September 5, 2022 is Labor Day! 

The Melcher-Dallas Public Library will be closed on Labor Day, 2022. 

We will resume regular hours on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at 11 a.m.  

The Melcher-Dallas Public Library will be hosting Linda McCann on September 23, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. She is the author of several books but will be speaking on her book entitled Civilian Conservation Corps in Northeast Iowa


Car Meet, Friday, September 3rd, 6-8PM, at D&S.

They are meeting for supper and fellowship. Planned by the Mustang Club in Pella, but all cars are welcome!



September Friday Nights will be busy with football games...

Please check out the flyer below and make plans to eat at the Football Suppers prior to the home games! Some of the proceeds from the supper will benefit your Melcher-Dallas Public Library!  It's a win for Everyone!!

Mark your calendars for Homecoming 2022 on September 23rd.


Football Suppers~Everyone Welcome!

Prior to Melcher-Dallas Home Football Games come join us for a Free Will Donation Supper!

The menu offerings will be:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Vegetable Beef Soup

Chili Soup

Hot Dog

Chili Dog

Beef Burger

Assorted Desserts

Coffee, Tea

Water, Kool-Aid

Menu subject to change


Location for the Meals:

New Hope United Methodist Church,
203 East Center St. 
(Across from the Melcher-Dallas football field)

Serving Time:  5-7 p.m.


September 02, 2022

September 09, 2022

September 23, 2022   Homecoming

September 30, 2022

October 07, 2022

Proceeds will benefit New Hope United Methodist Church & Friends of the M-D Public Library

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Library Policies


The Melcher-Dallas Public Library Policies 

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!