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.

Our Hours are Changing!

Beginning August 6th, Blackwell Public Library will be changing its hours.  We hope that these new hours will allow more of our customers to take advantage of our services.
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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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Let's Talk About It Oklahoma

Join us for a new book discussion group during August  - December as the library proudly hosts Let's Talk About It Oklahoma with a theme of Young Adult Crossover Fiction.

October's visiting scholar is Dr. Karen Neurohr from Oklahoma State University discussing the book True Believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff.

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

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 anyone who is interested.  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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The Great American Read

Are you following the Great American Read on PBS?

The series takes a look at the 100 best-loved novels through common themes each week.  Readers can vote for their favorite online.

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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. Library Closed for Thanksgiving

    November 22 - November 24
  2. Crazy 8s Beach Ball Party 4K-2

    November 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  3. Let’s Talk About It Oklahoma – The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

    November 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Crazy 8s Beach Ball Party 3-5

    November 29 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 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

The Great American Read

Sep 17, 2018
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                           Everyone is talking about PBS’s The Great American Read.  From the television show to the companion book, people are exploring the country’s 100 favorite novels and voting for their favorite. Check out the Great American Read website to…

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Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Sep 10, 2018
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September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  Did you know that suicide is a leading cause of death in the United States and that Oklahoma is ranked 8th in the nation by the number of deaths by suicide (higher than the national average).  Suicide has no single cause and there are…

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Blackwell’s 125th Birthday and Land Run Activities

Aug 22, 2018
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Come out on September 8th to the Top of Oklahoma Historical Museum and the Blackwell Public Library to celebrate Blackwell’s 125th birthday!  There will be lots of activities for all ages including cake & ice cream, kids’ games, bed races, a kid’s land run, a costume contest, and more! Beginning…

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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

Aug 22, 2018
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As students prepare to head back to school, there is one essential school supply that requires no shopping and doesn’t cost a penny – it’s a library card. This September, Blackwell Public Library is joining with the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-up Month, to…

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Crazy 8s Math Club

Aug 22, 2018
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Do you love math?  Do you hate math and wish it was more fun?  Either way, the Crazy 8s Math Club is for you!  The library will be offering Crazy 8s Math Club this fall to kids in grades 4K-5 with Miss Cindy in charge of the fun.  Crazy 8s…

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