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archives meeting

Archives & Records Commission Meeting

The next scheduled Oklahoma Archives and Records Commission meeting will be held July 25, 2019 at 10:00 am at the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Second Floor South Conference Room.

The Archives and Records Commission is a five member statutory board created in 1947 (67 O.S., Section 305). With certain exceptions, it has the sole, entire and exclusive authority for the disposition of all public records and archives of state officers, departments, boards, commissions, agencies, and institutions.

View the agenda.



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annual reporting time is open

Libraries… The annual reporting window is now open.

2019 Public Library Reporting

The annual reporting window is now open. Your library form is now available online for the Fiscal Year 2019, July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019.

Please go to the following link:

Baker & Taylor’s Bibliostat Collect

Submission of your online report is due no later than August 15 for non-system libraries and October 1 for the 8 system libraries. 

More info, go to 2019 Public Library Reporting page.

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Oklahoma Teen Book Con

The OK Teen Book Con Returns!

Mark your calendars! The Oklahoma Teen Book Con will be held at the University of Oklahoma Memorial Union in Norman on November 16, 2019.

OKTBC is an bi-annual one-day free event for teens and YA-lit fans, aimed at connecting Oklahoma teens to YA authors and books. The mission of the Oklahoma Teen Book Convention is to provide an opportunity for teens to celebrate a love of reading through a multi-faceted experience of diverse activities in an inclusive and accepting environment.

There will be panel sessions with YA Authors from around country, author meet-up sessions, writing workshops, artist alley where Teen Artists can showcase their work, and exhibitors.

More to come…

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book festival pic from 2018

Save the Date for OKBookFest 2019

The 2nd Annual Oklahoma Book Festival will take place at the Boathouse District in Oklahoma City on September 21, 2019!

This FREE event welcomes book-lovers young and old for a day of educational adventure.

–Meet 75-100 of America’s finest literary talent
–Listen to panel discussions and presentations
–Buy a book and get it signed by the author
–Bring the kids for children’s storytime and craft activities
–Experience live entertainment
–Enjoy the food trucks
–Browse the vendor booths and merchandise
–Pose for a pic with your favorite costumed characters
–Discover new books, writers and illustrators

Go the Oklahoma Book Festival website for more information. Find out how you can attend as an author, exhibitor, food vendor or volunteer.

Follow the Oklahoma Book Festival on Facebook or Twitter for updates. Show your interest on the Event page.