Services & Resources
Over 25,000 adult fiction, non-fiction, juvenile and paperback books are available for patrons. Large print books are also available for the visually impaired.
100 current magazine titles are regularly displayed and circulated. Hundreds of additional periodicals are accessible through Inter-Library Loan. MasterFILE Premier (EBSCOhost), an on-line multidisciplinary database paid for by the State of Ohio, provides more than 1,730 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975 .
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The library provides "in-house" access to Wi-Fi and IBM-compatible microcomputers and printers with free Internet service. Software is available for word-processing, spreadsheets, and power point. Four Early Literacy Station units are available in the children's area. These units purchased by the Friends of the Library, are designed for youth ages 2 through 8. The units are loaded with over two dozen educational titles to help our young patrons learn shapes, patterns, phonics, letter recognition, numbers, animal sounds, etc.
A meeting room with a capacity of 30, is available to individuals and groups. It is permissible to use the room outside the normal library hours. Click here to see the Community Room calendar.
Local, school district, state and federal tax forms are available at the library at no cost to patrons, or follow links: Federal Tax Forms & Publications, State of Ohio Tax Forms, School District Tax Forms, Municipal Tax Forms. Online income tax preparation assistance is available through the Ohio Benefit Bank.
Several area publications are offered, including: The Liberty Press, Toledo Blade, Northwest Signal, Crescent News and Farmland News. Microfilm copies of The Liberty Press may be viewed at the Library on a microfilm reader-printer.
Books on CD are offered at the library.
Juvenile and family videos and DVD's are available for a 7-day loan period. Non-Fiction Videos are loaned for 14 days.
Electronic Reference Database
In addition to the electronic databases supplied by the State of Ohio to all public libraries, the Liberty Center Public Library subscribes to Heritage Quest for the use of its patrons. This database provides access to census images and indexes of genealogy and local history articles as well as indexes to family histories. Jump to On-Line Reference Databases
Die Cut Machine
The library has a selection of shapes and letters available for in-house use. We also have access to many other dies through Interlibrary Loan. Jump to Die List
The library offers access to the Internet through the state's public library computer network.
The library offers access to copies of pages from reference sources, periodicals, and printed materials belonging to other libraries. Transmission services are also available for personal or business use for a nominal fee. Our fax number is 419-533-4849
Through a network of 87 Ohio library systems representing 45 counties, books that do not appear in the permanent collection can be borrowed for our library patrons.
The laminator is available at $1.00 per linear foot.
Photocopy paper sizes are 8 1/2 x 11, 8 1/2 x 14, and 11 x 17. The library can photocopy news articles onto acid free paper for the purpose of preservation. Originals may be copied at the same size, reduced, or enlarged.