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Tribal Libraries Committee (TLC) Visit to Iowa Nation
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Join the Oklahoma Library Association's Tribal Libraries Committee (TLC) for a fun and informative visit to the Iowa Nation in Perkins on Thursday, May 22. We'll tour the library, visit the Eagle Aviary, and learn about the Iowa program for buffalo and horses. Lunch will be provided by the Iowa Nation. If you're interested, just RSVP to Helen Clements:

When: Thurday, May 22, 2014
From 10:00 until 3:00
Where: 335588 E. 750 Rd.
Perkins, Oklahoma  74059
United States
Contact: Robin Mooney or Jan Bryant

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RSVP for the Tribal Libraries meeting:
Helen Clements:


For full details, download the flyer in pdf.

We will gather at the Iowa Nation Headquarters Complex, where the library is located, for a tour of the library. Then we’ll  go to visit the Eagle Aviary, as well as learn about the Iowa program for buffalo and horses.

Bring cameras to take photos of the eagles.

Before you decide you’re too busy to go, please visit the Nation website and see the pages about the Eagle Aviary!

There are photos, and even biographies of a number of the eagles and other birds that are sheltered.
And the library:  

At TravelOK website:


  1. Meet at the Iowa Nation of Oklahoma Library by 10:00. (Please be on time or early).
  2. Tour of the library, 10:00- 10:30
  3. Eagle Aviary, 10:30-11:30 @ Grey Snow Eagle House
  4. Buffalo and Horses, 11:30-12:30
  5. Lunch provided Soup, Bread, Salad and Dessert 12:30 – 1:30 PM
  6. Webliography, Oklahoma Tribal Websites by Michele Seikel 1:30-1:50
  7. Federal Depository Library Program by Steve Beleu 1:50 – 2:10
  8. Health literacy with a Native Face, Free resources and funding, by Sandy Tharp 2:10 – 2:30
  9. Wrap up – announcements 2:30 – 3:00

Perkins is about 10 miles south of Stillwater, at the intersection of Highways 177 and 33.  (If you’re using Interstate 35, the exit for Highway 33 is at Guthrie, Exit 157 (you’ll see fast food places to the west of the highway).,+OK/Stillwater,+OK/@36.0448953,-97.1147806,11z/data=!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x87b174222617bb1d:0x3aaac62e9edcb22c!2m2!1d-97.0336417!2d35.9739448!1m5!1m1!1s0x87b109f9eb99af23:0x8c91da162010d199!2m2!1d-97.0583681!2d36.1156071
Iowa Headquarters 
about 8.7 miles south of Perkins on Highway 177.  The complex is west of the highway on East 750 Road,  You will see a cream-colored building with a green roof (that’s the Lions building);  from the south, turn left onto 750, and from the north, turn right.
The national complex  is about ¼ mile west of 177.  There are several buildings on a cul-de-sac.
For the eagle aviary, here’s a satellite photo with the location.  It’s on E. 740 Road south of Perkins, off Highway 177.  (This is north of the nation’s headquarters)

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