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Drake Public Library

Drake Public Library

115 Drake Avenue
Centerville, Iowa 52544

Phone: (641) 856-6676
Fax: (641) 856-6135

Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

The Drake Public Library has been serving the citizens of Appanoose County for well over 100 years. The majestic building is a focal point of Centerville and features a recently restored stained glass dome. For the past several years, the library building has undergone a renovation/remodeling process.

Library Services:

  • Faxing
  • Color Photocopying
  • Genealogy Research
  • Test Proctoring
  • Periodicals/Newspapers
  • Inter-Library Loan
  • Archived Microfilm Records
  • Summer Reading Program

Youth Programs: The youth library has programming for children on Monday and Thursday evenings. Preschool story time takes place at 11:15 on Wednesday mornings. For more information, contact JeNel Barth at the library.

Technology at the Library: Ten computers are networked in two computer labs to provide internet access for public use. The library also provides wireless internet access for laptop users throughout the library.