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Artist's rendering of the new library building
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FREE Painting Classes thanks to grant from Ohio Arts Council

Thanks to a grant from the Ohio Arts Council, we are able to offer FREE painting classes, one at each location! Spaces are limited, so call ASAP to register! You will learn about how to visualize, blending techniques, brush types, and various painting mediums! You will get to take your creation home with you, as well as a few painting supplies to practice at home! Sign up now!

Reopening in August!

The main location of Garnet A. Wilson Public Library will reopen in August! We would like to thank everyone in our wonderful community for being so patient while repairs are being done to the library. We can't wait to be open again and serving you once again!

Until that time, please visit one of our other branches for materials: 

Piketon Branch

200 E. Second St
Piketon, Ohio 45661
(740) 289-3064

Western Branch

13256 St Rt 124
Piketon, Ohio 45661
(740) 493-1745

Eastern Branch

310 Third St.
Beaver, Ohio 45613
(740) 226-4408

Genealogy & Local History

The library's Pike County Room features a wide variety of materials on the history of Pike County and Southern Ohio. Local newspapers, census materials, selected government documents, and other records are available on microfilm and can be viewed in the Pike County Room. Materials on how to trace your family tree are also included in the collection.

Get a Library Card

Please visit your local branch and present a photo ID with birth date to obtain a library card.  

The first library card is issued free of charge.  The fee for a replacement card is $1.

Parents/guardians must fill out a registration card and sign for children under the age of 16.