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Board of Trustees

The library is governed by a seven member Board of Trustees. The Lima Board of Education has the responsibility of appointing all seven members to the Library Board. Each member serves a term of seven years and is appointed on a staggered bases. Library Board members serve without compensation; their only reward is library service to the people of the Lima School District.

Tom Benjamin  - President

'Andrea King - Vice President 
Jim Eaton - Secretary 
Virgil Mann 

Beth Jokinen

Patti Hardy

Dick Schroeder



You are welcome to fill out an application, which can be returned to any of our library locations or emailed to jobs@limalibrary.com. We hold applications for a year and will contact you if any suitable positions open.


The Lima Library is seeking a Part Time Associate II or Librarian I in the Youth Services Department. Interested parties should email cover letter, resume and contact information for three references to jamess@limalibrary.com.

Lima Library Association

The Lima Library Association is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to providing support for Lima Public Library through mobilization of resources and advocacy. The Association is committed to securing a variety of resources for the Lima Public Library so it may provide excellent facilities with quality and innovative services to serve the community's educational, informational, recreational needs.

The Association's mailing address is:

Lima Public Library
c/o Lima Library Association
650 W. Market St.
Lima, OH 45801