get school supplies at the library

Drive-by backpack & supplies giveaway!

When and Where

First Baptist Church Apache

Thursday August 6 from 6 pm unitl we run out.

301 E. Franklin (First Baptist Church)

Follow the signs and stay in your vehicle.

We’ll bring the backpack and supplies to you!

Apache Community Blood Drive: Thursday August 6, from 2:30 to 5:30 pm. Apache Public Library on the Bloodmobile.

Schedule an Appointment

Contact Kelly Lunsford at 580-215-9151.

Give Blood and Get Good Things in Return

Donors get a coupon for a FREE Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit from Whataburger.

Donate and get a free COVID-19 antibody test. You must make an appointment. You’ll get test results in the mail post-donation. The FDA has not reviewed the test and it is not meant for diagnosis or treatment of COVID-19. You must be 18 years old or older to get an antibody test.

We’re following CDC recommendations.

Get a T-shirt and more!

Donors also get a Gone Savin’ Lives t-shirt (while we have them) and a choice of tickets:

  • 1 entry to the Science Museum of Oklahoma.
  • 2 entries to Safari Joes’ H20.
  • 1 entry to Frontier City.

The library is closed to the public for the time being.

Corona Virus News and Info

Coronavirus Call Center 877-215-8336

The OK Department of Health has a Coronavirus Call Center to answer questions. They are taking calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Center can connect with Spanish interpreters. Hours may change, visit coronavirus.health.ok.gov to check.

Oklahoma Covid-19 Resources. This page has resources for Oklahomans to find services and information related to the COVID-19 virus. It covers issues like unemployment, vehicle registration, etc.

Learning and Reading

Here’s a few websites to help you stay active and engaged:

Digital Prairie Research & Discovery
Articles, info and more from popular magazines and journals. You should be able to get into ebsco databases without having to log in.

Tumble Books
For a while, you can get into this collection of books through a trial.

DuoLingo
A fun way to learn a language.

Kids’ Connection
A round-up of great places for kids to learn, read and connect!

Stay safe and well, everyone!

Exciting news! Ebooks, audiobooks and more are coming to Apache. The library is joining the OK Virtual Library.

That means you’ll be able to borrow eBooks, audios and movies on your favorite mobile device or computer for free. Read, listen, or watch instantly or download for later. No long waiting lines or late fees! All you need is a library card in good standing.

How to Get Started

You will need your library card number and a PIN. Call us or come by to get your PIN.

See What’s in the Collection

The virtual library has all the popular titles and best sellers you love. You’ll also find special reading rooms for kids and teens and a business collection.

borrow ebooks

Best of all – when the library is closed, the OK Virtual Library is open!

You’ll Love Libby – the App

Instantly borrow free ebooks and audiobooks to read on your device or Kindle. Works with all smart phones, tablets, computers, and eReaders.

libby the ebook app

Get Help and Support

This project (through the OK Dept of Libraries) was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

We will be participating in the Trunk or Treat at the Apache First United Methodist Church on Oct 31st.  trunk-or-treat 

Students, 4th grade through 12th , write a letter to an author (living or dead), explaining how the author’s work impacted the student’s life.  LAL awards prizes on both the nation and state levels.  State winners will receive cash prizes from the Oklahoma Center for the Book.  In addition, libraries of first place state winners will receive a $1000 grant from the Oklahoma center for the Book.  State first place winners also will advance to the nation competition.  For more information regarding the Letters About Literature competition, please log on to http://www.read.gov/letters

Women standing with quilt that she won

The lucky winner of the Apache Warrior fundraiser quilt was Tara (Torres) Stewart.  Thank you to everyone that participated and supported the Apache Public Library in this fundraiser.