dpls Youth Services
The Defiance Public Library System offers books, resources, programs, and activities for kids of all ages. From Infants and Preschoolers to School Ages and Teens, DPLS has something for everyone.
We're not just books anymore! Click here to find a list of all the items that you and your child can check out at your local library including dvds, cds, audiobooks, magazines, and activity sets, all for free!
The Defiance Public Library, Johnson Memorial Library, and Sherwood Branch Library offer programs and events for children of all ages. Click here for information on upcoming programs or check out our calendar page for all events.
Fun websites, Homework Help, Cool Links, Just for kids!
Parent's Page: *Coming Soon!*
The library is not only a great place for kids, but a great place for parents as well! Click here to find the latest information on Early Literacy, great websites for parenting information, and fun activities for you and your child.
Educators are always welcome at the Defiance Public Library System and we'll work to support you with materials, classroom ideas, and educational resources you can use inside and outside of the classroom.
Defiance Public Library
320 Fort Street
Defiance, OH 43512
Johnson Memorial Branch Library
116 West High St.
Hicksville, OH 43526
Phone: (419) 542-6200
Fax: (419) 542-1015
Sherwood Branch Library
117 North Harrison
Sherwood, OH 43556
Phone: (419) 899-4343
Fax: (419) 899-3479