BBPL in Gilbert

A branch of Bertha Bartlett Public Library is open in Gilbert.

Welcome to the Gilbert location of Bertha Bartlett Public Library!

Tuesday     3 to 7:30

Thursday    3 to 7:30

Saturday     10 to noon*^

Phone           515-232-0087

Address       207 Main Street                                       Gilbert, IA 50105

*If the weekend includes a holiday on Thursday or Monday, the library will be closed on Saturday.

^Summer Hours: Wednesday 10 am to 2 pm, Saturday 10 am to 1 pm

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.


Preschool Storytime

Join us on Thursdays at 10:30 am for preschool storytime! We'll enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and more, centered around a different theme each week. Parents, grandparents and care givers welcome.

Special Programs

Watch the Gilbert Facebook page for details on upcoming programs.

Storytime Express

An in-home storytime program for registered day cares in the Story City areas. Please contact Bertha Bartlett Public Library at 515-733-2685 for more information.

Summer Reading Programs

The Gilbert Library offers a summer reading program that is open to all ages, from baby to adult. Our program includes reading challenges, special program events and chances to earn prizes! Stop into the library for additional details. Watch the Gilbert Facebook page for details about the summer reading program and special summer events.