Pella Public Library
Pella Public Library: Emergency Closing
The Pella Public Library will be closed, and all programs will be canceled, effective Wednesday, March 18. The expected date of reopening is Monday, April 13. Due dates for items currently checked out have been extended to April 13.
Story time will be offered online via Facebook Live at 9:00 and 10:30 a.m. Monday - Friday. These will not be recorded or archived due to publisher requirements for the temporary read aloud permissions. Please "Like" and "Follow" the Pella Public Library on Facebook to see reminders about Facebook Live story times.
Residents are encouraged to utilize resources available online at the library’s website: https://www.cityofpella.com/190/Library
For questions, Public Library team members can be reached via phone at 641.628.4268.
- Adventure Pass - Use your library card to visit selected attractions, museums, and parks for free. More information
- Brainfuse - a digital resource for career services and test preparations, including live job coaching and live veteran support. Instructions and video tutorial.
- Bridges - Download great audio book and eBook titles! Enjoy them on your computer or transfer them to a compatible device. Instructions and updates
- Chilton Auto Repair - Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs.
- Credo Reference - an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs.
- Pella Community Memory Database - A grant-funded project providing online access to Pella’s local history! Includes photographs, letters, genealogical research, and more! Read more about this project.
- Gale Databases- Search content of newspapers and magazine articles online. For specific databases, visit Gales Pages
- hoopla - Borrow movies, videos, music and audio books straight from your browser, tablet, or smartphone. hoopla Instructions The daily budget limit resets at midnight.
- Pella Chronicle online - Search back issues of the Pella Chronicle and other local newspapers.
- Transparent Language Online - Learn 100 plus languages at home, in the library or on the go. You will need to set up an account. Instructions for use (PDF)
- TumbleBooks Ebooks and Audiobooks - For a limited time, get free ebooks and audiobooks from the TumbleBooks company!