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May Oklahoma Librarian

The May 2018 issue of the Oklahoma Librarian is online.  Check it out!

David Oberhelman Memorial Scholarship

David OberhelmanAt the 2018 annual conference, colleagues from across the state honored the memory of David Oberhelman by posthumously naming David as a Library Legend and giving money to the OLA Endowment to endow the David Oberhelman Memorial Scholarship for the OLA Gold Leadership Institute. The scholarship will be awarded every three years to provide funding for an active OLA member to attend OLA Gold, starting with the 2019 Institute. Learn more . . .

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 Stacy Schrank, who makes committee assignments.  It's easy and quick!  Learn more . . .

2018 Sequoyah Book Award Winners

The Sequoyah Committees are pleased to announce the winners of the Sequoyah Book Awards for 2018:

  • Children’s: Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
  • Intermediate: The War that Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
  • High School: The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis

The Donna Norvell Award winner is The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Drew Daywalt and Adam Rex.

To view a video of the March 30 announcements, please visit the OLA Facebook page.

More information about the awards is available on the Sequoyah website.

2019 Sequoyah Masterlists

Here are the masterlists for the 2019 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!

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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