Use Your Library Card

Check Out

You can use your library card to check out far more materials than just books!
  • Books
  • Magazines
  • DVDs / CDs
  • Video Games
  • Large print books
  • Audiobooks on CD and Playaways
  • Book Club and Story Time in a Box Sets
  • iPads, Kindles and Chromebooks (In-house)
  • Portable Chargers (In-house)

Loan Periods

1 Week:
  • Magazines
  • DVD Movies
  • Music CDs
  • Video Games
3 Weeks:
  • Books
  • Audiobooks on CD and Playaways
  • TV Series on DVD
  • Nonfiction DVD
6 Weeks:
  • Book Club in a Box Sets
  • Story Time in a Box Sets

Digital Content

Learn more about our eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines!

Community Experience Passes

Enjoy a performance or exhibition with one of our Community Experience Passes!
  • 1 Week Checkout
  • Putnam Museum
  • Figge Art Museum
  • German American Heritage Museum
  • River Music Experience
  • Quad City Symphony Orchestra
  • Niabi Zoo

TechKnow Library

Explore a wide variety of gadgets at all three of our locations!
  • 1 Week Checkout
  • You can find a full list of items here

Mobile Hotspots

Connect to the internet at home or on the road!
  • 1 Week Checkout
  • Connectivity for up to 10 devices
  • Portable for up to 10 hours
  • Available at all three locations.

Guitars and Ukuleles

Try them out to learn the basics or add another instrument to your performance!
  • 3 Week Checkout
  • Main Library only
  • Check out a guitar or ukulele.


Explore and create 3D models using a range of different apps!
  • Check out glasses and log onto one of the 3 zSpace workstations using your library card
  • A full list of apps on the workstations can be found here
  • Main Library only

Online Resources

From current events to in-depth study and research, the Library has you covered with our range of Online Resources.