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Welcome to the Winterset Public Library

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Welcome to the Winterset Public Library website!  We invite you to use the Library website often to discover what the Library has to offer.  Take a look at our calendar along the right-hand side of the screen for a listing of our upcoming programs.  Or click on the Events and Happenings at the Library link for even more details on Library services and upcoming events:   Events and happenings at the Library

Boys Reading


Sign up for the “Build a Better World” Summer Reading Program.  There are activities & summer reading programs for all ages!  Here are just a few of the many fun events scheduled at the Library this summer. 

Teens:  June 29 Iowa's Most Haunted Locations from 6:30-7:30 pm.
For Kids of All Ages:  July 6 Blank park Zoo at 11:00 am, on July 11 Jester Puppets presents "Iowa Jones and the Search for the Last Mummy!" at 11:00 am, on August 1 Kids grades K-6 will enjoy Grout Museum's "Build a Better World" program.   You can beat the heat and join us at the Library for a free family movie and popcorn each Monday starting June 12th at 2:00 pm.

Click on the following link for more information about these events and other special events at the Library this summer "Build a Better World".

New Arrivals

Bridges - your source for checking out e-books and audiobooks with your library card. 

EBSCOhost contains magazine, journal, and newspaper articles. is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. 

TumbleBooks is an online collection of books that are animated, talking picture books, which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they will love!  TumbleBooks also includes chapter books.

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Enjoy digital editions of your favorite magazines.  Read your magazines anytime, anywhere, on mobile devices, PCs, or Macs! 

Ongoing Library Programs​​​​

Book Discussion Group - 4th Thursday of month, from 7:00-8:00 pm, Library Meeting Room

Future Book Discussion titles:

July 27 - Bottomland by Michelle Hoover (All Iowa Reads 2017 book selection)

Aug. 24 - Tess of the d'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

Sept. 28 - Stiff: the curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach

Community Coffee Group - will be meeting every Friday from 9:00-10:00 am, Library Meeting Room

Friends Meeting - 2nd Thursday, of month, from 6:30-8:00 pm, Library Meeting Room 

Library Board of Trustees - 3rd Tuesday, of month, from 6:30-7:30 pm, Library Meeting Room

Story Time - every Wednesday & Thursday at 10:30 for preschoolers ages 3 and up 

Tiny Tykes - Story Time every Tuesday at 10:30 for ages 0-2 

Tumble Book Library