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BRIDGES - Powered by OverDrive

Browse and download audio books, ebooks, magazines, and videos for enjoyment on your computer and eReader devices! Access limited to residents of Algona and rural Kossuth County. Check out the OverDrive Help Page for more information.
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Gale: PowerSearch

This is the main gateway to all of the Gale resources we subscribe to, over 40 separate databases altogether.
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NoveList Plus

Discover new books, favorite authors, and exciting series.  Search by title, plot, or writing style to find read-alikes.
Contact APL for a User Name and Password

RBdigital

Select from 7,000 eAudio books and over 200 different magazines for enjoyment on your digital devices!
Check out the RBdigital Help Page and the FAQ for more information on setting up your account, downloads, returns and more.
Use your library card to set up an account

TumbleBook Library

A collection of electronic picture and chapter books from around the world, accompanied by educational games and activities.
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Iowa GenWeb Project

Search or post Iowan gravestone photos, family group sheets, state census transcriptions (1836-1925) and more.
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Iowa Gravestone Photo Project

Browse over 1 million digital photo records of Iowan gravestones or submit your own photos.
No User Name or Password needed

Kossuth County GenWeb Project

Specific records for Kossuth County, Iowa.
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Kossuth County Newspapers

The digital archives of Kossuth County Newspapers. Sponsored by Kossuth County Genealogical Society.
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Margaret Nelson Patton Newspaper Archive

Access full-text images of every page of the newspapers covering the Algona area--some go back as far as the 1860's!
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National Archives

Explore our nation's history through documents and photos or request military records.
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U.S. GenWeb

The central hub for all state GenWeb projects with useful suggestions and resources for researchers.
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U.S. Social Security Death Index

Contains information on millions of deceased individuals with U.S. social security numbers.
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Gale: Health Reference Center Academic

Find reliable information on fitness, pregnancy, nutrition, and much more.
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Gale: Health and Wellness Resource Center

Alternative-focused newspapers, directories, videos, and references.
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Medline Plus

The digital archives of Kossuth County Newspapers. Sponsored by Kossuth County Genealogical Society.
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Brainfuse

Use Brainfuse's JobNow and VetNow resources to get help with your resume and your upcoming interview!
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Gale: Chilton Auto Repair

Authoritative automotive repair covers the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years.
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Iowa Literacy Council: Adult Education & Literacy

Tools include links to IowaWorks, Iowa Workforce Development, Future Ready Iowa, and more.
The Iowa Literacy Council is a collaboration or educators and employers throughout the state of Iowa.
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IA Source Link

Iowa's one-stop shop connecting entrepreneurs and small businesses with resources across Iowa for success! Features include the Resource Navigator and the Business Licensing Information Center.
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Iowa Reading Research Center

A collection of web-based literacy resources to help families and teachers support literacy development with children at home. Includes search filters for skill level, age or grade, and resource types.
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LearningExpress

The LearningExpress Library has more than 1,000 practice tests and skills tutorials for elementary school through adult learners, as well as the Job & Career Accelerator for job seekers.
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Transparent Language Online

A great place to learn over 70 languages!
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U.S. Census Bureau: State and County Quick Facts

Fast, easy access to facts about people, business, and geography.
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 Kids  Just for Kids







Bridges for Kids

Browse and download audio books, ebooks, and videos for kids to enjoy on the computer, ereader, or smart phone!
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Gale: Kids InfoBits

Appropriate K-5 content is presented in a pleasing visual interface.
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Gale: Research in Context

An engaging cross-curricular resource created for middle school assignment needs.
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Iowa AEA Online

Providing research, clip art, and even royalty free music for students and teachers with just a click of a mouse!
Contact your teacher or teacher librarian for a User Name and Password

TumbleBook Library

A collection of electronic picture and chapter books from around the world, accompanied by educational games and activities.
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Teens

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Brainfuse

Use Brainfuse's College Skills to use their online classrooms, create electronic flash cards, and find testing resources!
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Bridges for Teens

Browse and download audio books, ebooks, and videos for teens to enjoy on the computer, ereader, or smart phone!
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Credo Reference Library

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from over one thousand full-text encyclopedia and subject handbooks, as well as over 1,000 videos.
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Gale: Academic OneFile

The premier source for peer-reviewed articles covering all academic disciplines.
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Gale: InfoTrac Student Edition

Supports high school research in core subjects, pop culture, sports and more.

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Gale: General Science Collection

Updated daily, this collection includes 1.6 million articles and 200 journals.
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Jobs for Teens HQ

Jobs For Teens offers tips for resume writing and interviewing as well as listings of companies that hire teens.
No login needed

LearningExpress

The LearningExpress Library has more than 1,000 practice tests and skills. Perfect for teens preparing to enter the work force or continuing their education!
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Iowa GenWeb Project

Search or post Iowan gravestone photos, family group sheets, state census transcriptions (1836-1925) and more.
No User Name or Password needed

Iowa Gravestone Photo Project

Browse over 1 million digital photo records of Iowan gravestones or submit your own photos.
No User Name or Password needed

Kossuth County GenWeb Project

Specific records for Kossuth County, Iowa.
No User Name or Password needed

Kossuth County Newspapers

The digital archives of Kossuth County Newspapers. Sponsored by Kossuth County Genealogical Society.
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