BBPL in Gilbert
Welcome to the Gilbert location of Bertha Bartlett Public Library!
Tuesday 3:00 to 7:30
Thursday 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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We are located 1 block north of City Hall at 207 Main St. The library is open three days aweek (including two evenings). 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. An external book drop is available on the north side of the building for material returns during our closed hours.
The 2014 Summer Reading Program at the Gilbert Library kicks on June 3! Sign up at the library for the Children's and Teen summer reading challenges. We'll have programs for kids every Tuesday at 3 pm from June 3 to July 22.
New this year, we are offering at tween reading program. Together with other tweens from Story County, we will read Ungifted by Gordon Korman. Pre-registration is required to ensure all participants receive a copy of the book.