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.

December 15, 2018
December 17, 2018
  • Classics Book Club

    December 17, 2018  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    This month we will be discussing The Princess Bride by Goldman. Books are available to check out at the circulation desk upstairs. All are welcome.

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December 20, 2018
  • Board of Trustees Meeting

    December 20, 2018  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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December 24, 2018
December 25, 2018
January 1, 2019
January 5, 2019
January 8, 2019
  • Evening Book Club

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

    THE LEAVERS by Lisa Ko
    This book was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2017 and the winner of the 2016 PEN/Bellwether Prize for Fiction. Polly, an undocumented Chinese immigrant, goes to her job at a nail salon--and never comes home. No one can find any trace of her. This is the story of her son, Deming Guo, who at eleven is left without a caregiver. He is adopted by a pair of professors in upstate New York and renamed Daniel. The story is told from the point of view of Daniel as an adult and Deming as he experiences this traumatic event in his life. Copies are available at the front desk.

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January 10, 2019
  • Morning Book Club

    January 10, 2019  9:30 am - 10:30 am

    Join us for book club! This month we will be discussing Hillbilly Elegy by Vance. Vance is a former Marine and Yale Law school graduate. He grew up in a middle class family in the "rust belt" and candidly discussed the struggles of America's white working class over a twenty year period.

    "J. D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and class decline feels like when you were born with it hung around your neck."- Kirkus Reviews

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January 11, 2019
  • Betty Akers Creative Space Class: Sip and Paint

    January 11, 2019  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    West Liberty Public Library, 400 N Spencer St, West Liberty, IA 52776, USA

    Join us to make a poured paint canvas using acrylic paints. Bring your own beverage. We will provide all of the materials and a light snack.

    Materials Cost- $15

    Offered as part of the Betty Akers Creative Space. Registration is required so we can organize materials. Visit https://wlpl.org/creativeclasses or give us a call at (319) 627-2084 to register!

    *Need based scholarships are available, please contact Deb Lowman for details.

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THE CITY OF WEST LIBERTY WILL BE CLOSED ON NOVEMBER 22ND AND 23RD FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY. GARBAGE ROUTES FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WILL BE PICKED UP ON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 21ST.