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iCon 2017 - Call for Proposals

Calling all techies, technophiles, and librarians who are excited to teach about all things tech! OLA’s biannual iCon is now accepting program proposals for the 2017 conference. iCon 2017 will be held August 10th-11th at Rose State College. We are looking for presenters from all types of libraries to show off their technical know-how and showcase the latest tech tools available. Submit your proposal today! Submissions must be received by May 31, 2017 for consideration.

OLA Fun Night with the Oklahoma City Dodgers!

Batter up!

Oklahoma City Dodgers LogoOn June 16, 2017 OLA will be taking over the Devon Deck at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark for food, fun, networking and to cheer the Oklahoma City Dodgers to victory over the Omaha Storm Chasers! Tickets cost $40 each and include an all-you-can-eat buffet and beverages, including a keg of beer for the group to share. You’ll also get a cool Dodgers hat and see OLA's name in lights on the big screen! This event is open to family and friends, so grab tickets for them, too! Gates open at 6:05 pm and the game starts at 7:05. Deadline to register is June 2, 2017. Learn more and . . .

Go Dodgers!!!

OLA Fun Night in the Brady District!

OLA is crashing the First Friday Art Crawl in the Brady District in Tulsa on the evening of June 2! We’ll start at 6:30 at Prairie Brewpub and then see where the night takes us. Various shops, museums, and galleries will be open late so we can discover visual and performing art. There are a variety of restaurants in the area to check out as well. There is no registration cost, but please register so we have an accurate headcount. You will be responsible for any food or beverages you order. Invite your friends, too! Learn more . . .

2017 Sequoyah Book Award Winners

The Sequoyah Committees are pleased to announce the winners of the Sequoyah Book Awards for 2017:

  • Children’s: The Doll Graveyard by Lois Ruby
  • Intermediate: The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
  • High School: Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin

The Donna Norvell Award winner is Red: A Crayon's Story by Michael Hall.

More information is available on the Sequoyah website.

March Oklahoma Librarian

The March issue of the Oklahoma Librarian is online.  Also, check out the OLA Annual Conference Supplement too!

2018 Sequoyah Masterlists

Promotional materials are now available for the 2018 Sequoyah Masterlists. They are all FREE!

Here are the masterlists for the 2018 Sequoyah Book Awards:

More information about the Sequoyah Book Awards is available on the Sequoyah website.

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!

OLA Now on LinkedIn®

OLA is now on LinkedIn®! Please follow our company page if you'd like to connect to OLA on this professional social network. Follow us here.

OLA Store

The online OLA Store is here! The online store offers merchandise for OLA, Read Y'All, and current (and past) conference themes. Reach! merchandise will be coming later this fall. Take note that shipments are made every 3rd Wednesday of the month. Questions? Contact marketing@oklibs.org. Visit the Store NOW!

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-Elect 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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