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Iowa Locator – Books at other Iowa libraries
WorldCat –  Books at other libraries
Iowa Publications Online –  archive of documents produced by Iowa State agencies

Iowa Data Center – State Statistics
Iowa Center for the Book
Iowa Heritage Digital Collections
Dickinson County Newspaper Archives 

The State Historical Society of Iowa - access to more than 200 million pieces of Iowa history


Dickinson Co. Department of Human Services
Dickinson County Courthouse
1802 Hill Avenue, Ste 2401, Spirit Lake, IA 51360
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Dinner Date - Lake Park
Lake Park Community Center
903 Market Street, Lake Park, IA 51347
Tuesday and Thursday at 11:30 a.m.
Contact Jim or Marilyn Kessler at 712-832-3540

Food Stamp Application Available Online
Or Call 1-877-937-3663

Mobile Food Pantry
First Presbyterian Church
1220 South Market Street, Lake Park, IA 51347
First Thursday from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Upper Des Moines Opportunity
1575 18th Street, Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Women, Infants and Children
Upper Des Moines Opportunity
101 Robbins Avenue,  Graettinger, IA 51342
800-245-6151 or 712-859-3885


Community Housing Initiatives
Spencer, 14 West 21st Street, Spencer, IA

Low-Rent Housing Agency
Section 8 HUD Voucher Office serving Dickinson County
710 Lake Street, Suite 5, Spirit Lake, IA 51360

Northwest Iowa Regional Housing Authority 
919 2nd Avenue Southwest, PO Box 336
Spencer, IA 51301

Dickinson County Community Services
Dickinson County Courthouse
1802 Hill Avenue, Ste 2502, Spirit Lake, IA 51360