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Get involved With the Sequoyah Book Award!

Volunteer for an OLA Sequoyah Reading Team. The Sequoyah Administration Team appoints volunteers to reading teams in the spring of each year. Just fill out the OLA Sequoyah Volunteer Form. Learn more . . .

TSRT Workshop Registration

Registration is now open for the Technical Services Roundtable's Fall workshop: "We Need To Talk About MARC! Dealing With The Dark Side Of Your Catalog". Learn how how to use your catalog to improve patron access to materials, create basic catalog records, correct common display problems, and communicate with record vendors. Deadline to register is October 26, 2018. Learn more . . .

Register for the 2018 Festival of Books

Laughlin Festival LogoThe Oklahoma Library Association is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2018 Mildred Laughlin Festival of Books for Young People. This important biennial event is designed to celebrate quality literature and enhance the critical evaluation and enjoyment of children's and young adult literature by both librarians and educators as well as the children and teens they serve in Oklahoma. The Festival will be held on Friday, October 26th, 2018 from 9:00 1:00 P.M. at the Stillwater Public Library (1107 S. Duck St., Stillwater, OK 74074). Matt De la Pena, John David Anderson, and Tim Jessell will be there. Deadline to register is October 19.

Register today!

WORKSHOP: Readers Advisory on the Fly

Registration is now open for the Public Libraries Division's Fall 2018 workshop: "Readers Advisory on the Fly". Join PLD to learn how to provide Reader’s Advisory Services to patrons/students of all ages without a lengthy interview process and provide them with resources on a number of genres for all ages. This important workshop will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018 at the Southwest Oklahoma City Library. Deadline to register is September 28. Learn more . . .

OLA 2019 - Call for Session Proposals

OLA 2019, the 112th Annual Conference of the Oklahoma Library Association, will be held March 13-15, 2019 at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Norman, Oklahoma.

Do you have an idea for a session at the Conference, something that will help your colleagues across the state utilize new techniques or technologies and learn practical skills that will improve their own libraries? If so, submit a session proposal to the Program Planning Committee by October 11, 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!

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.


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


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