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Glidden Public Library

Glidden Public Library


Glidden Public Library
110 Idaho St.
PO Box 345
Glidden, IA 51443
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       Library Hours:
Monday              12:00-5:00
Tuesday             12:00-5:00
Wednesday        12:00-5:00
Thursday           10:00-6:00
Friday                12:00-5:00
Saturday            9:00-1:00
Sunday                 Closed

Glidden Public Library


Library Makerspace

Come check out the Library Makerspace! A makerspace is a creative work space for making, learning, exploring, and sharing. Tools, art materials, legos and blocks were donated in memory of Ray Farley. Enjoy this space to let your curiosity and imagination come to life!




Erin Wolf  Library Director




Library collection:

  Books 10,453
  DVD 100
  Periodicals 30
  4 Internet access computers for public use






The Carroll County Genealogy Society has called the Glidden Public Library home since 2000. 

Meetings are held on the first Saturday of every month at 10:00 a.m. in the Library reading room. 

Click here to access the historical Glidden Graphic images.

Ongoing Programs:

Traveling Tales is an outreach program that is provided to the area daycare centers. Book bags filled with books and coloring pages are delivered on a monthly basis to the seven day care homes in Glidden. Delivery and pick up is provided.

Home book delivery is available for anyone in Glidden who is unable to travel to the library. 

Interlibrary Loan is available to all patrons who desire materials that are not readily available at the Glidden Public Library. Inter-library loan is able to obtain materials from other libraries that are beyond the scope of this library’s collection. A service charge of $1.00 per item will be charged to help defray the cost of postage