Frequently Asked Questions

 

Where is the library located?

The library’s address is:

105 E Oak

Catoosa, OK 74015

The library is located next door to City Hall and is in the same building as the Community Center.

Click here to get directions from your location via Google Maps.

How can I get a library card?

You must live, work, or study in Rogers County, Catoosa, or Tulsa zip codes 74108 or 74116 to qualify for a free library card. Those who live or work outside of our service area can obtain a library card by paying a $20 annual fee.

To get a library card, patrons will need to have a photo I.D. and another form of identification that includes their name and current address (piece of mail, fishing/hunting license, voter I.D. card, etc.).

For more information about library card eligibility, please visit our "Get a Library Card" page.

 
 

How do I reserve the Community Center?

City Hall handles all reservations and inquiries about use of the Community Center.  You can contact them at (918) 266-2505 for more information.

Visit the Catoosa Community Center page at the City of Catoosa website for more information.

 

How many books and movies can I check out at one time?

Each card can have five items checked out at one time.  In addition, only four movies can be checked out by one household at one time.

For more information on checkout policies and limits visit our policies page.

 

Where can I find a list of this month’s new materials?

Visit our online catalog. On the homepage under the “What’s Hot” section, select the “What’s New” tab. You can then specify what type of materials you are searching for (books, DVDs, blu-ray discs, etc.) and when they were added to the collection (up to two months ago).  You will also be able to log into the catalog and place reservations on those items.

You can find a printable list of the new items at our New Books page or we have a list available at the library.

 

How can I reserve materials?

Log into your account on our online catalog using your library card number and your phone number as your password. You can also call the library at (918) 266-1684 to reserve materials.

When is the library open?

The library’s normal hours of operation are:

Monday     1 pm - 5 pm

Tuesday - Thursday      9 am - 7 pm

Friday      9 am - 3 pm

Saturday     10 am - 2 pm

The library is closed for city holidays and also closed Saturday if those holidays fall on a Monday or Friday.

Click here to see the complete list of city holidays

Click here to see our calendar, including closing dates

 
 

Are there fines for returning items late?

Yes, there is a 5 cents per day fee for books returned after the due date, and the fine for movies is 50 cents per item.  To avoid these fines, items can be placed in the book drop located on the front of the building right next to the front door.  The book drop is open 24/7 for returns.

 

Items can also be renewed for one additional checkout period, as long as they are not on hold for another patron.  You can renew items by logging into your account at our catalog or by calling the library at 918-266-1684 during our operating hours.

 

Does the library have books available in Spanish?

¿La biblioteca tiene libros disponibles en español?

Yes, we have a small selection of books in Spanish. There are books for children, teens, and adults.  There is also a small collection of e-books and audiobooks in Spanish available on Overdrive.  You can find them by clicking here.

Sí, tenemos una pequeña selección de libros en español. Hay libros para niños, adolescentes y adultos. También hay una pequeña colección de libros electrónicos y audiolibros en español disponibles en Overdrive. Puede encontrarlos haciendo clic aquí.

 

Does the library have ebooks?

Yes. The library has an online collection that includes e-books, digital audiobooks, and digital magazines that can be accessed through the OK Virtual Library or by downloading the OverDrive or Libby app for your device.

Visit our Digital Library page for more information.

What is the difference betweeen OverDrive and Libby?

Patrons have access to the same digital library through OverDrive and Libby. However, OverDrive is easier to use with Kindle. Additionally, the look and feel is different, but patrons are encouraged to try them both and use what works best for you.

 

What safety precautions is the library taking to prevent COVID-19?

The library is disinfecting materials and computers between uses. High touch surfaces like door handles and countertops are being disinfected throughout the day.  Materials are being held in quarantine for 24 hours after being returned. Both staff and patrons are required to wear masks inside the library and furniture has been rearranged to encourage social distancing.  Curbside services are being offered to those who are unable to tolerate masks or those who would prefer to avoid coming inside.  Please call us if you have any questions at 918-266-1684.

 

When is the splash pad open?

The splash pad at Curtis Conley Park opens during the warmer months of the year and is in operation from 8am-8pm.  If the water isn't flowing when you arrive, there is a button to push to start the water flowing.  There is also a playground that is open year-round and a pavilion with picnic tables.  You can contact City Hall at 918-266-2505 with any questions.

 

Can I vote at the Community Center?

The Community Center serves as a polling place for many Catoosa citizens on election day for 7am-7pm.  Early voting does not take place at the Community Center.  To find your polling place you can use the OK Voter Portal or contact the Rogers County Election Board at 918-341-2965.

You can visit our Voter Information page for additional information and resources.

 

Does the library have a notary on staff?

The library offers free notary services.  These services are generally available on week days before 4:30pm.  You can call us at 918-266-1684 to verify that a notary will be available when you plan to visit.

The person whose signature is being notarized will need to be present and will need to have a valid photo ID.

 

How much does printing/copies/fax/scanning cost at the library?

Black and white copies and prints cost $0.10 cents per printed side.  Color copies and prints cost $0.50 cents per printed side.  Faxes cost $0.50 cents per page to send or receive.  Scanning is available at no cost.  We can scan and email ro scan to a flash drive.

For more information please see our Library Services page.

 

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