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Laurens Public Library

The Laurens Public Library promotes enrichment in the local community by opening its doors to all people, while at the same time fostering culture and education for everyone.

Mission Statement
Story time at Laurens Public Library
Story time at the Laurens Library


273 N 3rd Street
Laurens, IA 50554

Contact Information

Library Director: Glenda Mulder

Assistant Director: Deb Hertz

Child playing musical instruments outside the Laurens Library
Kids enjoy playing at the music garden

Children’s Librarian: Jeri Wenell 

Phone: 712-841-4612


Monday11 am – 8 pm
Tuesday11 am – 8 pm
Wednesday11 am – 8 pm
Thursday11 am – 5 pm
Friday11 am – 5 pm
Saturday11 am – 5 pm
Sunday9 am – 1 pm


The library’s collection of adult and children books, videos, audios and reference materials number 24,833 with a circulation of 39,820 for 2014. Community services provided include patron computers with Internet access, Interlibrary Loan, summer reading programs for children, book-basket delivery, and cultural events sponsored by the Laurens Public Library Foundation.