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Our Mission: Our mission
is to acquire, organize, maintain and
make available books and other materials that will provide
education, and recreation for all citizens of our community.
Empowering People Through Knowledge
The Library is open!
The Ligonier Public Library has moved back to our
main location on 300 S. Main St.
You can still contact us at
the same phone number as before: 260-894-4511.
the community for more than one
hundred years, the Ligonier
Public Library is a
tax supported facility available
to all people of the community and dedicated to
acquiring, organizing, and
providing access to materials for information, education and
entertainment; developing programs and services for all patrons;
providing a center for cultural heritage; making available
facilities and resources for community participation. It was one of
2,811 libraries that were built by Andrew Carnegie. The first
library in Noble County to be built, it was completed in 1908. The
library has experienced a gradual growth in both the book collection
and the number of patrons that
frequent it. Starting with 1,000 books, the collection has grown to
over 31,000 different items with
thousands of Evergreen Indiana
patrons being served. Although book borrowing is still
the major service,
other services have become available to patrons. Among these are
DVDs, CDs, interlibrary loans,
painting and print loans, and computer access. In 1975, a new
addition was added to the library which houses the adult fiction
section, community room, and office. In the fall of 2013,
ground was broken for a new renovation and expansion project which
increased the square footage to twice the space. The project
was under undertaken by Kelty Tappy Design Inc., of Fort Wayne, IN.
During the time of construction, the library was relocated to 905
1/2 Lincolnway S. Once the project was nearly completed the
library returned to our main building and reopened April 13, 2015.
The new addition includes new computer labs, a large community room
with kitchen, a new fiction area, restrooms, a young adult area,
patio, and staff office space.
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