Summer Reading Program Started June 1st! For all ages, so sign up SOON!


Join us at Doanes Park on Tuesday, July 16th for Super Cold with the Grout Museum! The fun begins at 10am!!

Super Cold Science Demonstration

The July B.E.S.T. Trip will be going to the Loess Hills on July 18th!

Loess Hills Scenic Byway

Join us for a free family movie night on July 18th!

Zoo Wars 2

The Pleasant Hill Library will be throwing a celebration in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing!

50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing Celebration (PNG)

Join us on July 29th at 11AM for STEM as we learn about science, technology, electronics, and mathematics at the library! Activities are geared toward grades 3-5 but all ages are welcome! Register with the library!



The Pleasant Hill Public Library serves residents of Pleasant Hill and the surrounding area. The mission of the library is to provide quality library services that meet the informational needs of all segments of the community in a welcoming, professional, and courteous manner.
Library Resources 

STEM Classes

Through November, STEM family nights are held on the fourth Monday of each month at 6 pm. The entire family is invited to attend, snacks will be provided and everyone will have the chance to participate in hands-on activities. For more information or to preregister, contact the library. Our phone number is 515-266-7815 and our e-mail address is

Kanopy/Transparent Language Databases Now Available

The library is happy to now provide access to Kanopy, a collection of over 20,000 movies and documentaries. You can stream movies to your devices to enjoy. Go to our library catalog and click on the Kanopy link to check out this great new service!

Kanopy/Library Catalog

Now available as well is Transparent Language. You can receive instruction in over 100 different languages and chart your progress! Below is the link to Transparent Languages. Enjoy your learning experience!

Transparent Language

To access all of our library electronic resources, click on the Online Resources/Ebooks
link on the left.

Ebooks, Online Audio and Magazines

The library has access to tens of thousands of Ebooks and online audio books. Click on the Online Resources/Ebooks link for more information. 

We also have online access to seventy different magazines. Once you download magazines, they are yours to keep! Contact the library for the access code to MagNet to download magazines. Do not use your library card number. It will not allow you to set up an account!

Click on the Online Resources/Ebooks for more information on all of the resources the library has available!