New Books & Other Library Materials

Listed below are all of our new books and other library materials. If you would like to reserve an item, call us at (515)836-4852 to reserve!


Adult Fiction:

  • The Women by Kristin Hannah
  • Beyond That, the Sea by Laura Spence-Ash
  • Night Watch by Jayne Anne Phillips


  • Broaden Your Becoming by Emily Ordonez (local author)
  • We've Got Issues: How you can stand strong for America's soul and sanity by Phillip C. McGraw
  • The Anxious Generation: How the great rewiring of childhood is causing an epidemic of mental illness by Jonathan Haidt
  • Everyday Delicious: 30 minute(ish) home-cooked meals made simple by Rocco DiSpirito
  • Veg-table: Recipes, techniques & plant science for big-flavored vegetable-focused meals by Nik Sharma
  • Scandinavian From Scratch: A love letter to the baking of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden by Nichol Accettola
  • Cheaper Faster Better: How we'll win the climate war by Tom Steyer


  • Unbroken: an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive by Laura Hillenbrand
  • The Secret Lives of Booksellers and Librarians: true stories of the magic of reading by James Patterson
  • Master Slave Husband Wife: An epic journey from slavery to freedom by Ilyon Woo​​​​​​

Junior Reader:

  • What Are the Paralympic Games? by Gail Herman
  • What Are the Winter Olympics? by Gail Herman
  • The Replay by Adam Skinner
  • Tenacious: Fifteen adventures alongside disabled athletes by Patty Cisneros Prevo
  • Just don't Fall: A hilariously true story of childhood cancer and Olympic greatness

Graphic Novels:

  • Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier
  • Gnome and Rat: Time to Party! by Lauren Stohler

Beginner Reader:

  • Fergus and Zeke and the Great Farm Field Trip by Kate Messner
  • Henry and the Something New by Jenn Bailey
  • Otis & Peanut Forever and Ever by Naseem Hrab

Early Reader:

  • Summer is Here by Renee Watson
  • Bluey: My Mum is the Best by Bluey and Bingo
  • Bluey: My Dad is Awesome by Bluey and Bingo
  • Taylor Swift by Wendy Loggia
  • Swimming Toward a Dream: Yusra Mardini's incredible journey from refugee to Olympic swimmer by Reem Faruqi
  • Like Me: A story about disability and discovering God's image in every person by Laura Wifler (local author)
  • I'm Proud of You by Craig Melvin
  • Because by Mo Willems


  • News of the World
  • Bullet Train