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OKSL Spring Award Nominations

OKSL logoOKSL Spring Award Nominations for The Polly Clarke Award and the Barbara Spriestersbach Award are now open!

The Polly Clarke Award (Given every spring)– To honor an Oklahoma school librarian who has been instrumental in the establishment of an exemplary school library that serves the instructional needs of teachers, students, and administrators.

The Barbara Spriestersbach Award (Given in the spring on even years)- To identify and reward an Oklahoma teacher or team of teachers who practices cooperative instructional planning and teaching in an exemplary manner with a school librarian.

Nominations are due by March 2nd, 2020. Check out the OKSL Awards Page for more information.

Award Nominations

Do you know someone whose contributions to the library community or OLA have made an impact on Oklahoma libraries and librarianship? If so, consider nominating that person (or group) for one our annual awards to be given at the conference in April!

Deadline to submit nominations is January 4, 2020.

Help Endow the Kay Boies Memorial Scholarship

Photo of Kay BoiesHelp endow a scholarship in memory of long-time OLA Executive Director, Kay Boies. We are proud to honor a special friend and give opportunities to other OLA members through her lasting legacy.

With your donation, OLA will be able to give a scholarship to an active OLA member to attend OLA Annual Conferences. Every donation is greatly appreciated and will help us provide valuable experiences to OLA members for years to come.

IMPORTANT: Please indicate that your contribution is for the Kay Boies Memorial Scholarship in the Donor Comments section of the donation form.

Make your donation today!

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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