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Meet Apollo!

Apollo, is our new library checkout system and catalog, powered by Biblionix.

You may notice some changes, and new capabilities when logging into your account. Such as: the availability to update your contact information, choosing how you receive notifications, placing items on hold, and renewing materials online.

If you have any difficulty logging onto your account. Please, call the library at 641-357-6133 or use Gabbie, our new talk to a librarian function.

Text 641-435-6348 to text-chat with a librarian. You can easily renew your books, check the status of your account, or ask a reference question!


Nancy Drew Mystery and Pizza Thursday May 31 @5:30pm

Enjoy dinner while listening to Barbra Lounsberry talk about Nancy Drew and her creator, Mildred Augustine. Adults & Teens will compete to find all the clues and solve  the mystery. (Register by May 28!)

Music Legacy of Clear Lake Tuesday June 5 @1-2pm

Presented by H Milton Duesenberg at the Clear Lake Public Library. Learn about the history of Clear Lake's music culture.

June Book Chat: Desperate Housedogs Tuesday June 19 @12-1pm

Book Chat: Desperate Housedogs June 19 @12-1pm With special author visit by Sparkle Abbey!

Fantastic Fossils! Tuesday June 19 @6:30pm

Tuesday June 19 @6:30pm at the Clear Lake Public Library. Floyd County Conservation is giving a DINOmite presentation about fossils found right here in northern Iowa.

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We have partnered with Niche Academy to offer brief online tutorials on our website featuring the library’s digital resources, social media and more! Learn how to check out an eBook, create a Facebook account, research your family history, find good book recommendations, learn a new language, and a whole lot more by clicking on the Tutorials link on the right side of the library’s website, or by by clicking View Tutorial anywhere on the website.

Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by the Clear Lake Public Library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily.

You can stream titles instantly through your desktop browser or our mobile app. If you use our mobile app, you can also download titles to your device for offline playback later, where Wi-Fi may be unavailable. Titles are automatically returned and removed from your device at the end of the lending period.