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: Southeast Oklahoma and the central part of the state (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


Literacy consultants:

Leslie Gelders, Literacy Coordinator

Rebecca Barker, Literacy Program Administrator

Kerri McLinn, Family Literacy Consultant


Library Development Resources

Upcoming Events

  1. Oklahoma Library Association Conference

    April 24 - April 26
  2. ODL Board Meeting

    April 26 @ 10:00 am
  3. Genealogy Records of the Five Civilized Tribes: Dawes Roll

    May 1 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
  4. Current Trends & Legislation | Cherokee

    May 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  5. Current Trends & Legislation | Lawton

    May 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm