Library Director

Luellen Kay Phelps is the Library Director.  She began her work here in May of 2019.  Luellen is originally from Kingston, Michigan, where she grew up on a farm, the 10th of 11 children.  She graduated from Michigan State University with a B.S. in Child Development and Teaching.  Luellen taught preschool in Michigan for over 20 years.  She married a Congregational minister who was called to Peterson, Iowa in 2011, and she has been in Iowa ever since.  Luellen worked part time at the Primghar library for several years before accepting this position in Sioux Rapids.  She lives on a farm between Gaza and Sutherland.  Luellen is an avid reader and is looking forward to becoming certified as soon as possible.  She welcomes volunteers and hopes to help make Sioux Rapids a great place to live, learn, work, play and read.