excited’

Tulsa World | Monday, Jan. 24, 2022 | Owasso Reporter Editor Art Haddaway

A major renovation project is on the horizon for the Owasso Library.

Staff at the local branch in a virtual town hall meeting on Thursday announced their plans to carry out an estimated $7 million overhaul that will upgrade and expand the property over the next two to three years …

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South Broken Arrow Library talking expansion, seeks public input

Broken Arrow Sentinel | Friday, Jan. 21, 2022 | John Dobberstein

Tulsa City-County Library is pleased to announce that they are in the planning stages of considering expanding the South Broken Arrow Library. They would like the public’s input to shape this new chapter at an upcoming public meeting.

Please join library planners virtually for a community town hall session on Feb. 3, where they will share their vision with the public and seek feedback to help make this new version of South Broken Arrow Library better than ever and one that will take it well into the future. …

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