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Library Hours

Dunlap Community Library
102 South 10th Street
Dunlap, Iowa 51529

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Paula Hess, Public Librarian
Rhonda Lee, School Librarian

Monday 9:00 to 5:30
Tuesday 9:00 to 5:30
Wednesday 9:00 to 5:30
Thursday 9:00 to 5:30
Friday 9:00 to 5:00
Saturday 10:00 to 1:00
Sunday Closed


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Story Hour

This year story hour for grades K-4 will be held every second Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 starting in September through May. The children will be involved in reading books, crafts, activities and snacks. Please have your children come and enjoy the fun.

Dunlap Library Board

Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 5:00pm at the library.
Members: Tom Amsberry, Marilyn Kepford, Bart Rule, Joyce Cogdill and Deb Greenwood.

Dunlap Library Friends

This group has been around since 1994. Their goal is to promote and enhance the library. They try to provide the library with essentials and the frills that the library budget does not allow for. They meet the first Tuesday of each month at 5pm at the library. Everyone is welcome to join.

The Friends sponsor fundraiser, solicit grants, accept donations. They also sponsor displays of artworks, photography, crafts and collections in the library and they sponsor special speakers and presentations at the library in the evening.

President Linda Hicks
Vice President Barb Amsberry
Secretary Karen Giovenetti
Treasurer Paula Riester
Board of Directors: Susan Hein and Mikayla Beeck

Annual membership $10 for individuals, $15 for families
$ 25 for businesses, $ 50 "Sponsors"


Annual Events

  • September- Library Card Sign-Up Month
  • October- National Book Month & Teen Read Week (starts Oct 15)
  • November- Children's Book Week (starts Nov 13)
  • Nov 18th- Used Christmas Ornament & Cookie Walk
  • February- Library Lover's Month
  • April- Poetry Month
  • May- Get Caught Reading Month
  • June- Summer Reading Program every Friday


    • Preschool through adult fiction and non-fiction books
    • Large print books
    • Audio books
    • Reference books
    • Magazines
    • DVDs -wide assortment from musicals, westerns, Disney, to current releases
    • Wireless Internet access
    • Microfilm viewer/printer
    • Copier
    • Delivery for homebound
    • Fax

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Disclaimer:  These links will take you to web resources outside out website and we are not responsible for information found on those sites, nor for links on those sites.  The Dunlap Community Library does not endorse any products that may be advertised on any sites.  The individual user is responsible for their own responsible use of the web.


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Dunlap, IA  51529PHONE: 712-643-2258

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