About the Library Director

Meet Karen Spitler, our library director.

Karen Spitler has been a librarian since 1981 and the library director at the Mitchellville Public Library since December 31, 2012. Since becoming director, Karen has worked hard to update the library's technology, to help the public become more familiar with various types of computers and tablets, and to give the library a friendly, welcoming atmosphere for all age groups.


You can reach her at or by calling the library at (515)967-3339.