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The Wells County Public Library serves the county with its Main Library in Bluffton and the Ossian Branch — all modern and excellent physical facilities and offering many services. A major expansion project of the Main Library was completed in 2007 and of the Ossian Branch in 2013.

The main facility is at 200 West Washington St., Bluffton 46714, phone 260-824-1612, fax 260-824-3129.

Library website:

Director e-mail address:

Director: Sarah MacNeill; Systems Administrator: Brian Christman; Administrative Services: Danielle Archbold, Dawn Miller; Community Relations: Emily Marshall; Reference: Vi Tester, Terry Burns, Catherine Campbell, Alice Curry, Jason Habegger; Audio-Visual: Jackie Dailey, Meagan Vandelaar; Children’s Services: Cynthia Burchell, Annette Grover, Stefanie Kipfer, Kara Raschick, Alyssa Plisco; Circulation: Teresa Dustman, Nancy Lowe, Angela Pfister, Lora Kieser, Kaitlin Deckard; Technical Services: Judy Maxwell, Robin Barton, Susan Batdorff, Deborah Schantz; Young Adult Services: Leah Baumgartner, Hilary Habegger, Lana Smith; Shelvers: Jane Decker, Donna Geisman, Jan Moulton, Isabella Stutzman, Grace Zoll; Maintenance:  Nate Reinhard, Jean Brinneman.

County Library Board of Trustees:

President: Steve Tabor, Vice President: Nancy Johnson, Secretary: Robin Minniear, Treasurer: Deborah Acord, Members: Dustin Brown, Ted Ramsey and Kim Gentis.

The board meets in the Board Room at the Wells County Public Library on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.

Hours at Bluffton: M-Th, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


207 North Jefferson, Ossian, Indiana 46777; phone 260-622-4691; fax 260-622-7030;


Branch Manager: Susan Dailey

Ossian Branch Staff: Catherine Campbell, Julie Christian, Melanie Gerber, Angela Jaworski, Lou Ann Winans, Janelle Barton.

Hours at Ossian: M-Th: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday: 9 a.m. to 12 noon.


The Markle Branch Library is located at 155 West Sparks  St., Markle, Indiana 46770, phone 260-758-3332. Fax 260-758-3332



The Markle Branch Library offers books, e-books, DVDs, books on CDs, magazines, state and federal tax forms, copy machine, faxing, public computers with internet access and free wireless internet access. Online services via the library’s website and online catalog include book renewal, downloadable audiobooks, Tumblebooks e-books for children, Learning Express library test preparation,, Chilton’s Auto-Repair, Indiana Legal Forms, Health and Wellness Resources and many other databases on many topics. Children’s Story Times, reading clubs, Paws-To-Read sessions and other special programming for all ages are offered at various times throughout the year.

Markle Branch Manager: Nicholas Stephan

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: noon to 7 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Closed Sunday.

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