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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 is the newest addition to our staff. While getting her feet wet, she has primary shelving responsibilities and works on various other projects as assigned.


Christy has been a library patron for years and is a big reader of fiction novels. She actively works with our storytime program and is great with the kids. Stop in on a Wednesday mornings during the storytime season with your little ones for a great time!


Tiffany is our go to for readers of young adult fiction. She also assists with programming for our teenagers. Please stop in and visit with her the next time your kids are looking for a good read.

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.