about us

our library

LPLD is a public library system serving the cities of Lawrenceburg and Greendale and the townships of Harrison, Jackson, Kelso, Lawrenceburg, Logan, Miller, and York. A reciprocal agreement with neighboring Aurora Public Library offers every citizen of Dearborn County the benefit of library services. The main library is located at 150 Mary Street in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. The North Dearborn Branch of LPLD is located at 25969 Dole Road; West Harrison, Indiana.

our mission

To provide our community with equal access to resources - for life.

our vision

Our facilities are safe, welcoming, and attractive and provide adequate space for all ages. We are the center of our community, promoting a learning environment for the exchange of ideas.

As a resource center, the library satisfies the needs of the community through the best services, high-quality collections, current technology, and cultural and recreational programming.

We value community input and establish collaborative relationships with outside organizations to maximize our resources and services. Meeting room space for diverse community groups and organizations furthers the library’s mission and enriches lives, and encourages self-education.

Dedicated employees provide the level of service expected by our customers. We are an organization with a passion for reaching out to inspire and to serve the community. Our highly trained staff is instrumental in providing knowledgeable, courteous, and respectful service to all while anticipating and adapting to the changing needs of the community.

The library provides our customers with opportunities for lifelong learning and personal enrichment and supports intellectual freedom while respecting privacy. The library is a source of community pride.

The key to progress is the continuous evaluation and improvement of our organization.

our values

LPLD is committed to the following values:

  • High Ethical Standards
  • Commitment to excellence
  • Equal access for all
  • Intellectual Freedom
  • The individual’s right to privacy
  • Welcoming, safe, accessible environments
  • Up-to-date collections and progressive technologies
  • Life-Long learning
  • Community input
  • Vision for the future

LPLD Board of Trustees

  • 4th Tuesday of each month.  

our policies