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Library History

The Waterville Public Library was established in 1994.  A group of citizens worked tirelessly to create this public entity for the betterment of the community, and it remains open through the generosity of private citizens and tax dollars from the City of Waterville, Paint Creek Township and Allamakee County.  In 2012 a fundraising campaign was held to remodel the town hall into the new library.  Over $35,000 was raised through grants, private donations, in-kind donations, and a city of Waterville contribution.  Construction began in the spring of 2013 and the grand opening of the new library was held on Nov. 13, 2013.  The new library is double the space, making it a great place for non-profits, groups of all ages, community events, and various library programming.  The city remodeled the old library into their new chambers, and the addition of the graduation pictures of Waterville High School completes both spaces. 

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.