Services Index

Friends Bookshop on the Square

  • Phone:
    515-573-8167 x237

The Friends of the Library manage and maintain a used bookstore in the Library. The Friends Bookshop on the Square provides good quality used books at greatly discounted prices. The Bookshop also sells books on tape, jigsaw puzzles and a limited number of videos.


The Bookshop accepts donations of used books. Donations should be in good condition and should not be moldy, dusty or water damaged. All proceeds from the Bookshop are used to finance Library programs and projects. Currently the Friends are providing all funding for Childrens and Young Adult programs, including the popular summer reading programs. The Friends are also providing all funds used to purchase newspapers and magazines.


Bookshop hours are:



1:00 pm - 7:00 pm


11:00 am - 4:00 pm


11:00 am - 4:00 pm


11:00 am - 4:00 pm


11:00 am - 4:00 pm


10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Bookshop is closed on Saturdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day.


Contact Us

City Hall
819 1st S Ave
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Get Directions

  • Phone: (515) 576-4551
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Stay Connected:

Facebook Twitter Click to Take A Video Tour of Fort Dodge