Huxley Public Library

The Library is closed for the Memorial Day weekend.  May 25 - 27.
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 Get ready for summer! Sign up for the library's summer programs now.  Go to Summer Reading Registration for all the information.

Dinosaur Dimensions: 
June 6, 6:30pm. Safe Room.  This is your chance to "meet the dinosaurs!" An amazing collection of realistic puppets present an experience like no other. From cute baby Triceratops to a life size Raptor, or even a Pteranodon & T-Rex - you do not want to miss out on this!

Magician, Jonathan May:  July 15, 10:00am. Safe Room. Magic and fun, for audiences of all ages and sizes!

Pottery Workshops:  June 17, 18, 19 and 20. 1 day options ($55) and a 4 day option ($150). Wheel classes, hand building, painting. Save your spot with payment at the library!

June 17: 4:00-6:00. Adults on pottery wheels.
June 18: 4:00-6:00. Ages 10-15 on pottery wheels.
June 19: 4:00-6:00. Ages 7-12 doing hand-building.
June 20: 4:00-5:30. "My adult and Me" pottery painting. (Fee depends on your choices of pottery.)
June 17-20: 7:00-9:00. Adult 4-day on pottery wheels.

Craft Camp: Ages 11 and up. July 16, 17, 18.  10:00am - Noon. $15 payable at registration.  Stop by the library and sign up!

The Huxley Public Library is located on the 2nd floor of the 3C’s building. The library is fully handicapped accessible with an elevator from the ground floor. Library materials are free unless damaged or lost. 

Getting a library card is easy!   
If you live in Huxley, or another Iowa community, stop by the library with your photo ID  and fill out a quick form.  If your ID address is not current, please bring in a piece of mail with a current physical address.  (PO Box numbers are not accepted)   Please keep account information up to date and return materials by their due date. 

Download the LIBRISTA app for full  access to the library’s catalog and your account.
Looking for digital or audio?  Download LIBBY or HOOPLA.

General Services:

  • Books, DVDs, magazines, and newspapers.
  • Inter-Library loan service. 
  • 4 public computers and free WiFi
  • Print, copy, fax, scan services.
  • 2 small meeting/study rooms.
  • Notary Public (please call ahead)
  • Passport Acceptance Facility (by appointment only)

Please note, our safe child policy states, “No one under the age of 9 may be in the library unattended.”  Children under 14 are not allowed elsewhere in the building.

Huxley Public Library 
P.O. Box 5
515 North Main Avenue
Huxley, IA 50124
3C’s Building – 2nd Floor
Phone:  (515)-597-2552
FAX:  (515)-597-2554

On days the Ballard Middle School is in session, we will open at 8:00am.
Monday – Thursday:  9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cathy Van Maanen, Director of Library Services

Library Board of Trustees:
President- Kate Ehresman
Vice President- Megan Brendeland
Secretary- Rick Peterson
John Brooks
Shirley Crippen
Ryan Harris
Aimee Fangmann

Friends of the Huxley Public Library:
This board consists of volunteers who help in fundraising efforts for the library. For information or how to become involved send email to  or call the library for information.

Please visit the State Library of Iowa’s website for State Library information, census information, and more.