At Kothe Memorial Library everyone can enjoy new fiction or nonfiction books in different formats, a variety of magazines, new DVDs and research and learn about a new topic. If the material is not on site we use the State of Iowa Libraries Online (SILO) to obtain it for you at no cost. Our library staff strives to support lifelong reading and learning.

Libraries = Strong Communities

Free WiFi and scanning
$0.20 each back & white copy 
and $0.50 each color copy
$2.00 First page and
$1.00 each additional page
Monday & Wednesday:
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sunday: Closed


 “Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life”- Mortimer J. Adler

The Friends of the Library supports programming and materials to benefit the community. New members are welcome on the second Monday of every month at 8:30 am.

Check out these amazing items which are great gifts and support our library! Thank you to Knock 'n Kneedles.Tote Bags are$10 and T-shirts are $12

Story Time for preschoolers on Wednesdays from 10-11am. Enjoy crafts, stories, fun and snacks!

Saturday September 21 is Batman Day, with this year marking the 80th anniversary of The Caped Crusader making his debut appearance for DC Comics. We are celebrating with a FREE comic book and activity sheets!

Clothes Closet Mondays 6-7:30pm. Free clean and gently used items are distributed and accepted.

 The Brown Bag Book Club 

October 14 at noon

Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker

by Jennifer Chiaverini

          Eclipse 1872 - March 2018    
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