How To:

Get a Library Card Learn Fun Facts about the Library
Library Board Learn About Library Policies
Get Directions to the Library Work at the Library
Place A Hold (Reserve) Renew your Materials
Research A Topic Support the Library
Join the Friends of the Library Learn About Library History
Book A Meeting Room Learn about Library Services & Programs

Our Vision
To enrich lives through reading

Our Mission

  • To promote the joy of reading
  • To promote democracy through the free exchange of ideas
  • To provide accurate and timely information that is responsive to community needs
  • To provide literacy services
  • To practice operational excellence

The Bartlesville Public Library is a department of the City of Bartlesville. The Library Board helps the Library Staff set >Library Hours, Library Policies, the Technology Plan, and the Long Range Plan.

The Library Trust Authority manages our trust fund, which helps to purchase new, special items for the library's collection.

The BPL Bookmark, our monthly newsletter, is the place to go to find out about programs, events and special services.

Ruth Brown is an important figure in the history of Bartlesville and the Bartlesville Public Library.