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Iowa Libraries Adventure Pass available. Call for information.

Plan an Adventure!

The Algona Public Library now offers the Iowa Libraries Adventure Pass, a service that provides free family passes to museums and attractions in Iowa! The Adventure Pass is an online Read More »

Call the library to set up an appointment to record your stories about growing up on an Iowa farm.

Did You Grow Up On An Iowa Farm?

The Algona Public Library is participating in The State Library of Iowa’s exciting oral history project, Earth’s Bounty in Iowa: Then and Now.   Members of the public can tell their Read More »

Algona Public Library Endowment Fund - call for details.

APL Endowment Fund Established

The Algona Public Library Endowment Fund has been established with the Kossuth County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa. This permanent endowment fund is invested Read More »

Picture of exterior lights.


Exterior lights have been added. More to come – we’re just getting started.

Closed Monday, April 3

We Are Closed Monday, April 3

Seeking summer Americorp member for temporary, full-time work.

Summer Employment Opportunity

Looking for a fun summer position? Want to build your skills while helping your community? Consider joining us this summer!

National Poetry Month activities. Call for details.

April is National Poetry Month

Create and celebrate poetry with us! You can add your creations to our Poetry Smash Wall.

Adding glass and metal to exterior today.


Adding the glass and metal panels today.

25 librarians learn about STEM resources and summer reading ideas.

APL Hosts State Library of Iowa Programs March 6-7

APL hosted 25 librarians from across the state for two days of programming presented by the State Library of Iowa. Librarians had the opportunity to learn about local resources to Read More »

Exterior renovation work being completed: soffit and framing for panels


The work outside has been delayed slightly due to weather conditions, but progress continues. The soffit and the framing for the panels are now being done.