Summer Reading is Here!
Summer Reading is Here!
Summer Reading is here and it's for people of all ages! Children, teens, and adults are all welcome to participate for a chance to win awesome prizes. Reading logs can be downloaded from our website or found at any of our locations!

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Board of Trustees

The library is governed by a seven member Board of Trustees. The Lima Board of Education has the responsibility of appointing all seven members to the Library Board. Each member serves a term of seven years and is appointed on a staggered bases. Library Board members serve without compensation; their only reward is library service to the people of the Lima School District.

Tom Benjamin  - President

'Andrea King - Vice President 
Jim Eaton - Secretary 
Virgil Mann 

Beth Jokinen

Patti Hardy

Dick Schroeder


Lima Library Association

The Lima Library Association is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to providing support for Lima Public Library through mobilization of resources and advocacy. The Association is committed to securing a variety of resources for the Lima Public Library so it may provide excellent facilities with quality and innovative services to serve the community's educational, informational, recreational needs.

The Association's mailing address is:

Lima Public Library
c/o Lima Library Association
650 W. Market St.
Lima, OH 45801

Staff Directory

Gary L. Fraser
Executive Director
Lima Public Library
650 W. Market St.
Lima, OH 45801
Janet Bonifas
Chief Fiscal Officer
Liz Winhover
Public Relations
Belinda Long
Administrative Assistant & Circulation Manager

Sarah Crawford
Head of Reference Services

Arin Burton
Extension Services Manager