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.



books and balloons

2018 Oklahoma Book Festival

Yes! The inaugural Oklahoma Book Festival is set for October 20, 2018 from 10am to 5pm! It will be held at the Oklahoma City Boathouse District. The Festival will feature many award-winning authors from Oklahoma and across the country. 50-75 of America’s finest literary talent Panel discussions and author presentations 2,000 – 3,000 anticipated attendance Meet your

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Research and Discovery, featuring EBSCO & Britannica

Research & Discovery on Digital Prairie

Try out the Research + Discovery section on Digital Prairie. The Research + Discovery page is part of Oklahoma Digital Prairie, ODL’s electronic library that also houses state publications, digital collections and a state government search engine. The Research & Discovery service offers geolocation access to more than 30 EBSCO databases. The Research + Discovery

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archives meeting

Archives & Records Commission Meeting

The Oklahoma Archives and Records Commission meeting will be held July 19 at 10:00 am in the Oklahoma State Capitol Building, 2300 N. Lincoln in Room 412A. View the agenda.    

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What is EDGE?

What is Edge? How can it help your library?

What is Edge? Edge is a management and leadership toolkit designed to help public libraries better serve their communities through improved public access technology services. Oklahoma public libraries participate in Edge through a license purchased by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries for all public libraries in the state. About Edge Edge Resources Edge in Oklahoma Sign-up for Edge News Library

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Libraries Rock

2018 Summer Reading Program

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. “Libraries

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