Main Carnegie Library in Paulding

 

 

Main Carnegie Library Phone:

Voice: (419) 399-2032

Fax Number: (419) 399-2114

 

Hours of Operation

 

Monday – Thursday

9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

 

Friday

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 

Saturday

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

 

Sunday

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The Paulding County Carnegie Library main library in Paulding was funded in 1912 and opened in 1916 as the first county library in the United States funded by Andrew Carnegie.

 

Location

The library is located at 205 South Main Street, Paulding, Ohio 45879.

 

Main Library Staff

Library Director: Susan Hill Pieper, (since 1997)   

Fiscal Officer: Michelle Stahl

Assistant Director/Head of Adult Services: Ali McCauley 

Head of Youth Services: Susan Deatrick

Head of Technical Services/Cataloging/Processing: Teresa Reel

 

Library Clerks:

  • Kelly Taylor (genealogy specialist)
  • Jamy Manson (part-time)
  • Laura Woodcox
  • Jonne Culler (part-time)

Interlibrary Loan Coordinator/Assistant Cataloger/Processer: Jen Habern

Early Literacy Specialist/Library Clerk: Kirk Baker    

 

The Main Library Friends of the Library

The main Library has an active support group. The Friends of the Library meets regularly at the library. This group operates the used book store, “Buy the Book” which is located next door to the library. They provide support for programming and special events.   The Friends of Library also coordinate and administer the Black Swamp Book Worms Reading Group, a book club for adults. For more information about becoming a Friend of the Library call 419-399-2032 or visit their Facebook site at: https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfTheLibraryPauldingCountyCarnegieLibrary?ref=hl  

 

Library Services Include:

  • Adult Reading Club
  • Battle of the Books Reading Competition
  • Best Sellers
  • Books Recorded on CD
  • Blind & Physically Handicapped Reading Resource Center
  • Children’s Services (Award Winning!)
  • Computers (High Speed) with Internet
  • Computer Classes
  • Die-Cut Center
  • Digital Microfilm Viewer
  • DVD Popular Movie & TV Collection
  • eBooks & downloadable audio books (Ohio Digital Library)
  • Family Programs & Events
  • Fax Machine
  • Friends of the Library
  • Genealogy & Local History
  • High School Yearbooks
  • hoopla
  • Inter-Library Loan (ILL)
  • iPhone Application for Database Access
  • Laminating Service (Hot & Cold)
  • Notary
  • Magazines
  • Meeting Room
  • Microfilm of Paulding Newspapers Back to Late 1800s
  • M.O.R.E.: Statewide Resource Sharing
  • Movies Shown Onsite
  • Music CDs
  • Newspapers (Local, Regional, State and National)
  • Ohio Web Library
  • Photocopiers (Black & White and Color)
  • Playaway Recorded Books
  • Popular Fiction & Non-Fiction
  • Reference Online Materials
  • Storytime
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Teen Section
  • Voter Registration
  • Website: www.pauldingcountylibrary.org
  • Wind Turbine Documentation
  • Wii for Programs
  • Wi-Fi at All Locations