Kids Cafe Serves Dinner

The Kids' Cafe at the Library will be open to serve dinner every week, Tuesday through Friday.  Any young person ages 0-18 may come in for supper and a snack.

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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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Let's Talk About It Oklahoma - Shell Shaker

Please join us on Monday, April 29th at 5:30 PM for our latest book discussion group.  Please note that this is a new date for the group.

This month's title is Shell Shaker by Leanne Howe, a story focusing on women of the Cherokee and Choctaw tribes known by that name.

Dr. Laura Arata, Professor of History at Oklahoma State University will be our humanities scholar for this title.

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Winter Reading Challenge 2019

Congratulations to all of our library friends who completed the Winter Reading Challenge 2019!

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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. Let’s Talk About It Oklahoma – Shell Shaker

    April 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Preserving Your Family’s History

    May 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 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.


Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Sep 10, 2018
national suicide prevention lifeline 1-800-273-talk (8255)

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
picture of the cherokee strip land run with riders on horseback

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
the incredibles september is library card signup month

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
bedtime math's crazy 8s club

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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Curious About Adventures for 0-3

Aug 22, 2018
curious george reading

The library will start its new reading programs for the youngest visitors (ages 0-3) with the Curious About Adventures with Miss Cindy.  Curious George will help out as children and their adults explore the world around them through reading and sharing books together with fun-filled activities to teach important learning skills.…

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