Public, Society Benefit

Tulsa Library Trust

  • Tulsa, OK
  • tulsalibrarytrust.org

Mission Statement

The Tulsa Library Trust supports the Tulsa City-County Library's efforts to provide services to the half-million children, teens and adults who use the library.  We strive to cultivate the love of reading and lifelong learning by offering unique programs, services and resources to communities in Tulsa County.

Main Programs

  1. Ruth G. Hardman Adult Literacy Service
  2. African-American Resource Center
  3. Hispanic Resource Center
  4. American Indian Resource Center
Service Areas

Self-reported

Oklahoma

Tulsa County, Oklahoma

ruling year

1976

Principal Officer since 1999

Self-reported

Mr. Larry Bartley

Keywords

Self-reported

Tulsa County, Oklahoma

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EIN

51-0165881

 Number

2248881124

Physical Address

400 Civic Center

Tulsa, OK 74103

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (W12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Ruth G. Hardman Adult Literacy Service

The literacy service offers tutoring to any adult (age 16 and older) who wants to improve his/her reading skills.  The literacy service also partners with area schools, early childhood centers and other community organizations to educate parents and caregivers about the importance of reading with young children and to nurture a positive attitute toward literacy and learning in the home.

Category

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

Program 2

African-American Resource Center

The purpose of the African-American Resource Center is to collect, preserve and provide access to resources honoring and documenting the experiences of people of African descent.  The center is devoted to providing the community with current and comprehensive resource and professional reference materials covering the history and culture of African-Americans.

Category

Population(s) Served

Blacks

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Program 3

Hispanic Resource Center

The Hispanic Resource Center offers cultural, informational and educational resources, activities and services.  The center serves both Spanish and English speaking customers.  All resources, programs and activities are free, including:

Bilingual and Spanish storytimes for children and their families
Spanish-language books, DVDs, videotapes, CDs and other materials
Spanish-language magazines and newspapers
Audiotapes and books to help you learn English or Spanish
English-language books and materials with a focus on Latino culture, history, current issues and travel
Computers with Spanish-language software and keyboards that offer internet access
Free workshops, speakers, art exhibits, educational programs and entertainment
Free meeting rooms for use by community organizations and groups

Category

Population(s) Served

Hispanics

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Program 4

American Indian Resource Center

The American Indian Resource Center provides cultural, educational and informational resources and programs honoring American Indian heritage.  The center provides access to books, media, newspapers, periodicals and native language materials.  The center gives two biennial awards to American Indians.  The American Indian Circle of Honor is a celebration of the honoree's actions in the face of adversity, commitment to the preservation of American Indian culture and legacy for future generations.  The Festival of Words Author Award recognizes literary contributions of outstanding American Indian authors.  It is the first and only award given by a public library to honor an American Indian author.

Category

Population(s) Served

Native Americans/American Indians

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Oklahoma

Tulsa County, Oklahoma

Accreditations

Association of Fundraising Professionals

Affiliations + Memberships

Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member

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Financials

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TULSA LIBRARY TRUST
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Tulsa Library Trust

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Larry Bartley

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mrs. Steven Austin

Connor & Winters

Term: Jan 2012 - Dec 2012

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?


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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?


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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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