Piles of Books

Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library is a public library in
Warren County Indiana dedicated to sharing knowledge and
lifelong learning since we opened in 1914. We've been rated as a
4-Star Library by the American Library Journal since 2008.

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ABOUT WWTPL

Adult Department

     In the Adult Department patrons will find a wide variety of best sellers and new releases as well as older fiction, including many classics, and thousands of useful and interesting non-fiction titles. Our Multimedia section contains over 3,000   DVD & Blu-rays in fiction and non-fiction. There is over a thousand   Music CDs for a wide taste in music, from Classical to Heavy Metal!  Plus through our Overdrive consortium there is over 800 magazines titles and local area newspapers are also available. Our library has an excellent Audio Book Collection and Large Print Books Collection. With warm inviting places to read and study our helpful staff can assist patrons in finding and reserving materials. Free Wi-Fi and computers for adult use.

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Our list of recommended adult links on
the internet contains many sites local patrons
have found useful or interesting.

Children's Department

     Our Colorful Children's Department has so much to offer: Books, sound recordings, Educational Toys, Children's Computer Station and materials appropriate for all age groups are available. Throughout the year a number of special programs and events are held, such as our annual Summer & Winter Reading Programs and our great Pre-School Story times. Story time is held every second Friday of the month at 10:00am and 1:00pm, program repeated on the following Thursday at 10am. The children will enjoy a fun entertaining story read by our children's services librarian, do a great craft or do a fun educational activity. Check our calendar for other programs and times. We want to make reading and learning FUN!

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Be sure to look at our updated extensive list of recommended internet children's links.

WWTPL Staff

 

Director:

Christopher Brown

Bookkeeper/Clerk:

Holly Taylor

Clerks & Staff:

Bonnie Myers

Ethan Swanson

Joey Alberich

Natasha Jackson

Sherry Bittle

Sue Dobbels

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WWTPL Board

Members:

Jennifer Larson-Haussin

Kenneth Frauman

Laura Davis

Peggy Kenworthy

Board President

Dick Dobbels

Vice President

Theresa Ligara

Secretary

Vickie Strickler

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WWTPL Bond 2019

 

The Williamsport-Washington Township Public Library intends to finance the renovation of and
improvements the library. The Board finds that there are not sufficient funds available or provided for in
the existing tax levies in which to pay the total cost of the project and the library should issue bonds for the
purpose of providing funds to be applied to the project. Located here are all the documents the board
has voted on and filed with the appropriate state agencies.

Click the following link to view all Bond Documents:

 

History of the Library

History of the Williamsport Public Library as of September 10, 2009.
 

During the year of 1914 a few civic-minded citizens of Williamsport proposed the building of a public library. This petition was led by Jane Brodie and was received with much enthusiasm. The first library operated out of a borrowed back room in one of the offices in downtown Williamsport. The library started with 105 books donated
by the community. The cost of membership was five cents. Mabel Claypool was paid five dollars a month for her services and
worked Monday thru Saturday.

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Feeling lost? Looking for the restroom or the Adult Non-Fiction section? Clink on the link below to see the Library's Layout:

Library Layout