Douglas County libraries grow their collections of books and other materials to fit the specific needs of the community, said Alicia Adams, Drain branch librarian.
Librarians have answers
Librarians interact with children and adults who are looking for information. It’s been said that librarians are the original search engine, and they know how to find the answer that helps you rather than give you hundreds of answers to sift through. Read, explore, learn at libraries throughout Douglas County. Here are some stories:
Sandy Black may be head of circulation for the Douglas County Library System, but sometimes she also gets to be a detective.
With 11 libraries throughout Douglas County, residents never have to travel far to get the books they want.
All the information you need to repair and restore a car could be at your fingertips.
The Douglas County Library System subscribes to a wide array of databases including auto repair, said library system director Harold A. Hayes.
Need wifi? You can get it at every Douglas County Library location, even in small towns where it isn’t available anywhere else.
As a boy, Douglas County Library System Director Harold A. Hayes was a reluctant reader. Then in sixth grade, at a library book sale, he found a young adult novel about a boy and his dogs that sparked a lifelong interest.
Small-town social hubs provide important connections.
Expert staff at 11 locations connect the community with computers, hundreds of thousands of books and the right answers to all the questions on the planet.