• Kids Vote 2020

    Let the readers choose their leaders!
    Oct. 17 to Nov. 3

  • Open By Appointment

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  • Unite for Literacy

    Free digital access to picture books,
    narrated in many languages


Library access including laptop, DOT kiosk, material checkout and notary services now available!
*By appointment ONLY.
*Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM with 8:30 AM – 9 AM reserved for high risk patrons.
*Saturday, 10 AM – 1 PM.
*Call the library at 319-626-5701 to schedule an appointment.
*Please wear a mask!

Library Hop Services
*We are still offering and encouraging Library Hop services.
*Requests will be available for pickup from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. the next business day.

Need a library card? Register HERE by selecting “tap here to register now” located just above login.

Monday - Friday, 12 PM to 5 PM

Library Hop service for patrons who wish to borrow library materials via curbside pickup. Library staff will sanitize, package, checkout up to six (6) items per account.

Primary Hop is a “Librarian’s Dozen” bag of randomly selected and sanitized picture books for kids. Limited supply available daily.

Request hop services at or by calling (319)626-5701. If you are unable or prefer not to pick-up, materials may be mailed upon request. Ask staff for details when you phone or email.

• Patrons requesting this service must be fever free for at least 24 hours and have no symptoms of illness.
• Library staff will place materials outside the library.
• Return library materials in the west side outdoor drop box.

During Closing

Answers to our most frequently asked questions.

Wi-Fi Access
Library-Free or North Liberty: best access is south community center parking lot closest to the building.
*Penn Meadows Park also has Wi-Fi access.

Laptop Hop
*This service is ONLY available for access to resources related to impacts due to the pandemic such as financial and general assistance.
Contact the library to set up a Laptop Hop Appointment
Usage is limited to one hour to conserve battery life.

Print Service
Need to print? We can help.
Email document to with subject PRINT REQUEST
Up to 10 pages free of charge and additional pages are $.10/page – cash or coin only

When you arrive at the library for Print or Laptop call (319)626-5701 and library staff will place laptop or printed document outside.

Access 24/7 from home

Listen to audiobooks and read ebooks through OverDrive’s Libby app.

RBdigital Magazines
Read digital magazines through the RBdigital app.

The New York Times
Enjoy free access to courtesy of your libraries in Digital Johnson County.

K-6 children’s ebook database

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Iowa Government Covid-19 Website
NEW Unemployment Claim
Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Unemployment Insurance FAQ
Social Security Disability Benefits
Apply for Medicare Online
(for those not retiring)
Johnson County General Assistance
Iowa 211 Resources

Need to fill out unemployment documents or job applications and don’t have access to a computer?
We can help. Call the library at (319)626-5701 to make arrangements.
*This service is ONLY available for access to resources related to impacts due to the pandemic such as financial and general assistance.

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    Your Library at Home: Grow Your Own Crystals

    October 30

    For our November Family Fun Activity, we will be learning the science of crystal formation and making crystals. The library will provide Borax, pipe cleaners, and a pencil. You will need string or ribbon, hot water, and a heat-safe jar/container for the Borax solution. Register HERE. Kits will be available for curbside pick-up Nov. 2…

  • 10:30 am

    Virtual Storytime

    October 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

    Join Emily for Virtual Storytime TODAY at 10:30 AM! ✔️ Register via Zoom to join in the weekly fun:

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Hours & Location

Current Hours by appointment ONLY
Call the library to schedule

  • Monday: 9am – 5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am – 5pm
  • Wednesday: 9am – 5pm
  • Thursday: 9am – 5pm
  • Friday: 9am – 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 1pm

520 W. Cherry Street
PO Box 320
North Liberty, IA 52317

Our Mission


Your Library:
A place to be, connect,
enrich, create, thrive.