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Library of Congress to Honor Award-Winning Oklahoma Poet

The nation’s library will honor poet Allison Hedge Coke at a special Oklahoma City reading at the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library on April 28 at 6:30 p.m. A reception and book signing will follow. Hedge Coke is the 2016 Witter Bynner Poetry Fellow. Read more about it.

Oklahoma Book Awards Winners

Writers, publishers, and reading enthusiasts from across the state met at the Jim Thorpe Museum and Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 9 for the 27th Annual Oklahoma Book Awards. Check out the 2016 winners.

Sign up for Spring Computer Lab Classes

The ODL Computer Lab's spring classes kick off in April, but registration is open right now. Read about the classes, download a handy schedule at-a-glance, and then register for the classes of your choice! Computer Lab classes are open to library staff from all types of libraries, as well as to adult literacy program staff and volunteers.

Spring Certification Classes Open for Enrollment

Basic Certification Classes for Spring 2016 have been announced by the Institute for Public Librarianship. Check out the offerings and reserve your place at one of the sessions! Contact us is you need additional information.

Check Out the Revision to Public Librarian Certification Recognitions

The ODL and Oklahoma Library Association boards have made some changes regarding the “With Distinction” recognition in the Public Librarian Certification program. Check out the revision, and contact us if you have any questions.

ODL’s Complete Confederate Pension Records Now Online

In 1915, Oklahoma’s Fifth Legislature approved a bill that provided pensions for disabled and indigent Confederate soldiers, sailors, and their widows. ODL’s complete application and pension files have now been added to Digital Prairie, joining the existing pension index files. Start your search here!

See the Latest Additions to ODL's DVD Collection

Keep up with all the new DVD releases that ODL stocks (you can also determine whether what you want is available for checkout or reserve). Have that DVD list automatically appear in your email inbox or show up in your favorite web browser as it’s updated. Subscribe to our new RSS feed today!

Surveyors: Order Corner Monument Records Online

Surveyors and survey firms no longer have to use ODL's fax or e-mail to order Corner Monument Records. Check out our new online order form.


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