Liberty Branch Library

Opening Late 2022!

Liberty Drawing

A new library for Powell, Liberty Township, Concord Township, and our entire community

The current Powell Library will remain open!

News and Updates:

Fast Facts:

  • Located at Home and Steitz roads, just west of Olentangy Liberty High School
  • 42,000 square feet on three levels
  • Funded by the 2018 levy renewal, approved by the voters of the Delaware County District Library district
  • Total construction cost: $12.2 million
  • Furniture, shelving and collections: $1.8 million
  • About 60,000 books, DVDs, CDs, and other media
  • 100+ parking spaces
  • Architect: SHP
  • Construction Manager: Marker
Liberty Branch Manager

Shari Bowers
sbowers@delawarelibrary.org

Address

7468 Steitz Road
Powell, OH 43065

In the news:


Built for today & the future!

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First Floor Reception Area

  • Registration and check out
  • Business center with computers and printers
  • Reading patios on either end of the building
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First Floor Children's Area

  • Children’s collections
  • Youth programs
  • Also on the first floor, an interior courtyard for reading or programs
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Second Floor Adult Area

  • Adult collections
  • Reading porch
  • Quiet space and fireplace
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Second Floor Teen Space

  • Teen and young adult collections
  • Small meeting and study rooms
  • Staffed by a Teen Services Librarian
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Learning Stairs

  • Leading from the first floor to the lower level
  • Offer extra room for presentations
  • A great place to read or enjoy conversation with friends
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And more!

The lower level will include:
  • A large meeting room available for community use
  • Space for Maker Studio
  • Friends of the Library office and storage areas

The Delaware County District Library serves as the public information provider for our community, using traditional and innovative technology to encourage curiosity, free inquiry, and lifelong learning in a friendly environment.