New Year's Holiday
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
May 30th & 31st
September 5th & 6th
Library Closes @ 3pm
New Year's Holiday
Library Summer Hours (July 3rd-Labor Day):
About the library:
The Middletown Free Library, located in Lima, is a busy place these days — on average, over 300 people per day walk through our doors.
Since its inception in 1956, the Library has expanded from a small book bus to a full-sized library, carrying books, CDs, DVDs, video games, audiobooks and a large selection of current magazines. In 2014 the library added a makerspace, CreateSpace@MFL, offering our community access to cutting edge technology and programming such as 3D Printers. The library also acts as a great community center, offering many programs for patrons of all ages.
The library provides the highest level of service to all library users through appropriate and usefully organized resources; equitable access; and accurate, unbiased, and courteous responses to all requests.
The mission of the Library is to help the people of our community achieve their full potential through the transformative power of information, imagination & ideas.
Check out our Strategic Plan to see where the library is headed!
2019 was a great year for the library. Check out our 2019 Annual Report and take a look back.
Meet our Staff!
Mary (Glendening) Gazdik, Director
Laura Kuchmay, Adult Services Librarian
Jason Fialkovich, Youth Services Librarian
Julia Fernandez, Development Director
Carol Rickert, Head Library Assistant
Derek Lloyd, Technical Services
Jenny O'Neill, Adult Services Assistant
Sarah Chan, User Services
Ana Paula Fonseca, User Services
Matthew Lomas, User Services
Bryn Shaw, User Services
Board of Directors
Robert Fyfe, President
Parag Dalal, Vice President
Tim Sander, Treasurer
Ken Dinitz, Secretary
Genny Hamilton, MFL Friends Liaison
Dave Irving, Trustee Emeritus
The Library Board generally meets the Third Thursday of each month in the library meeting at 7pm. Due to holidays or other events, the meeting date may change. Please check with the library for the exact date in case of a change from this schedule.
There is no Library Board Meeting in July.
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