/ Tulsa Shock
Summer Reading Kickoff
Open Front Door Preview
Tulsa WNBA Pro Basketball Appearance
1917 Library Remodeled
10 Years Ago
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Ted Wright -- last update 5/29/2010 (LibraryShock.html)
Copyright 2010 -- Collinsville, Oklahoma
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this will once again become a familar sight ... a stream of kids entering the
Collinsville Library via the front door facing Main Street. That traditional
entry was closed during the major remodeling about 10 years ago with the elevator
and handicap entry added at the back of the 1917 vintage Carnegie Library building.
The gating changes are not complete but the door was open during the Thursday
ceremony as a preview of things to come.
nice sized crowd gathered at the Library May 17th for a multi-purpose celebration
joined by a member of the Tulsa women's profession basketball team, Miss
Collinsville(s), Collinsville girls basketball players, kids, Chamber of Commerce
members, Library friends, City & Tulsa County Library officials.
Up For Summer Reading Program
helpers were signing kids up for summer reading.
are games and computers for kids also.
Chamber (2010 Miss Collinsville Outstanding Teen, left) and Taylor Upson (2010
Miss Collinsville) visited with the youngest kids attending the Library event
latest round of Library improvements are not complete (including the parking lot
paving and front door entry for example) but I was surprised to see a set of metal
stairs being hoisted to the recently repaired roof Friday May 28th (the day after
the activities above). According to Dr. Babbitt the stairs are expected to reduce
contact to the 1917 vintage roof tiles when utility work is required on the roof.
I noticed at the end of the day Friday that the stairs were back in the parking
lot and the crane gone ... so assume a later attempt will be required for the
-- Ted Wright 5/29/2010 (Previous
the outdoor activities Thursday Miss Collinsville read a story book to many of
the gathered youth.