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Fri 27

BPL is Closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

November 26 - November 27
Mon 30
Mon 30

Free Spanish Class on Zoom

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mon 30

Zumba w/ Tarah @ Tower Center at Unity Square

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Contact Us

Bartlesville Public Library

600 S. Johnstone

Bartlesville, OK 74003

918-338-4161

Hours:

BPL 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

Driving Directions

LFH Online Databases

Bartlesville Newspaper Index: The Local and Family History Staff has been indexing the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise newspaper since 2000. Newspapers are archived on microfilm and are available in the LFH Room.

We have an excellent collection of resources for this kind of research.  Local files include Bartlesville-Area newspapers on microfilm back to the 1800’s and an extensive obituary file.  We also offer occasional genealogy classes. Contact the LFH department for details at 338-4167.

Obituary Lookups: At no charge to out-of-town patrons, LFH Library staff will search for up to 3 obituaries or conduct one hour of lookup time per patron. Obituary lookups are limited to only those who are believed to have lived in/and or died in Washington County, Oklahoma. There is a charge of $2.00 per page for copies of successfully located obituaries. These will be sent to requestors in self-addressed, stamped envelopes sent to LFH at 600 S. Johnstone, Bartlesville, OK 74003 or as attachment e-mails to the patron’s e-mail address. Copies will not be mailed or sent as attachment e-mail files until payment is received. LFH accepts cash, checks or money orders made to Bartlesville Public Library. Due to limited staff time, this is a one time service. If additional research is required or requested, LFH Staff will be happy to provide names and contact information for area researchers who have indicated a willingness to provide further assistance. Terms of their services are negotiated directly with the researcher.

  • Facial Masks Required

    By City Council resolution #3163, effective
    at 11:59 PM on Tuesday November 24, 2020,
    facial masks,
    covering both the nose and the mouth,
    are required to be worn while in
    City of Bartlesville government buildings which
    includes Bartlesville Public Library.
    The ordinance will remain in effect
    until further notice.

  • Borrow RSU Textbooks at BPL!

    Bartlesville Public Library & Rogers State University Bartlesville have joined forces!

    Now available, borrow RSU text books at BPL!
    (Click Here)

    This is a great way to locally access required Rogers State University textbooks, as the RSU College Library is in Claremore, OK.

    This service is designed to aid Rogers State University students attending at the Bartlesville, OK campus.
    Please call for details and information regarding this program:
    (918) 338-4169.

    Bartlesville Public Library –
    Serving our community with excellence!
  • New BPL MyLibrary! App

    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!
  • BPL is OPEN!

    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!

  • May 2020 COVID-19 Update

ASK A GENEALOGIST DAY

Held on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Local and Family History Room, members of the Bartlesville Genealogical Society will be available to help you with your family research, whether you’re just beginning or need some help overcoming an obstacle. This is a free services provided each month by the Bartlesville Genealogical Society