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Were you at OLA 2019?

OLA 2019 logoIf you weren't, you missed a GREAT conference!

If you were there, we need to hear from you.  What did you think of the conference?  What did you like and what didn't you like?  What were the best sessions?  Which speakers did you find most compelling?  What would you like to see at OLA 2020?

Please give us your feedback by completing the following forms:

The Program and Local Arrangements Committees take feedback seriously and will use it in planning next year's conference.  Thank you for your time!

Need the CEU request form?  The form is available in PDF and Excel.

Intellectual Freedom Committee Workshop

Registration is now open for the OLA Intellectual Freedom Committee's Spring Workshop "Defending Intellectual Freedom: The Basics and Beyond", scheduled for April 26, 2019 at the Moore Public Library. Come hear from experts on how to handle challenges and support the freedom to read in any library. The registration deadline is April 19, 2019. Learn more . . .

2019 Election Results

The Oklahoma Library Association's 2019 election results are in. Please join us in congratulating all our newly-elected officers, especially OLA Vice-President/President-Elect Cathy Blackman (Cameron University), OLA Secretary Jennifer McQuade (Tulsa City-County Library), and OLA Treasurer Susan Urban (Oklahoma City University). Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote and congratulations to all our new officers!  Learn more . . .

2020 Sequoyah Masterlists

Sequoyah logoHere are the masterlists for the 2020 Sequoyah Book Awards:

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

2019 Donna Norvell Award Shortlist

Norvell AwardThe Sequoyah Book Award Committee is pleased to announce this year’s shortlist for the Donna Norvell Award:

  1. Can I Be Your Dog? by Troy Cummings
  2. Ocean Meets Sky by Terry Fan and Eric Fan
  3. Santa Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins
  4. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins
  5. The Remember Balloons by Jessie Oliveros, illustrated by Dana Wulfekotte

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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