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.

Featured Sections


agenda for ODL Board

ODL Board Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries’ Board of Directors will be held in conjunction with the OLA Annual Conference: Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 10:00 am Tulsa Hyatt Regency Hotel, Directors Row 5 100 East Second Street Tulsa, Oklahoma   View the Agenda.

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archives meeting

Archives & Records Commission Meeting

The Oklahoma Archives and Records Commission meeting will be held April 26 at 10:00 am in the South Conference Room at Oklahoma Department of Libraries, 200 NE 18 in OKC. View the agenda.    

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Archives workshop

Archives Workshops in May

Announcing… three Preservation Workshops for all types of libraries and museums View the flyer! Rebecca Elder will be here in May to teach the following workshops: Preservation of Photographic Materials $40 (full-day; two locations) —Wednesday, May 9th, in Oklahoma City at the Oklahoma History Center —Friday, May 11th, in Broken Arrow at The Museum Broken

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pioneer library moving to the beat exercise

Health & Wellness Programs in Oklahoma

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. Questions about health programs at your library?…

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Computer & App Classes Available

Computer & App Classes for spring 2018 are now open for enrollment! This semester, we are offering nine classes on finding and using health information resources. The classes are open to Oklahoma library staff and literacy program staff and volunteers.  Some library staff members may wish to consider taking several of the courses in order to become a Certified Health

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librarianship institute

Register for Librarian Certification Courses

Librarian Certification Classes are now available for registration. See the complete list of classes.  (Or you can download the PDF for the Spring 2018 Schedule.) Register for each class by clicking on the link for the particular class you want to attend. All registrations are processed online using the Eventbrite service. This online system allows you to verify you are

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