Welcome to the Red Oak Public Library Website! Our library is located in beautiful Red Oak, Iowa!

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You're invited to the CANDY LAND PARTY!

December 14th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

in the children's department of the library.

For games, treats and crafts.

For more information call: 712-623-6516


Join us for Children's Story-time each Friday at 10:15 a.m.

Themes for December are:

Dec. 6 Jungle

Dec. 13 Construction

Dec. 20 Farm

Dec. 27 No Story-time




Welcome to the Red Oak Public Library's Web Page. This web page is here for you to assist you in your search for books and information. You will find many helpful links and our online card catalog. If you would like additional information, please feel free to e-mail us from the "Contact Us" link. "The City of Red Oak is an equal opportunity provider and employer." See full EEO statement on the Library information page.

We are very excited to share with you our new e-book collection made possible by a generous gift from

Donald B. Wyant and Kathleen T. Zerbe. To access our e-book collection click on the e-books tab.


 Books for Babies Blog

TumbleBook Library is Here! Try Me!!!

TumbleBook Library

LearningExpress Library 3.0! 

Learning Express offers online help with job search skills, resume-writing, reading and math improvement for children, preparation & practice tests for GED, SAT, ACT and more!

Click on the LearningExpress Library 3.0 icon at the right!

New Online Databases!

 The library is happy to announce three new online resources for our patrons:  

Gale Pages Iowa offers a wide variety of materials on topics such as gardening, culinary arts, auto repair, history, and much more!  Use the link on the right to check out this new resource!

Credo Reference offers more academic resources -- find the link on our "Do Research" page.

Learn a new language with Transparent Language, too!  Create your own account and explore the languages available by clicking the link at right