Library Consulting Services

Library Development staff members serve as personal contacts to Oklahoma public and institutional librarians. Staff members assist librarians with a variety of topics: annual reports, certification, state aid eligibility, library grant applications, performance measure surveys, long range planning, programming ideas, library laws, policies, and more.

Contact Library Development on the Division Contact Form.


Vicki Mohr, Division Director

Doris Dixon, Administrative Assistant


Public library consultants:

Cathy Van Hoy is the State Data Coordinator.
Area: Tulsa and Northeast area of Oklahoma

Melissa Askew coordinates the Public Library Website Program.
Area: Website program is statewide. Librarian consultant area is SE and Central Oklahoma (not including the metro and surrounding areas).

Adrienne Butler is the Youth Services Consultant.
Area: Cleveland, Pottawatomie and McClain Counties

Kathy B. O’Donnell is the Computer Lab Coordinator and Trainer.

Wendy Gabrielson is the Certification Specialist.
Area: West, Northwest, Southwest, Metro and surrounding areas

Amy Brandley is the Edge Consultant.
Area: Statewide


Literacy consultants:

Leslie Gelders, Literacy Coordinator

Rebecca Barker, Literacy Program Administrator

Kerri McLinn, Family Literacy Consultant


Library Development Resources

Upcoming Events

  1. XYZs of iPhones & iPads: Intermediate Training for Librarians

    June 16 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  2. Archives and Records Commission Meeting

    July 20 @ 10:00 am
  3. ODL Board Meeting

    August 11 @ 10:00 am
  4. Archives and Records Commission Meeting

    October 19 @ 10:00 am
  5. ODL Board Meeting

    December 8 @ 10:00 am