BBPL in Gilbert
A branch of Bertha Bartlett Public Library is open in Gilbert.
Welcome to the Gilbert location of Bertha Bartlett Public Library!
Tues & Thurs 3:30 to 7:30
Saturday 10 to Noon
Effective July 1, 2011, the City of Gilbert is contracting with Bertha Bartlett Public Library in Story City for library services. That means all the library benefits Gilbert residents have enjoyed, but with the added bonus of having a physical location within Gilbert city limits.
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Dig Into Summer Reading @ the Gilbert Library!
Our 2013 Summer Reading Program runs from May 28 to August 10. We will have weekly programming for kids from 2 to 10 years old on Tuesdays at 3 pm. Reading logs are available for the following groups: Babies & Toddlers, Kids (2-10 years), Tweens/Teens and Adults. Collect prizes all summer long when you dig into reading!
Special Summer Programs for Kids:
- June 18 - Cake Decorating w/Hy-Vee
- June 25 - Rick Brammer's Magic Show
- July 9 - Story County Conservation
- July 23 - Blank Park Zoo / Dino Clues
We are located 1 block north of City Hall at 207 Main St. The library is open three days aweek (including two evening). An open Wireless Internet connection is available at the library in addition to a public computer with Internet access and printing capabilities. We have a copier with black-and-white copies for $0.10 each and color copies for $1.00 each. We have all genres from adult fiction to juvenile nonfiction to board books. You will also find a selection of magazines and DVDs, which are rotated regularly. The collection is expanded weekly as more and more books are cataloged for their permanent home in Gilbert.
Future plans for the Gilbert location of Bertha Bartlett Public Library:
- A book drop for item returns when the library is closed
- Access to a community room
- Additional hours
- Continued addition of books and materials