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Bethany Library

Contact Information

6700 NW 35th Street

Bethany, OK


Phone: (405) 789-8363

About Bethany Library

The Bethany Library opened on January 31, 1965 and joined the Metropolitan Library System later that year. West Oklahoma City residents, as well as residents of Bethany, are the primary users of this library, borrowing hundreds of thousands of books and other materials each year. On April 5, 2016, Bethany voters approved a bond issue to build a new Bethany Library that would be nearly three times the size of the current library. On November 16, 2019, the new Bethany Library opened.

Book drop: Drive-up return on the west side of the building.



    • Public use computers with 60-minute internet access and printing capabilities
    • Mobile and offsite printing
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Color copy machine with free outbound faxing (to U.S. numbers only) and scanning capability
    • Mac and Windows computers with full Adobe Creative Suite and Cura software to slice 3D prints
    • 3D printers
    • Cricut maker
    • iPads for photo and video making
    • Lighting equipment, gimbals, and tripods


    • Self-serve holds shelf and self-check machines
    • Catalog computers dedicated to searching the library's collection
    • Library staff who can provide assistance locating information, using print and electronic sources, and provide readers' advisory
    • Place and pick up interlibrary loan requests
    • Tours and instruction in the use of library resources (by appointment)

Hours of Operation

Monday-Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 4pm
Sunday: 1 - 5pm

Curbside Hours

Monday-Thursday: 1 - 7pm
Friday: 1 - 6pm
Saturday: 1 - 5pm
Sunday: 1 - 6pm

Upcoming Events

All Ages Take Home Craft Kit

All Day9/28 - 10/3
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Weekly Make & Take Craft kits available as supplies last. Great for customers of all ages! Most supplies included, may need some supplemental materials such as glue or markers. Children may require adult help & supervision. No virtual component. ...


September 29, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online on most Tuesdays. Registered participants will receive a link to the storytime video which they can view anytime during that week. Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the magic of st...

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

September 29, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 459
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! Silver Sneakers Classic is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depen...


This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to

With the Fire on High - Teen Book Club

September 29, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Teens, join us for a virtual book club discussion about With the Fire On High by Elizabeth Acevedo. The ebook and audiobook are available for immediate download through Hoopla with no waiting: ...

123! Play with Me at Home!

September 29, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Adults
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Join us every week throughout September and early October on social media to learn more about the importance of play and healthy caregiver/child relationships in your child's early development. Each week our skilled Children's Librarians will...

Hispanic Heritage Month: Cuban Rumba dance

September 30, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with dance! The second in a series of three videos, instructor Heather Burns will tell us about Cuban show us a few moves so we can dance along. Premiering on Facebook Live. ...