Welcome to the Gilbert Library!

A branch of the Bertha Bartlett Public Library located in Gilbert, IA.

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 & Announcements

Watch the Gilbert Facebook page for details on upcoming programs and special announcements (including closings/cancellations).

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.


NOTE: 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 in the past, but with the added bonus of having a physical location within Gilbert city limits.


Gilbert Library
207 Main Street
P.O Box 252
Gilbert, IA 50105-0252



Tuesday          1 PM - 6 PM
Wednesday    10 AM - 2 PM
Thursday         1 PM - 6 PM
Saturday          September - May: 10 AM - 12 PM*
                         June - August: 10 AM - 1 PM*

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