Library Closed April 9

Both locations will be closed on Sunday, April 9, 2023.

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Auto Repair Source

Auto Repair Source

Research car repair, with diagrams and step-by-step instructions organized by make and model.

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Cedar Rapids Public Library Digital Archives

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Learn more about Cedar Rapids history by accessing local historical newspapers and telephone books.

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Find thousands of ebooks and audiobooks on demand.

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Consumer Reports

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This independent, nonprofit organization provides more than 8,000 trusted reviews along with investigative reporting, championing product safety and fairness for all.

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Data Axle References Solutions

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Conduct market research with this online reference and research tool providing up-to-date business and consumer data.

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Start your research here, with access to hundreds of journals, magazines, newspapers, reference books, and primary documents.

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Fold3 by Ancestry

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Fold3® provides convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

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Foundation Directory Online

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Research grants and foundations to find funding for your organization. Only available inside the library.

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Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

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Sources for scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards and other financial support to individuals. Use of this service is only available at the Cedar Rapids Public Library.

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Download and stream free music and legal music, including popular new releases, soundtracks, and classical recordings.

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HelpNOW by Brainfuse

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Free online tutoring, expert help, study supports, and a writing lab for students and learners of all ages.

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Heritage Quest

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Dive into genealogy research with census records, historical documents and databases, and more.

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Download and stream free videos, music, audiobooks, comics, and ebooks.

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Brainfuse JobNow logo

Explore career assistance, veteran support tools, and college skills support, including live job coaching, resume help, college entrance exam help, live support navigators for veterans and more.

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Kanopy Logo

Watch thousands of documentaries, classic and indie films through this streaming service.

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LinkedIn Learning

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Access thousands of free online training videos and courses, on topics like Photoshop, Excel, financial literacy, writing, and more.

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Morningstar Investment Research Center

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Research stocks, mutual funds, and investments, and access tools like retirement and college cost calculators and investment tutorials.

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