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)

Curbside Delivery Service at Main

Curbside delivery service is available at our Main Street branch!

To use this service, place items on hold with the pick-up point as Main. When you receive notification that your items are ready, come to Main (321 N. Main Street) and park in the parking spot labeled “Curbside Delivery Service” in front of the library.

Call or text 563-676-4041 and a friendly staff member will be out with your items!  Be sure to have your library card ready!

Curbside Delivery Service is available Monday – Thursday, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm and Friday & Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.


Drive-Up Window at Fairmount

Pick up your holds at the Fairmount branch's drive-up window! The window is open during the Fairmount branch's regular hours.


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.

zSpace

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.