We Support Public Libraries in Oklahoma
Get help, guidance and info on erate, state aid reports and more from the Library Development Office and the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. Learn about certification classes and the Library Academy.
Dates and Deadlines
Manage your Profile in the erate portal
Now is the time to get into USAC and make changes to your profile. If you need to update anything - contact info, square footage, account administrator, etc. you can get into the portal and edit your library's profile. Watch USAC Help Videos
Learn more about eRate
Funds For Learning has monthly eRate webinars.
email FFL at email@example.com to find out more and sign up.
Trends, Technology and other things going on in the library world.
More and more now, libraries are getting into community gardening. People can “check out” plots or raised bed spaces. It’s great because they usually work with local extensions or experts, so that even people new to growing veggies and fruit can get off to a good start and get help along the way. Plus, not…
Another great article from NPR on how libraries are adapting to the pandemic, how people are using the library, and how what libraries do and offer have changed. Libraries Are Dealing With New Demand For Books And Services During The Pandemic The Atlantic’s The Post-pandemic Future of Libraries Internet is a big problem. And Covid…
Sometimes we get caught up in eRate and annual reporting and forget to see what’s going in the library world. It’s fun to see what’s happening in design, in particular. American Libraries Magazine features library building, renovation and design projects each year. The slideshows have a range of projects. Everything Old is New Again shows…
Ready for new ideas or need a road map for how to run a library? Here are two new books that you’ll want on your list. Don’t buy your own copy. Try borrowing from ODL! Breathe new life into your book clubs with this helpful guide. Create a fun twist like other libraries have done,…
Staff in Library Development
Consultant, State Data Coordinator
Consultant, Youth Services Coordinator
Consultant, Website Coordinator