Community Survey

It's time for our annual community survey!  Taking a few moments to complete our survey helps us plan better library programs, classes, and services to you.  

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Let's Talk About It Oklahoma Spring Series

Join us for the next series in our book discussion group  as the library proudly hosts Let's Talk About It Oklahoma with a theme of The Oklahoma Experience:  ReVisions, a look at the history of Oklahoma through the eyes of late 20th century authors.

Let's Talk About It Oklahoma is a program of Oklahoma Humanities with generous funding provided by Kirkpatrick Family Fund and the Inasmuch Foundation.

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Financial Fitness Classes Offered

As you think about getting out of high school and heading to college, tech school, or your career, have you ever wondered how to set up a budget, a long-term financial plan or set financial goals?  Only about 30% or people do.  The library will be hosting a 6-week workshop series in Financial Fitness, open to teens and young adults, age 16-24.  This series is made possible through a grant from Friends of Libraries in Oklahoma (FOLIO), Oklahoma Department of Libraries, and the FINRA Investor Education Foundation through a partnership with the American Library Association.

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Winter Reading Challenge 2019

We're not sure if the weather outside will ever be frightful BUT it's always a good time to read!  Join our Winter Reading Challenge and win great prizes!

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eBooks and Audiobooks

Have you checked out our eBooks and Audiobooks collections on Overdrive yet?  Available to all library patrons and no late fees!

Looking for that next good read?

We've got you covered! We have books for all ages and interests. See what's new through the catalog.

Blackwell Public Library Recent Additions


Monday:  Closed
Tues & Thurs:  10 am - 7 pm
Wed & Fri:  10 am - 6 pm
Saturday : 10 am - 1 pm
Sunday: Closed

Online Catalog


eBooks, Audios & Movies

Download books, listen to audio and stream movies to your favorite device.

All through OK Virtual Library.

Internet Policy

The Blackwell Public Library has guidelines and rules for using its computers, internet and wireless.

View the Internet Policy >

Upcoming Events

  1. Crazy 8s Planet Party 4K-2

    January 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  2. Crazy 8s Planet Party 3-5

    January 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Crazy 8s Crayon Craze 4K-2

    January 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  4. Crazy 8s Crayon Craze 3-5

    January 31 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  5. Let’s Talk About It Oklahoma – Pushing the Bear

    January 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Dungeons & Dragons, Anyone?

For more information, contact the library.  Weekly campaigns are happening now...

Curious About Adventures

Join Ms Cindy on new adventures with Curious George as she teaches early learning subjects through children's literature and creative expression as well as cognitive, social, and communication skills to children ages 0-3.

We'd love to see you!

Classes and Events

Let's Talk About It Oklahoma, Financial Fitness, Book Chat, and More!

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

Children & Teen Classes

We have programs for babies to 5th graders and 6th to 12th graders.

Children's Classes
Teen Classes

Pushing the Bear by Diane Glancy

Dec 20, 2018

In an author’s note, Diane Glancy tells of attending a performance of The Trail of Tears in Tahlequah in the late 1970s.  She later traveled along the route that thirteen thousand Cherokee followed in 1838 after being forced to abandon their farms in several Southeastern states.  These encounters with her father’s…

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The Oklahoma Experience: Re-Visions

Dec 20, 2018

This information is taken directly from the Let’s Talk About It Oklahoma website. America is the land of the second chance; one can always start over, somewhere else.  That’s our belief, even after the disappearance of the frontier.  As one of the last states to join the Union, Oklahoma has many stories…

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Community Survey

Dec 20, 2018

The library uses the information from the survey to plan collection development, classes, programs, and community activities.  Your opinions matter to us!  The survey is available on our website, on the City of Blackwell website, Facebook, and we have paper & pencil surveys available at the library. Complete the survey…

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Tablets Available Through Grant

Nov 19, 2018

Blackwell Public Library announces the purchase of new tablets for use by customers through the Edge Technology Grant which awarded the library over $4500 for the new technology.  Financial assistance for the special project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services administered through the…

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November is Native American Heritage Month

Nov 13, 2018
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November is Native American Heritage Month and the library has some awesome titles featured on the display!  The following authors spoke at the Oklahoma Book Festival. Ned Christie: The Creation of an Outlaw and Cherokee Hero is written by Devon Misehuah.  Ms. Misehuah is a member of the Choctaw Nation and…

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