650 W. Market St., Lima Ohio 45801
Lima Public Library, serving an area of 92,000 residents, has a collection of 280,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 6,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 12,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 69 employees, of whom 12 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 5 branch libraries, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $690,000. Patrons make 56,000 visits annually, and check out materials 840,000 times. Twenty-nine percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Sidney) Amos Memorial Public Library
(Carey) Dorcas Carey Public Library
(Zanesfield) Dr. Earl S. Sloan Library
(Celina) Dwyer-Mercer County District Library
(Findlay) Findlay Hancock County District Library
(Findlay) Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
06/19 Coming to The Lima area
Smokin' on the Water - BBQ Festival By The Lake Liberty IN May4-5 Arts, Crafts, and Antiques of all kinds are permitted and desired. Lawn Equipment, Golf Carts, Personal Mobility Devices, Home Healthcare Products, ATVs, RVs, Vehicles, Boats, Outdoor Cooking Equipment, and Sporting Goods are also permitted and desired.
Tri-state Bluegrass Festival Kendallville IN May24-27 The goal that the board of directors has tried to achieve at these festivals is to provide high quality and a variety of entertainment in a family oriented atmosphere that encourages jamming.
Mentone Egg Festival Mentone IN May30-June1 The three-day event features entertainment, games, food, a parade in the downtown area, a play area for kids, and a huge car, truck, motorcycle and tractor show. All entertainment events are free. Flea markets and crafters line the main street in our downtown.
Hoosier Hills Fiberarts Festival Franklin IN May31-June1 A celebration of all the fiberarts! You'll find plenty of fabulous natural fibers from the vendors at Hoosier Hills Fiberarts Festival.
Park Street Festival Columbus OH June7-8 So many Food Trucks, so little time! Bringing you the best & most diverse food trucks in all of Ohio, all in one place!
New Haven Canal Days Festival New Haven IN June4-8 The NHCD Festival Committee, which consists of a team of dedicated volunteers, community leaders, civic organizations, businesses, churches, and residents, have been working hard all year long to bring quality events to our community that will entertain the entire family.