Summer Reading Program


The Library Board of Trustees and staff would like to thank those businesses and individuals who helped make the

Summer Reading Program a great success by sponsoring programs and donating prizes.


Barry Family Dentistry, Beechwood Golf Course, Dayton Dragons' Baseball,

Greenville National Bank, Jumpy's Fun Zone, Kings Island, Kroger, Marco's Pizza,

Picnic's Pizza, Jan Roestamadji, Rural King, Subway, Vandalia Recreation Center and Young's Dairy!!

Closed For Fair

The Arcanum Public Library will be closed August 22-27 for the Great Darke County Fair.  Enjoy the fair!

Library Director Position

The Arcanum Public Library Board of Trustees is seeking an energetic, innovative leader to serve as Library Director.  The Arcanum Public Library serves the Arcanum Butler School District.  The library has a materials inventory of almost 70,000 with an annual circulation over 71,000.

This individual will work closely with the library staff (full time and part time staff of fifteen).  They must demonstrate strong and effective leadership, communication and technical skills.  Requisite knowledge and skills are preferred in the areas of public relations, community outreach, development, budgeting and library management.

The position offers a starting salary range of $30,000 to $40,000 depending on education and experience.  A four-year college degree or comparable library related experience is required, with a Masters in Library Science degree preferred.  The successful candidate will preferably have three years of management experience.

Please send a resume, cover letter and three references to by August 31, 2016.

Pokemon Go has hit Arcanum!


Declare your team - Blue, Red or Yellow!

Improve your stats!

Display Case

Do you have a collection you'd like to show off and share? Come on into the library! We have our display case empty and waiting for a new collection to fill it. Stop on in and talk to one of our staff members or call the library to reserve a month for your special display.


Events Calendar

We now have an online calendar displaying future events. Click the link below to view the calender, or go to "Upcoming Events" and click the picture to access our calendar and stay up to date with all new events at the library!