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Laurens Public Library

       273 North Third Street

        Laurens, Iowa 50554

     Phone/Fax 712-841-4612

  Contact us director@laurenspubliclibrary.com

Library 

 Hours
Monday   
11am-8pm
Tuesday   
11am-8pm
Wednesday   
11am-8pm
Thursday   
11am-5pm
Friday   
11am-5pm
Saturday   
9am-1pm

 

                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

  

   

770 career and academic-oriented courses and practice tests available online.

Improve your job search process, prepare for career certification, raise college entrance test scores, and improve 21st century basic skills with just a click!

(Formerly Wilbor)

  • Patron computers with Internet access
  • EBSCO online research & magazine database - contact the Library for User ID & password

  • Free Wireless Internet    

  • Interlibrary loan

  • Kids Summer Reading Programs

  • Bookbasket delivery

  • Cultural Events sponsored by the Laurens Public Library Foundation

  • Genealogy Resources including local obituary index and online access to Laurens newspapers and local history books

     

 Digital Archives

A searchable database of local newspapers

from 1885 to 2014, as well as

our Centennial book, "Laurens 100"

See it for yourself at

http://laurens.advantage-preservation.com/

Stop at the library anytime,

we’ll give you a demonstration!

We have also recently discovered that

“The Pioneer History of Pocahontas County, Iowa : from the time of its earliest settlement to the present time” by Flickinger

is available online in 2 distinctly different formats. Here are the links:

archive.org

or

  books.google

  

 In 1904 the citizens of Laurens voted to establish the Laurens Public Library.  A Carnegie Building served the community from 1910-1975 when the current building was dedicated.

The Laurens Public Library is an active educational, social and cultural institution

in the Laurens community.

Our collection of adult and children books, videos, etc. number 24,844 with a circulation of 41,787 in fiscal year 2014-2015. 

Thank you for supporting the

Laurens Public Library