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Accessing the Library's Online Resources

All online resources provided by the library are free to use, but some require a library card.  Below is a list of how to access each of the library's resources.

Temporarily Available for In-Home Use:

  • Ancestry Library Edition

Contact staff members and provide your library card number to receive the access password. 

No Passwords or Restrictions:

  • Jones County Newspaper Archive

Library Card Number Required:

  • Adventure Pass
  • Bridges: Iowa's eLibrary
  • Chilton's Auto Repair
  • Credo Reference
  • Gale Resources
  • NoveList Plus
  • TumbleBooks


Library Card Number & Personal Account Required:

  • Brianfuse: HelpNow
  • Brainfuse: JobNow & VetNow
  • Hoopla Digital
  • Transparent Language Online
Tutorials for Online Resources