Library Services and Facts
As of the first full week of April, patrons and guests to the Ohio County Public Library have been welcome to visit the library without making an appointment. The doors of the main entrance from the main parking lot are currently open Monday through Thursday from 9 am – 6 pm; Friday from 10 am – 5 pm; and Saturday from 10 am – 3 pm. For continuing safety purposes, all visiting patrons and guests must still wear a mask while inside the Library and continue to practice social distancing. ➤ Learn more
Serving a county of 41,400 residents, the Library has approximately 36,000 registered library patrons. In an average year, OCPL circulates over 220,000 items each year, has approximately 150,000 patron visits, and is open seven days a week for a total of 67 hours. OCPL offers free internet and wireless access for patrons.
The Library’s collection includes over 160,064 physical volumes in addition to an array of downloadable collections of ebooks, audiobooks, and streaming video. OCPL also offers an array of downloadable collections of magazines, movies, books, word-searchable newspapers, foreign language skills, art works, Great Courses, manuals, test preparation, and genealogy resources.