Resources

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  • Research & Reference

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition is one of the world's premiere genealogical databases.  It is TEMPORARILY available for remote use from your home.  Contact Library Staff for the password and instructions.

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  • Education

Brainfuse: HelpNow

Brainfuse: HelpNow offers personalized homework help in core subjects for elementary, middle, and high school students. Adults and college students will find practice tests, as well as other tutoring subjects.

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  • Education

Brainfuse: JobNow

Brainfuse: JobNow features live online coaches who assist in resume/cover letter preparation, and help patrons prepare for job interviews.

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  • Education

Brainfuse: VetNow

Brainfuse: VetNow provides support for veterans and their families with navigating the VA bureaucracy, providing academic tutoring, and employment transition assistance.

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  • Digital Materials

Bridges: Iowa's eLibrary

BRIDGES: Iowa’s eLibrary, offers eBooks and audiobooks available to download for free anytime, anywhere.

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  • Research & Reference

Foundation Directory Online

Foundation Directory Online (FDO) is a research tool to help nonprofits find the grantmakers most likely to fund their projects.

FDO is provided by the State Library to Iowa public libraries at no cost.

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  • Digital Materials

Hoopla Digital

Hoopla Digital allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV.

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  • Reading Recommendation

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus connects you to your next book by making recommendations for what to read next. If you've just finished a great book or audiobook, use NoveList Plus to find a book 'just like' the one you finished.

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  • Children

Tumblebooks

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.

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