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.



2018 Reading Roundup

2018 DoubleR Author Tour Kicks Off September

Oklahoma’s Fourth DoubleR (Reading Roundup) Author Tour treks across the state this September. Ten communities in Oklahoma will host one of this year’s presenters: Young Adult author Lutricia Clifton, or painter/book illustrator Christopher  Nick. In addition to presenting public programs at community libraries, the author and illustrator will also present at area schools. Keep track of the schedule to find

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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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agenda for ODL Board

ODL Board Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries’ Board of Directors will be held: Friday, August 10, 2018 at 10:00 am Oklahoma Department of Libraries South Conference Room, 200 NE 18 Street Oklahoma City, Oklahoma   View the Agenda.

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