To be worthy of our patron's continued support, we want to make you our top priority by offering unparalleled service. Our goal is to assist you in any way we can in your pursuit of information and enrichment. In our effort to make each experience the best it can be, see what principles guide our actions.
The Library serves the citizens of Centerville and Washington Township located eight miles southeast of Dayton, OH.
A School District Library tracing its roots back to 1810, seven years after Ohio became a state. Watch a video, view a collection of old Library photos, and read more about the Library's rich history.
2.2 million items
41 items/year (National Average: 7)
73K (37K from Centerville/Washington Township)
The Library is funded by the Public Library Fund (PLF), which receives 1.7% of total state tax revenues annually, and a 10-year, 3.0 mil local operating levy passed in November 2011. These state and local revenue sources, combined with grants and private donations, support the continuation of excellent library service.
Registered Borrowers: 20th
PLF (State Funding): 33rd
Full Time Equivalent Staff: 23rd
Materials Expenditures: 17th
Total Operating Expenditures: 20th
66.5 Full Time Equivalent
2 Library Facilities: