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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

BIG LIBRARY READ – “The Darwin Affair”

Aug 3, 2020

Blackwell Public Library patrons may join millions of others around the globe in reading an historical fiction thriller ebook and audiobook during BIG LIBRARY READ, the world’s largest digital book club. From August 3-17, readers can borrow and read Tim Mason’s “intellectually stimulating and viscerally exciting” The Darwin Affair from…

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Census 101

Jun 16, 2020
census 101 everyone counts with drawing of a family
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Library Reopening Plan Phase 2.5

Jun 16, 2020
libraries transform

Phase 2.5:  Soft Opening, Short Term Use of Library Space 1.Criteria for this PhaseOfficials have authorized a reopeningGatherings limited to 30 or lessContinued reduction in casesMust have safety materials availableNot ahead of libraries in local area to avoid becoming a disease vector 2. Entrance to FacilityUse of building open to…

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Make Your Own Masks

Apr 7, 2020
mona lisa wearing a surgical mask

Since the CDC has recommended that people wear masks in public, everyone is looking for a great cost-effective way to make them since we are leaving the ones approved for medical use to the health care workers. Michaels has a couple of options for making your own mask. Bandana Face…

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Enjoy #HarryPotterAtHome with Unlimited Access to the ebook and audiobook

Apr 1, 2020

Enjoy #HarryPotterAtHome! The #ebook and #audiobook of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (US) is available for unlimited access through our @OverDriveLibs digital collection in the month of April. Download Libby to unlock the magic. Find the app in the Google Play Store or on iTunes. You can also visit…

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No Lack of Reading Options

Mar 18, 2020

Your library is working hard to keep you reading in the time of social distancing and other hurdles. Although the library is closed to the public, we have several options available to aid your thirst for reading. From now until the end of the emergency, the library staff is available…

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Library Closed to Public but Open for Curbside

Mar 17, 2020

Blackwell Public Library will be closed due to social distancing and for the protection of our customers and staff. Curbside Service is available for all items.  Please call 580-363-1809 to make arrangements. We will keep you updated and continue to post the best resources available.

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Mar 17, 2020

UPDATE: We are asking businesses to submit the form via There is also a link available on the homepage on the right side of the page. OKLAHOMA CITY (March 14, 2020) – The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Oklahoma small businesses…

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COVID-19: Information Regarding Testing

Mar 13, 2020

County health departments, including OKC-County and Tulsa Health Departments, do not offer testing for COVID-19 (coronavirus). Any individual who develops symptoms such as fever, cough, and/or difficulty breathing, and has been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or has recently traveled from an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19 should contact their health care…

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Avoid Illness, Take Precautions

Mar 12, 2020
coronavirus disease 2019 badge from the cdc

It’s flu season and with the COVID-19 on the rise, the library wants to assure its customers that we are taking precautions for your health and safety. In our day-to-day operations, staff cleans all books that are returned to the library. We always have and always will. Our countertops are…

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