Information, Education and Entertainment Services

  • CSI: Genealogy Lock-In

    CSI: Genealogy Lock-In

    Join our CSI unit (Corpse-Seeking Investigators) at our first-ever Genealogy Lock-In 5:00-10:30 p.m. Sat. Sept. 27th. Find the colorful characters in your family history. Five+ hours of access to research materials, expert assistance, beginning and advanced classes, catered supper, entertainment, and prizes.

    Visit our CSI: Genealogy Lock-In page, call, or come by the library for details!

  • Online Bill Payments

    Online Payments

    McAlester Public Library now offers online bill payments. Bill amounts $5.00 and over are eligible to be paid using the new online payment system.

    Simply click here to pay your bill online.

  • Music Sampler

    Music Sampler

    McAlester Public Library Music Sampler allows you to listen to select songs from within our broad music collection. You must have a valid library card from McAlester Public Library or one of our sister branches to utilize this app. This app works best with a 3G equivalent or better connection. Wi-Fi is recommended when streaming high quality.

    Click here to start listening!

  • E-books Now Available


    McAlester Public Library now offers e-books for download.
    A variety of devices are supported, from hand held devices such as music players, phones or e-readers to computers. You can check it all out, including the e-books, by clicking here.

  • Now Mango Goes Where You Go!

    Mango Mobile Library Edition is the Mango Languages application for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Free from the App Store, you can now access fast, easy and effective language learning no matter where your travels take you!

    Check out Mango Languages' iPhone app page for more info!

  • TumbleBooks

    Tumble Books Logo TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

    Click Here to start using TumbleBooks today!

  • Introducing McAlester Public Library QuickClick Utility


    McAlester Public Library has developed a QuickClick Utility to simplify access to most of our online services. If you would like to be able to have one click* access, please download and install our QuickClick Utility. It's easy, fast and best of all, convenient. Once you have saved your library card number within QuickClick, you won't have to enter it again.

    Click Here to find out more.

  • Audio Books

    Audio BooksMcAlester Public Library's Virtual Branch now offers downloadable audio books sponsored by the Southeastern Public Library System of Oklahoma. To view and download these audio books, click the link below, select "Login" and enter your library card number without spaces. Once downloaded, you can use any portable MP3 player that supports the WMA (Windows Media Audio) or eMP3(Encrypted M-PEG Audio Level III) format to playback your content.

    Downloadable Audio Books