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Search the archives of hundreds of historic newspapers for obituaries, marriage announcements, birth announcements, social pages, national and local news articles, sports, advertisements, entertainment, fashion and lifestyle pages, comics, and more.
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Having trouble deciding on a book? NoveList recommends books based on what titles and authors you already like, or by topic.

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Obituary Index

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The Genealogy Society of Linn County maintains this partial historical obituary index from the Cedar Rapids Gazette, along with links to additional historical research resources.

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OverDrive & Libby

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Download ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and comics with OverDrive and the Libby app.

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Access more than 7,000 of the world’s newspapers and magazines as soon as they’re available on shelves.

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Learn 163 languages with personalized courses, movies, music, and more through lessons for English speakers wanting to learn another language, as well as lessons for English language learners.

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SILO Locator

Iowa Silo Locator

If you are unable to find the book you are looking for try to find it at another State library using SILO. SILO is a joint program of the State Library of Iowa and the Iowa State University Library.

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The Gazette

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The Gazette and area public libraries have partnered to provide library patrons with free, unlimited access to local news coverage from on library computers.

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TumbleBook Library is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. 

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US Major Dailies

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Access the The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal. With print and online editions, the titles offer researchers thorough and timely coverage of local, regional, and global events.

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Value Line

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Research thousands of stocks and mutual funds with Value Line.

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