Welcome to the Plainfield Library 

Nurturing Young Readers, Informing Citizens & Helping Build Successful Enterprises


Library Assistant- New May 2020

will job share with Director 10-12 hours per week

  • Welcome patrons; assist with research and check out

  • Assist with programming, i.e Story Hour, Movies

  • Prepare new materials for circulation

  • Check in and shelve returned items

  • Enroll new patrons

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:  Courteous communication skills; attention to detail; experience using computer applications for office use; potential to assume Library Director position, HS diploma, GED or equivalent.

Process:  Forward cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 references to Bookit@Butler-Bremer.com or Plainfield Public Library, 723 Main St. Plainfield, IA 50666 by June 3, 2020.

Events and Happenings May 16-2020 Reopen Plan        due to the coronavirus pandemic, services and programs will re-open in phases. Please contact us by phone or email with questions and utilize our on online and curbside services. Requests for books or DVDs will be placed in the Lobby.

Movie Nights- join us on the third Friday of the month at 2 & 7 PM for free movies and popcorn

Librarian: Jane Juchems
Address: 723 Main St., Plainfield, IA
Phone & Fax: 319-276-4461
Email: Bookit@Butler-Bremer.com

Library Hours: -closed to the public until June 1, 2020
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

Sammie Tolnai

Wednesday Wonders- Wednesdays from 3 to 4 PM, for Elementary Age Youth. Join us for guest speakers, books, crafts, field trips, games and snacks. Registration materials are available at the Library

Story Hour- by Facebook 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.

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December 8,2019 we will celebrated our 50th anniversary! 


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