Link to Iowa Libraries Adventure Pass Home PageReserve an Iowa Libraries Adventure Pass

courtesy of your Melcher-Dallas Public Library!!  

What:  Adventure Pass (two adults and two children) to Blank Park Zoo and

the Science Center of Iowa 

What will I need to reserve/use the pass:  valid adult Library card and a valid photo ID

How to reserve:  Go to the Web site and reserve your tickets, print your tickets and enjoy

Web site:  click here



If you need to cancel or change a reservation, contact the library at least 1 day prior to your reserved day.  If canceled in time, you may reserve a pass to that venue at a later date.  (641-947-6700)

Paid for by the Friends of the Melcher-Dallas Public Library


Flower borders and frames


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Tails and Tales...Happening this summer at the Melcher-Dallas Public Library; 

a summer reading program! 


Take a virtual tour of the:

Explore wildlife in Africa!  Click here!

What are the Puffins up to today?  Click here!

What is cuter than a river otter?  Click here!

See what's under-the-sea with me! Click here!


Under the sea preschool plate craft

Here's a cute idea for the budding artist! Pasta in different shapes could be substituted for the beans, or black beans, or pinto beans.  Just use your imagination and soar into your own creative world! 


Melcher-Dallas Public Library


Welcome to the Melcher-Dallas Public Library and our new Web site!

We have an awesome tree in our library!  The tree and diaramas are part of our summer reading program!  We encourage you to come visit your library and explore all we have to offer!


The Melcher-Dallas Public Library is your one stop source for all of your informational needs:

Our materials are available to be checked out by our library card holders.

Library cards are free at the Melcher-Dallas Public Library! 

Reading suggestions

New additions to the Melcher-Dallas Public Library...Check us out ....Library cards are FREE

To check the availability of a book or movie, please go to our Follett Destiny Web site at:

If we don't have the article you are seeking you might want to check out our

Bridges Web site/Iowa's eLibrary! When you arrive at the site, enter your library as the Melcher-Dallas Public Library and your password will be your patron number from your library card.  You do need to enter a zero before the numbers of your library card.  Example:  P 0111  

Thank you for visiting our Web site!  for questions, please call the library at 641-947-6700.



Recent, New, and Donated Books at the Melcher-Dallas Public Library

New Books April 2021

Private Moscow                                                                                               James Patterson

The Red Book                                                                                                  James Patterson

The Bounty                                                                                                       Janet Evanovich

Win                                                                                                                   Harlan Coben

Cottage by the Creek                                                                                        Elizabeth Bromke

Sold on a Monday                                                                                             Kristina McMorris

Bells on the Bay                                                                                                Elizabeth Bromke

The Girl in the Manor                                                                                        AJ Rivers

The Girl from Channel Islands                                                                         Jenny Lecoat

The Funeral Parlor Quilt                                                                                   Ann Hazelwood

The Potting Shed Quilt                                                                                     Ann Hazelwood

The Basement Quilt                                                                                         Ann Hazelwood

The Robin’s Greeting                                                                                       Wanda Brunstetter

New Movies April 2021

Wonder Woman 1984/Wonder Woman

Yellowstone Season 1

Yellowstone Season 2

Donated books

Torn                                                                                                                 K.A. Robinson

Twisted                                                                                                            K.A. Robinson

Marly’s Choice                                                                                                Lora Leigh

Miss Dreamsville                                                                                            Amy Hill Hearth

Happily this Christmas                                                                                    Susan Mallery

Hard Rules                                                                                                      Lisa Renee Jones

Home Sweet Love                                                                                           Ava Miles

The Sky of Endless Bule                                                                                  Ava Miles

The Calendar of New Beginnings                                                                    Ava Miles

Donated Movies April 2021

Shrek the Halls

Surf’s Up

Ernest Saves Christmas

Law and Order Season 12

The Emperor’s New Groove

Blues Clue’s Shapes and Colors

The Mask/Son of the Mask

Spirit of the Eagle

Hee Haw the 10th Anniversary Celebration


Donated Books April 2021

Home with You                                                                                               Shirlee McCoy

Blood, Money & Power                                                                                   Barr McClellan

The Couple Next Door                                                                                    Shari Lapena

Fast Girl                                                                                                          Suzy Favor Hamilton

The Bad Boy of Redemption Ranch                                                               Maisey Yates

A Tall, Dark Cowboy Christmas                                                                       Maisey Yates

Untamed Cowboy                                                                                           Maisey Yates

Unbroken Cowboy                                                                                          Maisey Yates

Lone Wolf Cowboy                                                                                          Maisey Yates

Dangerous Lover                                                                                             Lisa Marie Rice

Dangerous Secrets                                                                                          Lisa Marie Rice

Into the Crossfire                                                                                             Lisa Marie Rice

Hotter than Wildfire                                                                                          Lisa Marie Rice

Nightfire                                                                                                            Lisa Marie Rice

This Girl                                                                                                           Colleen Hoover

Slammed                                                                                                          Colleen Hoover

Point of Retreat                                                                                                Colleen Hoover

Member of the Family                                                                                       Dianne Lake   

The Name of this book is Secret                                                                      Pseudonymous Bosch

If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late                                                                 Pseudonymous Bosch

Swindle                                                                                                            Gordon Korman

The Toilet Paper Tigers                                                                                    Gordon Korman

Framed                                                                                                            Gordon Korman

Pop                                                                                                                  Gordon Korman

Schooled                                                                                                          Gordon Korman

42 the official movie novel

The Lucky Baseball Bat                                                                                   Matt Christopher

Snowboard Showdown                                                                                    Matt Christopher

Great Moments in the Summer Olympics                                                        Matt Christopher

The Library Card                                                                                             Jerry Spinelli

An Abundance of Katherines                                                                          John Green

Treasure Hunters                                                                                            James Patterson

Nate the Great and Fishy Prize                                                                       Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

Safe at Home                                                                                                  Mike Lupica

The Big Field                                                                                                   Mike Lupica

Jim & Me                                                                                                         Dan Gutman

One Handed Catch                                                                                         MJ Auch

Free Baseball                                                                                                  Sue Corbett