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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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Each #lifehacks class features a cooking basics segment and an adulting segment, which explains how to accomplish an everyday task that adults commonly face. These classes are geared for 16-23 year olds.

Dusty Hardester of Dusty Rose Cakes bakery and cake shop will talk about basic utensils and ingredients needed in the kitchen. Representatives from Patriot Buick-GMC-Hyundai will give advice on what you need to know to buy a car. Danielle Weaver from State Farm will also share information about car insurance.

The class will take place on Thursday, January 28 starting at 4 pm as a Facebook Live event  and can be viewed from the Library’s Facebook page at . This is a free class. For more information, please call the Reference desk at 918-338-4169.

The #lifehacks program series is made possible by a community grant from Phillips 66.

Unless it is raining, Zumba will be held TONIGHT (Monday) at 6 pm @ Tower Center at Unity Square! This class is free and open to the public. Hope you can make it!

Please join us on Thursday, January 21 at noon (live on the BPL Facebook page) for Nourishing Knowledge by Jen! Jen Cannady will demonstrate recipes for a healthy brunch!

At this time, the cooking classes are only held live on the Bartlesville Public Library Facebook page. As soon as the meeting rooms open back up, we look forward to having the community attend in person.

Starting January 18, please call to schedule your appointment!

The AARP Tax Assistance Volunteers will be at the
Library to assist Bartlesville residents

with income tax preparation.
They begin the first week in February.

Because of the current pandemic,
services will be provided by appointment only.
Appointments can be made beginning January 18, 2021.

The phone number to call for
an appointment is 918-800-1250.

All IRS and state tax forms can be found online at the IRS and the Oklahoma Tax Commission website.
( or

Forms can also be ordered by phone at
1-800-829-3676 (IRS) or
1-800-522-8165 (OTC).

If you need assistance,
Library staff will help you find
the form(s) you need.

Josh Wright is back this month to present the fourth part of his Psychology of Diets series. Join us on Tuesday, January 19, at 5:30 pm LIVE on the Bartlesville Public Library Facebook page to learn some mind tricks to help us stick with our New Year’s resolutions!

Help us celebrate Dress Up Your Pet Day, by submitting photos of your pets dressed up. We can’t wait to see your animals all dressed up! Post photos in the comments of BPL’s “Dress Up Your Pet” Facebook post OR email to

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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!

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