About Your Library

The Westerville Public Library is a school district library, which means its geographic boundaries are the same as the Westerville School District. For over seventy-five years, the library has represented the belief that the best service is a reflection of its customers' wishes. The library is an important part of the past, an integral part of the present and an essential part of Westerville’s future. 

All Ohio residents are welcome to apply for a library card.

Rankings & Recognition

In 2013, Library Journal recognized the Westerville Public Library as a Five-Star Library. Only 82 of the more than 9,000 public libraries nationwide were so rated, placing Westerville in the top 1% of all public libraries in the United States. Find out more.

In 2014, the Westerville Public Library was named as one of the Best Employers in Ohio by the Ohio SHRM State Council and Best Companies Group. Find out more.

Vision Statement

The Westerville Public Library will be a leading public library in America. Through innovation and imagination we will provide an environment where people of all backgrounds and ages may dream their dreams, exercise their imaginations, feed their intellects, nurture success and otherwise enhance their lives.

Mission Statement

The Westerville Public Library provides materials, programs and services to residents of all ages in Franklin and Delaware counties to assist in their pursuit of information and resources to meet their educational, professional and personal needs. Particular emphasis is placed on delivering quality reference services and providing popular materials of high interest to the residents of the Westerville School District. The library also serves to stimulate young children’s interest and appreciation for reading and learning.

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