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210 S. Main St.
Oakland City, IN 47660

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Interesting Facts

Did you know our library has over 25,000 books, 1800 DVDs and several audio books?  We also carry a wide variety of newspapers and magazines.  There are currently 7 computers for public use as well as a wireless internet connection for patrons who bring their own devices. If you haven’t been here in a while, come see what you’re missing.

Meet the staff

Library Director

 Julie Elmore

Julie has her Master’s Degree in Library Sciences from Clarion University.  She has been working at the library since June of 2009 and a library volunteer long before then. She is actively involved with the Association for Rural and Small Libraries  Her favorite part of the job is seeing kids (big and little) excited when they find a great book that they love.

Circulation Staff:

Jeannie, Christy, and Ali

We believe we have a great balance of circulation staff to meet all of your reading needs. Need a good book recommended?  Just ask and they will set you up! They are also available to help you out with our office services provided as well.

Programming Clerk


Kaylee is our newest addition who will be taking the lead in getting more programs available for tweens, teens, and adults.  Watch for some great new opportunities to participate in a variety of events at the library!

Know your board

Effective Jan. 1, 2018

Betty Deputy, President

-appointed by Columbia Twp. Board

Dr. Denise Pinnick, Vice-President

-appointed by County Council

Sally Morton, Secretary

-appointed by EGSC

David Sams, Treasurer

-appointed by County Commissioners

Marcia Buyher

-appointed by EGSC

Lori Stolz

-appointed by City Council

Kim Young

-appointed by EGSC


***The Library Board meets on the second Wednesday of every month in the Library Meeting Room at 4:00pm.  This is an open meeting.