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Wed 27

Tai Chi w/ Bee – LIVE on BPL Facebook Page

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wed 27

Wednesday Citizenship Free Classes on Zoom

January 27 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Thu 28

Thursday ELL Conversation Free Class on Zoom

January 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu 28

#lifehacks: Cruisin’ the Kitchen

January 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Thu 28

Pound w/ Tarah

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Bartlesville Public Library

600 S. Johnstone

Bartlesville, OK 74003



Monday - Friday:
9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday:
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Days Library is Closed

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The Oklahoma Virtual Library
Surpasses 1 Million Ebook and Audiobook Checkouts in 2020!

The Oklahoma Virtual Library announced today that it reached a record-breaking 1,144,191 million digital book checkouts in 2020!
This accomplishment illustrates the continued growth and importance of lending digital materials through libraries in ebook and audiobook formats, especially in a year with
building closures due to the global pandemic.
The Oklahoma Virtual Library, consisting of over 92 libraries in Oklahoma, is one of 102 public library systems worldwide that surpassed 1 million checkouts!

Oklahoma Virtual member libraries have been providing readers 24/7 access to ebooks and audiobooks for several years through
OverDrive and its award-winning Libby reading app.
Reader interest and usage has grown every year!

The highest-circulating title Oklahoma Virtual readers
borrowed through OverDrive in 2020 was
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,
audiobook version, by J.K. Rowling.

The top 5 ebook titles borrowed through Oklahoma Virtual Library’s digital collection in 2020:
1. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens
2. Killers of the Flower Moon, by David Grann
3. Blue Moon, by Lee Child
4. The Guardians, by John Grisham
5. Twisted Twenty-Six, by Janet Evanovich
The top 5 audiobook titles borrowed through Oklahoma Virtual Library’s digital collection in 2020:
1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, by J.K. Rowling
2. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens
3. Girl, Wash Your Face, by Rachel Hollis
4. Killers of the Flower Moon, by David Grann
5. Look Alive Twenty-Five, by Janet Evanovich

Readers in the Bartlesville area just need a valid library card, Traditional or Digital, to access digital books from Bartlesville Public Library’s OverDrive-powered digital collection.
Readers can use any major device, including Apple(R), Android™, Chromebook™ and Kindle(R) (US only).

Visit the
Oklahoma Virtual Library’s Bartlesville Content,
or download the OverDrive or Libby app and start borrowing ebooks and audiobooks anytime, anywhere!

Libraries = Strong Communities!

  • Do you have a library card? September is Library Card Sign-up Month so get one today! Check out BPL’s catalog (HERE) We lend movies, eBook’s, video games, musical instruments, 100+ cake pans, and so much more we could never list everything. Libraries are now more than just books!
  • There is nothing more empowering than getting your own library card. It gives you access to technology, resources, and services to pursue your passions and dreams.
  • Sign up for a library card and find something wonderful at BPL! From virtual Storytime to PlayAway audiobooks, virtual DIY and Adulting classes; we assure you there is something for everyone!

Libraries Transform!
Libraries Are Wonderful!
Celebrate, this September, Library Card Sign-Up Month with

Wonder Woman!

The history behind Library Card Sign-up Month:
The campaign started in 1987 as a response to then Secretary of Education William Bennett, who stated, “Let’s have a campaign … Every child should obtain a library card and use it.”

Click HERE for more information about BPL cards!

Bartlesville Public Library –
Serving our community with excellence!
Youth Services Librarian, Miss Laura, is pictured with OKM Music’s donation to
Bartlesville Public Library’s Youth Services Department.

Bartlesville Public Library extends
our sincere thanks to
OKM Music for their kind donation to our
Youth Services Department!

OKM Music donated three children’s books:
Secrets of the Vegetable Garden,
by Carron Brown and Giordano Poloni;
Dan, the Taxi Man,
by Eric Ode and illustrated by Ken Culotta;
Once Upon a Timely,
by Lynn Parrish Sutton and illustrated by Faith Pray.

OKM Music’s donation to BPL included the featured books from their children’s programming events held in July, and
supplies used to create their projects!
The books are available for BPL patron borrowing, and they are located in our Youth Services Department!

Thanks again to OKM Music for helping
BPL continue serving the community with excellence!

What could be better than connecting to BPL with your preferred mobile device(s), and having everything you need all in one App?!?

Download BPL’s new app today, on Android or Apple devices, and begin enjoying the all-in-one library experience!

• Search BPL’s catalog!
• Renew books, check fines, verify and check the status of items on hold, and more!
• Stay connected with BPL’s social media with links to Twitter, Facebook & Instagram!
• Scan an ISBN (# on the back cover of books), and quickly view BPL’s availability!

(Please ensure you are downloading the MyLibrary App by Innovative)

Click (HERE) to watch a video demo by Innovative that can help you set up the app, and check out some of the MyLibrary! App features!

As always, Ask a Librarian, should you need help!

Bartlesville Public Library –
Serving our community with excellence!

Looking for a fun way to learn?
Check out Flashbulb!

Create flashcards and play games!
Bartlesville Public Library offers

BrainFuse HelpNow as an
online, virtual service, available 24/7!

Make sure to log into BPL’s website first using your digital or traditional library card. Then click on Homework Help Now.
First time BrainFuse users will need to set up a BrainFuse user name and password.

As always, please let us know if you need help!

Bartlesville Public Library –
Virtually serving our community with excellence!

Many have had questions regarding BPL’s
Library of Things collection.
We hope this answers those questions!
However, should anyone have additional questions,
please email us at or call (918)338-4187.

Thank you for your ongoing support of the Library of Things;
we cannot wait to begin offering “things” again! 
Click (HERE) to view our Library of Things!

Bartlesville Public Library –
Serving our community with excellence!

Look at what is new at BPL – Outdoor Games collection!

Traditional cardholders can begin borrowing from the Outdoor Games collection
starting June 1, with one-day borrowing times.

Click (HERE) to view the collection!

Enjoy Outdoor Games with your family and friends!
Outdoor Games may be played either in the comfort of your own yard,
or take them to the Tower Center @ Unity Square!  
We have over 30 Outdoor Games to choose from with
a variety of options for all ages –
toddlers to seniors.

Outdoor Games are an excellent way to have fun with the
whole family while enjoying beautiful weather.
Use this collection to teach youth new and fun experiences,
host backyard tournaments,
or simply enjoy the new Tower Center @ Unity Square! 
Try something new today, outside!

If you need a traditional BPL card, please click (HERE) to review requirements, or call us at (918)338-4171.

Bartlesville Public Library –
Serving our community with excellence!

BPL is Now Open!

We will also continue serving patrons with
Curbside Pickup!

BPL’s hours are:
Monday – Thursday:

9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday:

9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

You are encouraged, but not required,
to wear a mask while in the library.
For the first two weeks of June,
we will limit patrons in the library to 91,
(by Bartlesville Ordinance and Covid-19 recommended guidelines).

We ask that our patrons limit their visit time to 30 minutes. Exceptions can apply to those who have a designated
appointment for public computer usage or
appointments in the Business Center or the Creative Corner.

We will accept returns for the Library of Things at the Reference Desk; however, we will not begin lending Things at this time.
We expect to begin lending from the Library of Things collection again on June 15.

We have made good use of our time while closed by performing many renovations.
We hope you love them!

Please remember to observe social distancing guidelines while in the library, wash your hands and use the provided hand sanitizer.

For everyone’s safety, returned library materials will undergo a
72-hour quarantine and sanitation procedure prior to placing the item into circulation.

We are so excited to be able to serve you again,
and cannot wait to welcome you back!
If you have any questions please contact us at 918-338-4171.

Bartlesville Public Library –
Serving our community with excellence!

BPL is Opening, 5/18 – 5/31, for Curbside Pickup! 

The hours are:
Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m. 
On June 1st, we will reopen the library for limited services while still offering curbside pickup!

Customers can now begin using our
to put items on “Hold”, and pick out materials.

For Curbside Pickup starting May 18,
we will begin pulling all the hold requests received, and we will contact you by
calling, emailing or texting (depending on your account settings for contact preferences)
letting each patron know their materials are available for pickup.
For those who would prefer to speak directly with a librarian,
please call 918-338-4171 beginning Monday, May 18
and place your materials “order”.

When you receive a notification that your order is ready, please enter the parking lot at
Fifth and Johnstone
and pull into one of the 6 marked pickup spaces.
Remain in your car,
call the number on the sign in front of you and let us know you are here.
We will promptly deliver your requested materials right to your car!

For everyone’s security, we ask that you
hold up an ID against your driver’s window
(leaving your window up)
allowing us to verify that we are delivering the materials to the correct vehicle.
We will place your order either in the back seat or in your trunk.

For everyone’s safety, returned library materials remain
exclusively received through the book drops!
The returned books will undergo a 72-hour quarantine and sanitation before they will be placed back into circulation.

We are so excited to be able to serve you again and can’t wait until we can welcome you back inside the library in June!

Bartlesville Public Library –
Serving our community with excellence!

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