TULSA, Oklahoma - A Tulsa public library has earned top honors on a website that ranks America's best places to live.

The Hardesty Regional Children's Library came in as number three of 10 libraries chosen for going far beyond just providing reading material for kids. Livability.com website says Hardesty is "designed to stimulate young imaginations" and get kids excited about books.

Livability.com editors looked at 500 communities across the country to find the best libraries for kids.

The library earned props for Connor's Cove, a nautical-themed theater area for special events and performers.