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Fancy Nancy February 17th 10:30AM

On Saturday, February 17th at 10:30 a.m., the Children's Department will hold a special Fancy Nancy storytime! Join us for a reading of the newest Fancy Nancy book, a craft, and a short tea party. [...]

Underground Railroad in Iowa Feb. 20th, 11AM

At 11:00am on February 20th at Clear Lake Public Library, Krystal Gladden, the Museum Educator for the African American Museum of Iowa, will present on the Underground Railroad in Iowa. Minimal documentation makes it difficult [...]

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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.