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The November/December 2014 issue of the Oklahoma Librarian is now online.  Check out the Table of Contents or download the entire issue in PDF.

Announcing Banned Books Week Competition Winners!

September 21-27 was "ALA Banned Books Week: Challenging our Freedom to Read".  The response to OLA's Photo Competition of Banned Book Displays was amazing, with imaginative entries submitted by libraries of all types from every part of Oklahoma.

Here are the winners as well as the "honorable mentions".  

The winners will have their photos in the Oklahoma Librarian and any surrounding newspapers as well as a challenged book for their library’s age range.

View all of the Photo Competition entries.

OLA Endowment Fundraising Campaign

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In celebration of the 10th Year Anniversary of the Oklahoma Library Association’s (OLA) Endowment, the committee is launching an on-line giving campaign! Join us as we give “One Together” in an effort to raise funds for the OLA Endowment!  Learn more about the Top 10 benefits of your contribution towards the Endowment as we post them during the giving campaign!  We challenge you and your library during the month of October to help us raise awareness and increase our number of donors to this valuable organization!

1. The OLA Office
2. Sequoyah
3. Newspapers in Education
4. Festival of Books
5. Connie Van Fleet Memorial Scholarship
6. OLA Endowment Committee Fundraising Efforts
7. The Fabulous "Cars" Fundraiser
8. Information Matrix Camp
9. OLA Sponsors Scholarship Baskets at Conference
10. All-Conference Events

OLA 2015: Save the Date!

Mark your calendars NOW!  The 108th Annual Conference of the Oklahoma Library Association will be held at the Reed Center in Midwest City on April 29 - May 1.  See you at OLA!!

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 Shari Clifton, who makes committee assignments.  It's easy and quick!  Learn more . . .

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.


The mission of the Oklahoma Library Association is to strengthen the quality of
libraries, library services and librarianship in Oklahoma.

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