Job Opening

The Owen County Public Library has a 30-40 hr per week clerical opening for a dependable, friendly, tech savvy individual who enjoys working with the public in the combined Adult Circulation and Reference area.  Duties involve basic circulation duties, assisting...

Remembering Our Former Director

Vickey Freeland, 76, of Bloomington, IN, passed away on 28 July 2022. Vickey was the Director of the Owen County Public Library for 16 years and a member of the Monroe County Community School Board from 1994 to 2006. She belonged to the Church of Jesus Christ of...

Position Available

Owen County Public Library now has an opening for a circulation desk position. Position may be full or part-time, and hours may vary. The library is closed on Sundays. The position will remain open until filled. Candidates for the job must have a high school diploma...

Summer Reading Programs 2022 To Begin June 1st

OCPL’s Summer Reading Programs for all ages are gearing up to start in just a couple of weeks.  You can sign up starting Wednesday, June 1st. You do not have to sign up to attend the programs, nor do you have to attend the programs if you sign up. Starting...

OCPL 25 years at Montgomery Street Location

OCPL 25 years at Montgomery Street Location By Ginger Kohr Did you all realize that OCPL has been in the current building for 25 years as of this year? The minutes of the January 1997 library board note that the elevator had not yet been installed, and they were...

New Library Pavilion

Library Pavilion By Ginger Kohr   They ripped asphalt out the library parking lot, covered it with gravel and graded it.  Then the area was surrounded with security tape and barricades.  You might have wondered what was happening. By Monday, April 4th, the frame was...

Upcoming Programs at OCPL

We have a great variety of upcoming programs for March and April (more April programs will be added as well).  We are also returning to our weekly programs for our youngest friends.  Whether you are 6 months, or 106 we hope that you will find something to intrigue and...

Changes for our Digital Library Users

UPDATE March 2, 2022: They are still moving content.  Once they are finished the OCPL digital library will appear empty and can be deleted.  To access the new consortium you will need to click “Add Library” in your app and search Indiana Digital Library. ...