Oklahoma Library Association Partners with Google for Virtual Workshop on Wednesday 12/16 at 12:00 PM CT Oklahoma Library Association announced that it is hosting an online workshop in partnership with ‘Grow with Google’. ‘Grow with Google’ aims to help create economic opportunity in communities across the United States by providing free training tools, and expertise…

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Riveting fantasy “Reverie” ebook and audiobook now available for reading and discussion with global audience Blackwell Public Library is connecting their patrons with millions of readers and a compelling young adult ebook during the next Big Library Read, the world’s largest digital book club. From November 2-16, readers’ secret dreams can become a reality when…

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cartoon of children sitting on piles of books

It’s time for the under-5 crowd and their adults to get excited! Storytime is coming back in October! “Little Learners”, the special time for littles and their adults will begin on Wednesday, October 14th, at 11:00 AM in the children’s library. This is especially for babies & toddlers to hear some fun books, sing nursery…

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book of the little axe book cover

Blackwell Public Library Joins Public Libraries Nationwide in Digital Reading Program September 14-28. Blackwell Public Library is joining public libraries across the country in offering access to the same ebook for a two-week period through the Libraries Transform Book Pick. The ebook selection is Lauren Francis-Sharma’s epic saga “Book of the Little Axe,” published by…

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national voter registration day logo

Blackwell Public Library plans to register voters in Blackwell to celebrate the national holiday. On September 22, 2020, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day with a massive cross-country effort to register voters well in advance of Election Day this November. Why register? Make your voice heard at the ballot box. The library is committed…

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explore infinity and beyond at your library. september is library card sign-up month with a picture of buzz lightyear

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time when Blackwell Public Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers, and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong learning. There is nothing more empowering than signing up…

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rightfully hers - american women and the vote

Blackwell Public Library is hosting a new popup exhibition from the National Archives, Rightfully Hers, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, women’s voting rights before and after the 19th, and its impact today. Despite decades of marches, petitions, and public debate to enshrine a women’s right to vote in the…

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drawing of a girl holding a potted plan with a butterfly flying near

The library is excited to announce that the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is launching its statewide literacy program, Read for Adventure, for the third year in conjunction with their generous sponsor, OG&E. This year features a new book, Juniper’s Butterfly Garden by Autumn Heigle and illustrated by Nadia Ronquillo. The story follows a…

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