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215 W. Main St. | Van Wert, OH 45891
Phone: 419-238-2168 | Fax: 419-238-3180
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Population of Service Area

28,459 Countywide Population
95% are active registered library borrowers with additional patrons from Paulding, Putnam, Allen, Mercer, and Auglaize Counties in Ohio, as well as Allen, Adams and Dekalb Counties in Indiana.

 
 

Service Hours

 

Main Library 53.5 hrs.
Convoy Branch 33.5 hrs.
Middle Point Branch 24.5 hrs.
Ohio City Branch 29.0 hrs.
Willshire Branch 20.0 hrs.
Wren Branch 20.5 hrs.
Total 181.0 hrs.
 
 

Services Provided by the Brumback Library

 

Book Collection  257,494 Vols.
Additions in 2014     13,919 Vols.

E-Books

 

Videos/DVD’s

Over 30,000 Titles

   

12,981 Vols.

Music Cassettes/CD's      4,137 Vols.
Periodicals         240 Titles
Books on Cassette/CD      8,869 Vols.
Newspapers           65 Titles
Interlibrary Loan Requests         617
Interlibrary Loans Filled         604
Interlibrary Loans Sent          232
Microfilm Holdings         681
Other      3,301

 

  • Web page (www.brumbacklib.com)
  • Local History/Picture Files
  • Beginning with Books Program
  • Income Tax Forms
  • Telephone/In-House Reference Service
  • Fax Machine
  • Community Speaking Lectures
  • 2 new Microfilm Reader-Printers
  • Pamphlets and Maps
  • Library Tours
  • Branch Programs
  • Over 30 Weekly Children's Storytime Sessions
  • Craft and Story Sessions
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Vertical File Materials
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Adaptive Toy Collection
  • Historial Photo Archive
  • Library Catalog on Web
  • Area and National Telephone Directories
  • Internet Service
  • Voter Registration
  • Notary Service
  • Copy Machines
  • School Visits
  • Microfilm of all Van Wert County Newspapers from 1860 to the present
  • City/County Directories
  • Homebound Delivery Service
  • Cooperative projects with area organizations and schools
  • Typewriter for public use
  • Comprehensive Genealogy & Local History Collection
  • Infant Storytime (2 years of age and younger)
  • Puppets
  • Large Print Books and Materials
  • E-books