Library Laws

Our Mission

To provide and to encourage the use of library resources and services where the Guthrie Public Library can best meet the evolving educational, recreational, and informational needs of the residents of Logan County and the City of Guthrie, thus enhancing individual and community life.

Policies & Procedures

The most recent revision of the Guthrie Public Library's Policies and Procedures Manual was passed in January 2010 by the Library Board and City Council.

If you have any questions about our operations, please direct them to Linda Gens, Director of Library Services, at 405-282-0050 or

Laws, Rules and Regulations

This is unofficial compilation of links leading to sections of the Oklahoma Constitution, Oklahoma Statutes (primarily Title 65) and Oklahoma Administrative Code (primarily Titles 60 and 405) relating to operation of the Guthrie Public Library. It does NOT include all statutes, rules, ordinances, or bylaws that may apply to a specific situation. It is intended as a convenient reference, not as a replacement for the official versions of these publications. It should not be substituted for advice of legal counsel. This information is being provided to comply with the Oklahoma Government Website Information Act (House Bill No 2698, 2010).

Please note the following explanations of CITATION abbreviations:
O.S. = Oklahoma Statutes
Okla. Const. = Oklahoma Constitution
OAC = Oklahoma Administrative Code

Laws and Regulations Affecting Oklahoma Libraries

Open Meetings Act
Open Records Act

For more information on laws, rules and regulations that impact all types of public libraries and the Oklahoma Department of Libraries (ODL), visit Laws and Regulations Affecting Oklahoma Libraries on the ODL website.

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Guthrie Public Library, 201 N Division Street, Guthrie, OK 73044

405-282-0050 (main)

405-282-2804 (fax)

In sponsorship with the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation,
and the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.