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archives meeting

Archives & Records Commission Meeting

The Oklahoma Archives and Records Commission meeting will be held October 25 at 10:00 am at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Room 412A.

View the agenda.



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Financial Fitness

Financial Fitness Programs near you

The Financial Fitness program is a FREE interactive financial education workshop series that can help anyone learn about money, develop a budget, save for college, plan for retirement and much more.

Free financial fitness programs are being planned at public libraries around the state.

Look for a Financial Fitness Program near you.

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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 March. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony Friday, April 12, 2019.

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Public Library Academy – Fall Classes Now Open

The Fall 2018 Public Library Academy classes are now open for registration. See complete list and register!

All registrations will be processed online using Eventbrite. Register for each class by clicking on the link below for the particular class you want to attend.

This online system allows you to verify you are registered. In addition, you can see who else is attending and from where, so carpooling opportunities are identified.

There is a limit of 25 for each class and classes will NOT be held if less than 5 people register. You will be notified by e-mail a week in advance if a class has been cancelled. If any classes are full, you will be able to place your name on a waiting list if you register with an email address.

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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.

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