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.

Features

News

agenda for ODL Board

ODL Board Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries’ Board of Directors will be held: Friday, December 14, 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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Health-Literacy-Webinar

Webinar: Health Literacy Begins at Your Library

Mark your calendars for January 8. In this webinar, learn how libraries in Oklahoma are growing community health literacy through programs for all ages. Your library can play a central role in promoting the health and wellness of its community through fostering higher health literacy. This means increasing people’s capacity to obtain and understand basic

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Download the Call for Entries

Time to Enter the Book Awards

Authors, illustrators, photographers and book designers… Download the call for entries for the 2019 Oklahoma Book Awards! Books considered for this award must have an Oklahoma-based theme, or entrants must live or have lived in Oklahoma. Books must have been published between January 1 and December 31, 2018. Entries must be received by January 4, 2019. Finalists will be notified in

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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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