Prophetstown Natives

Tuesday, September 8th at 4:30pm- In the library’s meeting room. Chosen by Native Americans for thousands of years, this prairie, river, and wooded bluff landscape has provided the essentials of life and culture. This family friendly demonstration and presentation will focus on the Native American village. We will take a look …

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Block Party Success

The Block Party was a huge hit for the Otterbein community. Nearly 100 people participated in the ten different challenges set up at the street festival. Challenges included writing down an inspirational quote, testing your civic knowledge, declaring your Indiana-versary, and exploring another country’s music with a traditional folk dancing …

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Display Case & Demonstrations

Do you have a hobby or collection you would like to share with our community? Our glass display case is the perfect, secure location to showcase your talent or interest. David Grieves recently shared his  historic collection of Native artifacts filled with arrowheads, flink rocks, grinding stones, and more. Are …

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Ancestry.com at the Library

Otterbein Public Library patrons now have access to ancestry.com. The library edition purchase was approved by the board, and is now available for the public to use. It must be accessed through one of the library’s computers. We are so excited to offer this service to our patrons!

Story Time

The Otterbein Public Library is excited to announce that we are an official “Mother Goose on the Loose,” storytime facility. Every Tuesday morning from 10:30am-11am (The half hour before the library opens). This thirty-minute nursery rhyme program is for children ages birth to three years. Mother Goose is unique because it …

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