- Library History
- The town of Mitchellville was founded by Thomas Mitchell in 1856. The city library which was established in 1951 on the second floor of the fire station. Besides books, today the library offers audio books, DVDs, and free wi-fi. The library has 9 public access computer stations. The staff has grown over the years and is now made up of a part-time library director, a full-time programming librarian, and 2 part-time library clerks.