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When Feb 06, 2016 09:40 AM to
Dec 30, 2020 11:00 PM
Contact Name Lori
Contact Phone 641-947-6700
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Please note:  We have a new, updated Web site at:          Please check it out!    Thank you!


 Lori and Fran wish you a very Happy and Healthy New Year!!

Welcome to January, 2021!

The Melcher-Dallas Public Library and Availability during the pandemic: The current guidelines remain in place as of January, 2021



The library will be open regular hours with the following guidelines:

Limit of 5 patrons/or 1 family unit (if greater than 5)in the library at one time

Social distancing practices in place...every 3 carpet squares = 6 feet

Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult

Water fountains may be used to refill bottles or cups only

Hand sanitizer is available

Computers available by appointment...due to social distancing only 2 computers will be available at one time...No games or videos

No Legos, toys, or stem kits at this time

30 minute time frame per patron

Curbside is available during our regular business hours

If you are uncomfortable, I will still deliver curbside during our regular business hours

Masks are recommended 

1 person in the library shelves at a time

All subject to change based on current Covid-19 restrictions!


The library will be closed on January 1 and 2, 2021


We are working on setting up a new Melcher-Dallas WebSite...the address will be https;//

vday2.jpgMelcher-Dallas Community Blood Drive!

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 ...  2:30-6:30 p.m.

Community Center located at 112 N. Main St.  Melcher Iowa

To schedule an appointment to donate contact Virginia Schneider @ 641-947-4705 or or Kina Mann @ 515-371-8621 or, or go online at, group sponsor code 5229

Appointment and Mask are required to donate...please eat before donating and bring a Photo ID...Last date to donate Elsewhere:  11/17/2020

All donors will earn a gift card or long-sleeved T-Shirt!

****check out the 'books and reading' tab for updated listing of new and donated books, recently added****


updated 12/31/2020 fs

The library cards are FREE.


Plus, we have audio books, newspapers,  magazines, and DVDs in addition to a large selection of book


Library hours are as follows:

Monday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Tuesday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Thursday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday  9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Sunday closed

Thank you for visiting our Web site and remember...library cards are free! 

This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.