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We've got you covered! We have books for all ages and interests. See what's new through the catalog.

Our Hours are Changing!

Beginning August 6th, Blackwell Public Library will be changing its hours.  We hope that these new hours will allow more of our customers to take advantage of our services.
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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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Summer Food Service Program

Kids can eat free all summer at the library!  The library will be offering lunch and an afternoon snack through a program hosted by the Oklahoma State Department of Education and Hunger Free Oklahoma.  All kids ages 0-18 are invited to lunch at the library May 29th - August 3rd.

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Blackwell Public Library Recent Additions


Monday:  Closed
Tues & Thurs:  10 am - 7 pm
Wed & Fri:  10 am - 6 pm
Saturday : 10 am - 1 pm
Sunday: Closed

Online Catalog


eBooks, Audios & Movies

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

All through OK Virtual Library.

Internet Policy

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

View the Internet Policy >

Upcoming Events

  1. Let’s Talk About It Oklahoma! – After the First Death

    August 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Dungeons & Dragons, Anyone?

For more information, contact the library.  Weekly campaigns are happening now...

Discovery 0-3

Ms Cindy teaches early learning subjects through children's literature and creative expression as well as cognitive, social, and communication skills to children ages 0-3.

We'd love to see you!

Classes and Events

Make-It Mondays, Book Chat, Seminars & More!

Be sure and check out what the library has going on for adults & families on our classes & events >

Children & Teen Classes

We have programs for babies to 5th graders and 6th to 12th graders.

Children's Classes
Teen Classes

Friends of the Library Meeting for August

Aug 13, 2018
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Friends of the Library will hold their July meeting on Tuesday,August 14th, at 5:30 pm.  The group will be discussing and establishing the mission, purpose, and structure of the group.  Upcoming events and programs at the library will be shared.  Refreshments will be served.  This is your opportunity to become…

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Monster by Walter Dean Myers

Aug 13, 2018
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Myers, like Cormier, has been acknowledged for the body of his many award-winning novels.  Sixteen year old Steve finds himself in jail on trial for a murder he is not sure he had anything to do with, or anything significantly to do with.  In spite of his middle class status,…

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True Believer by Virginia Ewer Wolff

Aug 13, 2018
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Luminous Wolff pens her novel in lines of free verse that capture the flow of feelings and thoughts running across the psyche of fifteen year old LaVaughn, determined to go to college and grow beyond the socioeconomic class she struggles within.  A National Book Award winner, True Believer dramatizes the life…

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie

Aug 13, 2018
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A National Book Award winner like Wolff, Alexie ranks as one of the most acclaimed writers of his generation and a major force in the renaissance of Native American literature.  Like all of the writers in this series, he incarnates the reality that good young adult novels inevitably attract some…

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Annie John by Jamaica Kincaid

Aug 13, 2018
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Master storyteller in fiction and non-fiction acclaimed by virtually all, Kincaid finds her work marketed for adults and young adults, and actually probably more to the former than the latter – and her work thus truly crosses over those supposed borders between audience ages.  With Annie John, she tells the semiautobiographical…

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