FAQ's

If an item is out, can I be put on a waiting list?

Yes. We can do this for you. You may reserve an item if it is unavailable or in circulation. When it becomes available, we can give you a phone call or send you an e-mail. In-stock item holds expire after 3 days.

How large is your collection?

We have approximately 12,021 books, 2,591 videos, 437 CD's and, 81 audio books.

Can your library help me borrow materials from another library?

Im sorry. We can not help you on this. We are an independent library. We are not a branch of any other main library system and we do not participate on Inter-Library Loan systems (aka ILL).

What types of materials do you have in your collection?

We have Books, magazines, videos, Audio CDs, Audio Books, PC CD-Roms, historical photographs and Genealogy Index Records.

Can I type my term paper or resume at the library?

Yes. But you can not bring homework on a disk from home/school/work. You may use our computers for typing term papers, resumes or anything you wish to type up. The computers are setup with Microsoft Office 2010.

Does the library use volunteers?

Not at the moment.

How old is the Library building?

The library building is 87 years old. It was built in 1927.

How do I find magazine articles at your library?

We do not have any special way of cataloging or collecting magazine articles. We only keep current magazines unless they have major historical significance.

I'm unable to come to the library. Can you answer questions by phone or email?

Yes. Please call 1-(740)-394-2717 with your question or write to us via e-mail at: kemperli@oplin.org



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