• Library Cards

    Library  Cards are FREE and may be used at the library in  English.
    To obtain a Library Card, bring proof that you live in Crawford County and a photo ID.
    If you don't reside in Crawford County and would like a  Library Card  the following fees apply.

    Non-Resident Fee for a Family Card is $25.00.

    Public Library Access Card- PLAC
    PLAC cards are also available for $50.00. This can be used  anywhere in Indiana.
    PLAC cards are good for one year from date of purchase.
    You must be an Indiana Resident to apply for a PLAC card.

    Adopted by  the Library Board July 29th, 2008.

    library card
  • Computers

    The library has 14 public access computers for adults and 2 for children. The computers for adults have Microsoft Office 2010 installed. Internet Usage Agreement.   Our Internet is filtered in compliance to the Children’s Internet Protection Act. (CIPA)  

    The computers shutdown 1/2 hour before closing time.

  • Free WiFi

    The library has wi-fi available 24/7. To access the Internet while in the library, connect to CCPL-IN. To access the Internet while in our parking lot, connect to CCPL-Out.

    Free WiFi
  • Historical Records

    Genealogy - For  department information e-mail Anne Hager
    The library has an extensive collection of historical documents that  will help in your genealogy research. 

    The Crawford County Historical and Genealogical Society Web site is located at www.cchgs.org

    Newspaper Archives  - English News Messenger, Crawford County Democrat, and The Clarion.

    Cemetery records include a list of  cemeteries in the county, including maps an directions and often a  listing of names and dates of grave sites.

    There are a limited number of Death Records indexed from records of the Crawford County Health Department

    Microfilm reader

    Microfilm Reader with Printer

  • Inter-Library Loan (ILL)

    Looking for a book that the  library does not have?  Ask the library staff about the Inter-Library Loan policy.  For the cost of shipping (usually  free) the Crawford County Public Library can get the book you need by borrowing it from  another library in the state. The book is shipped directly to CCPL for you.  Library staff will call you when your requested material  arrives.  Check with the library staff for more details about this  great service.

    Interlibrary Loan
  • Copies and Fax


    Black and White
    8.5 x 11 .10¢
    8.5 x 14 .10¢
    11 x 17  .20¢

    8.5 x 11 .50¢

    From Microfilm: .10¢

    Copying service
    FAX service

    Fax Service

    To Send: .50¢ per page
    To Receive: .10¢ per page
    Toll Free Numbers: No charge

  • Meeting Rooms

    Board Room

    Small groups with a maximum of 10 people will be comfortable in this room.

    Phone (812) 338-2606 to arrange a reservation.

    Multi-Purpose Room

    Small or large groups with a maximum of 25 people will be comfortable in this room.
    Phone (812) 338-2606 to arrange a reservation.

    Multi Purpose Room

Hours of Operation






10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.


10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.


10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.


10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Crawford County Public Library

203 Indiana Ave,
English, IN 47118

Phone: 812-338-2606
Fax: 812-338-3034

Computers shutdown 30 minutes prior to library closing.

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