Adult Services


Fiction, Non-Fiction, Audio Books, Westerns, Graphic Novels, Large Print (both fiction and non-fiction), Mystery Fiction, and New Releases

Books can be checked out with your library card for 3 weeks at a time, if you need it longer just give us a call or go online to renew!


We have a variety of magazines available for checkout!


We have the local newspaper along with others for you to read at the library!


We have many DVDs that range from non-fiction to dramas! A nice selection to choose from!

Checkout time is 1 week for movies.


Computer/Internet Access

10 computers are available for you to use at the library! You can check your email or whatever you need to do on the internet! We have integrated software that makes your sign in and printing very private and confidential! Stop in and check us out! Printing costs are 15¢ per page for black and white and 50¢ per page for color.              

You can bring your laptop, or any device and hook up to our free Wi-Fi! We have chairs and tables to use for your convenience.

History and Reference Materials

The history room is filled with history of Jackson County, Maquoketa and Surrounding areas. The items are not available for checkout but you can sit at the large table and look them over as long as you need to.  We also have a microfilm machine, and local newspapers from 1847-2016! This is a new microfilm machine that we got in 2017, it gives you a lot of options so your data is clear and manageable.

Friends of the Library

Our friends of the library group do many fundraisers and fun events for the community! Keep an eye on our calendar on the home page for the upcoming events! If you would like to be a member of the friends, stop in and we will give you the details!

If you can’t find a book or just have a question about something else just ask a librarian and we will try and help you find the answer! We are here to help you in any way we can!


This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.