Loudonville Public Library
Learn. Play. Live.

Monday – Thursday
10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Friday – Saturday
10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Closed Sunday

Using The Library

Are you wanting to get a library card? Would you like to book a meeting room? Or do you need information about one of our many other services? This is the right spot.


Look for and place holds on items in the Loudonville Public Library as well as 237 other libraries across 47 counties.

My Account

Go directly to your account to check holds, due date, fines or even to renew items that you are just not quite ready to return yet.


Genealogy and local history, homework help and online resources. It is all here and free to use.

Melissa Mallinak, Director

Melissa grew up in Olmsted Falls, Ohio. She received both a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters in Library and Information Science from Kent State University. Ms. Mallinak has spent the last six years working for the Elyria Public Library System before joining the Loudonville Public Library. She is a strong advocate of excellent customer service, open access of information, and making the library a destination location for the community. When she is not at the library, she loves to read, garden, hike and spend time with her rescue dogs.

Things to know

Loudonville a Three Star Library

The Loudonville Public Library has been rated as a three star library in the Library Journal Index 2018. This Index rates U.S. public libraries based on selected per capita output measures. The 2018 Index pulls data recently release by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for FY16. This year 7,361 U.S. public libraries qualified to be rated in the Index.

Dog Tags

During December and January you can purchase single year
individual dog tag at the library. If you need either multi-year
or kennel licenses you will need to get them in Ashland.

Winter Youth Programming

Winter weather is fast approaching and the safety of the children of this community is very important to us. If LPEVSD has a snow day there will be no youth after school programming at the library. We will reschedule our programs when possible.

Upcoming Events

Science Club

Thursday, November 29
3:30-4:30 pm

Children in grades 1-6 will create various science experiments. Sign-up is preferred with a limit of 12.

Teen Craft

Monday, December 3
3:30 pm

These K-Cup bath bombs are perfect for gift giving or individual use. No sign up required, bring a friend.

Pinterest Power

Tuesday, December 4
7:00 pm or
Wed., December 5
10:30 am

Adults will craft, cook or learn something new from Pinterest. We will be making winter themed wood slice wreaths. Class is limited to 12 per session and sign-up is required.

Mingle & Jingle

Saturday, December 8
10:00-3:00 pm

Begin the day with our Friends Cookie Sale from 10-1 pm. There will be family crafts through the day and a Meet and Greet with Melissa, our new director from 1-2 pm with refreshments. We will finish the day with holiday music from 2-3 pm.