Library Is Open

IGS is open with regular weekly hours.

Purple flowerThere will be some changes in place for the foreseeable future. This is on a trial basis. If our local government  implements new closures or restrictions, we will adjust accordingly.

* Right now the only class we have scheduled is an all-day GPS Class by Alice Hoyt Veen on July 18th with limited class size. Call the office, 515 276-0287, to schedule the class.


Producing high-quality, reliable genealogies requires thoughtfulness and thoroughness during the research process. Testing our work against recognized standards helps us accomplish these goals. The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) is the application of fundamentally sound standards to the research process. Genealogical projects achieve a higher level of excellence, resulting in credible, source-cited work that stands the test of time.