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PLD WORKSHOP: Adulting Can Be Fun!

Register today for the Public Libraries Division 2018 workshop: "Adulting Can Be Fun!". Learn how to create, conduct and evaluate successful and innovative adult programs. The workshop will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library. Deadline to register is February 16, 2018. Learn more . . .

UCD WORKSHOP: "Dare to Do More with Less"

In a time of dwindling budget and fiscal unpredictability, many libraries have to work with the limited funding and the loss of positions. How do libraries survive in this situation? You can find answers at the 2018 workshop of the University & College Division, scheduled for Friday, February 2, 2018 at Rose State College's Community Learning Center. Deadline to register is January 26, 2018. Learn more . . .

Poster Session Proposals

The University & College Division is now accepting proposals for poster presentations at the OLA Annual Conference in Tulsa, April 23-25, 2018. Let us know how you and your library "Dare to IMAGINE" by participating in the conference through a poster session. Just submit the online form. Deadline for submission is January 8, 2018. More information is available here.


Sequoyah Award winning authors Ryan Graudin, Kwame Alexander and Lois Ruby are set to attend the 2018 Oklahoma Library Association Conference in April in Tulsa to receive the 2017 OLA Sequoyah Book Award. This is the first Sequoyah Author presentation where all three authors will be present to receive awards.  Learn more . . .

Volunteer Opportunity for all OLA Members

The OLA Social Responsibilities Roundtable is sponsoring a volunteer opportunity on the afternoon of Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 1:30 pm to 4 pm at the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma, 3355 S. Purdue in Oklahoma City. Contact Jean Longo at to sign up. For more information, download the flyer.

November Oklahoma Librarian

The November issue of the Oklahoma Librarian is online.  Check it out!

Ruth Brown Memorial Award

The Oklahoma Library Association’s Social Responsibilities Roundtable is now taking applications for the 2018 Ruth Brown Memorial Award. The award is presented to recognize and support social issue oriented programs implemented by or with libraries. Application deadline is March 1, 2018. Learn more . . .

OLA Career Center

The OLA Career Center is now available. Using the Career Center, you may:

  • Search for current available openings in libraries
  • Post an opening if you have an available library position
  • Create a Resumé/CV from your member profile to be searchable by potential employers
  • Search Resumés/CVs posted by OLA members to find potential candidates
  • Subscribe to be notified by email when jobs are added to the OLA Career Center
Whether you're looking for a job or looking for an employee, the OLA Career Center is the place to start!

Join an OLA Committee

Interested in getting more involved in your library association?  To join an OLA Committee just fill out the Committee Preference Form.  Your committee request goes straight to President Linda Pye, who makes committee assignments.  It's easy and quick!  Learn more . . .

Social Media

The OLA Marketing Committee wants to help you promote what's happening in your library or OLA Committee! Use this form to send us the details of library news or upcoming events and we'll post about it on social media. Posts with images, videos, or links always get more attention, so send those as well!

Oklahoma Digital Collections

Michele Seikel and Tabitha Manners of the University & College Division have prepared a list of Digital Collections available from Oklahoma libraries.  They provide a brief description and the URL.


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