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Laurens Public Library

Laurens Public Library

       273 North Third Street

        Laurens, Iowa 50554

     Phone/Fax 712-841-4612

  Contact us director@laurenspubliclibrary.com


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








Laurens Public Library








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!

  • 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


 Digital Archives

A searchable database

of local newspapers

and information

See it for yourself at


  • User name: laurenspl

  • Password: archive

Stop at the library anytime,

we’ll give you a demonstration!



 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 24,833 with a circulation of 39,820 in fiscal year 2013-2014. 

Thank you for supporting the

Laurens Public Library