Choctaw Library

Choctaw Library

Contact Information

2525 Muzzy Street

Choctaw, OK

73020

Phone: (405) 390-8418

About Choctaw Library 

The Choctaw Library was a bookmobile until 1978, when it moved into a room at the Tri-City Youth and Family Center. In 1985, the library moved to the east side of the center. Tornado damage to the building caused it to close on May 3, 1999. The library reopened in another temporary location in the Choctaw Plaza on July 26, 2000. On January 20, 2004, the library opened in its current location.

Book drop: On the north side of the building just to the right of the entrance.

Services

    Technology

    • Public use computers with 60-minute internet access and printing capabilities
    • Mobile and offsite printing (While in most cases the mobile print jobs should arrive within a few minutes, we have seen waits as high as 45 minutes)
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Color copy machine with free outbound faxing (to U.S. numbers only) and scanning capability
    • Check out a Wi-Fi hotspot
    • Chromebooks (available to check out on a first-come, first-served basis)
    • Wi-Fi hotspots (available to check out; holds can be placed in our catalog)

    Collection

    • Self-serve holds shelf and a self-check machine
    • Catalog computers dedicated to searching only 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)
    • Experience Passes for the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, the Oklahoma History Center, and the Museum of Osteology that are first-come, first-served

    Spaces

Hours of Operation

Please check the top of this page for notices impacting our hours of operation or services offered.

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



Curbside Hours

Sunday - Friday: 1pm-6pm
Saturday: 1pm-5pm



Upcoming Events

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

January 31, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 480
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! SAIL 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 depending on fitness lev...

Disclaimer(s)

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 askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Tai Chi

January 31, 2022
11:30am - 12:30pm
Choctaw Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Let's get stronger together! Evidence suggests that Tai Chi is an effective means of improving balance, strengthening muscles and building confidence to prevent falls. Tai Chi is a low-impact, dance-like exercise that can be performed almost anywhere...

Disclaimer(s)

Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.

Teen Led RPG

January 31, 2022
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Have you ever wanted to play or lead your own RPG?!? Join us for our Teen Led RPG and save the world as a player, or take your turn to destroy it as a DM!...

Disclaimer(s)

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 askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Tailored Titles Live Reading Recommendations

January 31, 2022
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Our reading experts are standing by so tell us the last book you liked & we'll suggest what to read next! You can also receive suggestions on Twitter and Instagram. ...

Create your own Postcard Stamp! Celebrate Black History Month

2/1 @ 3:00am
to
2/15 @ 12:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Passive Program (Choctaw)
Age Group: All Ages, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Event Description:
For more than 125 years, the U.S. Postal Service’s stamp program has celebrated the people, events, and cultural milestones that are unique to the history of our nation. The Black Heritage stamp series, which began in 1978 with a stamp honorin...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

Thank you for your help!

Teen Time: DnD

February 1, 2022
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Covered Patio (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Grab your bow and ready your dancing lights, as we prepare for battle! Join us for Dungeons and Dragons, led by librarians and even teens like you, on the Choctaw Library patio. Newbies, novices, and experts welcome. This is a teen program....

Disclaimer(s)

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation.