Books & Authors web

Books & Authors is an online resource designed to help public library patrons discover today’s popular fiction and non-fiction titles as well as the classics of yesterday. It also helps them answer the age-old question of “What do I read next?

Credo Reference

Credo is an easy-to-tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from over 1000 full-text encyclopedias and subject handbooks, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1000 videos.

 The Library is open for curbside service and for Grab n' Go service.  Please call 641-484-4484 to set up a time to stop by.  Our computers are working and we can make copies and send faxes.  If you find yourself in the mood to just stop by, you can ring the bell to the right of the door.  You can also email or reserve a book through our online card catalog from this webpage. Just click on the picture of the books.  We still offer e-books and e-audios through Bridges, also accessible through this webpage. If you need to know your card number just give us a call. We are currently checking out books, movies, audio books and magazines. 

Our current temporary hours are: M: 12-5 T: 12-8 W:12-3 Th: 12-8 Fri: 9-12 Sat: 9-12

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This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.