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Welcome to Winterset Public Library

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Welcome to the Winterset Public Library website!  We invite you to visit here 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 here for even more details on Library services and upcoming events:

Events and happenings at the Library

Book Sale books 9/2014

If you have  books to donate for the Friends Used Book Sale, bring them to the American Legion Hall on Sept. 6-8 from 10:00-6:00pm.

Friends Used Book Sale

Sept. 9-10 at American Legion Hall

Friends of the Library is at it again!  For years, the organization has held used book sales at least annually.  They give the proceeds to the Library for purchase of new library materials.  This year the sale will be held at the American Legion Hall on September 9, 10:00 am-7:00 pm, and September 10, 10:00 am-3:00pm.  The American Legion Hall is located at 223 N 1st Ave Winterset. The prices are excellent (free-will donation).  No boxes or scanners allowed, and shopping bags will be provided.

New Arrivals


If you are a resident of Winterset, IA or live in Madison county, and would like to download free ebooks and download audio books using your Winterset library card, click on the "Bridges" logo above.

Click on the EBSCOhost logo for magazine, journal, and newspaper articles.

Teaching Books is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. The online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment.

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!  Story Books, Chapter Books, Non Fiction, Graphic Novels, Math Stories, Language Learning, and even Puzzles & Games are available.

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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, Meeting Room, from 7:00-8:00 pm

Community Coffee Group - meets every Friday from 9:00-10:00 am Library Meeting Room

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

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

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