Books & Authors web

Books & Authors?is an online resource designed to help public library patrons discover today’s popular fiction and non-fiction titles as well as the classics of yesterday. It also helps them answer the age-old question of “What do I read next?

Credo Reference

Credo is an easy-to-tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Gather background information on your topic from over 1000 full-text encyclopedias and subject handbooks, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1000 videos.

Kids-Please call if you would like to sign up for summer reading.

We will be having Virtual Presenters

641-484-4484-leave a message or sign up on our website under the summer reading tab.

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The Tama Library's Reopening will be done in Phases due to the new regulations we will be following.?Phase 1 will start on Monday June 1st and will be curb service only.?Patrons will be able to call to reserve books or reserve them online.? After staff has your books ready you will receive a call to set up an appointment for you to pick up your books. All materials being returned must be dropped in the book return.? Items you return will show on your list as checked out for 3 days, until they clear quarantine.There will be no fines at this time.? Only books will be checked out: no magazines, movies or CD books.??


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This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.