Available Services - As of November 1, 2020

  • Call and email us. We are here to answer questions! (319) 352-1223 or
  • Browse the new & user-friendly online catalog.
  • Pick-up at drive-through. Call ahead for books, movies, etc.
  • Set up home delivery of library materials.
  • Take activities-to-go.
  • Print, copy, and fax in the drive-through.
  • Download free digital books and audiobooks.The Libby app is our main way to access digital books.
  • Stream free videos through Kanopy and Bookflix
  • Do some research with our research databases.
  • Connect to the WiFi available in the parking lot.

Detailed Current Service Plan - As of November 1, 2020

The Waverly Public Library builidng is currently closed to the public. The following services are still available:

  • Books and other items may be requested for drive-through pick up by calling (319) 352-1223 or emailing with a maximum of 10 items. The drive-through is open from 9 AM-4 PM, Monday-Saturday.
  • A delivery of up to 10 items can be delivered right to your home. Staff will leave items in a place of your choosing (porch, inside screen door, etc.) for a completely no-contact experience. Call (319) 352-1223 to get started.
  • Reference question assistance and help with online resources over the phone by calling (319) 352-1223.
  • Outdoor return drops are open. Returned items are quarantined for three days before being checked in and returned to the shelf.
  • Online collections and research databases are available 24/7 through our website.
  • Adapted programming is available. Check the library's social media or online calendar for current offerings and information.
  • Reading Challenges are periodically available through an application called Beanstack. These challenges are available for all ages, babies through adults. Visit or download the Beanstack Tracker app to get started.
  • Email simple documents to to be printed and picked up through the drive-through window. Bring documents to be photocopied to the drive-through window, and we can make copies for you.
  • The availability of all services remains contingent on our local area COVID-19 numbers and the safety of patrons and staff.


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