About The Library

The MidPointe Library System serves the cities of Middletown, Trenton, and Monroe and the townships of West Chester, Liberty, Lemon, Madison, and Wayne. The MidPointe Library System offers locations in Middletown, Liberty, Monroe, Trenton and West Chester.

MidPointe Library System Vision

Connecting a curious community.

MidPointe Library System Mission

Enriching our community through access and experiences.

Hours & Locations

MidPointe Library Middletown
MidPointe Library Trenton
MidPointe Library West Chester 
MidPointe Library Monroe 
MidPointe Library Liberty
MidPointe Library Liberty SmartLocker
MidPointe Library Wayne Township SmartLocker

Annual Report
Find MidPointe's 2020 COVID-19 Response & Rebound Year in Review here.  

Return On Investment
A recent ROI analysis determined MidPointe Library System is a great value for taxpayers by netting a $4.06 direct benefit spending ratio per tax dollars invested. An ROI calculator with further detail can be found here.

Our Team

Board of Library Trustees

The Library is governed by a seven-member Board of Library Trustees. Middletown City Council, as the taxing authority of the Library, is the appointing body. The length of each term is four years. The Library Board meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:00 PM.

Board Meeting 2021 Schedule 
MidPointe Library System Board of Trustee meetings are open to the public.
January 19, 2021 - Organizational Meeting at MidPointe Library Middletown  
February 16, 2021 - Board Meeting via Microsoft Teams (MidPointe Library West Chester virtual host)  
March 16, 2021 - Board Meeting via Microsoft Teams (MidPointe Library Trenton virtual host)  
April 20, 2021 - Board Meeting via Microsoft Teams (MidPointe Library Liberty virtual host)  
May 18, 2021 - Board Meeting via Microsoft Teams (MidPointe Library on Wheels virtual host)  
June 15, 2021 - Board Meeting via Microsoft Teams (MidPointe Library Middletown virtual host)  
July 20, 2021 - Board Meeting at MidPointe Library Middletown (tentative)  
August 17, 2021 - Board Meeting at MidPointe Library Trenton (tentative)  
September 21, 2021 - Board Meeting at MidPointe Library Liberty Sabin Hall (tentative)  
October 19, 2021 - Board Meeting at MidPointe Library Middletown (tentative)                                                 
November 16, 2021 - Board Meeting at MidPointe Library West Chester (tentative)                                                 
December 14, 2021* - Board Meeting at MidPointe Library Trenton  (*2nd Tuesday due to holidays) 

Board Meeting Agendas & Minutes (2021)
Minutes have been approved by the Board of Trustees and signatures are pending due to COVID-19 related safety precautions.
January 2021 - AgendaMinutes 
February 2021 - Agenda /  Minutes
March 2021 - Agenda /  Minutes
April 2021 - Agenda /  Minutes
May 2021 - Agenda
June 2021 - Agenda 

Anita Shew
Anita Shew
President

Bruce Hughley Sr.
Bruce Hughley Sr.
Vice President

Richard Szopinski
Richard Szopinski
Secretary

Eleanor Stewart
Eleanor Stewart
Title

Kristin Bramblett
Kristin Bramblett

 

Bill Jones
Bill Jones

 

Keith Wright
Keith Wright

 

 

Administration

Travis Bautz
Travis Bautz
Executive Director


Brielle Maynor
Brielle Maynor
Public Services Director

Kathy Stengel
Kathy Stengel
Human Resource Director

Deborah Preston
Deborah Preston
Fiscal Officer

Emily Vance
Emily Vance
 Deputy Fiscal Officer 

Steve Mayhugh
Steve Mayhugh
Facilities Director

Cari Hillman
Cari Hillman
Community Engagement Director


Ross Brown
Ross Brown
IT Director

Ryan Hutson
Ryan Hutson
Collection Services Director

 

Branch Managers

Amy Abernathy
Amy Abernathy
MidPointe Library Middletown
Branch Manager

Amy Young
Amy Young
MidPointe Library West
Chester Branch Manager


 

Jennifer Riley-Johnson
Jennifer Riley-Johnson
MidPointe Library Trenton
Branch Manager


Allison Knight
Allison Knight
MidPointe Library Liberty
Branch Manager


Anita Shew
Rebekah Brate
Library on Wheels
Branch Manager

 

Supervisors 

Coming Soon
Ashley Kraus
MidPointe Library West Chester
Public Services Supervisor


Coming Soon
Brittney Baillie
MidPointe Library Middletown
Public Services Supervisor

 
Public records request? Please contact Fiscal Officer Deborah Slater at (513)705-8502 or via the email link above.
Press inquiry? Please contact Community Engagement Director Cari Hillman at (513)705-8511 or via the email link above.
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