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Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturday : 9am - 1pm
Sunday: Closed

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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

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

Feb 11, 2021

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…

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Jan 12, 2021
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Have you called us yet?

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“Grow with Google” Workshop for Job Seekers in Oklahoma

Dec 10, 2020

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…

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

Nov 2, 2020

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…

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Storytime Returns

Sep 21, 2020
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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…

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Libraries Transform Book Pick

Sep 15, 2020
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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…

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

Sep 10, 2020
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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…

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Rightfully Hers Display Highlights the 19th Amendment

Aug 18, 2020
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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…

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COVID-19 Public Health Announcement

Aug 18, 2020
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OKC Zoo Literacy Program

Aug 3, 2020
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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…

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