400 N. 2nd Street, Red Oak Iowa 51566
Red Oak Public Library, serving an area of 7,800 residents, has a collection of 35,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 800 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 600 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 5 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $27,000. Patrons make 40,000 visits annually, and check out materials 63,000 times. Thirty-two percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Nehawka) Nehawka Public Library
(Papillion) Sump Memorial Library
(Villisca) Villisca Public Library
(Weeping Water) Weeping Water Public Library
06/19 Coming to The Red Oak area
Jefferson Bell Tower Festival Jefferson IA June7-8 Jefferson's annual Festival promises a weekend full of family-friendly fun and entertainment. Nestled in the middle of Greene County's county seat, the Festival is home to a broad spectrum of activities.
Awesome Biker Nights Sioux City IA June13-15 Awesome Biker Nights is Northwest Iowa's premier regional motorcycle event with an attendance of over 25,000! Of course, even those who aren't traveling on two wheels are welcome at the event. The Awesome experience includes three stages of live music from National and Regional Bands, motorcycle stunt performances, a poker run through the beautiful countryside, a bike show, tattoo contest, poker tournament, bike raffle, vendors and more.
Glenn Miller Festival Clarinda IA June13-16 Hear exciting bands from around the world topped off by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Enjoy the new Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum and the Birthplace Home; stage shows; picnics; dances; historical displays; plus the fellowship of hundreds of Miller fans from around the world.
80/35 Music Festival Des Moines IA July5-6 80/35 is a multi-day music festival in Des Moines, Iowa celebrating music and the people who support music. The name comes from the two prominent interstates, I-80 and I-35, that meet at the corner of Des Moines. The festival includes a stage for national touring bands and several smaller stages featuring regional and local supporting acts.
Italian-American Heritage Festival of Iowa Des Moines IA July26-27 The 2013 Festival Best Sauce contest will be held on Saturday. The 2013 Festival Queen contest is open to young ladies of Italian descent, residing in Iowa, who are between 17 and 23 years of age.
Iowa State Fair Des Moines IA August8-18 Smile. Whether it's the happiness of a day at fair with your family or winning a ribbon, enjoying your favorite bands or snacking on your favorite food on a stick, nothing compares to the Iowa State Fair.