What's Happening


Rain damage and repair

posted Jun 20, 2018, 4:04 PM by cpl cpl

We are currently seeking donations to help with the cost of repairing parts of the library damaged by the rain on June 14th. 
Mail to:
The Friends of the Collins Public Library
PO Box 79
Collins, IA 50055

Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
Thank you,
Sara Coree

Collins Days Lunch

posted Jun 20, 2018, 3:59 PM by cpl cpl

Join us on Saturday June 23rd for lunch at the Community Center! We will be serving Beef Burgers or Hotdogs, baked beans, chips, dessert, and drink.

Easter Coloring Contest

posted Feb 14, 2018, 7:51 AM by cpl cpl

There will be a coloring contest starting March 7, 2018 and ending March 28, 2018. Your child will have a choice of two pictures and winners will be drawn at random.

Coloring contest

posted Dec 23, 2017, 9:01 AM by cpl cpl

We are having a coloring contest for children in Pre-k through 6th grade. There are 2 different pictures for each grade group to choose from. Stop in and ask for a sheet today! There will be a prize for each group, Pre-k and kindergarten, 1st - 3rd, and 4th - 6th. The contest ends on December 29th and the winners will be announced on December 31st.

Winter Break Movie

posted Dec 23, 2017, 8:41 AM by cpl cpl   [ updated Dec 23, 2017, 8:41 AM ]

Hi Friends! On December 29th our library will be hosting a "Winter Break" MOVIE NIGHT! Please join us from 4-6 PM on Friday December 29, 2017 for the movie "Prancer" and some popcorn. We look forward to seeing you there!


posted Jan 22, 2016, 2:36 PM by cpl cpl

Early Out Movie Tuesday January 26th at 2pm. We will be showing PAN. It is a little longer then our normal movies so parents can plan to pick up between 3:45 & 4pm. Popcorn will be provided! Hope to see you there!

Trivia Night Success

posted Dec 13, 2015, 9:14 AM by cpl cpl

Thank you to everyone who came out and supported the Library Trivia Night. We raised $450 thanks to you! We will plan to use that money for future programming. Watch for dates of our next trivia game night! 

Family Fun night with Collins-Maxwell Preschool

posted Nov 17, 2015, 11:36 AM by cpl cpl

The Collins Library is hosting the first ever Family Fun Night in conjunction with the preschool. We will have games, activities & refreshments! See you there! 

Early Out Movie Today!

posted Nov 17, 2015, 11:34 AM by cpl cpl

We are showing Inside Out at 2pm today! Popcorn will be provided by the Friends of the Library. Please make sure your child has their signed permission slip turned in if they haven't already! 

Come if you DARE

posted Oct 21, 2015, 9:17 AM by cpl cpl

The Collins Public Library is hosting a Halloween event on October 31st from 6-8pm. Games, photo booth fundraiser, costume contest, treats & FREE books while supplies last! Come join in the fun! 

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