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"A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life." - Henry Ward Beecher
We couldn't agree more. Come visit your local library. We are integral part of our wonderful #HeartlandHometown. We offer library materials (books, DVDs & Blu-Ray) for check out. We also have Wi-Fi access and computer access for free. For a minimal fee, we have fax and copy services available. As part of our free weekly programming we offer: Children's Storytime, Family Board Game Day, and Tai Chi.
Additional programs and classes throughout the year include, but are not limited to:
- Summer Reading Program for kids, teens and adults
- Guitar lessons
- $1 Movie Night
- American Sign Language classes
- Genealogy classes
- Dr Seuss family reading day
- Estate planning and nutrition classes with OSU Extension
- Holiday contests and programs
- Library Volunteer Trainings for teens and adults
- Book-A-Librarian (One on One Computer assistance)
- Skype interview time, and more
We are always willing to help you help yourself.
We offer Family Movie Night on select nights. It is $1 at the door, with concessions available. Check out our Facebook page formore information movie dates, times and titles. Proceeds benefit Mounds Friends of the Library.
The Library offers a library material delivery program for the home-bound patron within city limits. This is a free service. Contact the Library for more information.
"We are not the quiet library of yesteryear, but the vibrant library of our future; merging our past with our present for a better tomorrow,"
Library Director: Melodie Reader
Mounds Public Library
15 W 14th ST
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to get a library card?
Our librarian will be able to supply you with a new library card the same day you apply, once application is completed and entered into the system. Library cards are free for th first on. Replacement cards are $5.00.
Are electronic books available?
No, not at this time. We are looking at our options for e-books at a future date.
Does the Library have
We do offer "story time" for younger children on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. with a story, activity or craft and snack.
What are your hours of operation?
The library is open Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and closed 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. for lunch. We are closed Friday - Sunday and federal holidays. Closures are listed on our Facebook page.
Does the Library have an online catalog that I can browse?
We do offer an online catalog through the link below. Your ID is your library card number and your password is your last name. You may also reserve/hold a book through this system once you log in.
You may also check our Facebook page for up to date information of programs, classes and inclement weather hours.
Does the Library have a Friends Group?
Yes. The Friends of the Mounds Public Library are a great group of people who are very active in our Library. Email Mounds Public Library to join or for more information.