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Merrill Public Library

Our phone number is 712-938-2503 tap to call.



Hours Open:

Monday & Wednesday 2 pm to 6 pm

Tuesday & Thursday 4 pm to 7 pm

Friday & Saturday 9 am to 12 noon

August 10 S’mores Day

August 16 Tell a Joke Day

Dad: Why aren’t you doing well in history?

Kid: Because the teacher keeps asking about things that happened before I was born!

August 23 First Day of School for LeMars Community, Gehlen Catholic, and Hinton Community School Districts

New Books

Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner

There’s a Dragon in Your Book by Tom Fletcher

Summer of ’69 by Elin Hilderbrand

The Eighth Sister by Robert Dugoni

The Chelsea Girls by Fiona Davis

Window on the Bay by Debbie Macomber

Nancy Drew Mysteries by Carolyn Keene

Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes

The Fireball Brothers by M. David Hornbuckle

The Merrill Public Library is changing! Val Smith is retiring, and the new Director will be announced in the September newsletter. Make sure you stop in at the Library and say ‘Hello’.

“Some books you read. Some books you enjoy. But some books just swallow you up, heart and soul.”

--Joanne Harris


State Library of Iowa, Job Now & Vet Now

Search The Merrill Public Library Online Card Catalogue.

Search by Title, Author, and Topic by entering data here >

At a site called Transparent Language Online, paytrons with a user name and password will be able to create a Transparent Language Online user account and begin their language learning.

Stop in the Library and get set up!

Do you know Bridges?
Merrill library card holders have access to many eBooks and audio books at Bridges.
Talk to your Merrill librarian today and get going.

Credo is a huge source of information.
Click a topic below to start:

Agriculture, Aquaculture & Food Sciences

Animals & Veterinary Medicine

Arts & Leisure


Business, Finance & Economics


Food, Drink & Nutrition


Health & Medicine


Jobs & Careers

Language & Literature


Mathematics & Statistics

Mythology & Folklore



Religion & Theology


Social Sciences

Technology & Engineering

If you have a Library Card, get the master password from a Merrill librarian on your next visit!