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Tripoli Public Library

Welcome To The Tripoli Public Library!

Welcome to the Tripoli Public Library Website! The Tripoli Public Library offers a wide variety of services. We strive in every way to help fulfill our patrons needs. Come visit the Tripoli Public Library today! Check out our Facebook page for our latest hours and upcoming events!
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About our Library

Library hours, location, board, mission, policies.
Friends of the Tripoli Public Library
A history of the Library
Library Board
Lists the members of the library board, their terms, and contact information.
Library Policies
Polices to govern the library.
Mission Statement
The Mission of the Library
Tripoli Public Library Facebook Page


News and Events Archive

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Books & Reading

Book reviews, book lists, such as what to read next, and information on early literacy are found here.
Books and Reading
Information to help you find a book to read.
Book Reviews
Links to book review Web sites
Find mystery series and links to your favorite crime author
Find links to romance writers' and readers' Web sites as well as book suggestions and series descriptions
Science Fiction
Contains links to Web sites for all things science fiction
Historical Fiction
Links to Web sites for lovers of the historical fiction genre
Find links to Web sites describing the western genre of literature
Book Talk
A form to submit thoughts about a book
Suggestion for Purchase
Use this form to make purchase suggestions to the library.


Link to the library catalog
Link to the library catalog


Find out about our city - history, maps, and general information. Also find links to local businesses, churches, and the city and county Web sites.
Our Community
Find out who we are and what makes our town a great place to live.
Who We Are
Find the demographic profile for our city as provided by the State Data Center.
Our County
Here is a link to our county's Web site.

Contact Us

We want to hear from you. Contact the Library Director and staff. Fill out an online feedback form.
Ask A Librarian
Use this form to submit your questions to the library.
Web site Feedback
Feedback from our users.
Library Information
Library Information Description
Library Staff

Do Research

Find lots of links to useful Web sites.
Subject Guides
Need help navigating the Internet? Use these subject guides as a place starting place.
Online magazines, newspapers and other reference tools
Consumer health information
Iowa Center for the Book
Promoting books, reading, libraries and literacy
Iowa Heritage Digital Collections
An online repository of Iowa history and culture
Iowa Publications Online
An online repository of Iowa government publications
Iowa Locator
An online catalog of lowa library items
State Data Center
Census data, government statistics about Iowa and more
1.3 billion items in more than 10,000 libraries worldwide
What are you looking for?
This is a great place to start your search for information


Site Events

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Past Events
Events which have already happened.


Images used throughout the web site
for homepage
Father with Polio victim
A father stands outside the window of his son's hospital room.

Support Our Library

There are several ways you can help your library.
Support Our Library
Find out how you can support our library.
Friends of the Library
Give Books
Donations are always welcome
Library Volunteers


Links and information for teens
All Music Guide
Look for information on your favorite artists, songs, and style of music.
ACT Test Prep
Sample tests, tips, and other information from ACT, Inc.
BLS Career Information
Get information about careers that might interest you based on your favorite subjects in school. SAT
A full-length SAT practice test and scoring guide.
Health Information from FDA for Teens
Health information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Includes articles on topics like playing a sport with exercise-induced asthma, how loud music affects your ears, and how to prevent STD's. From FDA Consumer Magazine.
A great place to find book reviews by other teens, author interviews, and information about new titles
Teen Spotlight-New Teen Web Site on Bullying
On the site you can also find information and advice about what you can do if you are being bullied, see someone else being bullied, or if you are bullying others.
U.S. News.Com Education
A very useful source for students selecting a college or university

Use Our Library

All the services and programs that the library offers.
Use Our Library
Find out about all the services and programs that the library offers.
Book Clubs
Join a Library Book Club
Faxing Service
Fax something from the Library
Genealogy Collection
Use the library's genealogy collection
Interlibrary Loan
Borrow books from another library
Library Card
How to get a library card
Use a Computer
Public Access Computers

Tripoli Public Library

Directory information

101 4th Ave. SW, P.O. Box 430

Tripoli, IA 50676

Phone: 319-882-4807  Fax: 319-882-3580  Library E-Mail:




Sunday  Closed    
Monday 9:00 am-7:00 pm    
Tuesday 1:30 pm-5:30 pm    
Wednesday 1:00 pm- 6:00 pm    
Thursday 9:00 am-5:00 pm    
Friday 9:00 am-3:00 pm    
Saturday 9:00 am- 12:00 pm    



The library provides:

  1. Inter-library loan
  2. Open Access
  3. Photocopy machines
  4. Computers for public use
  5. Internet
  6. Ebscohost
  7. Color and B/W printers
  8. Fax machine
  9. Reference material and help in searching
  10. Story hour
  11. Children’s programming
  12. Movies:DVD's
  13. Tax information
  14. Large print material
  15. Take materials over to the nursing home in Tripoli

These are just a few of the services we provide.