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Important Dates

eRate 486 Deadline: 120 days after service start date (July 1) or funding decision. Calculate your deadline.

Summer Reading Workshops

Monday, October 21, Altus Public Library

Tuesday, October 22, Hardesty Library (Tulsa)

Wednesday, October 23, Enid Public Library

Thursday, October 24, Yukon Public Library

Friday, October 25, Pauls Valley Public Library

November 5, Census Workshop: How to Get the Best Count for Your Community

November 15, Census Grant Proposal deadline (noon)

November 16, Oklahoma Teen Book Convention, University of Oklahoma Memorial Union

January 31, 2020  Deadline to order Summer Reading Materials. Contact Adrienne Butler,


Trends, technology and other things going on in the library world.

Get Inspired by Design

It’s fun to see what’s happening in library design. American Libraries Magazine features library building, renovation and design projects each year. Take a look and get inspired. 

Library Design slideshows

Libraries and Social Work

It’s a new way to think about libraries connecting to people in the community. Libraries are hiring or embedding a social worker in the library. Listen to a story from NPR. Then find out more in the book.

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New Books to Help You in the Library

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!

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Library Development Staff

Vicki Mohr

Director of Library Development

Wendy J Noerdlinger

Consultant, Continuing Education Coordinator

Wendy J Noerdlinger, Consultant, Continuing Education Coordinator

Adrienne Butler

Consultant, Youth Services Coordinator

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Cathy VanHoy

Consultant, State Data Coordinator

Melissa Askew

Consultant, Website Coordinator

Doris Dixon

Administrative Assistant

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