About


Kirklin Public Library has been serving the community since 1915. The current building was renovated in 2002. The library serves almost 1,100 patrons and circulates over 26,000 different types of materials including: books, DVDs, videos, audio, and magazines.


Our Team

Heidi Turner – Director
Mona Combs – Head Circulation Clerk
Emily Bundscho – Children’s Circulation Clerk
Annelise Bundscho – Assistant Circulation Clerk
Catherine Harness – Assistant Circulation Clerk


Schedule

Hours of Operation

Monday: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 12:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Holiday Closings

New Year’s Eve
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Fourth of July
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving and the following Friday
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

Weather Closing Policy

If Clinton Central is closed for weather-related issues, the Kirklin Library will be closed as well.


Location

Visit Kirklin Public Library

Need to reach the library? Check the contact information below.
Address: 115 North Main St, Kirklin, IN 46050
Telephone: (765)279-8308
Fax: (765)279-8258


Library Board

What is the Library Board?

The Library Board of Trustees is the legal governing body of the library. The board consists of seven members. They meet the third Tuesday each month at 5:30 p.m. The majority of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

How can you join the Library Board?

Appointment of the officers will be at the December board meeting each year. Officers will be president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer.  The treasurer and president shall be bonded. These positions are appointed by different government entities in the county.

Who are the current Library Board Members?

Becky Davis, President
Misha Premeaux, Vice-President
Crystal Houston, Secretary
Misty Harness, Treasurer
Jason Bundscho, member
Tina Surber, member
Kylee Powers, member


Friends of the Library

What is it?
Friends of the Library is an organization that was started at the Kirklin Library in 1998.

Who are the Friends?
The Friends of the Library consists of a group of volunteers that organize and help with library events.

What do they do?
The Friends of the Library have a book sale that continues throughout the year with all proceeds going towards library needs. They sponsor a craft and bake sale each year at Christmas. They also help with the funding for our Summer Reading Program and our Annual Halloween Party.

Would you like to help?
If you are interested in joining the Friends of the Library or if you would like to volunteer, please contact Heidi Turner, Library Director.

What is the purpose of this group?
The purpose of the Friends of the Library is to support the Kirklin Public Library with funds and volunteer services in our areas that are not normally provided for by library procedures. We also sponsor activities for fundraising and membership enhancement and bring attention to the services offered by the Kirklin Library to its patrons and to the historical value of the Kirklin Public Library.

How are officers elected?
There shall be three elected officers in this organization. The president presides over all meetings. The secretary maintains records of the meetings and prepares copies of the reports of the meetings. The treasurer maintains all of the organization’s finances.

How do I become a member?
Members shall include any interested person who has paid their annual dues of $5.00 by the October meeting of any year. Members may vote on issues presented by the organization. Members and interested persons will normally meet on the second Tuesday of every month or as seems appropriate by the librarian of the Kirklin Library and the president of the organization.

How is voting performed?
A quorum shall consist of the majority of members when voting on issues and for other officers. Voting for the three organization officers shall be held at the September meeting of every year. Nomination for officers shall be taken from the floor at the September meeting.

How are bylaws and issues managed?
All of the bylaws of this organization may be amended at any meeting. Any issues concerning the bylaws will be decided by a majority of voting members.

Are the Friends not for profit?
The Friends of the Kirklin Public Library is a not-for-profit organization. The sole purpose of the organization shall be for the benefit of the patrons of the Kirklin Public Library. All funds and gifts received by this organization shall be used for the betterment of the Kirklin Public Library.