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Overdrive Downloadable Audiobooks & E-Books (BRIDGES) - OneClickdigital - HooplaZinio - LearningExpress Library - AtoZ Databases - AtoZ the USA & AtoZ World Culture - Tumblebooks for Kids - EBSCOHost Articles - HeritageQuest


Overdrive Downloadable Audiobooks & eBooks (Bridges)

*WILBOR has now joined with another Iowa Consortium to become BRIDGES!  More titles and more reserves now available.

Overdrive Downloadable Audiobooks - Through the library's participation in the BRIDGES project, we are joining with other Iowa libraries to offer audiobooks downloadable to your MP3 player.  Visit the website by clicking on the image above, or stop by the library for more information.

Overdrive Downloadable eBooks - The same project that has brought you great downloadable audiobooks also brings you e-books!  Titles check out for 2 weeks, but can be returned early.  For most e-readers, you'll need to download the Overdrive App from your app store.

OneClickdigital Downloadable Audiobooks & eBooks

OneClickdigital Audiobooks and eBooks - Download audiobooks and eBooks to your PC, Android or Apple device.  Simply click on the image above to visit the site, set up an account, and get started downloading.  The checkout limits are the same as for WILBOR: 3 items at a time check out for 2 weeks.  Contact the library with any questions.

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Hoopla Streaming Service - Stream movies, TV, audiobooks, music & more from your computer!  Just sign up for an account with your e-mail, library card and phone # and you'll get access to 8 check-outs per month.  Check-out periods are as follows:

*If you do not know your library card number, you need to come by the library and purchase a replacement card.

Zinio Downloadable Magazines -  Download issues of selected magazine titles to your computer or mobile device.  Simply sign up for an account, and then choose the magazines you want to download.  The issue will stay on your device until you remove it.  If you would like step by step instructions on how to create your Zinio account, click here to download the User Guide.

Thank you for using our Zinio for Libraries eMagazine collection at Shenandoah Public Library.  Effective 12/4/14, we are upgrading our collection and will have a new location for you to use to access the eMagazine collection, which you can reach by clicking the image above.  When you checkout your first magazine from this new collection site you’ll need to do a one-time re-entry of your barcode and account information.  Your current Zinio.com Reading Collection account is unaffected by this upgrade and your previously checked out magazines will continue to be available to you.

If you have any questions about this upgraded service – please contact our information desk or give us a call.  Thank you again for using our Zinio for Libraries eMagazine Collection – and for all your patronage at the library.


LearningExpress Library Test Preparation + Job & Career Skills

LearningExpress Library Test Preparation + Job & Career Skills - The Shenandoah Public Library is excited to be able to offer our patrons this amazing online resource. LearningExpress Library contains practice tests and courses to help you pass many exams, including the GED, ACT, ASVAB, Nursing Entrance exam, CDL test, Civil Service exams and many others. Spanish speakers can use GED resources, US Citizenship resources, and test prep for the TOEFL test. There are also courses on conducting a job search, writing resumes, interviewing and other career building skills, like computer skills. There are even electronic copies of popular test preparation books that you can read online.

To sign up: Click on the image above to sign up for your free account today. For your first time, click on the new user button. Enter your library barcode number as the username, and then choose your own password. Then find the test or course you need, add it to "my center" where it will be available each time you sign on, and then click to get started. Next time you log in, use the returning member login. If you have any questions, contact Joy Stortvedt at the library: 712-246-2315 or libraryq@qwestoffice.net.

AtoZdatabases: The database offers 30 million business & executives profiles, 220 million residents, 2.3 million job/internship opportunities, Interview Tips, Résumé Templates, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, 2 million new businesses, genealogy, background and criminal search, email marketing and more. The database is ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, marketing research, demographic studies, employment opportunities, genealogy, background and criminal searching, finding friends, and relatives and much more!  Just click on the link above and sign in with your library card number.


AtoZ The USA      &      AtoZ World Culture

AtoZ the USA and AtoZ World Culture - The latest additions to our online library are two great databases that make you better acquainted with your country and your world.  AtoZ the USA is a web-based encyclopedia with in-depth coverage of all 50 states, including downloadable images for each.  AtoZ World Culture puts relevant culture content on 175 countries at your fingertips, including religion, women in culture, business culture, stereotypes and more.  Both resources are great for school projects or travel preparation.  Simply sign in with your library card number and you've got a passport to hundreds of informative articles.

Tumblebooks are a service the Shenandoah Public Library subscribes to for our kids!  These online books will read aloud to kids, entertain them, and let them read at their own pace.  For questions, contact Liz Trippler at 712-246-2624.

Research databases
Limit Your Results

The Shenandoah Public Library is pleased to provide you with EBSCOhost.  EBSCOhost provides free access for Iowa residents to a full-text online reference database of reliable sources.  This tool allows users to search full text magazines, newspapers, reference tools and photographs.  EBSCOhost is the best way for people of all ages to do research because it's fast and easy and you will be able to search from the library or from home.
Access to EBSCOhost is made possible through a partnership between the State Library of Iowa and Iowa 's Area Education Agencies.  To find out how to use
EBSCOhost , contact the Shenandoah Public Library at 246-2315, visit us at 201 S. Elm during regular library hours, Monday through Saturday, 10:00am to 6:00pm, Thursday nights until 9:00, or email us at

HeritageQuest Online

Use HeritageQuest Online to find out more about your family tree.  Access census records from across the country and view historical documents from the comfort of your own home.