Locations & Hours

The Lorain Public Library System (LPLS) serves a metropolitan community with many groups of varying economic, ethnic and educational backgrounds. The estimated population in the library system’s district is over 135,000.

School districts in the library system’s service district include: Lorain City Schools, Clearview Schools, Firelands Schools, Avon Schools, Columbia Schools, North Ridgeville Schools, and Sheffield/Sheffield Lake Schools.

Library service is provided by the Main Library in Lorain, branch libraries in South Lorain, Avon, Columbia Station, North Ridgeville and Sheffield Lake, and through outreach services, including Bookmobile service and books-by mail service.

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