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OLA 2020 - Call for Session Proposals

OLA 2020, the 113th Annual Conference of the Oklahoma Library Association, will be held April 22-24 at the Hyatt Regency Tulsa.

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 Conference Planning Committee by November 1, 2019. Learn more . . .

TSRT Workshop: D.I.Y. Collection Development

Registration is now open for the Technical Services Roundtable's 2019 worshop: D.I.Y. Collection Development: Tools for Building Your Collection. This interactive workshop supports librarians and staff with collection development responsibilities. Learn more about collection development policies, collecting for diverse communities, as well as new tricks and tools in the field. The workshop will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019 at the Stillwater Public Library. For more information, download the flyer. Registration deadline is October 18, 2019. Learn more . . .

Get involved with the Sequoyah Book Awards

Sequoyah Book Award LogoVolunteer for a OLA Sequoyah Reading Team!

The Sequoyah Administration Team appoints volunteers to reading teams in the fall of each year. Fill out the OLA Sequoyah Volunteer Form. Interested volunteers must fill out the form every year. Librarians can submit the volunteer form anytime throughout the year. Learn more . . .

CATS Workshop: "Diversity in the Library"

CATS logoRegistration is open for the 2019 Children and Teen Services Roundtable workshop, "Diversity in the Library: Working for All Children and Teens". During the course of the workshop you will learn how to better serve all of your children, teens and families by interacting with guest speakers who offer special services and diversity programming, hearing from an Oklahoma author who strives for cultural sensitivity in children's lit, and touring a new library and discussing accessibility. The workshop will be held on November 8, 2019 at Norman Public Library Central. For more information, download the flyer (PDF). Register and 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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Intermediate Sequoyah Team Meeting

Children's Reading Team Meeting


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