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THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED ON MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016, FOR MEMORIAL DAY.  HAVE A SAFE WEEKEND!


THE LIBRARY WILL HAVE STORY TIME ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 4-5 PM.  Guest author and photographer Lori Golden Meyer and Beth Golden will read "The Adventures of Bob," a true story of a rescue dog and his travels with his human, Beth.  Bob will also be here.  Bob is a Baja Blue Chihuahua and is looking forward to his next adventure at the Dayton Public Library.  Story will be followed by crafts and snacks.  Books will be available for purchase.



Welcome to the Dayton Public Library!
  Our library was established before 1900 in Dayton, Iowa, when a few women each purchased some books to exchange.  As the collection grew, the books were housed in the back of the local bank with access provided only to local schoolchildren.  Later, a women's club was organized and began operating the library which was moved to the high school.  Due to overcrowding, the library relocated to an old bank building where it remained until the current building was erected in 1966.  This new building included the post office and city council chambers.  In 1993 the council chambers were relocated, allowing the library to expand into the additional space for a total of 1406 square feet.


The Dayton Public Library is accredited by the State Library of Iowa.  It is the library's mission to provide citizens with equal access to information and ideas in order to lead an enriched life through lifelong learning.


Please click on "Contact Us" to learn about our location, hours, and contact information.  Click on "About Us" for a list of the library’s current Board of Trustees, as well as services and materials the library provides.  Please see "Library News" for special information regarding our library and general library advocacy news.


HOURS

Monday | Wednesday | Friday 11 am - 6 pm | Saturday 9 am – noon


Closed some holidays.  Inclement weather policy in place.

See “policies” and “calendar” on our web site.


T: 515-547-2700  |  F: 515-547-2700 (same as phone)  |  EMAIL: dpl@lvcta.com


Please message the librarian dpl@lvcta.com with updates, questions, broken links, etc.



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