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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

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Merrill Public Library

Phone: 712-938-2503




Hours Open:

Monday & Wednesday 2 pm to 6 pm

Tuesday & Thursday 4 pm to 7 pm

Friday & Saturday 9 am to 12 noon

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, March 11, 2:30-3:30: Escape Room

Saturday, March 14, 10-11: St Patty’s Day Story time and craft

Thursday, March 19, 5-6: Story time

Monday, March 23, 5-6: Craft night-Bunny Garland

Thursday, March 26, 5:30: Book Club Discussion “We were Liars”

Every Friday morning, 10-11: Chair Exercise Class

Every Tuesday evening, 5:45-6:45: Exercise Class

Every Friday morning, 9-11 am: Coffee

March 2020 Library Report

New Adult Books

Blessing in Disguise by Danielle Steel

Golden in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel by J.D. Robb

Hidden Bodies (a You Novel) by Caroline Kepnes

Summer Guests by Mary Alice Monroe

Testaments: The Sequel to the Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center

This is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

Vanishing by Jayne Ann Krentz

Winter in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand

You by Carolyn Kepnes

Long Call by Ann Cleeves

New Juvenile Books

Baby-Sitters Club: Dawn and the Impossible Three by Ann M Martin

Baby-Sitters Club: Boy-Crazy Stacey by Ann M Martin

Baby-Sitters Club: Kristy’s Big Day by Ann M Martin

Magician’s Hat by Malcolm Mitchell

Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

Poke-A-Dot: Who’s in the Ocean A Melissa & Doug

Should I Share My Ice Cream? by Mo Willems

Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! By Mo Willems

I Really Like Slop! By Mo Willems

Ish by Peter H Reynolds

Willa’s Wilderness Campout by Valerie Tripp

Because I Had a Teacher by Kobi Yamada

We are starting a book club at the Merrill Public Library! We will interlibrary loan the books so we will need to know well in advance if you will be participating. You can call the library or visit our Facebook page to reserve your spot.


Thursday, March 26, 5:30

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart


Thursday, April 23, 5:30

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen


State Library of Iowa, Job Now & Vet Now

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.

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