About

Current Hours

Monday - Thursday
9 am to 6 pm
Friday & Saturday 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday Closed

 

Vision Statement

The Ottumwa Public Library strives to provide opportunities, space, service, and resources for the members of the community to expand their knowledge, imagination, and perspective on the world that is open to everyone.

 

Mission Statement

The Ottumwa Public Library serves the residents of Ottumwa and Wapello county by 1) providing resources to satisfy curiosity and stimulate the imagination of citizens; 2) offering a safe, comfortable place for the individual to enjoy and for the community to gather; 3) and endeavoring to inform patrons about their community and the resources it offers.

Board of Trustees

President
Joyce Kramer
Secretary
Jeff Klodt
Trustees
Mike Carpenter
Jo Rohach
Stan Thompson