General Information

Oskaloosa Public Library
301 South Market Street
Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577

           Phone: (641) 673-0441
Fax: (641) 673-6237

Mission Statement:
The Oskaloosa Public Library exists to serve as a primary source of information, education, recreation, and personal fulfillment for all of the city of Oskaloosa and Mahaska County.

FY2021-FY2026 Strategic Plan
The FY2021 (June) -FY2026 (June) Strategic Plan for the Oskaloosa Public Library provides a blueprint for action and development over the next five years. This document will describe the Strategic Planning survey outcomes and details of the Library’s strategic goals, objectives and actions. The goals and objectives of the Strategic Plan will reflect the Oskaloosa Public Library’s commitment to serving the community of Oskaloosa and Mahaska County through improvements to its resources, programs and services. To View the Strategic Plan for FY 2021 to FY 2026 CLICK HERE

2021 Strategic Plan Survey Results - Click Here

FY 2022-2023 Annual Report
Click here to access the Oskaloosa Public Library's Annual Report


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Holiday Closings in 2023

New Year's Day(observed) ------ Monday, January 2nd
Martin Luther King Jr. Day -- Monday, January 16th
Presidents' Day --------------- Monday, February 20th
Memorial Day ----------------- Monday, May 29th
Independence Day ----------- Tuesday, July 4th
Labor Day --------------------- Monday, September 4th
| Veteran's Day(observed) ----- Friday, November 10th
| Thanksgiving Day ---------- Thursday, November 23rd
| Day After Thanksgiving --- Friday, November 24th
| Christmas Eve(observed) ---- Monday, December 25th
| Christmas Day(observed) ---- Tuesday, December 26th