405:10-1-4. Department organization and purpose 
(a)    The Department of Libraries was created by act of the Legislature effective April 6, 1967 transferring all facilities and services of the Oklahoma State Library to the Department [65 O.S. Supp., §§ 3-101 through 115].
(b)    The Department is the official library agency of the State and discharges the responsibilities and exercises the authority of the State with respect to all public and special libraries. It constitutes the official library of the State of Oklahoma.
(c)    The Director of the Department of Libraries is the administrative, executive, directing and supervising official of the Department.