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Main Library
Mon-Thurs 9-8:30
Friday 9-5:30
Saturday 9-5
(Summer Saturdays 9-3)
Sunday 1-5
(September - May)

Mon & Wed 12-8
Tuesday 9-5:30
Thursday 12-5:30
Friday 12-4
Saturday 10-3

Computer Classes
Third Thursday Movie Club
Birchard Movie Classics
Pick of the Litter Book Club

Let us serve you...
Birchard Public Library is prepared to help you and your students have a successful school year.
Discover the wide variety of resources available to you.
The library staff is always willing to help you and your students find the material you need to enhance your course of study.

Teacher Loan- Teacher Loans allow for a 6 week loan period on books. Please contact the Circulation Department at 419-334-7101 ext. 218 for more information.

Subject Collections- We can prepare bibliographies and gather subject related materials. These materials may be used at the library or at school.

Word Processing Computers- Students without a home computer may use computers that have Microsoft Office 2010, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Photo Editor, and PowerPoint software. They are available on a first come, first served basis.

Internet Access- Free internet access is available with a valid library card. A separate registration to use the internet is required. We ask that you read and agree to our Acceptable Use Policy, and for those under 18, a parent's or guardian's signature is required.

Library Website - Through the Birchard Public Library website at, you may access our library catalog, learn about our library services, and do research.

Premium Subscription Services Online- The library, through its membership in the Clevnet Consortium and through the Ohio Public Library Information Network, offers many premium subscription services to its patrons including online encyclopedias, specialized databases, and search tools for magazine and newspaper articles. Many publishers of reference resources now make them available online through subscriptions to keep them current. These are some of the databases available through our website with a Birchard Library card:

Biography Reference Bank, EbscoHost Masterfile Premier, Literature Reference Center, Middle Search Plus, Novelist K-8 Plus, Oxford Research Encyclopedias, Points of View Reference Center, World Book Encyclopedia.

Tours of the Library

Visit the library with your class and have a tour with an emphasis on:

Library Orientation

. Identify various collections of materials.

. Browsing time for individual interests is available.

. Basic introduction to library computers and their functions

Subject Area

. Learn about specific research materials at the library.

. Highlight materials on a particular topic.


. Instruction in the use of the web

. Instruction in our premium subscription databases.

Assignment Alert

To give your students the best chance of completing an assignment, please:

Let us know before you give an assignment. Use our ASSIGNMENT ALERT form or send us a copy of your assignment sheet. The form can be found on our website under Library Guide/Services/ For Teachers. Prior notice will allow us to make more materials available to your students.

Check our sources before an assignment to verify the availability of information needed.

Request a CLOSED RESERVE when a large number of students need to use the same materials.

Give a choice of topics. If students don't have to compete for a limited number of choices, they have a better chance for success.

Accept only photocopies or original student artwork to discourage clipping of illustrations from library materials.

If materials are not available for an assignment, the library will issue the student a TEACHER NOTIFICATION FORM so that you know the student tried to find the requested information.


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Birchard Public Library of Sandusky County
423 Croghan St         Fremont, OH 43420       419-334-7101


May 31, 2019