2022 Budget

The Notice to Taxpayers is available online at or by calling (888) 739-9826.Complete details of budget estimates by fund and/or department may be seen by visiting the office of this unit of government at 183 West Main Street, Camden, IN 46917. Notice is hereby given to taxpayers of CAMDEN-JACKSON TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY, Carroll County, Indiana that the proper officers of Camden-Jackson Township Public Library will conduct a public hearing on the year 2022 budget on SEPTEMBER 16, 2021 AT 6PM. Following this meeting, any ten or more taxpayers may object to a budget, tax rate, or tax levy by filing an objection petition with the proper officers of Camden-Jackson Township Public Library not more than seven days after the hearing. The objection petition must identify the provisions of the budget, tax rate, or tax levy to which taxpayers object. If a petition is filed, Camden-Jackson Township Public Library shall adopt with the budget a finding concerning the objections in the petition and testimony presented. Following the aforementioned hearing, the proper officers of the Camden-Jackson Township Public Library will meet to adopt the proposed budget.

(Noticed to Taxpayers officially submitted on 08/25/2021)

On Wednesday, June 30th at 2:30pm, Silly Safaris will be coming from Indianapolis to give us a LIVE ANIMAL SHOW! Not only will we learn about animals and play games with the presenters, but we’ll also get to meet some of the animals up close and personal! Join us in meeting Amazon John and his equally amazing animal friends! This event is a part of our summer reading program, Tails and Tales, but we are extending an invitation to all Camden residents. There is no registration required. Hope to see you there!!

Event Location: Camden Community Building

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Summer Reading Program

June 9th – July 14th for children and teens – the program is FREE!!

Track the time you spend reading, listening to audiobooks, or having someone read to you. Older children who read aloud to younger children may count those minutes. Prizes can be earned based upon minutes read. We’ll also complete fun arts and crafts activities and participate in drawings each week for additional prizes!

Saturday Cinema

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The Saturday Cinema series will take place in the library reading room.  Movies will be offered at 10 A.M. based upon the schedule below. Participants may check in at the front circulation desk for further details or call (574) 686-2120 during hours of operation. 

Dates and Times

May 29th, 10am – Noon

June 26th, 10am – Noon

July 31st, 10am – Noon

Board Meeting

The Camden Library board meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month at 6:00 P.M. unless otherwise indicated.