Welcome to Jewell... welcome to the library.

Jewell's public library, the Montgomery Memorial Library, is fully accredited by the State and strives to provide materials, services, and programs for all age groups in the Jewell community.
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Contact and Hours Infromation
Library Website
E-mail: Email
NEIBORS Audio Book Website
EBSCO Search Database
Phone/Fax: (515) 827-5112
Library Address: 711 Main
P.O. Box 207
Jewell, IA 50130-0207
Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed - 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Thurs & Friday - 10:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Sat - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ll are accredited and certified by the State Library of Iowa
Roxie Young - Library Director

Roseann Amundson - Children's Librarian
Marcia Wheeler - Assistant Librarian
Community Room Rental The library has a community room available for groups to use for meetings. Please check this page for more information:
Library Meeting Room
Our Mission
The mission of the Montgomery Memorial Library is to promote enlightened citizenship, enrich personal lives, and meet informational, cultural, recreational, educational, and informational needs of the community by providing, promoting and supporting a wide variety of materials, programs and services, including reference and interlibrary loan services.
Library Programs Available
Toddler Storytime
2nd and 4th Fridays of each month
10:15 AM

Preschool Storytime
1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month
2:30 PM

Summer Library Programs for
Preschool - 4th Graders

Book Club Discussion Group   
Date:  2nd Wednesday of each month, Sept. - May
Time:  2:30 p.m. - library community room
Age Group:  All Adults Welcome
Book Selection:  Monthly Calendar
The library is much more than a place to check out books. We have programs and services for everyone in our community. Nice, eager, friendly, highly-trained librarians are standing by, waiting to help you find the information you're looking for.
Materials and Services

Materials offered to patrons include the following:

Services offered to patrons include the following:

Library Board of Trustees
The library first opened its doors in 1945 when E.W. Montgomery, a local resident, left a portion of his estate to "establish a modern free public library" in Jewell. It's been serving the residents of Jewell and Hamilton County ever since.
Kris Flaugh - President

Mary Vavroch - Secretary

Dr. Larry Koehnk - Treasurer
To learn more about the responsibilities of this group, please check here, Public Library Boards in Iowa.