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Gale resource databases are available for searching on many topics from gardening to business, and everything in between. Access authoritative magazine and journal articles, find your next great read, and so much more.

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Are you someone that prefers to read ebooks or listen to audiobooks? Bridges is our online source for all the ebooks and digital audiobooks that the Cresco Public Library has to offer.


Chilton Library provides authoritative automotive repair information that covers popular vehicles from the last 30 years.


The Community History Archives are user friendly, and easy to learn. Browse Howard County newspapers online here:  http://howardcounty.advantage-preservation.com/


 

Credo is an easy to use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Offering over three million articles in over one thousand books from over one hundred publishers, gain access to creditable sources from Britannica Encyclopedia, Harvard Medical School Videos and more.


Click on the logo above to access Brainfuse.  To register, create a username and password.

Click on the following link to access the Cresco, IA, newspaper, the Times Plain Dealer: http://www.crescotimes.com/

Wall Street Journal digital

To access the Wall Street Journal Digital Edition, go to: WSJ.com and sign in on the upper right corner. Call the library at: 563-547-2540 to access log in information. www.wsj.com


Cresco Public Library Current Events


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Congratulations, Graduates


Cresco Public Library has free Online Resources Available to Graduates,    College Students and Those Entering the Workforce


Graduates Online Resources

Do you have a graduate in the family? Are you graduating or entering the workforce? Did you know Cresco Public Library has free resources just for you? Visit the library's special 'Congratulations, Graduates' book and movie display. You may check out any of the books or movies shown and take one of these sheets with you. Pick up an extra to give to a friend or loved one. Take advantage of all of the online research resources available to you through Cresco Public Library at no charge.


Basic Health & Wellness for Seasonal Changes with

Dr. Julie Hayek PhD


All-Natural Remedies

Tuesday, May 21, 6:30 p.m.


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Join Dr. Julie Hayek, PhD for a program titled, 'Basic Health & Wellness for Seasonal Changes' Tuesday, May 21 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Cresco Public Library Program Room (downstairs). All-natural Remedies. Topics include: Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD); Depression, Emotional Health, Diet, Body Aches, Life Changes and more. This program is free to attend. Cresco Public Library is handicap-accessible.


May is Mental Health Awareness Month


May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Cresco Public Library's Children's Summer Reading Program:

A Universe of Stories


Children's Summer Reading Program Poster 2019

Announcing the Children's Summer Reading Program 2019! Theme is 'A Universe of Stories'. All entertainment events take place Wednesdays at 10 a.m. at the Cresco United Methodist Church basement next door to the library. FREE! Go to the program and then visit the library and check out books. Register for prizes throughout the month of June


Special Book & Movie Display

May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month


Motorcycle Safety Month display

Are you a motorcycle rider or know someone who is? May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. Stop by Cresco Public Library to view our latest book and movie display on this topic. Check out any of the books or movies featured. Read the safety tips included in the display and take a 'Top 10 Things That Save the Day for Motorcycle Riders' tip sheet home with you. (Thank you to the County Store for donating the motorcycle helmet and gloves to our display).



Tuesdays: Art in the Afternoon


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Join us for Art in the Afternoon each Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. Bring your own projects and supplies (or you may use some of the supplies available at the library). This is an informal social gathering and learning opportunity. It is not a class.

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Upcoming Events
Art in the Afternoon May 21, 2019 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM — Cresco Public Library Program Room
Health & Wellness for Seasonal Changes with Dr. Julie Hayek (All-natural Remedies) May 21, 2019 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM — Cresco Public Library Program Room
Teen Fine Art Club May 23, 2019 10:30 AM - 02:00 PM — Cresco Public Library Teen Room
Teen Fine Art Club May 23, 2019 03:30 PM - 05:00 PM — Cresco Public Library Teen Room
Art in the Afternoon May 28, 2019 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM — Cresco Public Library Program Room
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