The Fairfield County District Library shall be a continuous learning center which enriches our community by inspiring choices for reading, entertainment, and lifelong learning which are free and accessible to all, with an emphasis on excellence in customer service.


Did you know Lancaster first got a library in 1833? Or that the Main Library moved into its current location in 1980?

Library Administration

The Library administration can be reached at (740) 653-2745, ext. #100

Board of Trustees

The Library Board is governed by 7 members and usually meets at 10:15 am on the third Tuesday of each month here at the Main Library.

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Library is made up of a dedicated group of people who love libraries. They donate their time, sponsor events, and even operate a bookstore inside the Main Library.

Fairfield County Literacy Council

The Fairfield County Literacy Council provides free reading help to adults. It was organized in February 1972. In 1981, the Fairfield County District Library began to provide support to it.