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CDC Update - COVID-19 Delta Variant

The Oklahoma State Department of Health follows CDC guidance on the virus.  Here are the latest recommendations:

  1.  Getting vaccinated prevents severe illness, hospitalization, and death and also helps reduce the spread of the virus in communities.
  2. Data shows Delta is different than past versions of the virus and is much more contagious.  Virtually all hospitalizations and deaths continue to be among the unvaccinated.
  3. CDC recommends that everyone (including fully vaccinated individuals) wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas with high transmission.
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Summer Programs

Summer Reading may be over but we have plenty of other programs for you attend!  Check out all of the awesome activities on our event calendar!

It's time to celebrate Shark Week, Outer Space, Summer Camp, Harry Potter, and Legos.  You know you want to come!

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Library Serving Dinners to Kids

Summer Food Program is serving meals until school starts. Stop by the library for a snack at 11:00 and lunch at 11:30 AM.  We will serve dinner at Memorial Park from 4:00-5:00 pm every day.  Available to all children ages 1-18.

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Awesome Online Activities

There are some great apps and online activities available for all ages.  Enjoy some of these while you are enjoying your time at home.  We will be adding to this list so check back often!

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eBooks and Audiobooks

Have you checked out our eBooks and Audiobooks collections on Overdrive yet?  Available to all library patrons and no late fees!

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Monday through Thursday
10 am to 6 pm

Friday
10 am to 5 pm

Saturday
10 to 1

 

eBooks, Audios & Movies

Download books, listen to audio and stream movies to your favorite device.

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Internet Policy

The Blackwell Public Library has guidelines and rules for using its computers, internet and wireless.

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Classes and Events

TEMPORARILY ON HOLD

Book Club, Crafting, STEAM, Coding and More!

Be sure and check out what the library has going on for adults & families.

Children & Teen Classes

We have education & activities for babies to 5th graders and 6th to 12th graders.

 

Little Learners University

Join Ms Jessica on new adventures as she teaches early learning subjects through children's literature and creative expression as well as cognitive, social, and communication skills to children ages 0 to 5 using books, puppets, music, and more!

Little Learners meets every Wednesday at 11 starting October 14th.

The Young and the Restless meets on Fridays starting October 16th.

We'd love to see you!

BookPage – June Edition

Jun 3, 2021
BookPage cover with photo of Casey McQuiston

During National Library Week, Check Out Your Library Online

Apr 5, 2021
Natalie Portman National Library Week Honorary Chair

This week, Blackwell Public Library encourages all community members to visit their website to explore and access virtual services and programs. The library offers a wide array of online resources that are available from the comfort of home, including OK Virtual Library, educational and informational databases, our online catalog with…

The Tastiest Spring Virtual Food Festival

Apr 5, 2021

Chef Rob will be sharing some awesome spring recipes with us on Saturday, April 10th, at 2:00 PM. Join the library’s Facebook Page to follow along. Recipes are below, are available at the library and will be posted on our Facebook page. Hope you join us for the Virtual Food…

A Book Signing Event with Dee

Mar 19, 2021
deresa rhea. lessons after death book cover. Dee seated with the grand canyon in the background.

Lessons After Death by Deresa Rhea As we scheduled the book signing for Dee, we asked her for some biographical information; little tidbits we could share with the community that would draw interest to her and her book. What she returned is so heartfelt and touching, we had to share…

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