Drake Public Library

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The Drake Public Library has been serving the citizens of Appanoose County for well over 100 years. The majestic building is a focal point of Centerville and features a recently restored stained glass dome. For the past several years, the library building has undergone a renovation/remodeling process.

Library Services:

  • Faxing
  • Color Photocopying
  • Genealogy Research
  • Test Proctoring
  • Periodicals/Newspapers
  • Inter-Library Loan
  • Archived Microfilm Records
  • Summer Reading Program

Youth Programs: The youth library has programming for children on Monday and Thursday evenings. Preschool story time takes place at 11:15 on Wednesday mornings. For more information, contact JeNel Barth at the library.

Technology at the Library: Ten computers are networked in two computer labs to provide internet access for public use. The library also provides wireless internet access for laptop users throughout the library.

Name Title Phone Number Email
JeNel Barth Library Director
Kristin Craver Children's Librarian