The Loudonville Public Library is pleased to announce that it has received three star honors in the Library Journal Index of Public Library Services 2015. The library placed 25th out of 1,446 libraries in the budget category of $400,000-$999,999.

The latest index was released in the November issue of Library Journal. According to the article by Keith Curry Lance and Ray Lyons, a record 7,663 U.S. public libraries were scored in this years index. Libraries are scored on circulation, patron visits, program attendance and public Internet use per capita.

Access to technology has always been a large draw for the library and in 2015 the library rated #1 in Ohio and #8 in the nation for our budget category.





Library Programs and Events

Event StartTitle
12/1/2015 10:30 AM Preschool Storytime
12/2/2015 10:00 AM Wednesday Play Dates
12/3/2015 4:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Meeting
12/3/2015 7:00 PM Holiday Music with Elixir
12/8/2015 10:30 AM Preschool Storytime
12/9/2015 10:00 AM Wednesday Play Dates
Holiday Music with Elixir
On Thursday, December 3 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm you can start getting into the holiday mood with this special holiday music performance that the whole family will love. Elixir mixes traditional holiday favorites with popular musical styles for a concert that you are not going to want to miss. This trio has been using guitars, bass, guitjo, mandolin, fiddles and a variety of percussion instruments to thrill audiences since 1992. A holiday cookie buffet will finish off this festive evening.
NEW! Check Out Digital Magazines

A wide selection of popular magazines are now available at the Ohio Digital Library. View magazines on your PC, tablet or even your smartphone. Take advantage of the article view feature that allows you to remove ads and photos allowing you to read articles without distraction. This feature can be turned on and off as you peruse a magazine. In order to access magazines, it is necessary for users to download the free Nook app from your device store. When you select a magazine it will be sent to the Nook app for viewing. 

Basic Windows 10 Class
Monday, January 11
at 11:00 am or 7:00 pm

Class size is limited to 13 so registration is required. This class is a basic computer class and will cover the exciting new changes in Windows 10. We will cover both touch screen and keyboard/mouse usage.

Star Wars Party
Thursday, December 17
4:30 - 6:00 pm

Test your knowledge of the Star Wars Universe, make Princess Leia cupcakes, create Star Wars snowflakes and homemade lightsabers. Door prizes will be given out, so register today. There is a limit of 24.

Preschool Storytime
Tuesdays 10:30 -11:30 am
December 1, 8 and 15

Storytimes are designed to engage 3-5 year olds with stories, songs, fingerplays and weekly crafts. Caregivers need to be present and younger siblings are welcome.