Are you a Sequoyah reader? Want to voice your opinion on your favorite book for 2020? Voting is now open for the 2020 Sequoyah Book Awards in the Children’s Masterlist (grades 3-5), Intermediate Masterlist (grades 6-8), and High School Masterlist (grades 9-12) categories.

What is Sequoyah?

The awards honor the Native American leader, Sequoyah, who created the eighty-five sounds representing the Cherokee language. The Award was given out for the first time in 1959 in the Children’s category and later extended to intermediate and high school levels. You can read more about the selection policy and book awards on the Oklahoma Library Association website.

How do I vote?

Any young readers who have read or listened to at least 3 titles from their respective masterlist is qualified to vote. Voting can be done online. It operates on the honor system so please only vote once! Deadline to vote is March 15.

Do you know the 2021 Sequoyah booklist?

The 2021 booklists were just announced! Check out the current book lists below in each category.


The Guymon Public Library & Arts Center has memberships to a variety of eResources to benefit our public patrons such as online classes, free audiobooks, ebooks, popular magazines, movies and more. All you need is a library card!

Once you have a card, you are registered for member access from home or at your fingertips of your phone or tablet. If you are already registered but need to log in to our Catalog Page, call us at 580-338-7330 for your library card number or the phone number on file.

Universal Class

Over 500 Education Courses Online – Free with Your Library Card via our Catalog Login and Universal Class.

Looking for ebooks or audiobooks?

Sign in via our Library Catalog Page and click Overdrive or RBdigital to access the OK Virtual Library’s website with your library card number and phone number.

Not sure which device or eReader will work with Overdrive?
Visit the Device Resource Center.

Need help getting started?
Find videos and instructions from Overdrive Help.

Download always available audiobooks with RBdigital. Must sign up initially at the library, after that with a mobile app or through the Catalog.


can be downloaded through RBdigital Magazines in which you will set up an account.

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Learn 63 languages for English speakers or learn English for speakers of 17 languages with Mango Languages.  The database can be accessed through the Catalog or a mobile app.

Learn 80 languages from 50 different languages with Pronunciator or Pronunciator en Español.

Genealogy Research

HeritageQuest offers searches of Census, Books, PERSI Archive, Revolutionary War, Freedman’s Bank and U.S. Serial Set.

Fold3 offers the web’s premier collection of original military records, gathering the best U.S. military records, photos and stories from the Revolutionary War to more recent conflicts.

MyHeritage accesses key collections such as: U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940, military records, over one million newspaper pages, enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records, and exclusive local and world collections.

Visit the Catalog for additional databases.