Library Information

Our Mission

The Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library’s mission is to provide access to information, technology, and experiences that enrich the lives of the residents in our community.

Our Vision

The Bloomfield-Eastern Greene County Public Library’s vision is that of a vibrant organization that nurtures both a sense of community and imagination about the surrounding world.

Our Motto

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A World of Information at Your Fingertips!

Our Core Values

  • Provide exceptional customer service from a friendly, professional staff.
  • Offer comfortable spaces where people of all ages can study, work together, and learn.
  • Deliver lifelong learning opportunities to members of our community.
  • Collaborate with schools and organizations to make Bloomfield and Greene County thrive.
  • Strive to continually improve our service and resources.
  • Assume prudent stewardship of taxpayer dollars.
  • Supply equitable access to information for everyone in our community.

Our Services to you

  • Pre-School Story Hours
  • Summer Reading Programs
  • Various Fall & Spring Programs
  • Adult Programs
  • Telephone Reference
  • Interlibrary Loans
  • Book Discussions
  • Library Express, a service to homebound patrons
  • Microfilm Reader/Printer
  • Fax Service
  • Color and Black & White prints and copies
  • Book Sales through our Friends of the Library
  • Community Room for use by nonprofit groups (call to schedule)

Our collection includes

  • Books
  • Large Print Books
  • Reference Materials
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Parent/Teacher Materials
  • Audiobooks/CD Books
  • Music CDs
  • Videos/DVDs
  • Literacy Materials
  • Telephone Books
  • Genealogy Materials
  • Local History
  • Microfilm of local newspapers & census
  • Ancestry Plus (online database)
  • World Vital Records (online database)
  • Tax Forms
  • Voter Registration Forms
  • Indiana & Bloomfield Maps

How to obtain a library card

  • Present a government issued identification with your name and current street address.
  • If you do not have an identification card with your current address, present a utility bill, bank statement, or tax return with your current address.
  • If you do not live in the Library’s service area, also present the library card from your local library.
  • Complete an application card.
  • If you do not live in the Library’s service area, you may be required to pay a fee. Check with library staff.

As a Library cardholder, you are responsible for all items checked out on your card. To replace a lost card, the cost is $2.00.

Services for the Disabled

  • Home Delivery
  • Elevator Access
  • Computers
  • Audiobooks

Circulation Policy

The Evergreen Indiana circulation policy can be viewed as a PDF file here.

Other Library Policies

Other library policies can be viewed here.