Serving Oklahoma libraries with consultation services, public librarian certification training, continuing education courses, computer & technology classes, and program materials.
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 open-access online.
Rain and wind didn’t stop a record crowd from turning out for the 2nd Oklahoma Book Festival on Saturday, September 21. The day featured national headliners, author panels, poetry readings, book sales and signings, and, of course, Kids Crafts! Read all about it!Read More
As the agency distributes another round of Health Literacy Grants to Oklahoma libraries, the Initiative is attracting national attention. ODL’s efforts will be part of a four-state study into how public libraries are contributing to the health literacy movement. Get more of the story…Read More
Less than a year after Director Susan McVey’s retirement, we’re saying goodbye to our Deputy Director, Vicki Sullivan. Sullivan logged 44 years of service to the State of Oklahoma, including 35 years at ODL, with 17 of those years as second in command. Read on to learn more about Sullivan’s contributions to Oklahoma’s library andRead More
Attention Librarians: Apply now for the LSTA Continuing Education Conference Grant! Deadline to submit the application is February 25, 2020! ODL is accepting applications to send selected Oklahoma public library staff to an annual library conference for continuing education purposes. Applicants will be able to apply for a scholarship to one of these conferences: TexasRead More