state library of iowa law library

Iowa People's Law Library

A free resource for all Iowans that, "Empowers Iowans as they navigate the legal system."

Users can Ask a Law Librarian, research law topics, find a lawyer, and serves as a starting point on topics such as family law, consumer law, and landlord/tenant law. 

"It seeks to help users find primary law, so anyone can read the original text being summarized, and to collect and link to accurate, authoritative sources."



Comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources and the library's collections of local history and genealogy materials.

Foundation Network by Candid

Foundation Network Directory by Candid.

Find grants to fund nonprofits.

*In-Library use only


Brainfuse: Resume Help, GED, & Citizenship Test Prep

The Adult learning Center includes GED and US citizenship test-prep resources as well as tips and live help for resume writing and job searching. Brainfuse also includes practice tests and lessons for college entrance exams including the SAT, ACT, and ASVAB.

digitized newspapers library

Digitized Newspapers

Access digitized Warren County newspapers from 1850 - 1989. Publications include The Record-Herald and Indianola Tribune, the Advocate Tribune, The New Virginian, The Carlisle Citizen, the Milo Motor, the Lacona Ledger, and many more.

free online resources

Free Online Resources

Resources curated specifically for our patrons. Check back often while we add more to the list!