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

Thanksgiving Hours

The library will be closing at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 21 and closed all day on Thursday, November 22. Happy Thanksgiving!

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.

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.

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.

Upcoming Events

Teen Make & Take
Light Switch Cover

Monday, November 12
3:30 pm

Teens can complete different crafts each month either at the library or at home. Any leftover supplies should be returned to the library.

Pinterest Power

Tuesday, November 13
7:00 pm or
Wed., November 14
10:30 am

Adults will craft, cook or learn something new from Pinterest. We will be making pumpkin centerpieces. Class is limited to 12 per session and sign-up is required.

Sweet Genius

Thursday, November 15
3:30-4:30 pm

Children will compete against each other decorating various desserts. We’ll provide the sweets and toppings. Grades 1-6. Sign-up required with a limit of 12.

Adult Book Discussion

Friday, November 16
11:00 am

Come and enjoy coffee, snacks and lively conversation surrounding the book “$2.00 A Day Living on Almost Nothing in America” by Kathryn Edin.