About the Library
To enrich lives through reading
- 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.
Ruth Brown is an important figure in the history of Bartlesville and the Bartlesville Public Library.