Ossian Public Library in Ossian Iowa

Address and phone number for Ossian Public Library, a Library, at West Main Street, Ossian IA.

Ossian Public Library
123 West Main Street, Ossian, Iowa, 52161

About the Ossian Public Library

The Ossian Public Library, located in Ossian, IA, offers books, periodicals, and other information sources to patrons. The library collection also includes electronic databases, films, and other cultural materials. In addition to its collections, the Library also hosts programs and activities in the Winneshiek County area.

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Ossian Library Facilities

The Ossian Public Library provides access to its collections and materials, including physical items that can be checked out from the Library for a set period of time and electronic materials available to Library patrons. The Ossian Library facilities include reading spaces, meeting rooms, and research tools. Patrons can also use on-site computers to conduct research or access the internet, including the Library's electronic databases and publications. The Library offers reference and research support from librarians both on site and online. Patrons may need to apply for a library card and meet registration requirements to borrow materials.

Library Collections

The Library collection includes a range of items, such as books, periodicals, series, monographs, and other printed material. The collection also incorporates digital and electronic materials, such as ebooks, films, music, and audiobooks. The Ossian Library offers material available at other facilities through its inter-library loan program. Patrons can learn more about the library collection online or by visiting the library.

Special Library Collections

In addition to general collections, the Library also hosts special collections, which include materials related to local history and unique aspects of the Ossian community. Many special collections items are rare, in fragile condition, or hold historic significance. These collections are useful for genealogical, historical, and local research. Typically, special collections items are not available for circulation outside of the Library facility.

Ossian Library Programs and Events

The Ossian Public Library offers Library programs and events designed for different members of the Winneshiek County community. These include story time for children, events with children's librarians, book readings by authors, and entertainment events such as musical performances or poetry readings. In addition, the Library offers educational events, book groups, and genealogy research support. Patrons can visit the Library for research assistance, small business development support, legal research, or job search services.

Contact the Ossian Public Library

You may contact the Ossian Public Library by calling 563-532-9461, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Ossian Public Library, 123 West Main Street, Ossian, Iowa, 52161.

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