Our Services

Library Development

Serving Oklahoma libraries with consultation services, public librarian certification training, continuing education courses, computer & technology classes, and program materials.

Literacy Resources

Provides services, leadership, and technical assistance to library and community-based literacy programs throughout the state, as well as coordinating several statewide initiatives.

Archives & Records

Preserving, storing, archiving and presenting historical records of the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the Oklahoma state government from territorial days forward.

Reference & Circulation

Presenting resources for learning and research through collections and databases available to libraries, patrons, schools, students and state employees.

Government Information

Providing state and federal information in the original format and/or digital versions. Documents, publications and more are available open-access online.

Law|Legislative Reference

Providing prompt, nonpartisan, and accurate information to the executive, legislative and judicial branches of government as well as to the general public.



agenda for ODL Board

ODL Board Meeting

The special meeting of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries’ Board of Directors will be held: Friday, January 25 at 1:00 pm Oklahoma Department of Libraries South Conference Room, 200 NE 18 Street Oklahoma City, Oklahoma   View the Agenda.

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archives meeting

Archives & Records Commission Meeting

The Oklahoma Archives and Records Commission meeting will be held January 24, 2019 at 10:00 am at the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Second Floor South Conference Room. View the agenda.    

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conference application

Continuing Education Conference Grant

Attention Librarians: Apply now for the LSTA Continuing Education Conference Grant! Deadline to submit the application is February 10, 2019! This LSTA Grant, offered through the Institute of Museum and Library Services, is for the purpose of educating library professionals and improving library service in the state. In accordance with the Oklahoma Certification Manual for

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Exercising at the Pioneer Library

Health & Wellness Programs

These health-based workshops at public libraries across Oklahoma incorporate ways to eat healthy, exercise, and maintain overall mind and body health. The following programs are brought to you by these local public libraries/systems, Oklahoma Department of Libraries’ Health Literacy project and the Institute for Museum and Library Services. Look for a Health & Wellness Program

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Wright News blog by ODL

Wright News

Check out ODL’s Wright News blog for the Oklahoma Center for the Book fall roundup of activities.  Find information about the Reading Roundup Tour, check out the Oklahoma Book Festival stats and numbers, and also read the the Salute to Ida Sutton Williams.        

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