Welcome to the Plainfield Library 

Nurturing Young Readers, Informing Citizens & Helping Build Successful Enterprises


Librarian: Jane Juchems 

Library Assistant: Keisha Hendry 
Address: 723 Main St., Plainfield, IA
Phone & Fax: 319-276-4461
Email: Bookit@Butler-Bremer.com

Library Hours:
Monday Noon to 5 pm
Tuesday Noon to 5 pm
Wednesday 10 am to 6 pm
Thursday CLOSED
Friday Noon to 5 pm
Saturday 10 am to Noon


Opal Lynes ,Karin Thacker

Jeanette Pagel, Landon Williamson

Sammi Tolnai, Merrilee Fatland

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Events and Happenings

Help Wanted - Library Director

Oversees management of the library collection, building, staff and services; carries out Library policies and advocates for the Library. 

City of Plainfield Employee, reports to Board of Trustees, 27 hours per week

1. Financial-Monitors and stewards budget.

2. Advocacy-Shares Library story through multiple media.

3. Programming-Plans, coordinates library programs such as Story Hour & Movies.

4 .Collection-Keeps Library collection up to date with books/DVDs, etc..

5. Operations-Creates & maintains welcoming environment.

6. Communications-Effectively communicates with patrons, Board, City and State.

7.  Facilities-Cleans & arranges for repairs.

8. Personnel & Board-Orients & trains Board and volunteers.

9. Education-Learns and teaches about Library management.

Requires HS diploma and completion of State Library Endorsement within one year of employment; strong communication and technology skills.

For full information: 319-276-4461 or bookit@butler-bremer.com

Send cover letter, resume & contact information for 3 references to: 723 Main Street, Plainfield IA 50666 or bookit@butler-bremer.com by February 5, 2021.

January 2021 Reopen Plan       

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, services and programs will re-open in phases. January 1st we are open to the public with small groups (8 or less), social distancing and masks required. Please contact us by phone or email with questions and utilize our on online and curbside services. Requests for books or DVDs may be placed in the Lobby, if you choose to not enter the Library.

PAUSE STATUS- Friday Movies 

PAUSE STATUS Wednesday Wonders

After-School Program offered during the school year.

PAUSE STATUS Story Hour- during the school year Wednesdays from 10 to11 AM, for 3-5 year-olds (younger children with parents/guardians) Join us for stories, crafts,and snacks. Registration materials are available at the Library.


We celebrated 50 years in December 2019.


We have between 8 and 17 kids that attend our story time each week. 


Our library is home to over 9,000 books! How many have you checked out?


On September 3, 1978 our current location was opened. 


City of

The heart of a rural community 

Plainfield City Hall

604 Main Street 
Plainfield, IA 50666
Phone & Fax: 319-276-3449
Email: pfield@butler-bremer.com

Facebook: City of Plainfield, Iowa