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What are you looking for?

This is a great place to start your search for information.

Search engines are a fine place to start a search of the Internet, but often the results are unsatisfactory.  So, we've gathered together some great resources for you to use to find the information you need.


  • Use The New Book of Knowledge with Grolier Online for current events, news, and encyclopedia information.
  • The Subject Guides give you a great place to find information on many topics, including sports, news and weather, genealogy, homework help, careers and job searches, travel, government, e-mail, education, home and garden, health and medicine, and much more.
  • Use Iowa Locator or WorldCat to find books, CDs, DVDs and other items in Iowa libraries and libraries throughout the country.
  • Use HealthInfoIowa for more health information.
  • Use Our Community to learn about our community and find the sites of local government, organizations, schools, and media.
  • Use Kids Links to find websites designed for children. 
  • Use Teen Links to find websites with information for teens.
  • Iowa Heritage Project and Iowa Publications Online can help you dig deep into all things Iowa.

Use the links at the left to find the information you need.


"Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it." -Samuel Johnson
This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.