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Library Information

Paxton (Bainbridge) Branch

Today's hours

We're open 10:00AM to 3:00PM

Tomorrow's hours

We're open 1:00PM to 6:00PM

We're closed Sunday May 26 due to Closed on Sundays throughout the Summer
Mon, May 20 1:00PM to 7:00PM
Tue, May 21 1:00PM to 6:00PM
Wed, May 22 10:00AM to 3:00PM
Thu, May 23 1:00PM to 6:00PM
Fri, May 24 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sat, May 25 Closed
Sun, May 26 Closed
(Closed on Sundays throughout the Summer)
Mon, May 20 1:00PM to 7:00PM
Tue, May 21 1:00PM to 6:00PM
Wed, May 22 10:00AM to 3:00PM
Thu, May 23 1:00PM to 6:00PM
Fri, May 24 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Sat, May 25 Closed
Sun, May 26 Closed
(Closed on Sundays throughout the Summer)

Address
113 Dewey Avenue
Bainbridge, OH 45612
Tel: 740-702-4145
About the branch

The Paxton Branch, located in historic Bainbridge, offers something for everyone, with a robust collection, patron computers, public meeting room, free WiFi, and programs for all ages.


On-Site Services

The Paxton Branch houses fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, audiobooks, magazines, large print, books for kids and teens, music, movies, and much more, including:

  • Computers and laptops with high-speed Internet and Microsoft Office software
  • Photocopy and Printing services – black & white and color prints, $.10 page for black and white, $.50 per page for color
  • Faxing service – All local and toll-free faxing is free.  For long distance faxes, the charge is $1 for every five pages, with a maximum cost per fax of $3.  No international faxes. 
  • Reference service
  • Free, open WiFi in our library and parking lot 
  • External book return
  • A meeting room available for community non-profit use
  • Programs for all ages!
  • Beyond Books Collection – Check out a Chromebook, a WiFi hotspot, a cake pan, or some seeds from the Seed Library!
  • Free 1-1 Tech Tutoring and Northstar Digital Learning Assessment proctoring
  • Teacher, Parent & Caregiver Collections – Let us curate a collection of children’s books for your little ones, specific to any topic or interest.
  • Book Match – Tell us your preferences, and we'll help you find the perfect next read.
  • Bookworm Summer Reading Program for all ages

Also check out our robust offering of Online Resources, available for free with your library card.


View all other library locations

All locations, hours, and holidays/closings (printable PDF)

Book the meeting room

Events
Wed, May 29, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
In the Library
Join us to learn about tracing your roots and explore the resources the library has to offer.

Mon, Jun 03, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
In the Library
This is a book club for anybody interested in reading books and meeting new people.

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
In the Library
Join us for a storytime and coloring.

Fri, Jun 07, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Paxton Meeting Room
Exploring is fun! Increase your curiosity by joining us in making colorful, creative binoculars. Then you can use them in your explorations!

Mon, Jun 10, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Paxton Meeting Room
Do you search for fossils? What do you see when you find one? Do you try and guess what object left the impression? Join us in creating your own unique fossil.
Registration opens Monday, May 27 2024 at 9:00am

Tue, Jun 11, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
In the Library
Create, design, and let your imagination run wild using our wooden Keva blocks.

Mon, Jun 17, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Paxton Meeting Room
Please join us for a performance by Cody Clark Magic at the Paxton Branch! He will take us on a magical railway adventure! There will be humor, magic, and real railway history and science!