Welcome to the City of Atkins!

More than a just a place where people live, our community is unique and vibrant. This community is home to friends and neighbors, people who contribute to the excellent quality of life. But its not just the people, but also the government, the businesses, the schools, and the activities that make us a great place to live or visit. We are proud to call this our home.

  • City of Atkins, Iowa COVID-19 Response
  • Atkins Public Library News

    The Atkins Book Club meets on Monday, March 9 at 2:00pm. This month’s book is “Plain Truth” by Jodi Picoult.

    NEW PROGRAM at the Library:

    “Tuesday Tot Time” begins March 10th thru April 28th from 10:00 to 10:30 at the Atkins Library. A short book will be read with participation by the “tots” and their parent/adult followed by interactive time. Call the Atkins Library at 446-7676 if any questions.

    SPRING BREAK Activities at the Library

    Canvas painting for kids ages 8 to 18 will be on Thursday, March 19th from 10:00 to 12:00. Fee for this class is $15.00. Registration is required along with payment to make sure enough supplies are available. A sample of the painting is on display at the Library.

    Drop in Craft Day will be Friday, March 20th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Stop in and make and take a craft or 2. See you there! (Reminder: children under 8 must be with an adult or another responsible person.)

    Please call the Atkins Library at 319-446-7676 early to reserve the City Park Pavilion. Reservations may be made, and payment received up to one year in advance.

    Atkins Public Library 446-7676

    Atkins Public Library News
  • U.S. Census Bureau is Hiring in Benton County

    The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking 135 positions in Benton County.

    Check out 2020census.gov/job  or call 1-855-job-2020.

    Extra Income/Flexible Hours/Weekly Pay/Paid Training

    U.S. Census Bureau is Hiring in Benton County
  • T-Shirt Design for Watermelon Days

    Design:   Watermelon theme.  All drawings must be done on an 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper.  You can use up to six colors:  You can use markers, colors or colored pencils.  You may also do your design on the computer and submit a disc along with a paper copy of the design.  A catchy logo also helps!

    In the design you need to have the date and Atkins Watermelon Days.
    You need to sign your design and include your phone number.  If under age 18, we need to have a parent give permission to use your design if chosen.

    Ages:  All ages!

    Prize:  If your design is chosen, you will receive a free t-shirt and $25.00!
    You may choose to have your name on front.

    Deadline: All designs must be submitted before April 20th, 2020 to the Atkins Public Library.

    Questions:  Contact Cathy Becker at the public library.  #446-7676

    The Atkins Community Club members will choose the design.


    T-Shirt Design for Watermelon Days
  • 2020 Waste Management Recycle Calendar
  • City of Atkins Mayor’s News

    Meet the Mayor will be March 7th and 28th from 9am to 10am.

    We have some extra visitors that will be in the City of Atkins to do different types of work!

    Alliant Energy and affiliated Companies are in the City to put electrical lines that are currently overhead and relocate them underground. This is to decrease power outages. Some residents may get direct correspondence from Alliant Energy.

    – Benton County Assessors will be in the City to get new assessments on homes in this city.

    U.S. Census Bureau will be in the city to do work related to the US Census that is done every 10 years.

    City of Atkins Mayor’s News
  • Atkins Women’s Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt has been Canceled!

    Atkins Women’s Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    Has been Canceled due to the COVID – 19

    Atkins Women’s Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt has been Canceled!