102 East Spring Street, Covington, Ohio 45318 (937) 473-2226 info@jrclarkelibrary.org
A Fixture In Covington

Organized in 1917, J. R. Clarke Public Library of Covington was first known as the Covington-Newberry Township School and Public Library. Over the past 100-plus years, the library has impacted several generations in the Covington community.

Every Resource You Need

The J.R. Clarke Public Library has virtually every research resource you could possibly need available at your fingertips for Preschool, Students, Adults, Senior Citizens, and Businesses.

Covington High School Yearbooks

J.R. Clarke Public Library is proud to offer digital downloads of all Covington High School yearbooks from 1950 to the current day. Each yearbook is provided in PDF format and available for personal use only.

Our Friendly Staff

The J.R. Clarke Public Library has friendly, knowledgeable staff who is available to assist you in all of your educational and research needs. Our staff is listed below in alphabetical order.

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - PHASE 2 REOPENING

JR Clarke Public Library is pleased to announce that we are beginning Phase 2 of our process of re-opening on Monday, June 1 with regular hours.  This progression will be completed in several phases based on the recommendations from the Governor of Ohio, The Ohio Library Council, our J.R. Clarke Trustee Board and the Miami County Health Department. Our goal is to continue providing excellent service and maintain a healthy environment for all who enter.

Our Mission

The mission of the J. R. Clarke Public Library is to provide a broad range of library materials and services to meet the educational, cultural, and recreational needs of the public and encourage lifelong learning within the community.

Historic Photo Archives

The J.R. Clarke Public Library has compiled an archive platform for historic photographs of Covington, Ohio and the surrounding areas. All photos have been donated by local photographers, businesses and community organizations. These photos are available for personal, educational and non-profit usage and may not be used for commercial or marketing practices without the consent of those who donated the images.

QUICK LINKS: RESEARCH RESOURCES

NEWS & EVENTS

Imagine Your Story Celebration

Come celebrate Summer Reading Program and party with us Thursday August 6 at 6 p.m.!!!

OUR LOCATION

HOURS OF OPERATION

MONDAY

9:00am – 8:00pm

TUESDAY

9:00am – 5:00pm

WEDNESDAY

9:00am – 8:00pm

THURSDAY

9:00am – 8:00pm

FRIDAY

9:00am – 5:00pm

SATURDAY

9:00am – 2:00pm

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