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Ossian Public Library

About our Library

Library hours, location, board, mission, policies.
Ossian Public Library
Directory information
A history of the Library
Library Board
Lists the members of the library board, their terms, and contact information.
Library Policies
Polices to govern the library.
Meeting Rooms
How to reserve and use
Mission Statement
The Mission of the Library
Linda Betsinger McCann will visit!
Author visit


News and Events Archive
News and Events for 2007
News and events for 2008
News and events for 2011
Recycling in Winneshiek County Jul 24, 2013 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM Ossian Public Library,
Terry Buenzow from Winneshiek County Recycling will discuss why recycling matters to us.
News and Events
Closed for Thanksgiving Nov 23, 2017 03:55 PM

Books & Reading

Book reviews, book lists, such as what to read next, and information on early literacy are found here.
Books and Reading
Information to help you find a book to read.
Book Reviews
Links to book review Web sites
Find mystery series and links to your favorite crime author
Find links to romance writers' and readers' Web sites as well as book suggestions and series descriptions
Science Fiction
Contains links to Web sites for all things science fiction
Historical Fiction
Links to Web sites for lovers of the historical fiction genre
Find links to Web sites describing the western genre of literature
Book Talk
A form to submit thoughts about a book
Suggestion for Purchase
Use this form to make purchase suggestions to the library.
Find the next book in a series


Find out about our city - history, maps, and general information. Also find links to local businesses, churches, and the city and county Web sites.
Our Community
Find out who we are and what makes our town a great place to live.
Who We Are
Find the demographic profile for our city as provided by the State Data Center.
Our County
Here is a link to our county's Web site.

Contact Us

We want to hear from you. Contact the Library Director and staff. Fill out an online feedback form.
Ask A Librarian
Use this form to submit your questions to the library.
Library Information
Library Information Description

Do Research

Find lots of links to useful Web sites.
eGovt Resources
Federal Government Information and Resources
Subject Guides
Need help navigating the Internet? Use these subject guides as a place starting place.
Iowa Center for the Book
Promoting books, reading, libraries and literacy
Iowa Heritage Digital Collections
An online repository of Iowa history and culture
Iowa Publications Online
An online repository of Iowa government publications
Iowa Locator
An online catalog of lowa library items
State Data Center
Census data, government statistics about Iowa and more
1.3 billion items in more than 10,000 libraries worldwide
What are you looking for?
This is a great place to start your search for information


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Past Events
Events which have already happened.

Support Our Library

There are several ways you can help your library.
Support Our Library
Find out how you can support our library.
Library Volunteers

Use Our Library

All the services and programs that the library offers.
Use Our Library
Find out about all the services and programs that the library offers.
Faxing Service
Fax something from the Library
For Adults
Programs and services especially for adults.
For Children
Library services for children
For Teens
Programs and services especially for Teens
Interlibrary Loan
Borrow books from another library
Library Card
How to get a library card
Use a Computer
Public Access Computers
Videos and Audio books
The library has both videos and audio books available for check out. Videos are in DVD or VHS format. Audio books are available on CD's or cassette tapes.


Link to the library catalog
Link to the library catalog

Our Catalog

Our Catalog
Please feel free to browse our collection. If you have a library card at Ossian Public Library you may log in to see view your account information. You may also renew books and place holds on books.
This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.