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Mon 14

Rev + Flow w/ Rosa @ Unity Square

June 14 @ 5:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon 14

Free Spanish Class

June 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mon 14

Zumba w/ Tarah @ Unity Square

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue 15

FREE — Tuesday Citizenship Class

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Tue 15

The Fur-Tastic K9s!

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Bartlesville Public Library

600 S. Johnstone

Bartlesville, OK 74003

918-338-4161

Hours:

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

Days Library is Closed

bpl@cityofbartlesville.org

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Click (HERE) to Open the
March – April Online Edition of the
Bartlesville Bookmark & Event Calendars!

The Bartlesville Bookmark is
BPL’s Bi-Monthly Newsletter.
This publication includes
upcoming events, programs, resources, information and more!

Bartlesville Public Library –
Serving our community with excellence!

Why Libby Can be the
Perfect Home School Helper!

Should you need assistance downloading the Libby App onto your mobile devices,
please contact BPL at (918) 338-4169!
https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/

As we see an influx of parents and students learning to do virtual school, remember the many invaluable resources Bartlesville Public Library offers, virtually and on-site!

According to a survey, 70% of parents who homeschool noted that the public library is their most valuable resource. It is important to know how to access the library’s digital collection and all of the benefits it can provide as well!

With Libby, you can instantly borrow content to help expand on student interests. Having easily accessible, instant resources helps students dive deeper into what they want to learn about it.
For example, if a particular book is required for a lesson, it is very easy to check it out from the digital collection, and never worry about late fees!

Even if your student just wants to take a break from academics and curl up with the newest in the Wimpy Kid series or a comic from the Marvel collection, borrowing eBooks or eAudio Books is a great way to get books fast. Whether it is for school or for fun, reading is reading!

Parents can benefit too with titles that can sharpen their own skills while getting a refresher on upcoming curriculum and ideas for fun and creative learning activities.
Download the Libby app onto any mobile device today, and have an extra library resource available!

https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/
Bartlesville Public Library –
Striving to serve your current and future needs with excellence!

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!

Bartlesville Public Library is closed on
Monday, January 18
in observance of MLK day.
BPL will reopen on
Tuesday, January 19 at 9:00 AM

Please use our 24/7 Virtual Library options including eBooks & eAudio Books which can be downloaded onto your mobile devices via the OverDrive and Libby Apps.

Click (HERE) and connect to
BPL’s Virtual Library!

Click (HERE) to open the January – February edition of the Bartlesville Bookmark!

The Bartlesville Bookmark is BPL’s Bi-Monthly Newsletter with Events Calendars!

Bartlesville Public Library –
Serving our community with excellence!

Even when the library doors are closed,
BPL’s 24/7 virtual library services are
always available!

Click (HERE) and connect to
BPL’s virtual library services,
including the
Oklahoma Virtual Library
Download eBooks and eAudio Books
!

BPL’s Wi-Fi reaches to our parking lot.
Download eBooks and eAudio Books by using the
OverDrive and Libby Apps,

plus BPL’s FREE Wi-Fi!

BPL will close at 7:00 PM on Wednesday Dec. 23 for the Christmas Holiday, and will reopen at Noon on Saturday Dec. 26.
Please call ahead should you have any questions, 918.338.4161.

Click (HERE) to connect to
BPL’s 24/7 virtual library services, including the
Oklahoma Virtual Library
where you may download eBooks and eAudio Books with traditional or digital BPL cards!

Additionally, BPL’s Wi-Fi reaches to
our parking lot,
so that you may download eBooks and eAudio Books onto your mobile devices using the
OverDrive & Libby Apps!

Bartlesville Public Library –
Proudly serving our community with excellence,
on-site and virtually!

The 29th Annual FOL Creative Writing Contest is
Due by March 1, 2021!

Calling all aspiring writers!
If you love to write, this is your opportunity to tell your tale and share your work with others!

Participants must be a
Bartlesville Public Library cardholder.

Click HERE for information on obtaining a library card,
if you do not already have one.

Traditional and Digital BPL cardholders may apply!
Click HERE to learn more about Digital BPL cards.

Applications will be available at the Circulation and Reference desks, or you may download the application from the BPL website by clicking the link below.

CREATIVE WRITING CONTEST FORM

All entries must be received or postmarked by March 1, 2021. The winners will be announced at the Friends of the Library Annual Meeting in April 2021.

Should you have additional questions, please contact BPL at (918)338-4161.

Good luck and enjoy this awesome annual event!

The BookPage 2020 December issue features seasonal favorite reads,
new holiday books,
great gift ideas for the book lovers on your list,
and this year’s top titles!

Pick up the December 2020 printed edition of BookPage from Bartlesville Public Library, or click the link above and connect to the online edition!

BookPage is a discovery tool for readers that highlights the best new books published each month. A trusted resource since 1988, BookPage serves more than 400,000 avid readers as one of the only editorially independent book reviews on the market.

Bartlesville Public Library is pleased to announce our new in-house periodical:
Writer’s Digest!

Writer’s Digest has been an excellent resource for aspiring and seasoned writers for the past 100 years. 
Enjoy the informative, bi-monthly publication that is
now available at BPL!
Ask for it at the BPL Reference Desk.

Writer’s Digest has many FREE online resources including Script, which features screenplay and
screenwriting tips!
Click HERE to check out Script!

Writer’s Digest also has a
digital edition;
however, a subscription is required. 

Enjoy reading the FREE copy at
Bartlesville Public Library!

Bartlesville Public Library –
Serving our community with excellence!

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