Ardmore, Oklahoma

Champion Public Library

Contact Us

Southern Oklahoma Library System
601 Railway Express, Ardmore, OK 73401

Phone: (580) 223-3164

Fax: (580) 223-3280



Monday - Thursday
8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


Champion Public Library is located at 601 Railway Express in Ardmore, Oklahoma which is behind the Two Frogs Restaurant on South Holiday Drive. From Interstate 35 use Exit 31-A.

Events and Resources

Elizabeth Ellis Storyteller (Campfire) CPL SRP 2024 Flyer (updated) (1)

Storyteller Elizabeth Ellis

For All Ages
Join Champion Public Library on Wednesday, June 12 at 11:00 AM for storyteller Elizabeth Ellis. Elli's storytelling is filled with hilariousness and honesty with stories that deliver down-home wisdom and southern charm. With her voice that finds the hearts of the learners and their funny bones, Ellis rivets audiences of every age wherever she goes. Free and open to the public.
Chickasaw Storyteller CPL Flyer SRP 2024

Chickasaw Storyteller

For Ages 5 and Up
Join Champion Public Library on Thursday, June 13th at 11:00 AM for traditional storytelling on Native American culture. Cheyenne Durant, Storytelling Specialist with the Chickasaw Nation Arts & Humanities Division, will perform traditional Chickasaw and Southeastern storytelling. This program is free and open to the public.
Self Defense Class for Kids 2024 SRP CPL Flyer

Self-Defense Class

For Kids Ages 12 And Up
Want your child to learn self-defense? On Tuesday, June 18th at 1:00 PM and Thursday, June 20th at 5:30 PM, join Champion Public Library and Heroes with Hope of Southern Oklahoma for a Self Defense Classes for Children. Guests will learn a variety of different techniques designed to protect them in emergency situations. Call to sign up.
Strength & Balance Class CPL HFV MAY Flyer 2024

Strength and Balance Class

HFV Wilson Community Center
Beginning May 21st, Champion Public Library will be hosting a class on Strength and Balance for Seniors at the HFV Wilson Community Center, 625 E Main St. in Ardmore. This 8-session course will be instructed by Susan Cowlbeck from 2:00 to 3:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays, until June 13th. All exercises will be done standing or in a chair, no floorwork required. Wearing comfortable athletic clothes and shoes is recommended.
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Magician James Schoonover

For All Ages
Prepare to be amazed! Magician James Schoonover has a great magic show coming to Champion Public Library on Wednesday, June 19th at 11:00 AM. Schoonover's best magic tricks are close-up table magic and is perfect for the whole family. Feats of fantastic prestidigitation to sleight of hand tricks, Schoonover's magic show will awe audiences and cheering for more. Free and open to the public.
3D Printing CPL SRP June 25th

3D Printing Class

For Ages 8 and Up
Is your child interested in exploring the world of 3D printing? Join Champion Public Library on Tuesday, June 25th from 1:00 – 3:00 PM for a 3D Printing Class for children. Kids will have the chance to learn about the fundamentals of 3D printing and its practical applications. Participants will have the opportunity to watch and see the 3D printer in action and select a 3D object that they would like to have printed and collected later.

Regalia International Birds of Prey

For All Ages
Join Champion Public Library on Wednesday, June 26th at 11:00 AM for our grand finale of Summer Reading Program performers with Regalia International Birds of Prey! The Regalia International Birds of Prey is a volunteer group of people permitted by the US Fish and Wildlife Service to provide educational presentations about birds of prey, their conservation, the ecosystems they live in, and the importance they play in our world. Free and open to the public.
For All Ages
Join Champion Public Library on Thursday, June 27th at 2:00 PM for a traditional stomp dance demonstration with the Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe. This program is free and open to the public.
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Anime & Manga Book Club

For Teens Ages 13 to 17
Dive into the world of anime and manga at Champion Public Library Teen Anime & Manga Book Club on Thursday, June 27th at 5:30 PM! This month we will discuss “Spy X Family, Vol. 1” by Tatsuya Endo. After discussion, teens will get to participate in an Anime Character Bingo.
Summer Chair Yoga CPL HFV Flyer 2024

Summer Chair Yoga

For Seniors
Join Champion Public Library at the HFV Wilson Community Center, 625 E Main St. in Ardmore for a 4-week Chair Yoga class. With instructor Mae Woodward, guests will learn yoga movements they can do at home and are beneficial for those knee or hip issues. This class will take place at 3:00 PM, Wednesdays, starting June 5th.
Sensory-Friendly Social Hour CPL Flyer SRP 2024

Sensory-Friendly Social Hour

For Kid of All Ages
Join Champion Public Library on Saturday, June 8th, and Saturday, June 29th from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM for sensory-friendly social hours. Hosted by Lone Grove Elementary educators Jennifer Williamson, Bryana Russo, and Ashley Moore, these sensory social hours are special education-centered and will include sensory-friendly bins, crafts, and other activities. Wonderful for children of all ages.
Read with Nemo CPL Flyer July 2024

Read with Nemo

For Kid of All Ages
Join Champion Public Library as we feature Read with Nemo on Saturday, July 6th at 11:00 AM! Children will be able to read to Nemo, a registered pet partners therapy dog. Each child will get 15 minutes of reading time. Reservations are encouraged, spots are limited.
Book Club Lady Tans Circle of Women CPL Flyer 2024

Book Club

For Ages 18 and Up
Join others at the Champion Public Library for a monthly book club on Thursday, July 11th at 5:30 PM. Conversation, fellowship, and refreshments will be centered on popular book titles for adults to discuss. This month's book selection is "Lady Tan's Circle of Women" by Lisa See.
Kik It Up CPL SRP 2024

Kik It Up!

Encouraging Kids into the Kitchen
Is your child interested in healthy cooking? Join an educational and fun adventure at Champion Public Library every Friday from June 7th through July 26th at 1:00 PM, with Whittiny Barber of the OSU extension who will present “Kik It Up Encouraging Children to jump into the Kitchen”. Participants ages 8-12 will learn about exercise and how to cook up healthy snacks. This 45-minute program encompasses 7 lessons. No class will take place on July 5th.
Teen Cuisine SRP CPL 2024

Teen Cuisine

For Ages 13-18
oin Champion Public Library every Friday from June 7th through July 19th at 2:00 PM for “Teen Cuisine” cooking program hosted by Whittiny Barber of the OSU extension. This hour-long program will consist of 6 lessons, each designed to teach young participants important nutrition, food preparation, food safety, cooking skills and physical activity. Teens will learn how to prepare meals and snacks as well as healthy eating habits.
Kids D&D Game Night CPL Flyer

D&D Game Night

For Ages 7 to 17
Are you interested in playing Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) but don't know where to start? Join us for Champion Public Library's D&D Game Night every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Great for beginners or regular players of D&D.
Traveling? Need A Passport?
Champion Public Library is your one-stop shop for all your passport needs! Forms, photos, and more, the Champion Public Library in Ardmore can help.