Mission Statement

The primary purpose of the Winthrop Public Library is to provide, organize and make readily accessible current books and other printed, recorded and filmed materials that stimulate interest and gives guidance to everyone in the community and rural Buchanan County, Iowa, regardless of age, sex, race, color, creed or social, economic and educational levels.


Library Roles


The Winthrop Public Library shall function as a popular materials library by acquiring high demand, high interest materials in a variety of formats for persons of all ages. As secondary roles the library concentrates on supporting the community’s access to the wider information world and supports the formal and informal education needs of our community.