Information Services (for policy details, please see the Library's Public Policy Manual)

We answer questions.  Please ask us by visiting, calling (937) 294-7171, or using a contact form.

If physical limitations keep you from visiting the library, you may have have someone else pick up materials for you.  If you are an Oakwood resident, you can participate in the Library’s Telefriend program.

If an item you want is not available from the Library, you can reserve items that the Library owns, make purchase suggestions for those we do not, or request that they be borrowed from another library (interlibrary loan).

Teachers can request collections for their classroom.  A teacher card is available for this process. 

Makerboxes, Library Museum Passes, National Gallery of Art Teaching Kits, and Sprout Learning Backpacks are a few of the special collections available from the library.

Stay up to date with Library events or get reading suggestions from the Library’s Newsletters.

The Library offers programs for all ages.  Check to Events Calendar to see what is coming up.

The Library Book Club meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of every month.

Facilities and Technology

Meeting Rooms - The Library has a Meeting Room and a Conference Room that can be reserved for group meetings.

Fax and Scanning Services from the Library provide patrons the ability to send outgoing faxes at the rate of $1.00 per page and to scan documents onto their personal storage device (no charge).

Wireless printing is available.  Email the document you wish to print 

Computers and Internet access, including wireless access via WiFi, are available in the Library.  The computers, which include laptops that can be checked out and used in the library, have Microsoft Office and other applications installed.  A signed Laptop Loan Agreement is required to check out a laptop.

Wireless printing is available by attaching the document you wish to print to an email and sending it to (for black only) or (for color print outs).  Print outs are released from the printer using your email address.

Kindle ereaders are available to check out from the Library.  These devices are preloaded with ebooks and patrons can request titles to be added.  A signed eReader Loan Agreement is required to check out a Kindle.

Tech Tutoring is available to assist you with your technology learning needs.  Sign up for a 50 minutes session, available on Wednesdays.

The Device Users’ Group meets at 2:30 p.m. the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month as an informal way for people to learn more about using their mobile devices.

Exam proctoring is offered by the Library.