We are excited to be back open! Please review our new safety guidelines before you visit. NO FEES UNTIL JULY 17TH

Library Guidelines

We’re hiring!

Library Technician I

The Pleasant Hill Public Library is taking applications for a part-time Library Technician I position. Duties include general library tasks and assisting patrons in finding information and using the library’s computers. Other duties include assisting with programs, sorting materials donated to the library, and working with social media. 

Hours for the position is 4-8 pm Tuesday through Thursday during the week. Some weekend work is required. Applicants must have completed a high school education. Starting pay for this position is $15.37 per hour.

For more information, call the Pleasant Hill Public Library at 266-7815 or ask at the circulation desk. Applications are available online at, at the Library or City Hall. Applications must be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk, 5160 Maple Drive, Suite A, Pleasant Hill, Iowa 50327 by Friday, July 17, 2020.

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Temporary access is now available for Ancestry Library Edition. The link is located on the library’s catalog . You must login to your account then click on the Search tab. Click on E-Sources and the Ancestry link. Please let us know if you have trouble getting to the link or if you need to know your library card number or password. We hope you enjoy this limited time access!

The Library’s wireless internet is still available for patrons to use from the library’s parking lot. Connect your wireless device and stay connected and informed!

Network: PHPL

Password: phuupluu

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The Pleasant Hill Public Library serves residents of Pleasant Hill and the surrounding area. The mission of the library is to provide quality library services that meet the informational needs of all segments of the community in a welcoming, professional, and courteous manner.
Library Resources 

Kanopy/Transparent Language Databases Now Available

The library is happy to now provide access to Kanopy, a collection of over 20,000 movies and documentaries. You can stream movies to your devices to enjoy. Go to our library catalog and click on the Kanopy link to check out this great new service!

Kanopy/Library Catalog

Now available as well is Transparent Language. You can receive instruction in over 100 different languages and chart your progress! Below is the link to Transparent Languages. Enjoy your learning experience!

Transparent Language

To access all of our library electronic resources, click on the Online Resources/Ebooks
link on the left.

Ebooks, Online Audio and Magazines

The library has access to tens of thousands of Ebooks and online audio books. Click on the Online Resources/Ebooks link for more information. 

We also have online access to seventy different magazines. Once you download magazines, they are yours to keep! Contact the library for the access code to MagNet to download magazines. Do not use your library card number. It will not allow you to set up an account!

Click on the Online Resources/Ebooks for more information on all of the resources the library has available!