Book Bundles

Wondering what to read next?  You tell us what you love. We pick your next read.  Fill out the form below, and a library staff member will hand-select three to five books catered to your interests. We’ll get them ready for you and prepare a bundle bag. Library staff will notify you when your items are available on our reserve … [Read More]

Black Lives Matter: Community Read

Earlier this month, OverDrive announced Black Lives Matter: Community Read. This OverDrive digital book program is created to provide your library simultaneous access to important titles on social justice and anti-racism. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander, is available as an audiobook through July 15, 2020. Me and … [Read More]

Special Access to TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! Patrons can read as many books as they want, when they want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. Your access will continue until August 31, 2020. Enjoy! Tumble Book Library – K-6 Children’s … [Read More]

Gardening Offers Opportunities for Everyone

Gardening Offers Opportunities for Everyone  Series of “quickinars” to showcase basic lessons related to home food production, starting with video on garden preparation AMES, Iowa – The COVID-19 pandemic has meant many changes and questions for everyone. More food preparation and mealtime at home, wading through the information of how to safely shop for groceries, … [Read More]

Teaching Children to Count and Learn About the Census

The 2010 Census missed close to 2 million children ages 0-5.  Make sure children and families in your community count in the 2020 Census. This FREE book teaches children to count while giving parents simple and clear information about the census. “We Count Kids” is now available in 15 languages. Read it right in your web browser or download it for … [Read More]