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Nelsonville Public Library

Athens County, OH

Library Hours
Monday 10:00 am 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am 1:00 pm

Address: 95 West Washington
Nelsonville, Ohio
United States

County: Athens View map of all libraries in Athens County.

Phone: 740-753-2118

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Library details: Nelsonville Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Athens County Public Libraries (view map) . The collection of the library contains 317,630 volumes. The library circulates 465,648 items per year. The library serves a population of 64,757 residents .

Other Info: The Athens County Public Libraries are a network of seven library buildings with administrative offices and central processing facilities located in the Nelsonville Public Library. The system began in 1935 as an extension service of the Nelsonville school district.

Throughout Athens County, the library maintains a collection of about 180,000 books, adding 25,000 new books every year while weeding out old books that contain outdated information. The Library also maintains subscriptions to about 130 different magazines and newspapers.

Notably, Athens County Public Libraries were the first public libraries in the US to switch to an open-source integrated library system: Koha (

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Administration: The director of the library is Nick Tepe .

Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in the United States

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Ohio

Statistics Public
Service Population 64,757Residents
Collection size317,630volumes
Annual Circulation465,648transactions

wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. 802.11g no authentication required

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemKoha -- ByWater Solutions2010
Previous Automation SystemKoha -- LibLime2005
Previous Automation SystemKoha -- Independent2002
Previous Automation SystemSpydus
Web Content ManagementWordPress
The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.
Identifiers ID5659
OCLC SymbolONe

Record History: This listing was created on Sep 1, 2002 and was last modified on Jan 19, 2024.

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Nelsonville Public Library
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