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Lyon County Reporter archive
The Lyon County Reporter (1885-2011) and Rock Rapids Review (1883-1916) are now available online.  These newspapers can be searched by name or keyword or browsed by date.

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bridges

10,000 audiobooks 20,000 ebooks

BRIDGES
Download audiobooks & ebooks.  3 titles can be borrowed at one time.  Lending period is 2 weeks; some titles can be returned early. "Help" information is available on the library's website and BRIDGES website. 

Log in:  Contact the library for your library card number.  Available only to residents of Rock Rapids and rural residents of Lyon County.

ekidseteen
6,000 audiobooks & 
ebooks for kids, teens                 

Kids and Teens eReading Rooms have over 6,000 audiobooks and ebooks to download for kids and teens.  3 titles can be borrowed at one time.  Lending period is 2 weeks; some titles can be returned early.

Log in:  Contact the library for your library card number.  Available only to residents of Rock Rapids and rural residents of Lyon County.

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e-books for e-kids

TumbleBooks
A collection of talking, animated picture books for younger children which you can read or have read to you.  It includes fiction, nonfiction, and foreign language titles with related puzzles, games, videos and grade and A/R levels.

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 zinio

Zinio is a collection of over 150 different magazines that you can download and read free through the Rock Rapids Public Library.  There is no limit to how many magazines you may download and you do not have to return them.  You never have to wait for a magazine.

Login:  Contact the library for your library card number, then create an account.

Novelist Plus

Read-alikes & series

NoveList Plus
Looking for more books like your favorites?  Want to find a new author?  Can't remember all the titles in a series?  NoveList Plus contains fiction and narrative nonfiction titles for all ages from youngest to adults.  Read-alikes are connected to every single title, author, and series record.

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books & authors
Reader's advisory

Books & Authors
Includes fiction, nonfiction, series, and genres

Log in:  Automatically by your library location or with a password.  Contact library for password.

learningexpress

Test prep, job &
career skills

Learning Express
Features over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and ebooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admission exam preparation, GED exam prep, computer skills, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math for all ages.

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gale
Magazines, reference

Gale Reference & Databases
Offers full-text articles, newspaper archives, reference materials, health and business information.

Access:  Online

Log in:  Automatically by your location or with a password.  Contact library for password.

chilton
Auto repair

Chilton Auto Repair
Search by year, make, and model.  Includes repair, maintenance, labor estimating, bulletins/recalls.

Access:  Online

Log in:  Automatically by your location or with a password.  Contact library for password.

transparent language

Transparent Language Online
112 English to other language; 28 other language to English

Access:  Online

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credo

Credo Reference
1,000 reference books

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EBSCOhost2

Magazines, reference

EBSCOHost
An information resource which includes full text magazines, newspapers and reference tools.
e.g. Consumer Reports, Health, Money

Access:  Online

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one click

One Click Digital audiobooks
200 classic audiobooks.

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TumbleBook of Day

TumbleBook of the Day

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silo
Interlibrary loan

Iowa Locator
A statewide catalog of items in 666 Iowa public and academic libraries, including books, audios, and videos.  Contact your local public library to borrow items through interlibrary loan.

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