Welcome to the Iowa Tribal Library!


Our library belongs to our people. We strive to offer meaningful resources, materials, and help for literacy, education, employment, and wellness for the Iowa Tribe and its community. We are dedicated to providing materials, access, and resources for the literacy of our tribal community. Many of our resources are now available online. Please feel free to contact our Library Staff for any questions, or help accessing our Library resources and services.

Book and Media Requests: Our library is happy to take your specific book and media requests, available through our Interlibrary Loan through the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. The Oklahoma Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped is the source for talking books for those who are unable to read the written word due to visual impairments or physical disabilities. They mail thousands of free recorded books and the equipment needed to play them to patrons all across the state. Apply Here (https://www.olbph.org/apply)

Circulation and Sign-Up: Our library provides accounts to Iowa Tribal members living anywhere and the general public residing in Payne and Lincoln counties. Applications may be made in person or via email to itolibrary@iowanation.org. Our tribal library checks out materials for a period of two weeks; and we utilize an automated system to send text and email due date and overdue reminders.

Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Library membership registration form

Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Public Library Circulation Policy

Click here to search the Online Card Catalog


Email: itolibrary@iowanation.org
Phone: 405-547-2402 ext. 2201
Fax: 405-547-1093
Text a Librarian: 405-939-6560


NEW! – Tumblebooks

Read, Watch, and Learn with this collection of eBooks, read-along, music, memory and language games, graphic novels, and more.


OK Virtual Library — OverDrive


MEET KANOPY! – Be Entertained, Be Enriched

Kanopy: Films that matter

Stream films anytime, anywhere on your preferred devices. Free for you—brought to you by the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma library. Kanopy delivers a diverse collection of 30,000+ enriching movies, films, documentaries, and series available to stream anytime and anywhere — from desktop to TV to tablet. An ideal platform for showcasing independent films that fuels lifelong learning, we are on a mission to ensure that everyone has access to enriching films that bridge cultural boundaries, spark discussion, and expand worldviews.

Kanopy Kids features a unlimited collection of films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop social-emotional skills and reinforcing valuable learning topics, such as history, science, and new languages. Kanopy Kids has a diverse selection of educational and entertaining content that ranges across Movies, TV Series, Animated Storybooks, Live Action, and Animated favorites. Kanopy Kids is appropriate for children ages 2 and up, with a focus on Kids ages 2-8. Parents can also choose to implement parental controls to enable them to stay within the dedicated Kanopy Kids area for age-appropriate content.

Kanopy: Films that matter Kanopy Kids


Ebooks and Audiobooks

The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Library is now a member of the OK Virtual Library Consortium. Our library has gained access to ebooks and audiobooks for our library patrons. Patrons will need to click the drop down box to find “Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Library” and then type in their library card number. Please contact the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Library for further assistance. Click the image below to access OK Virtual Library.

Libby: The Library Reading App




Available 10AM – Midnight

FREE Online Tutoring: Through a partnership with Tutor.com, The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Library offers free online assistance that connects students one-to-one with subject-expert tutors for assistance in most general education courses. Online tutoring service can be accessed from any Internet-enabled computer or mobile device. This online tutoring service also provides real-time and drop-off writing assistance. Additionally, the program offers resources such as study tools, lessons, test prep materials and instructional videos. After you work with a tutor, you can print your session to review it again at any time.


FREE Test Prep, Career Building Skills, Adult GED Education, Job and Career Accelerator and More:
Learning Express offers free access to study guides, practice tests, job search tools, e-books, and tutorials will help you achieve your career and educational goals.

For external users, please click the below logo.



For internal users, please click the below logo.



Ebsco Consumer Health Complete: Medical prescription info, diagnosis and wellness guides, magazine and journal access, healthy recipes, fact sheets and pamphlets for your health.
Ebscohost Research Database: Access to many databases including the Bibliography of Native North Americans, Academic Search Elite, ERIC, Newswire, and many other helpful tools for your research needs.

Digital Prairie

Oklahoma Digital Prairie: Digital content of 100 years of rich, vibrant history from the 46th State. Resources include documents, photographs, newspapers, reports, pamphlets, posters, maps and audio/visual content. Content ranges from the late 1800s to the present day.


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Driving tests: Oklahoma DMV Practice Tests

Motorcycle: Oklahoma DMV Motorcycle Practice Tests

CDL: Oklahoma CDL Practice Tests

Road Signs and Meanings: Road Signs and Meanings (US Traffic Signs List)



Archives of the Iowa Tribal Library

Iowa Oral History & Language

The ITO Library would like to thank the Franklin M. Murray Family for providing the following recordings:


Brief History of Franklin M. Murray

Photo of Franklin M. Murray & wife – Franklin M. Murray with wife, Martha (McGlaslin) Murray – married September 1923, Second photo is Franklin M. Murray at Otoe Encampment in 1980 at the age of 85

Franklin M. Murray-Language Introduction