Stephanie Bloss, Director

The first library in Brookfield was in 1881. It consisted of 63 members who paid a fee of two dollars per year plus twenty-five cents quarterly dues. It had a book collection of 225 volumes. The collection was first housed in the office of Dr. J.C. Kelley and later moved to the office of Dr. T.P. Oven. This first library was destroyed by fire in 1882. Learn more about our library by visiting our website at www.brookfieldpubliclibrary.org.

The Brookfield Public Library was opened on July 15, 1996. It consists of 6000 sq. ft. with a meeting room, genealogy area, children’s area, adult area, study/reading area and more.

Library Services include:

  • Computers with Internet Access
  • Wi-Fi Hot Spot
  • Books, Magazines, Local Newspapers,
  • eAudiobooks 24/7
  • Videos, DVD’s, Books on CD
  • Interlibrary Loans
  • Fax Machine, Copiers, Text Scanner/Reader
  • Microfilm Reader/Printer
  • Ellison Cutout Machine
  • Meeting Room
  • Book Newsletters


Stephanie Bloss, Director
Carol Howerton, Assist. Director
Gwenna Sporer, Circulation Librarian
Lillian Eskew, Reference Librarian