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We invite you to spend a few moments looking at our library Web site.

With help from the State Library of Iowa and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation we are able to create a

place on the Web where you, our customers, can explore, learn and get help with all your information needs.



Best-selling and classic titles available anytime, anywhere

ELLSWORTH – Ellsworth Public Library is now participating in BRIDGES: Iowa’s eLibrary, offering eBooks and audiobooks available to download for free anytime, anywhere. Library card holders can check out and download digital media by visiting  Bridges takes up where NEIBORS/WILBOR left off.  If you were using NEIBORS/WILBOR, your information has been transferred and you’ll be very familiar with how things work.

Ellsworth Public Library members have access to more than 16,500 eBooks and 7,500 audiobooks. Many titles offer multiple copies for checkout, and users can request to be emailed or automatically check out items when they become available. Digital content is borrowed for a set period of time and titles automatically expire at the end of the lending period- there are no late fees!

Users can browse the library’s website, check out with a valid library card, and access borrowed titles via PC, Mac, and mobile devices with free desktop and mobile apps.

This service is powered by OverDrive, which supports all major computers and devices and is free for patrons with their library card. To get started downloading audiobooks & eBooks, visit

For questions, contact Debra Caudle, Library Director, at 515-836-4852 or

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Introducing LearningExpress Library 3.0,
it's a whole NEW experience!

Learning Express Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

Learning Express 3.0 offers functionality and content including:
New and improved site design
Easier to use navigation
New interactive tutorials
Multiple test modes for study and practice
Recommendations for additional study

Click on the link to discover the new Learning Express 3.0!

















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