Director, Sarah Clevidence

 Director Sarah Clevidence




Assistant Director, Joel Mantey

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Adult Services Department


Manager: Joel Mantey 419-434-1474 


Book Cellar


Manager: Emilee Whetstone


Circulation Services Department


Manager: Kayleen Veit 419-434-1485


Community Relations Coordinator

Heather Rhoads 419-434-1480


Extension & Outreach Department


Manager: Kayleen Veit 419-434-1485


Facilities Services

Manager: Larry Hammond 419-434-1477


Fiscal Officer/Records Officer

 Kelly Conine 419-434-1478


Genealogy Department


Genealogy Associate: Justin Crawfis 419-422-4553


Information Technology Manager/Human Resources Coordinator

Courtney Ward 419-434-1481  


Media Services Department


Manager: Lynnette Coppler 419-434-1475


Tech Services Department

Manager: Holly Brandi 419-434-1432


Teen Services Department


Teen Services Associate: Jen Hoadley


Security Services Department


Manager: Mike Martien


Youth Services Department


Manager: Brittany Lutes 419-434-1484



Board Of Trustees


Mr. John J. Preston, President

Mrs. Karen Flanagan, Vice-President

Mrs. Rosemary Rooker, Secretary

Dr. James Darrach

Mr. Don Essex

Dr. Julie McIntosh

Mr. Roger Miller


The Board meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 4:30 pm at the library



Our Mission Statement

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library is dedicated to fostering a love a reading, viewing, and listening in our community, empowering individuals of all ages and backgrounds to build a more informed, engaged, and connected community


Our Vision

We envision the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library as a vital and inclusive community hub where everyone can explore, discover, and connect.  


Our Values

Accessibility: We believe everyone should have equal access to the information and resources they need to succeed. We are committed to providing a wide range of materials and services that are inclusive and reflective of our community's diverse needs and interests. 

Inclusivity: We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all members of our community and to provide services and programming that are inclusive of all ages, backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. 

Education: We value lifelong learning and the pursuit of knowledge. We are committed to providing opportunities for individuals to explore new subjects, gain new skills, and discover new passions. 

Service: We are committed to providing excellent service to our community and working in partnerships with community organizations to meet the needs of our community. 

Innovation: We embrace new technologies and ideas to improve our services and to ensure that our library remains relevant and responsive to the changing needs of our community.

Partnerships: We believe in the power of partnerships to create a positive change in our community and are committed to building strong, collaborative relationships with community organizations, educators, businesses, and other stakeholders. 


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