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100th Birthday Celebration of our Carnegie Library

East Door Centennial

The Cresco Public Library celebrated its Centennial with an Open House on Friday, November 7th, 2014.  Pictures of this event can be seen by clicking here.  For more information about the history of Cresco Public Library and Carnegie libraries,. click here.


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NEIBORS Audiobooks & E-books Download

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Children's Summer Reading Program 2015!

Tuesday, June 2: 10 a.m. Snakes Alive!

An amazing live reptile program!

Snakes Alive

Visit the Cresco Public Library and check out books anytime between June 2nd and June 30th. For every five books read, you will receive a ticket. Write your name and phone number on it and drop it in the box.

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 Tuesday, June 30, 10 a.m.: David Casas!

Magician and Illusionist!


      Magician & Illusionist David Casas

Every week, names will be drawn and prizes will be awarded.  Win books, puzzles, games, and candy!  Grand prize will be given away:  A pool party at The Cresco Fitness Center for eight and a certificate for two Casey's pizzas!  A generous thank you to:  The Friends of the Cresco Public Library, C US Bank, Cresco Bank & Trust.


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Learning Express

Click on the logo above to access Learning Express.  To register, create a user's name and password.

Times Plain Dealer LogoClick on the button above to access the Cresco, IA, newspaper, the Times Plain Dealer.

Iowa Legal AidClick on the logo above to access Legal Help for Iowans.


Great Rivers 2-1-1 is a 24-hour information & referral and crisis line service. The service is free and confidential.  Great Rivers 2-1-1 is a service of Gunderson Lutheran Health System and the United Way.

Call For Help

Contact them at Great Rivers 2-1-1; PO Box 426; Onalaska, WI 54650; or for assistance call 2-1-1 or (800) 362-8255 throughout the Tri-State Region (WI, MN & IA)


FAFSAFederal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available online for parents and students.  Click here for the most up-to-date information about applying for financial help with college expenses.

411 Reverse Phone

Free Directory Assistance:  this site will help you Find a Business, Find People, Reverse Phone, Reverse Address, and Area & Zip Codes. Click above to find out more information.