Library Departments

A brief overview is provided for our library departments: Administrative Services, Adult Services, Circulation, Community Services, Technical Services and Automation and Youth Services.

Administrative Services

The Administrative Services Department consists of the Executive Director, the Head of Administrative Services, the Building Services Manager and the Administrative Assistant.

The Head of Administrative Services is responsible for a number of operations including maintaining records of all monetary receipts, maintaining personnel records, payroll and performing various bookkeeping and secretarial duties in support of the Executive Director.

The Building Services Manager for the Library is responsible for general housekeeping of the building and grounds, the maintenance of the library building, furniture and equipment and operation of the Building Services Department.

Adult Services Department

Our librarians are available to answer reference questions, and help patrons locate books, CD's, videos, & other materials. Patrons may phone in or submit reference questions online or visit the Adult Services Desk in person. Besides our printed reference collection, librarians are able to search a variety of online databases and the Internet, to help answer patron questions

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Large Print Collection

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Foreign Language Collection

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High School Collection

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Circulation Department

The Circulation Department staff will be happy to assist you and make your visit an enjoyable one. All Library items are checked in and out at the Circulation Desk. Overdues, change of address, and any miscellaneous matters can all be handled at the Circulation Desk.

Refer to the Circulation Policy for information on loan periods and eligibility for library cards. Additionally, interlibrary loan is available to our Library card holders.

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Community Services

This department provides all of the visual informative material that can be found throughout the Library. They create and maintain the Library's website and blogs. The Library's "Elm Leaf" monthly printed newsletter,and the "Programs at the Library" eNewsletter are also generated by this Department as well as all digital signage, both inside and outside the Library, and all online PR and marketing materials.

The Community Services Department also handles the Library's public relations activities, and the selection and scheduling of most adult programs.

Technical Services and Automation

The Technical Services department is responsible for the ordering, cataloging and processing of all library materials, including books, movies, music and magazines. We maintain the bibliographic database that is our library catalog.

There are 17 desktop computers for patron use. Five of these are Catalog PCs, used primarily for searching for materials in our library and surrounding libraries. The remaining PCs have internet access and have Microsoft Office installed. Two PCs in Youth Services have filtered internet access.

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Youth Services Department

The Youth Services Department offers puzzles, games, audiobooks, Wii and DS games, magazines, and of course fiction & non-fiction books for check out. We also have pre-loaded Nooks for checkout with contents that include Rebecca Caudill nominated books as well as some of the Newberry Award winning books.

Youth Services Library Policies provide information on computer time, loans, and general policy.

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