Our Services

Library Development

Serving Oklahoma libraries with consultation services, public librarian certification training, continuing education courses, computer & technologyย 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,ย 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 researchย through collections and databases available to libraries, patrons, schools, students and state employees.

Government Information

Providingย state and federal informationย inย the original format and/or digitalย 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 asย to the general public.

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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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Libraries=Education Workshop

Libraries = Education with Valerie Gross

Sign up for this lively, interactive workshop with Valerie Gross to experience Libraries = Education, a vision that is ushering in a new era of how libraries are viewed. Building on the great work already in place at your library, the strategy will make you, your library, and our profession indispensable for centuries to come.

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Libraries Rock

Summer Reading Workshops for Public Librarians

Join Jenifer Strauss and Will Stuck for the 2018 Music Summer Reading Workshops! Jennifer Strauss has a background in education and is a co-founder of the Center for Imagination and a partner with Cygnus Storytelling, LLC. Strauss brings her expertise on brain development for Early Literacy, Children, and Teens. She’ll suggest theme-appropriate books that can

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Computer & App Classes Available

Computer & App Classes for spring 2018 are now open for enrollment! We are still working on scheduling additional spring classes in the ODLโ€™s computer lab. But right now we are offeringย nine classes on finding and using health information resources.ย The classes are open to Oklahomaย library staff and literacy program staffย and volunteers.ย  Some library staff members

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Register for Librarian Certification Courses

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

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