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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

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, Jeanette Pagel

Merrilee Fatland, Katrinka Carpenter

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Join us this Fall for Story Hour and Wednesday Wonders!

Join us for in person Story Hour:

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 7, 2022.

Join us this Summer for the Summer Reading Program: Find Your Voice! 

in person programming for all Elementary aged children will begin Wednesday June 7th

Passive programming such as filling out book logs and other crafts will Begin June 1st and end August 14th 

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: or drop by the library to pick up a copy- Plainfield Public Library, 723 Main Street, Plainfield, IA 50666


Please have this filled out by January 25th. EOE.

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. 

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