Welcome to the Hawarden Public Library


Library Hours

Monday      10 - 6 p.m.

Tuesday      10 - 6 p.m.

Wed.           10 - 6 p.m.

Thursday    10 - 7 p.m.

Friday         10 - 5 p.m.

Saturday     10 - 2 p.m.

Phone 712-551-2244

Fax     712-551-1720

Hawarden Public Library.

We are hiring!  

Join the Hawarden Public Library team as the Children's Library Assistant.  

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who loves sharing a passion for reading with the youth of our community; has a wide variety of interests; is organized and enjoys working with technology.  This is a part time position, working approximately 15 hours a week including days, early evening, and occasional Saturday hours.  Starting pay is $11.00/hr.

Please send a completed City of Hawarden application, resume, and references to: lori.juhlin@hawarden.lib.ia.us or Lori Juhlin, Library Director, 803 10th St., Hawarden, IA 51023.  Applications may also be turned in at the Library during normal operating hours.   

Position is open until filled, however,  first review of applications will begin on March 1, 2017.

Hawarden Public Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EOE M/F/H/V All materials will be kept in strictest confidence.



We are happy to serve the community of Hawarden and area residents.  If there is anything we can help you with, or you have a title to suggest, please feel free to contact the library!


New for our users-    -Drivers Training   materials (click on the logo)




           Download Books Through BRIDGES

                    Kids, Teens and Adults                                          

Kids eReading RoomTeen eReading RoombridgesebooksCheck out these online Read-Along Library

Looking for eBooks for kids--

Click on the eReading Room!

The link will take you to the kids' collection.

Looking for eBooks for teens--

Click on the eReading Room!

The link will take you to our collection!

Looking for eBooks 

for adults.  Click on 

the picture for the site.







Your Hawarden Public Library now offers OneClickDigital Audiobooks.  You must set up an account with your 14-digit library card number.  You have over 3,500 audiobooks from which you can choose.  Check out the Help tab for tips on how to download audiobooks from OneClickDigital. This new offering is available to residents of Hawarden or residents of rural Sioux County.

Follow these instructions to create an account for OneclickDigital Audiobooks.


Zinio Newstand

Read the instructions carefully.  You will be making an account--one through Recorded Books with your library card that allows you access to our magazine collection via Zinio.  If you have questions, stop by the library!






Welcome to  Tumblebooks!  Ebooks for KIDS!!

Read or listen to interactive books, play games, and watch videos.  This database is amazing!

You can also find the Tumblebook Cloud filled with Graphic Novels.

Tumblebooks for Kids



                  Use our resources @ Your Library or @ Your Home!!

Use our resources at home!

Pick up passwords for encyclopedia and Ebsco Databases @ Your Library!

Just click on the picture of the database and you will reach the site.

Brit onlineExplora for Public LibrariesOneClickDIgital

Use  the Brittanica from home or the library
--must pick up password at the library.
Find pictures, articles for reports for kid projects!

Download audiobooks to your computer

tablet or phone!

Auto repair
Need auto repair help, look here!
Find readalikes and series in this database


Freegal--download free music

Search periodicals and more!

Download eBooks through


Accelerated Reader
Find the point values of your books!


Find materials!

An icon for the newspaper archive.

Find all the newspapers of Sioux County--Search anywhere, anytime!

Medline Plus 2

Search the NEW County Newspaper Database!

Or you can still use the old one click on OLD NEWSPAPER DATABASE





Book Discussions

Do you enjoy Hawarden history?

Check out the historical slides in the Vipond Collection.


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