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Library cards are free to all residents of Owen County, age 14 and up.
To get your library card bring a photo ID and, if your ID does NOT show your current address, a piece of mail with your name and current address postmarked within the last 30 days.
If you have had a library card in Owen County in the past you may have old fines to pay, or your address may need to be updated, so be sure to bring your proof of address even if you think you’ve had a card previously.
To view the official borrowing policies, overdue policies, and patron agreement, click here! Children’s cards (with limited privileges) are available for children ages 6-13. Children must be accompanied by their parent or guardian, with proof of address in Owen County, to obtain a card. Children are allowed to check out 10 items at a time, and are NOT allowed to check out DVD’s or video games.
Library Location and Hours
Monday – Thursday 9-8
10 S. Montgomery Street, Spencer, Indiana
How Do I?
Reserve A Meeting Space
Meeting rooms are available for free to any non-profit organization during regular library hours. Other groups are welcome to call for a price quote.
To reserve a meeting space, call the adult circulation desk at (812) 829-3392 ext. 1.
Please have the date, time, and reason for your meeting ready, as well as the name and phone number for a contact person and the number of people that will be using the room. If you need to cancel your meeting for any reason, please notify the library at least 24 hours in advance.
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Handout for New Users of the Library
This handout contains very helpful information for users that are new to our library, including Contact information, our policies, and hours.
Just in Case You Missed Them: The Bestselling Books of 2020 Available at the Owen County Public Library By Ginger Kohr Many of us can relate to Frank Zappa’s oft quoted lament: “So many books, so little time.” Browsing the stacks at the library was one service we had...
Beginning Tuesday, July 13, the Owen County Public library will be hosting a `Tai Chi class, taught by Linda Gast. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday morning, beginning Tuesday, July 13 at 10 am in the library Community Room. Instructor, Linda Gast...
Click for the 4th and final installment of Professor Steve's Tales of Amazing Science. (Please excuse the faulty camera work. Our videographer's hands were getting tired.)We would love to hear your feedback on our virtual programs.