Welcome to Kirkendall Public Library! We are proud to serve the people of Ankeny and neighboring communities. Our mission is to support lifelong learning and enjoyment in an inclusive, welcoming environment. See what we have to offer!


Library Resources

Kirkendall Public Library has several programs and events for every member of the family - Children, Teens and Adults! Everything from book discussion, computer classes, conversations circles, games, crafts and more! Learn everything about what the Library has to offer and download our monthly calendars for quick reference! MORE > > >

Online CatalogAccess the Online Catalog
Search our collection to find your favorite books, audiobooks, movies and music. Download eBooks using the BRIDGES system, read your favorite periodical, make a purchase suggestion and even access your library account! MORE > > >

ReferenceReference 24/7  
Access our collection of online reference resources including college and career testing, genealogy, investments and more! Log in with your Kirkendall Library card unless otherwise noted. MORE > > >




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