City / School Library


Baxter 5 


 Baxter School/City Library 

202 E State St Baxter, IA 50028 
(641) 227-3934

Marie Van Beek Director                   

                                            Assistant Librarians        Jennifer Headlee                                                                             

       City Library Board Members  

                   President: Renee Hammer            

                               Secretary: Wyatt Eide                           
                                                                Treasurer: Beth Simbro                                                         
                                                        Jerry Roby                                                     
                                                             Donna Akins                                                      

School Director
Greg Pickett

Library Hours
Monday - Thursday  9:00 - 12:00 and 3:30 - 7:00
    Saturday 9:00 - 12:00

Library Web Site        

Library email

To access our Library catalog go to:
You can download audio and e-books through Wilbor.  
Contact the library for information.

We now have Learning Express available through our library.
To access this online learning tool click on the address below.  You can practice for GED tests, ACT tests and watch computer tutorials
You can also practice high school skill sets.
We now have ABC Mouse available through the library
ABCmouse is a website that has 3500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles and other learning activities for young learners ages 2 - 6+.


Regular Events

    Movie Nights Check this site for the school year schedule
    Early Out Club Meets the first early out of the month from 1:00 - 3:00  
    Story time for 3 - 4 year olds Saturday @ 10:15
    Toddler and 2's Story time Saturday @ 10:00 
    Book Club meets the first Monday of the month at 6:15.  To get a copy of the book we are reading for the month, contact Marie at the library.


    Library Board Meeting
The library board meets the first Thursday of the month in the library.  

Regular Meetings Held at the Library
    Book Club meets the 1st Monday of the month @ 6:15
    4H Juniors meet the 1st Wednesday of the month @ 6:30
    Quilt Club meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month @ 7:00
    BAY Baxter Area Youth Group every Wednesday @ 7:00