• 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 14 public access computers for adults and 2 for children. The computers for adults have Microsoft Office 2010 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 1/2 hour 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.
    • We have several Wi-Fi hotspots to choose from. Connect to the one that is strongest to where you are located.
    Free WiFi

    Locations of hotspots are as follows:

    • CCPL IN is located in the computer lab.
    • CCPL IN RE2.4G is located near the Young Adult area.
    • CCPL MR1 is located in our large Multi-purpose room.
    • CCPL Out is available in our parking lot.

    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. 


  • 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    The library has an extensive collection of historical documents that  will help in your genealogy research.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¢

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    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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Crawford County Public Library

203 Indiana Ave,
English, IN 47118

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

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

© Crawford County Public Library 2021


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

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