• 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 with your current address..
    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 $65.00. 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.

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  • Computers

    The library has 8 public access computers for adults and 2 for children. The computers for adults have Microsoft Office 2021 installed. Internet Usage Agreement. The library provides fast Internet using Fiber Optics.  Our Internet is filtered in compliance to the Children’s Internet Protection Act. (CIPA)  

    The computers shut down 30 minutes before closing time.




  • Free WiFi
    • The library has Wi-Fi available 24/7.
    • Our Internet service is provided by ENA which serves libraries and schools in Indiana and Tennessee.
    • Our Internet is provided using Fiber Optics.
    • Wi-Fi is available inside the library asnd in our parking lot.
    Free WiFi

    Hotspots are available throughout the building. Your device will connect to the one nearest you.

    To use our Wi-Fi connect your device to CCPL Patron

    The library offers free Wi-Fi

    If you have problems connecting, please ask for help at the
    Technology Help Desk.

    We have several laptop chairs and couches for your convenience.
    We also have a table near the magazines, one near the young adult section,  and one in the computer lab that can be used for laptops.
    We currently have six locations in the computer lab for your convenience.
    We will be updating that area in the future.


  • 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    The library has an extensive collection of historical documents that  will help in your genealogy research.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, 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 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: .10¢ per page

  • 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.


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New Hours Or 03012022

Crawford County Public Library

203 Indiana Ave,
English, IN 47118

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

© Crawford County Public Library 2022


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Computers shut down 30 minutes prior to library closing.
Doors are locked 10 minutes prior to library closing.

NOTICE: Faxes, copies, and printing must be completed
30 minutes before library closes.