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

Last Chance Romance

Feb 10, 2018
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The library staff has been busy cleaning up shelves to make room for all the new books that are coming in to the library.  In looking through the shelves, the poor Avalon romances seem neglected.  Alas, Avalon romances are no longer published.  Amazon bought the publishing house and renamed them…

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Friends of the Library

Feb 9, 2018
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Friends of the Library will meet Monday, April 16th, at 5:30 PM.  The Library needs our Friends!  Join us and find out what you can do to support the library and its mission in the community.

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Rock Painting Event

Feb 9, 2018
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Are you a member of Blackwell Rocks?   Do you love hiding and finding rocks?  Would you love to paint your own rock to hide or keep?  Stop by the library on Saturday, February 17th, at 11:00 AM and have fun painting your own rock.  All supplies will be provided by…

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STEAM for Kids

Jan 29, 2018
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STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.  Miss Maycee has some awesome activities lined up just for kids to enjoy!  STEAM for Kids will be held on Tuesday, March 20th, at 2:00 PM.  We will be making SLIME!  Ooey, gooey, slime!  Open to all ages.  All supplies will…

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2018 Library Book Challenge

Jan 2, 2018
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  The excitement of the holidays is over and there is a long winter ahead. Join us for our 2018 Library Book Challenge and win some great prizes! Just pick up a 2018 calendar and challenge log at the library. Complete any of the 20 challenges listed and be entered…

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