Oakland City Columbia Township Public Library

Serving the community by providing informational and recreational opportunities in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.


Electronic resources (or eresources) are materials in digital format accessible electronically. 


Enjoy your books on your favorite e-reading platform or check out downloadable audiobooks using our downloadable app, Libby, or using the  online database

Find a Book

Our online catalog allows users to access their personal accounts and place holds and reserves on items from the comfort of their homes. Browse by title, authors, or keywords. You can even create custom reading lists to save for future use. Scroll down to watch the short videos or ask at the library to learn how.

Rosetta Stone

First level courses are available free to Indiana residents through databases provided by the State Library. Users will be prompted to create an account before beginning lessons.

Tumblebook of the Day

Provided by the Indiana State Library online books for children. Each day enjoy a new book of the day, math book of the day, and/or game of the day

East Gibson High School Yearbooks

Searchable yearbooks are available online for Barton, Francisco, and Oakland City High School.  They are stored on the state-wide Indiana Memory database.  https://indianamemory.contentdm.oclc.org/digital/collection/p16066coll94

Thousands of documentaries streamed right to your favorite device.  This is a third-party vendor and you will be required to set up an independent account with them under our account.  Please read their terms of service and privacy policies.

Nuwav Legal Documents

Need to create a legal document? Login in with your library card number * (or inside the library) for access to easily compose documents in categories like divorce, wills, power of attorney, lease agreements, bankruptcy, landlord/tenant disputes, and much, much, more.

*14 digit card numbers are required for access. If you still have the shorter card, please contact the library for login instructions.


Inspire is a database available to Indiana residents that offers access to thousands of magazines, professional journals, and study aids (including GED, ASVAB, and many more!)

Oakland City Historical Court Docket

The Indiana Memory collection is an online collection of various pieces of Indiana history. Recently the a court docket found in the library from 1884-1896 was digitized and added to the collection thanks to a grant funded by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services administered by the Indiana State Library. The docket can be viewed by visiting http://cdm16066.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16066coll46/id/872

Worldbook Online

More than just an encyclopedia for all ages, Worldbook online offers reference, educational games for elementary children, and thousands of e-books freely available to library patrons. Log in using  your library card https://www.worldbookonline.com/?subacct=L8109

Tutorial Videos

How to find and reserve new items

How to Renew Items

Reading Lists