Family Engagement Project Grant from OPSR

Once upon a time, before COVID-19, the library received a most awesome grant from the Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness to increase our collections and programs for our youngest patrons. Staff was very excited and eagerly began ordering new materials and planning early childhood programs. We were unable to debut the results of the project…

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Blackwell Public Library Falls in Love with Country-wide Digital Book Club

Library patrons can read and discuss heart-melting romance “Love Lettering” ebook or audiobook for free. Blackwell Public Library joins nearly 16,000 public libraries and tens of thousands of readers across the United States in offering the latest Together We Read: US digital book club selection. From February 10-24, Blackwell Public Library patrons can enjoy author…

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“Grow with Google” Workshop for Job Seekers in Oklahoma

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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Blackwell Public Library Readers Explore Secret Worlds During World’s Largest Digital Book Club

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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Storytime Returns

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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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Libraries Transform Book Pick

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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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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

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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 Display Highlights the 19th Amendment

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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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