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The Avoca Public Library has been serving the people of Avoca and the surrounding area since 1898.  Our collection includes  more than 25,000 books, 1200 DVDs, 250 audio books on CD.  In addition we offer our customers Internet access, programs for children and adults, assistance with your information needs---and this website!  Please visit us often!


       Staff serving you:

Director Serena Riesgaard
Librarian Kim Gress
Children's Librarian Jeanette Bartunek


The library is governed by a board of trustees, whose plan for serving you is implementing policies and managing the finances so that the library can most effectively serve the public.

The Board of Trustees meet the second Thursday of each month at 6:3O p.m.  The meeting is open to the public.


Board of Trustees:       

President Mary Beatty
Vice-President Kris McCarthy
Secretary Denise Luna
Memorial Fund Recorder Patrick Schoeller
Trustee Robert Hegna
Trustee Jim Kloewer
Trustee Kathy Denning


Policies are the guidelines we follow to serve you with consistent quality, courtesy, and fairness. Our policies are posted here for you to consult.

Edwin W. Davis Memorial Library
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