Serving Oklahoma libraries with consultation services, continuing education, computer & technology classes, materials for programs, and training for public librarian certification.
Provides services, leadership, and technical assistance to library and community-based literacy programs throughout the state, as well as coordinating several statewide initiatives.
Preserving, storing, archiving and presenting historical records of the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the Oklahoma state government from territorial days forward.
Presenting resources for learning and research through collections and databases available to libraries, patrons, schools, students and state employees.
Providing state and federal information in the original format and/or digital versions. Documents, publications and more are available online.
The window for submitting your FY 2017 Annual Report Data is now open! The deadline for reporting is August 15 for non-system libraries, and October 2 for library systems. To help you prepare for inputting your information online, go to Public Library Reporting and Statistics for downloadable forms and statistics. Once you have gathered the information,Read More
The Oklahoma Historical Records Advisory Board is accepting applications for a new regrant project titled Improving Access to Collections Grants for Archival Collections. Libraries, archives, museums, and other organizations holding unique archival collections related to Oklahoma history are encouraged to apply for grants of up to $6000 for projects that will improve the organization’s abilityRead More
Public libraries throughout Oklahoma are the place to go for a reading adventure during the summer months. Every summer public libraries become the focal point for many children and teens looking for programs and activities to fill their free summer days. Books can take us anywhere in the universe using our most precious vehicle… Imagination. See 2017Read More
Federal library funding has had an important impact on library services in our state. Check out the recent Independent Evaluation of Oklahoma’s LSTA program and review the federally-funded projects that are making a difference in Oklahoma communities large and small. Read more about the Federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)… at work in Oklahoma.Read More
Check out ODL’s Wright News blog for news and information direct from the Allen Wright Memorial Library in Oklahoma’s State Capitol Complex. The blog reports on projects and programs of the ODL, share news and views from the world of libraries, and post various and sundry other items of interest to our community.Read More