"A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life."  - Henry Ward Beecher

We couldn't agree more.  Come visit your local library.  A quiet place to study, relax, work or simply escape in a good book.  It's fun, the old fashioned way.

Library Director: Sara Coree

Phone: (641)385-2464


Visit our website:


Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - Noon


an open book

Open Weekly

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get a library card?

Our librarian will be able to supply you with a new library card the same day you apply.

Are electronic books available?

YES, you can!

Go to

Signin under Collins Public Library

Then login with your patron number

Does the Library have "story time" for younger children?

We do offer "story time" for younger children!  Give us a call if the current schedule is not posted.