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meeting notice

ODL Board Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries’ Board of Directors will be:

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10:00 am
National Center for Employee Development
President’s Suite Board Room
2701 E. Imhoff Road
Norman, Oklahoma 73071

View the Agenda.

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Computer & App Training Schedule

Computer & App Classes | Register Now!

Let’s Get Social! & Social Media 101 — Spots still available. Librarians in Oklahoma are eligible to attend for FREE! Sign up now! Enroll at

Let's Get SocialSocial Media 101

ODL’s computer/app classes for library staff members, as well as adult literacy staff and volunteers.

The classes are free and cover many useful topics. From Historypin to social media and podcasts to Photoshop, these technology-based classes will help take your library and literacy work to another level… Also, it’s just plain fun!

To see a full list of the spring class offerings, see the full 2017 Spring Schedule or 2017 Schedule-at-a-glance. To register for the classes, go to Eventbrite or contact Doris Dixon on the Staff Contact Form.

Students may be eligible to get CEUs for attending the training classes which can be used to renew their librarian certification.


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Register for Librarian Certification Courses

Librarian Certification Classes for are available for registration.

See the complete list of classes
(Or you can download the PDF for the Spring 2017 Schedule.)

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

Hands-on computer classes such as Computers & Electronic Resources have limited enrollment from 10-25 depending on the computer lab size.

If any of the classes are full, you can place your name on a waiting list if you register with an email address. If you have any questions, contact Cathy Van Hoy via email or call 405-522-3321.

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E-rate Filing: Prepare Now!

E-rate Funding Year 2017 Application Filing Window Opens February 27, 2017

Universal Service Administrative Company announced the application filing window for Funding Year (FY) 2017 will open on Monday, February 27, 2017 and close on Thursday, May 11, 2017.

All applicants can begin preparing now for successful filing of your FY2017 application.

Find out how you can prepare, see Schools and Libraries Programs News Brief or login to your account in the E-rate Productivity Center (EPC).