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eBooks, audio & magazines can be downloaded from your home. Ask the librarians for more information.


BRIDGES is a cooperative project of Northeast District of the Iowa Library Service Area that provides a selection of Audio and "E" Books that patrons can download from home onto their computers, tablets, e-readers, Kindles or MP3 players.  This is a free service to our patrons.  Materials are checked out for a period of two weeks. 


Getting started with Bridges...

Use these steps to get started with free ebooks, audiobooks, and more from your library:

1. Find our library

Find and open your library or school's digital collection using Libby or the Bridges logo above: 

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2. Borrow

Borrow a title from your library's digital collection. You'll need a valid library card from our library. Enter your library card number. (no need to enter your zip code+zero)

3. Enjoy

You can enjoy many titles immediately online, download them for offline use, or send borrowed ebooks to a Kindle device (U.S. libraries and schools only).

If you're on a computer, you may also be able to transfer titles to compatible eReaders or MP3 players.