During renovations, the main level of the Defiance Public Library is closed. The adult services and materials have been moved to a temporary location at the Northtowne Mall. The temporary location is located in the center court area, right outside Elder-Beerman.

Northtowne Mall Temporary Location

Next to Elder Beerman

1500 North Clinton Street
Defiance, OH 43512
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Monday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Frequently Asked Questions

Children’s Library
Children’s Programming
Teen Space is relocating to a section of the Children’s Library
Selection of adult books for browsing
We would be glad to assist you at any of our locations with finding the materials at a library in our system or our statewide network of libraries.
Holds pick-up is available at the Temporary Mall Location or Main Library location. Please notify us of your preference.
Call our main library number, 419-782-1456, and we will transfer your call.


Reference and Personal Assistance
Genealogy and Local History
Tours of Materials, Services, and Building
Free Wi-Fi
Public Use Computers
Microsoft Office 2013
Microfilm Reader with Printer
Fiche Reader
Computer and Tablet Classes
For those who have difficulty visiting the library, materials are selected for and delivered to the patron then returned to the library.
A wide range of events are offered for all age groups. Please contact your local library for a complete listing or visit the calendar link at the top of the page.