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Monday - Thursday: 9am - 7pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday : 9am - 1pm
Sunday: Closed

Online Catalog


Real time text

Text (405) 265-9224 to talk in real time with a librarian. You are able to also able to renew your books, check the summary of your account, or ask a reference question.

Join A Book Club!

If you have not joined a book club yet do not worry, we have four that you can choose from!

Each of our book clubs are unique to your own individual reading style. With this many book clubs to take part in, how can you not get excited about reading!

Teen Book Club
Between the Covers
Brown Bag Book Club
Let's Talk About It Oklahoma

FanFest Updates!

The time is fast approaching! Follow our process for getting this event up and running on social media! Click here for a copy of our flier!


Thank you!

Thank you for another successful year of Summer Reading!

Thank you our sponsors for a another incredible year of summer reading.

Library Programs

Let's Talk About It Oklahoma, Creative Writing & More

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

Children & Teen Fall Programs

You thought our summer programs was a blast, just wait until you attend our fall programs! We have programs for infants to 5th graders (Children) and 6th to 12th graders (Teen).

Children's Programs
Teen Programs





Reads & Resources

BookPage – June Edition

Jun 3, 2021
BookPage cover with photo of Casey McQuiston
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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…

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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…

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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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BookPage Reviews

Mar 11, 2021

BookPage is available every month at the library. Did you know you can sign up for their newsletters that keep you up to date on your favorite genres? Sign up for recommendations in your favorite genres at If you’re the type of reader who self-soothes by losing yourself in a…

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A Taste of Irish Food Festival

Mar 9, 2021
drawing of a four leaf clover

The library will be hosting a fabulous cooking demonstration on Saturday, March 13, at 2:00 PM on Facebook Live. New York Chef Rob Scott will show viewers how to make some great dishes for St. Patrick’s Day! Tune in to the library’s Facebook page where the demonstration will be shared.…

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The Read Aloud 21-Day Challenge is Here

Mar 2, 2021
21 day challenge

Did you know that, next to genetics, the most important predictor of school success is reading? Reading aloud to children not only provides a bonding experience with caring adults, but the simple act of reading aloud to a child 15 minutes a day for five years results in 27,375 minutes…

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BookPage for February

Feb 26, 2021

Pick up a copy today for free or read online. Did you know you can sign up for BookPage newsletters? Go to the BookPage website for more information.

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Family Engagement Project Grant from OPSR

Feb 26, 2021

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…

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It’s Tax Time, Get Help

Feb 23, 2021
tax forms

File a free federal and state return if your income in 2020 was $72,000 or less. Do you have questions as you’re doing your return? Certified Tax Coaches Can Help Now through April 15, 2021 Contact by Available to take questions:Monday thru Thursday 10 to 4:30 Get a response…

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