About the City of West Liberty, Iowa

West Liberty is a resource-rich city with a diverse population and a small-town feel. Our location provides easy access to Interstate 80, Muscatine, Iowa and the Mississippi River, and Iowa City, with the University of Iowa. The community is strong in volunteerism, supportive of education and has a progressive view for the future of our town.

March 25, 2019
  • Classics and Youth Book Club

    March 25, 2019  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    We will be discussing A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle at this month's book club. We are combining our Youth book group with our Classics book group for a generational discussion of this novel that has captured readers since its publication in 1962. If you would like more information about the book there is a reading guide for parents. This title was selected by the youth book club. Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk. All ages and abilities are welcome to join the conversation. If you have questions, please contact Dennis at (319) 627-2084 or check us out on the web at www.wlpl.org. Books are available to check out at the circulation desk upstairs. All are welcome.

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March 29, 2019
  • Betty Ackers Creative Class: Tote Bags

    March 29, 2019  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    West Liberty Public Library, 400 N Spencer St, West Liberty, IA 52776, USA

    Tonight's class will teach you how to sew a tote bag (to carry all those books home!). We ask that if you have your own working sewing machine, please bring it. Jen will be happy to go over it with you if you have questions. We will have some of our own to lend of course. Bring your own beverage. We will provide all of the materials and a light snack.

    Materials Cost- $15.00

    Offered as part of the Betty Akers Creative Space. Registration is required so we can organize materials.  Register online or give us a call at (319) 627-2084 to register!

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April 2, 2019
  • Evening Book Club

    April 2, 2019  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    West Liberty Public Library, 400 N Spencer St, West Liberty, IA 52776, USA

    Lincoln in the Bardo - George Saunders
    Join us to discuss this story that mixes fiction and nonfiction. You can pick up a copy of the book at the circulation desk.

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April 4, 2019
  • Morning Book Club

    April 4, 2019  9:30 am - 10:30 am

    This month we will be discussing the All Iowa-All Nebraska Reads book This Blessed Earth by Genoways. Books are available at the front desk for check out.

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April 7, 2019
  • National Library Week

    April 7, 2019 - April 13, 2019  

    Libraries = Strong Communities

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April 8, 2019
  • National Library Week

    April 7, 2019 - April 13, 2019  

    Libraries = Strong Communities

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April 9, 2019
  • National Library Week

    April 7, 2019 - April 13, 2019  

    Libraries = Strong Communities

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April 10, 2019
  • National Library Week

    April 7, 2019 - April 13, 2019  

    Libraries = Strong Communities

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  • Don't Judge A Book by its Cover: Meet the Librarians

    April 10, 2019  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    400 N Spencer St, West Liberty, IA 52776, USA

    Meet the West Liberty Public Library staff and help celebrate National Library Week and National Library Workers' day. Many think of sweaters, spinsters, and shushing when you say "Librarian" but that is certainly not what you will find at WLPL. Okay, maybe some shushing--sometimes. Join us at this open house to meet new staff, chat, and enjoy some tasty treats.

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April 11, 2019
  • National Library Week

    April 7, 2019 - April 13, 2019  

    Libraries = Strong Communities

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April 12, 2019
  • National Library Week

    April 7, 2019 - April 13, 2019  

    Libraries = Strong Communities

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April 13, 2019
  • National Library Week

    April 7, 2019 - April 13, 2019  

    Libraries = Strong Communities

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April 14, 2019
  • Learn to Use WLPL's Online Collection

    April 14, 2019  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

    Missed our first class on this topic? Join us for a repeat class where you will learn to use the Library's digital book, audiobook, and magazine collection. Jen will walk you through how to access the collection and find the materials you want. She'll take time to help you download the apps necessary to access Libby on your mobile device (smartphone, laptop, or tablet). Feel free to give the Library a call if you have questions, 319-627-2084.

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April 19, 2019
  • Betty Akers Creative Class: Whimsy Painting

    April 19, 2019  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Join Debra Lowman tonight in a whimsical painting in watercolor and ink. Paint yourself or someone close to you in this interesting style. Registration is required as space is limited. Jr. High and up, please. Cost- $20. A light snack will be provided. Please feel free to bring a beverage of your choice.

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