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215 W. Main St. | Van Wert, OH 45891
Phone: 419-238-2168 | Fax: 419-238-3180
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Population of Service Area

29,659 Countywide Population
95% are active registered library borrowers with additional patrons from Paulding, Putnam, Allen, Mercer, and Auglaize Counties in Ohio, as well as Allen, Adams and Dekalb Counties in Indiana.

 
 

Service Hours

 

Main Library 53.5 hrs.
Convoy Branch 33.5 hrs.
Middle Point Branch 24.5 hrs.
Ohio City Branch 28.0 hrs.
Willshire Branch 20.0 hrs.
Wren Branch 20.5 hrs.
Total 180.0 hrs.
 
 

Services Provided by the Brumback Library

 

Book Collection  244,930 Vols.
Additions in 2014      9,787 Vols.

E-Books

 

Videos/DVD’s

Over 20,000 Titles

   

12,611 Vols.

Music Cassettes/CD's      4,055 Vols.
Periodicals         236 Titles
Books on Cassette/CD      7,983 Vols.
Newspapers           62 Titles
Interlibrary Loan Requests         759
Interlibrary Loans Filled         730
Interlibrary Loans Sent           83
Microfilm Holdings         682
Other      3,248

 

  • Web page (www.brumbacklib.com)
  • Local History/Picture Files
  • Beginning with Books Program
  • Income Tax Forms
  • Telephone/In-House Reference Service
  • Fax Machine
  • Community Speaking Lectures
  • Microfilm Reader-Printer
  • Pamphlets and Maps
  • Library Tours
  • Branch Programs
  • Over 20 Weekly Children's Storytime Sessions
  • Craft and Story Sessions
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Vertical File Materials
  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Library Catalog on Web
  • Area and National Telephone Directories
  • Internet Service
  • Voter Registration
  • Notary Service
  • Copy Machines
  • School Visits
  • Microfilm of all Van Wert County Newspapers from 1860 to the present
  • City/County Directories
  • Homebound Delivery Service
  • Cooperative projects with area organizations and schools
  • Typewriter for public use
  • Comprehensive Genealogy & Local History Collection
  • Infant Storytime (2 years of age and younger)
  • Puppets
  • Large Print Books and Materials
  • E-books