Library Hours 

We are located at 411 N Main in Donnellson, IA.  We have been open at this location since September 2017.  Our phone and fax number is 319-835-5545.

We are open:

Monday - Friday          11:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Saturday                     10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Sunday                        CLOSED

We are closed on the following holidays:

New Years Day               Presidents Day                 Good Friday

Memorial Day                 Fourth of July                    Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day          Christmas Day

Richard L Proenneke Museum

Come meet Richard Proenneke, Lee County, Iowa's renowned Naturalist and Explorer. His museum is located inside the library. Learn about his 30 years of homesteading in Alaska, and see a lifesized replica of his Alaskan cabin. Richard's journals and other items can be purchased at the library or online at  Museum hours are the same as the library hours:

Monday - Friday        11:30 - 7:30 pm

Saturday                    10:00 - 3:30 pm

Closed  Sunday      

Local and Family History

Our volunteers have  built and continue to maintain many local records. These records include but are not limited to obituary care and filing for lee county, contiguous counties, and local Illinois and Missouri obituaries.  They assist with genealogy requests and assist with walk-in genealogy and internet research requests.  Inquiries can be made by calling the library and leaving your name and number with the librarian for the volunteers to return your call.