Knowlton Library closed due to weather damage


The Knowlton Library in Bellefontaine is closed until further notice for repairs due to weather damage during the holiday weekend.

A sprinkler in the computer lab burst on Christmas Day, causing 2-3 inches of water throughout the entire building.

The burst was discovered late Sunday afternoon.

The library suffered widespread damage, however, the book collection was not harmed.

Due dates and holds for all materials have been extended to Tuesday, January 10th.

The 24/7 pickup lockers are currently unavailable due to ongoing restoration work near the main entrance.

You can stay up-to-date by checking out the library’s website,, or their Facebook page.

All of the branch locations will be open during normal hours with the exception of planned holiday closings.


New Year’s (observed) – Monday, January 2, 2023 – ALL LOCATIONS