What's Happening



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! 

Early Out Movie Today!

posted Oct 13, 2015, 7:20 AM by cpl cpl

We will be showing Descendants at 2pm in the Wright Learning center of the library! Popcorn will be provided by the Friends of the library! 

Toddler Hour is BACK!!!

posted Aug 26, 2015, 7:41 AM by cpl cpl   [ updated Aug 28, 2015, 11:54 AM ]

Toddler time will resume September 2nd, 2015. 9:30-10:30am! 

We will do a craft, snack and story time every WEDNESDAY for toddlers/children ages 18 moths-3 years. Come join in on the FUN!  

BRIDGES!!! For all your ebook and audio book needs!

posted Aug 26, 2015, 7:38 AM by cpl cpl

Would you like to listen to a book without leaving the home?  Are you looking for eBooks to use with your eReader?  Check out a downloaded eBook or audiobook from anywhere, anytime! 

Now Available for all your ebook and audiobook needs, BRIDGES!! This is the new ebook and audiobook buying consortium for Iowa public libraries. This one consortium replaces the two previous ones, NEIBORS and WILBOR. 

If you want to access BRIDGES, please download the app "Overdrive" to your device and follow the steps. If you need assistance, Please contact Kayla Longren, Library Director. 

Trivia Night- May 16th, 2015

posted May 5, 2015, 7:37 AM by cpl cpl

The library is again having "Trivia Night" scheduled for May 16th. Doors open at 5:30, questions begin at 6. You can have teams up to 8 members. $10 per person. Bring your own snack and beverages and join in on the fun!!!! Message me or call the library to get you team registered. Space is limited so don't wait!

- Kayla Longren
Library Director

Summer Reading 2015 is among us!!!

posted Apr 29, 2015, 1:14 PM by cpl cpl


Summer Reading Program 2015

"Every Hero Has A Story

The children will get to see first-hand great animal heroes, community heroes, environmental heroes and best of all SUPER HEROES!!!! 

The 2015 Summer Reading Program is open to young people Pre-K through 5th grade. This years program will consist of crafts, story time, reading challenges, prizes and more. Families are invited to come! Join us from 9:30-11am in the Wright Learning Center of the Library on the Following dates:

Wednesday, June 17th

Wednesday, June 24th

Wednesday, July 1st 

Wednesday, July 8th 

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