Ottawa County Exponent Digitized


   The digitalization of the Ottawa County Exponent is complete.

   Do you remember this ad from the 60's?

   Researchers and history buffs can browse old newspapers from the comfort of home, from the library, or from a mobile device.

  The digital version enables you to perform a keyword search within the database. 

Come to Storytime


Wednesdays at 11:30 am with Miss Brenda  

Aimed at preschoolers, including infants, accompanied by an adult.    

Children and partners will listen to stories and participate

in simple activities on a different theme each week.

Most parents think intelligence is one of the most important traits to develop in a child.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Take the 1KB4K Challenge with your child

Sound impossible?  If you read one book a night together,

in three years you will have read 1,095 books.

Sign up at the library and receive a packet to record your progress. 

At every 100 books your child will receive a prize,

and at 1,000 books, a library book will be dedicated to your child.

Amish Book of the Month for August

Something new for those who enjoy reading Amish fiction.  Come in and pick up our "Amish Book of the Month."

August's selection is "An Amish Cradle," a book of four novellas by Beth Wiseman, Amy Clipston, Kathleen Fuller, and Vannetta Chapman


An Amish CradleTiny fingers,

Tiny toes,

And lives that will never be the same.

Journey with four families as their lives are about to change forever.