Welcome to the Plainfield Library 

Nurturing Young Readers, Informing Citizens & Helping Build Successful Enterprises

Library Director: 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

Katrinka Carpenter

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Join us in the fall for Story Time and Wednesday Wonders!

Join us for in person Story time:

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.

Wednesdays from 2:00-3:00 PM for school age students- Join us for stories, snacks, and fun activities!

Begins Sept 8th

Join us in the summer for the Summer Reading Program!

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In person programming for all elementary-age youth 

Wednesday: June 8th-July 27th / 10-11:3 AM

Registration materials are available at the Library

Help Wanted!

Position Opening: Plainfield Public Library Custodian

Hourly-Up to 2 hours/week

Reports to Plainfield Public Library Director

Position summary: Ensure the Library is kept neat and clean for

patrons and workers


Essential functions-

1. Communicate concerns and progress with Library Director on a

regular basis

2. Assess cleaning needs on a weekly basis

3. Clean restrooms & kitchenette

4. Vacuum, dust and mop the Library, the office and meeting room

5. Clean front & back entry areas

6. Wash windows and dust book shelves on a rotating basis, as needed

7. Clean storage and furnace areas, on a seasonal basis


Application Process: Please fill out the Employment Application sheet that can requested over email: bookit@butler-bremer.com or drop by the library to pick up a copy- Plainfield Public Library, 723 Main Street, Plainfield, IA 50666


Questions: 319-276-4461


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.