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CDC Update - COVID-19 Delta Variant

The Oklahoma State Department of Health follows CDC guidance on the virus.  Here are the latest recommendations:

  1.  Getting vaccinated prevents severe illness, hospitalization, and death and also helps reduce the spread of the virus in communities.
  2. Data shows Delta is different than past versions of the virus and is much more contagious.  Virtually all hospitalizations and deaths continue to be among the unvaccinated.
  3. CDC recommends that everyone (including fully vaccinated individuals) wear a mask in public indoor settings in areas with high transmission.
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Summer Programs

Summer Reading may be over but we have plenty of other programs for you attend!  Check out all of the awesome activities on our event calendar!

It's time to celebrate Shark Week, Outer Space, Summer Camp, Harry Potter, and Legos.  You know you want to come!

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Library Serving Dinners to Kids

Summer Food Program is serving meals until school starts. Stop by the library for a snack at 11:00 and lunch at 11:30 AM.  We will serve dinner at Memorial Park from 4:00-5:00 pm every day.  Available to all children ages 1-18.

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Awesome Online Activities

There are some great apps and online activities available for all ages.  Enjoy some of these while you are enjoying your time at home.  We will be adding to this list so check back often!

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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!

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Hours

Monday through Thursday
10 am to 6 pm

Friday
10 am to 5 pm

Saturday
10 to 1

 

eBooks, Audios & Movies

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

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Internet Policy

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

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Classes and Events

TEMPORARILY ON HOLD

Book Club, Crafting, STEAM, Coding and More!

Be sure and check out what the library has going on for adults & families.

Children & Teen Classes

We have education & activities for babies to 5th graders and 6th to 12th graders.

 

Little Learners University

Join Ms Jessica on new adventures 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 to 5 using books, puppets, music, and more!

Little Learners meets every Wednesday at 11 starting October 14th.

The Young and the Restless meets on Fridays starting October 16th.

We'd love to see you!

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…

It’s Tax Time, Get Help

Feb 23, 2021
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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…

Dial-a-Story

Jan 12, 2021
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