Online Services

Offers a wealth of information about other countries. Library card required for access.
Unlimited access to world-class mysteries, dramas, and comedies from Britain and beyond–provided by RBdigital
Provides a great amount of genealogy and ancestry information. Ancestry is only available inside the library. 
Discover local content from self-published authors, top indie ebooks, and so much more. Never experience a hold, checkout, or lending limit. Download the BiblioBoard Library app for your Apple, Android, or Kindle device now, or click on the Discover tile in any web browser.
BookBrowse is your guide to exceptional books, providing you with all you need to know about the books that matter
HelpNow offers homework help, live tutoring, a writing lab, flash cards, and resources for adult learners like HiSET and GED prep, citizenship test prep, and help writing resumes.
JobNow and VetNow have resources to help people find jobs including help preparing for interviews, writing resumes, finding a career, and helping veterans find community resources and navigate the VA system.
Collection of ebooks, eaudiobooks, magazines, and videos that now includes RBdigital titles and Zinio magazines. RBdigital’s comics collection, including Marvel, Disney, Dark Horse, and IDW publications, is also now in Bridges.
Archives of newspapers from Fort Dodge and surrounding towns from 1856 to 1934–dates depend on the individual newspapers.
EBSCOhost databases include Consumer Reports, NoveList Plus, and Explora. Please call the library for login information.
Access to military records from the US Civil War through World War II. Library card required for access.
Gale provides a wealth of information from journals, newspapers, reference books, encyclopedias, and magazines. Good for general use and school or work related research projects.
Unlimited access to the world’s most engaging professors enabling patrons to delve into an immersive learning experience, covering a wide variety of subjects–provided by RBdigital
Combines digital, searchable images of U.S. federal census records with the digitized version of the popular ProQuest Genealogy & Local History collection and other valuable content.
Collection of ebooks, eaudiobooks, magazines, videos, comics, and music. All items are always available (no holds), and there is a limit of 5 items per month.
Authors, click on the Indie Author Project tile to submit your ebook to have it showcased in the Indie Iowa Statewide Collection, while retaining all rights to your work. Readers across the state can discover your work with the potential for national exposure.
Pop culture film favorites, box office hits, award-winning feature films, original content, documentaries, and shorts–provided by RBdigital
Get emails to let you know when materials you have checked out are almost due or overdue.
Tutorials, including short videos, showing how to use many of our online resources. Also includes internet basics and resume writing.
Design your own books, newsletters, poetry, novels, and any other written content in digital and print-ready formats using Pressbooks by clicking on the Create tile. Start creating by loggin in with your BiblioBoard Library username and password.
The world’s largest collection of full-length concert films and music documentaries–provided by RBdigital
Create a free account (library card required) to learn a new language. Transparent Language Online has dozens of languages from Afrikaans to Zulu.