Mission Statement: The purpose of the Paoli Public Library is to provide the adults and youth of Paoli town and township with access to materials and services necessary to meet their educational, informational, and recreational needs.

Board Meetings are the fourth Monday each month starting at 6:15 pm in the library’s meeting room.

Paoli Public Library Brochure

100 W. Water St. Paoli, IN 47454
Phone: (812) 723-3841
Fax: (812) 723-5591
Email: paolipubliclibrary@paoli.lib.in.us

Twitter: https://twitter.com/PaoliLlibrary

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChlLlw_K00iIavecuQm9l2w?disable_polymer=true

Author Alerts: http://authoralerts.org/?SiteID=4596

Map to our location at 100 W. Water St. Paoli, IN 47454:

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DUE TO  COVID-19,  we have made these temporary changes to the hours of operation:
Monday           11 am – 5pm
Tuesday         11 am -5 pm
Wednesday    CLOSED
Thursday        11 am – 5 pm
Friday              11 am – 5 pm
Saturday          CLOSED
Sunday            CLOSED

For all weather-related closings and delays, please listen in to WUME 95.3 FM, Wave 3 News, and WHAS 11 News. Please also check our Facebook page.


Board Members

  • President: Heather Nichols
  • Vice President: Miles Flynn
  • Secretary: Abby Newkirk
  • Board Members: Lee Collins, Gary Owens, Delilah McAdams, Sarah Deringer


  • Library Director: Tammie Johnson
  • Adult Circulation: Karen Stephenson, 
  • Children’s Librarian: Glenda Mahuron
  • Staff: Barbara Shelton-Cummings
  • Staff: Rosie Percifield


Library Services Available:
Books, Audio Books on CD, and DVDs.
Genealogy section for local history.
Computers and Wireless Internet Access.

If you would like to donate books to the library, we have created an Amazon Wish List that shows what we are most hoping for our library. Thank you!

Can’t see the list on this website? Click the link: http://amzn.com/w/5EW2G0T51P9