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When Feb 06, 2016
from 09:40 AM to 09:40 AM
Contact Name Lori
Contact Phone 641-947-6700
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You have found the Web site for the Melcher Dallas Public Library, located in Melcher Dallas, Iowa!  Now that you have found our Web site, we hope you will pay us a visit in person!  We are eager to show you the many possibilities awaiting you at the Melcher Dallas Public Library, such as:


We offer copying @ 25¢ per sheet!

We can save you gas money by faxing @ $1per sheet!

We have four computers for the public to use!

We have the local newspapers to keep you up-to-date!

We have toys for the younger set to enjoy while you visit the library!

DVDs, and new ones added on a regular basis!

And books for all ages! 

L card.jpgBut wait, you haven't heard the best part yet....your library card is....FREE!!


A huge Thank YOU to the Weiler Foundation for their generous donation of $20,000 to the Friends of the Melcher Dallas Public Library.  The donation will go toward the library building fund!  Pictured are representatives of Weiler's and a few of the Friends of the Library with a mock up of the donation check! 


Library's are a vital part of a community...not sure about that being true?...please read this....

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borrowed from a Facebook posting...



old.jpg  This is a picture of our current library, which is located on the north west corner of downtown Melcher Dallas...but check out our new location, which is a work in progress....located on the west side of downtown Melcher Dallas....


Check out the progress being made on the new Melcher Dallas Public Library...since this picture was taken 'Melcher Dallas' has been added to our signage!! 

A huge thank you to all the volunteers and for the donations...but, with our budget being very tight, we still need your help in finishing this worthy project.  Any and all donations made to the Friends of the Melcher-Dallas Public Library would be greatly appreciated, and your donation is tax deductible!  Mail your donation to:  Friends of the Library PO Box 774 Melcher Dallas, Iowa  50163 or, drop it by the library! 

This would not be possible without your help!  Please consider a donation of time or money to finish this project!  Thank you!!




September ushers us into fall...are you ready? 

September 5, 2016 is Labor Day...the library will be closed in observance of Labor Day but will reopen to serve you on September 6, 2016 at 11 a.m.

Make a note to enjoy supper at the New Hope Methodist Church before every home football game!  They serve between 5-7 p.m. 



 bee.jpgBe in the Know!!

Let your voice be heard for the future of Melcher-Dallas! The City of Melcher-Dallas is developing a Comprehensive Plan, which will guide growth and development of the community for the next 10 to 15 years. The plan will address topics such as economic development, housing, quality of life, land use, and transportation. Public input is an essential part of the City’s planning process and is crucial to our ability to address the unique needs of Melcher-Dallas.

To take the survey please click on the link HERE. The community survey will be available until Septemeber 16. If you have any questions, please contact Andrew Collings with the Des Moines Area MPO at 515.334.0075 or

md saints.jpgIt looks like the students of Melcher Dallas will enjoy 'early outs' every Wednesday this month. 




    Get your motors running....head out on the  highway...and head to Melcher-Dallas on October 8, 2016!  You won't want to miss the second Melcher-Dallas Car Show!!  Registration will be from 9 a.m. till noon.  Awards will be presented at 2:30 p.m. The first 50 cars will receive a t-shirt and trophies and door prizes will be awarded!  Preregistration is $15 or register the day of the show for $20.  For more information please call 641-947-4705 or the Melcher-Dallas Public Library at 641-947-6700.  

All proceeds to go the Friends of the Melcher-Dallas Public Library Building Fund.  Additional t-shirts may be pre-ordered for $15 each, or purchased for $20 the day of the show.  Please send check or money order to The Friends of the Melcher-Dallas Public Library at P.O. Box 774 Melcher-Dallas, Iowa  50163.  Most be postmarked by September 30, 2016.  Parking will be in the order in which you arrive. ***check out our Car Show 2016 tab for more information!***


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 Library cards are free...sign up for yours today!





"The Library is open six days a week!"

Monday hours are 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday our hours are 11 a.m. -  5 p.m.

Saturday hours are 9 a.m. -  11 a.m.