• Welcome to the Colfax Library

    Welcome to the Colfax Library

  • Strengthening our community since 1913

    Strengthening our community since 1913

  • Stop in to checkout books and movies

    Stop in to checkout books and movies

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Tuesday- 11am-7pm

Wednesday- 11am-5pm

Thursday- 11am-5pm

Friday- 11am-2pm

Saturday- 9am- 12pm


Welcome to the Colfax Public Library.  The library is your one stop source for all of your informational needs. We have a large selection of books, magazines, audio books, movies and board games to be checked out by our library card holders. We also have downloadable ebooks and audio books available through the Libby app. 

Contact us at 515-674-3625 or email at director@colfax.lib.ia.us.


The Colfax Public Library is seeking applicants for a part-time Library Assistant. Applicants should be interested in providing excellent library services to patrons and have a strong desire to serve the community. Applicants should be engaging, helpful, and be open to learning about libraries, the community, and ways to meet the needs of patrons. This position will require use of computers and have a flexible, varied schedule within the hours that the library is open.


Experience working in a library, with customer service, or working with children in an educational setting is preferred, but not required. Pick up an application at the Colfax Public Library or at Colfax City Hall.


This job is posted on 7/11/22 and applicants will be reviewed on 7/22/22.