Northern Plains Public Library is a full service public library serving the Highland RE-9 area, including the towns of Ault, Pierce, Nunn, Carr and the surrounding rural area. The library is located in a new building erected in 2001 at 216 West 2nd St., Ault, Colorado. Administration of the library is by a Board of Trustees with representatives from Ault, Pierce, Nunn and the rural areas. The library is supported by property tax levied on the service area by Weld County for the Weld Library District. The Library currently has approximately 30,000 items, four public use computers and 2,000 patron visits per month.