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Posted on: September 30, 2019

You’ve Got a Library Card - What Can You Do With It?!

Kids searching for a book at the library

Here are just a few ways you can use your library card:

  • Borrow an unlimited number of books. 4 DVD’s can be checked out at a time. We add new items to the collection every week, and you may request titles to add to our collection!
  • Download e-books and audiobooks with Overdrive/Libby App.
  • Access popular magazines on your phone or tablet from Overdrive/Libby App or check out one that the library subscribes to.
  • Request items via Interlibrary Loan, accessing libraries throughout the country.
  • Access dozens of research databases and online resources including Brainfuse’s JobNow & VetNow, Transparent Languages, Legal Forms Database, and Chilton Library.
  • Use online research tools for students, business owners and more,
  • Check out an Adventure Pass to local attractions such as the Blank Park Zoo, The Des Moines Botanical Garden, The Science Center of Iowa, or the Des Moines Children’s Museum.
  • Research your ancestry online with!
  • STEM backpacks for children are available to check-out and explore,
  • Free Wi-Fi is available in the library, and public Internet stations are available!

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