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Quilt Sale Display & Sale: November 15 thru December 23


The JKPL is partnering with the Dyersville Layette Ladies to share with you the work and talent of the Layette Ladies as well as raise some funds for both organizations. 

  • Layette, lap, and other size quilts are on display at the library.
  • Prices range from $25.00-$50.00 (depending on size). 
  • Proceeds will be split between the Layette Ladies group and the JKPL.
  • View the quilts here, on our Facebook page, or in person. 
  • Purchases can be made via curbside service or while visiting the library.



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We are still following COVID-19 safety guidelines in order to keep our staff and patrons safe. Guidelines in place are:


  • Masks are requested and appreciated as the CDC recommends unvaccinated individuals to wear a mask in public. Please respect patrons, visitors, and staff by wearing a mask when inside the JKPL.  
  • We have three rooms available for patrons to use for groups of up to 20 people (social distancing may not feasible). 
  • Curbside service continues for those that prefer it.
  • We encourage everyone to wash or sanitize their hands upon entering the library.
  • Reusable bags are provided upon entry for patrons to use to hold their library materials.
  • Returned / handled items will be quarantined for a minimum of 24 hours before being checked in and shelved.
  • Events may be in-person, virtual, or a hybrid of both. In-person events do have capacity restrictions in place and registration will be required and/or requested for most in-person events. 


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