Currently the Lake City Library is open to the public with extra precautions in place.
- A maximum of 5 patrons will be allowed in the library at one time.
- Your time in the library is limited to 30 minutes.
- The library is open exclusively to patrons 65 and older and other at-risk patrons from 9:00AM to 11:00AM Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.
- The library is open to the general public during regular hours on Monday, Friday & Saturday and from 11:00AM to closing time on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.
- Mask are required. Your mask must cover your nose and mouth. The library will supply a mask if you don’t have one.
- Patrons are requested to social distance.
- No newspapers, magazines, games or toys will be available.
- Do not come to the library if you feel sick, have been exposed to someone who has tested positive or you have been tested, but do not know the result of your test.
- Please do not place any items you touch (but do not check out) back on the shelf. There will be designated places for you to place those items.
- There will be a self-checkout for you to use.
- Touchless hand sanitizer is available for you at the library entry.
- Two computers are available for adults. Limit is 30 minutes.
- One computer is available for children. Limit is 30 minutes.
- The large meeting room is available to non-profits only. The room is available only during library hours and occupancy is limited to 10 people. Time limit is 1 hour.
- The small conference room is available to non-profits only. The room is available only during library hours and occupancy is limited to 5 people. Time limit is 1 hour.
- Curbside and home delivery will still continue.
We will continue fax, print, copy and tech help services.
Don’t forget the library also offers e-books, downloadable audiobooks and magazines and a large variety of databases accessible here on our webpage. Contact us for assistance.
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Track It with Beanstack
All ages can record their reading accomplisments online here, via the app Beanstack Tracker. There are reading challenges for all age groups throughout the year.
There are reading challenges for
Early Literacy (Ages 0-5)
Elementary (Grades 1-6)
Teen (Ages 13-18)
Adults (over 18) and
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten (Ages 0-5)
Click here to Register on Beanstack. Download the app Beanstack Tracker from your app store.
Contact us for help or more information.
Lake City Public Library
located in Lake City, Iowa
Check out our online catalog. Login using your library card number and password to create your own lists, renew a book, place a book on hold or see your reading history.
BRIDGES allows you to download library eBooks and audiobooks to your device for free with your library account.
Click here for instructions for downloading. You will need to know your library card number. **NOTE** If you card number is less than 5 digits, you will need to add zeros to the beginning of your number. Ex: 00999. If you don't know your number, call us.
You can also download magazines. There are over 2500 available all the time!
Foundation Directory Online (FDO) is a research tool to help nonprofits find the grant-makers most likely to fund their projects.