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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 out where and when to catch them!

Click the links below to read our interviews with these creative folk:

Q&A with Lutricia Clifton

Q&A with Christopher Nick

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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 favorite author at the book signing tables
  • Children’s storytelling/craft activities/entertainment
  • Renowned chef demonstrations
  • Food Trucks
  • Vendor booths

It is FREE to attend. It is a dog-friendly event. The event is located near Bricktown, with easy access to Will Rogers World Airport, hotels, and restaurants.

Book sales provided by Best of Books.

Follow OKBookFest on FacebookTwitter, or Instagram for the latest news!

For questions about the Oklahoma Book Festival, go to or email

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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.