• Handicap designated parking is located in the rear parking lot, at the corner of Elm and Scribner.
  • Handicap assist doors are available at upper and lower level entrances.
  • Handicap accessible restrooms are located on the lower level (via elevator from upper level).
  • A wheelchair accessible ADA work station is available on each level (click HERE for more information).
  • A wheelchair accessible Public Access Catalog is available on the upper level.

If you have any questions about accessibility, please contact the Reference Department at 812-949-3523, and our staff will be glad to assist you.

Acceptable Attire

  • Shirt, pants/shorts/skirts/dresses and shoes are required. Swimwear is not acceptable in the library.

Acceptable Behavior

  • Acceptable attire and appropriate behavior are required.
  • Food, pets, and smoking outside only please.
  • Soft drinks with screw-on lids are now permitted in the library.
  • See Building Use Policy.
  • See Computer and Internet Acceptable Use Policy.

Friends of the Library

  • For donations of books to the Friends of the Library book sales, the drop box is located on the lower level, Elm Street entryway.
  • For large donations, please seek assistance of library staff.

Lost and Found

  • Articles are held at the Upper Circulation desk for 30 days.

Parking Lots

  • Free parking is located across Scribner Drive on the west side of the library.
  • Some parking is available in the small rear parking lot on the north side of the library (Elm Street).
  • Handicap designated parking is located in the rear parking lot.

Computer Workstations

  • Word processing and Internet access are available in the Reference Services area.
  • Children twelve or younger and adults with children twelve or younger may use the computer workstations located in the Children’s department.
  • Computers in the Indiana History Room are reserved for genealogy research.
  • Public Access Catalogs are located throughout the building.


  • Coin-operated copiers are located at Upper Circulation, Reference, Indiana History Room, and Teen Services.
  • Black and white copies (letter and legal) are available for 10¢ per page, and color copies for 25¢ per page (letter and legal).
  • Black and white 11 x 17 copies are 20¢ per page, and color 11 x 17 copies are 50¢ per page.
  • Color printing from computer workstations is available in Reference, Teen Services, and Children’s Services, for 25¢ per page.


  • Restrooms are located on the upper level near the center of the building and near Teen Services.


  • Tours for Adults and Young Adults can be arranged by Reference Services
  • Tours for children can be arranged by the Children’s Department.

Unattended Children

  • For their safety and security, children under six must be directly supervised by a caregiver 14 years of age or older.
  • Children under ten must be accompanied by a caregiver in the building.

Video and Book After Hours Drop Boxes

  • Book drop boxes as well as video/audio drop boxes are located by the library, along Ayers Street (east side), and Scribner Street (west side).