Electronic Resources


AtoZdatabases is a directory and marketing database that includes 30 million businesses and 220 million residents. It is ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, job searches and finding friends and relatives. You can email, print or download results. 1,000 downloads are
allowed per search.

news_20206_large.jpgAncestry.com for Libraries  On-site Use Only
Search the US Federal Census from 1790 to 1940 as well as immigration, vital, military, court, church, and ethnic records. Explore city directories, the Social Security Death Index, and more. Remote access has ended, use is now in-Library only.



Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow
Free job coaching. Get live help as you search for available positions, write a resume, and prepare for interviews.

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HelpNow is a unique tutoring, homework help, and studying suite designed to assist patrons of all ages succeed.


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Reviews, ratings, recommendations, video clips and buying advice for thousands of products and services. Also includes health content from Consumer Reports Online Health.


Advantage.jpgDigital Newspaper Archives of Jefferson County
The Digital Newspaper Archives contain searchable PDFs of The Fairfield Ledger, The Fairfield Tribune, The Lockridge Times, and The Batavia News from the years 1847-1967. Funding for this project has come from the Fairfield Public Library Foundation. 


Digital Newspaper Archives of Cedar Rapids 
Full-image access to historical Cedar Rapids newspapers and city directories spanning 140-plus years. A partnership between The Cedar Rapids Public Library, The Cedar Rapid Public Library Foundation, The Gazette, and Advantage Archives.


Digital Newspaper Archives of Southeast Iowa
Explore historical newspapers in searchable PDF format for the communities of Brighton, Burlington, Kalona, Keota, Mount Pleasant, Richland, Washington, and more.


Digital Newspaper Archives of Ottumwa
Historical newspapers for the City of Ottumwa can be found here in searchable PDF format. 


Foundation Directory logo.pngFoundation Directory Online On-site Use Only
Deliverying Information You Need to Reach Your Fundraising Goals Quickly & Efficiently. In depth funder profiles, key decision maker contact access to peer recipient intelligence. Fuel Your Fundraising. Fundraise Like a Pro. Win More Grants. 156k+ Foundation Profiles.

Free DMV Practice Tests
Practice for your driving test here! Included are practice tests for driving cars, motorcycles, and commercial vehicles.


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Borrow audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music via your computer or mobile device. Hoopla is made possible though a grant from the Fairfield Public Library Foundation. 


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The Iowa Locator 
Search for books available through Interlibrary Loan at public and research libraries throughout the state of Iowa. 


Stream movies, educational courses and more with Kanopy from OverDrive. Kanopy is made possible though a grant from the FairfieldPublic Library Foundation. 


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Libby, by Overdrive

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can also send and read your borrowed ebooks to a Kindle ereader.

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Learn Business, Creative & Tech Skills With Online Video Tutorials. Start Today! Gain Access To Up-To-Date Content & Expert-led Courses, On-Demand On Desktop & Mobile. Access Anytime, Anywhere. Learn In-Demand Skills. Start Your Free Month. Expert-Led Courses.


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Explore over 70 languages with this top-rated language learning app for desktop, tablets and smart phones.


new-york-times-logo-png-transparent.pngThe New York Times Online 
Free access to the New York Times can be accessed on personal computers, tablets and mobile devices.


People Logo.pngPeople's Law Library
This site is meant to be an easy-to-understand, basic introduction to law. Provided by the State Library of Iowa.


value_line.pngValue Line 
Value Line provides investment research on stocks, mutual funds, options and convertibles, and offers a family of no-load mutual funds. Access to the Value Line Investment Survey was made possible through the generosity of Chuck and Jan Espy.


wsj-logo-transparent.pngThe Wall Street Journal
Free access to the Wall Street Journal can be accessed on personal computers, tablets and mobile devices.