320 Fort St.
Defiance, OH 43512
Ph: 419-782-1456
Fax: 419-782-6235

Current Hours:
Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday Closed

Library Services:
Internet - WiFi - Printer - Copier - Fax - Laminator - Scanner - Ellison Die Cut Machine - Microfilm/fiche Reader/Printer - Magnifying Reader - Microsoft Office Programs 2003 & 2007 - Homebound Delivery - Reference Services - Genealogy & Local History Collections - Tours - Computer Classes-eReader Classes

  • Get a Library Card

    You can apply for a system-wide DPLS Library card online at all  three library locations in Defiance, Hicksville, and Sherwood.  Library cards are Read More
  • WiFi

    Defiance Public Library System Wireless Access The Defiance Public Library System provides a free wireless internet access point or "hot spot" Read More
  • Technology Classes

    Are you a newcomer to the world of PC's, tablets, and smart phones? Or maybe you're comfotable with computers but want to learn Read More
  • Program Proposals

    The staff at DPLS is always looking for great event and class ideas. Do you have a topic you would like Read More
  • Borrowing and Requesting Items

    Borrowing Items You may borrow up to 20 items on your DPLS library card. The loan period for items is Read More
  • Renew

    Unless reserved by another patron, items may be renewed up to 2 times. You can renew: in person  by telephone  Read More
  • Accessibility Services

    Defiance Public Library System provides a variety of services for people with disabilities. Browsing Assistance Patrons who need assistance browsing Read More
  • Guidelines for Using Library Computers

    Adults (18 or older) and Young Adults (ages 13-17) (you must have one of two options below) Must be current Read More
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