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.
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.
eBooks and Audiobooks
Have you checked out our eBooks and Audiobooks collections on Overdrive yet? Available to all library patrons and no late fees!
Blackwell Public Library Recent Additions
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More