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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:


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:

Wall Street Journal digital

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


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« February 2020 »
Upcoming Events
Reado Jan 06, 2020 - Apr 04, 2020 — Cresco Public Library
Iowa Legal Aid Presentation Mon., Feb. 24th from 2-3PM Feb 24, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM — Cresco Public Library Program Room
Kids' STEM Activity Monday, Feb. 24th from 4-5 pm Feb 24, 2020 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM — Cresco Public Library
Census Recruitment at the Cresco Public Library Tues. Feb. 25th 11 am to 4 pm Feb 25, 2020 11:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Cresco Public Library
Story Hour - The Hat Feb. 26th Feb 26, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM — Cresco Public Library Children's Department
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