Online Resources

Waverly Digitized Newspapers: Click here to access our online digitized newspaper collection. Click here to access the Waverly Phoenix (German-language newspaper) collection, from the University of Northern Iowa. Click here to visit the Bremer County Historical Society website.

BrainFuse JobNow and VetNow

Job Now: This resource offers job seeking help including assistance with interview techniques and practice with online coaches, resume building, job postings, and more. Live job coaching is available daily from 12pm to 10pm CST. 

Vet Now: Provides support for veterans and their families with navigating the VA bureaucracy, providing academic tutoring, and employment transition assistance.

Live veteran support is available Monday to Friday from 1pm to 9pm CST. 

The Adult Learning Center provides foundational, career - enhancing skills to job seekers. In addition, the Adult Learning Center offers test preparation (including the GED and the USCIS citizenship test) and a unique academic skills center featuring live, online tutors. 

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Learning Express

 Gale Resources Online

Access all of the library's Gale resources in one place. Collections include Law, History, Technology, Education, Arts, Health, and much more.

Perfect for research papers, student projects, homeschooling, etc.

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Learning Express

Transparent Languages 

Transparent Language is a personal language-learning system that uses a multi-format process for learning foreign languages.


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 encyclopedias and subject handbooks, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

 A to Z: World Travel

AtoZ World Travel was designed for world travelers, schools and universities, global businesses, and anyone who wants to prepare for their trip abroad.

This new library resource includes 202 world city travel guides covering 67 topics each. The travel guides cover a multitude of topics that are of interest to those planning their international travel. Topics include pre-trip planning, points of interest, excursions, neighborhoods, restaurants, nightlife, as well as health and safety.

 A to Z: World Food

Explore food culture and traditional recipes from 174 countries around the world. It’s a movable feast in a digital cookbook.

Learn to make classic dishes from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.

Key topics include: • Conversions • Daily Meals • Dining Etiquette • Food Glossaries • Food Inventions • Food Quotes • Ingredient articles • Herbs & Spices • Historic Timelines • National Cuisine • Regional Cuisine • Recipes • Sauces • Tea & Coffee • Wine & Beer

Learning Express

A to Z: The USA

AtoZ the USA is a comprehensive database for U.S. information. With the option to explore the country as a whole, or research a specific state or one of five U.S. territories, AtoZ the USA gives in-depth access to a broad range of topics, including: Official State Animals & Plants, Historical Timelines, Modern & Antique Downloadable Maps, National Symbols, State Symbols, Food & Recipes, Demographics, Culture & Society, Geography Learning Resources, Government & Politics, and more. 

All images and maps in AtoZ the USA can be downloaded and used in school projects.

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Learning Express

Global Road Warrior

Global Road Warrior is a comprehensive country cultural database featuring in-depth information on 175 countries. Categories include: Culture & Society, Food & Recipes, Language, Video, Dictionary,  Maps, Images, National Symbols, Business Culture, Music, Education, and more. 

Global Road Warrior is an excellent resource for student projects and a great companion for international travelers.

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Home Improvement Reference Center

Ancestry Library Edition

 Ancestry® Library Edition is one of the most important genealogical collections available today.  It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world!  For in-library use only. 

Home Improvement Reference Center


Download free digital audiobooks to your computer or device using OneClickDigital. Instructions for creating an account. Instructions for iOS devices. Instructions for using both digital magazines and downloadable audio books.

Novelist Plus

Novelist Plus

A comprehensive source for Readers' Advisory information including expert recommendations, reviews, articles, read-alike lists and more.



Checkout free, downloadable eBook and audiobooks! 

Download the Libby App to your device for easiest access.

Chilton Library

Chilton Library

A collection of the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. When asked for a library or user ID, please type in your library card number (without spaces).

Access Newspaper Archive

Access Newspaper Archive

Check out Newspapers from around the world dating back to the 18th century! For inside-Library use only.

Scholastic Bookflix

Scholastic Bookflix

Fun and educational books, videos and games for families!

Click here for at-Library use or click here for at-home use.

State of Iowa Libraries On-line

SILO Locator - Iowa's Card Catalog - allows you to search holdings throughout the state. You then borrow through your local library. Just ask!

Health Info Iowa

A web site developed by the State Library of Iowa, which includes, among other things, health information resources located in Iowa, links to authoritative general health information websites, and assistance in finding and evaluating online health information.

Reference Shelf

A database of carefully selected articles and documents provide balanced coverage, supported by comprehensive background information, on the topics of vital interest to students and researchers in our fast-changing world.

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