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Books and Reading

Information to help you find a book to read.

Spend some time browsing the links on the left to find suggestions for a good book to read.  We enjoy reading just as much as you do and we'd love to talk to you about books. Stop into the library to see our displays of featured books, or talk to a librarian about what you're reading, or to get ideas on what to read next.


Use the following link to connect to WILBOR/Overdrive to download e-books and audio-books to your I-pad, I-pod, Nook, Kindle, tablet or other portable device:

You will need your library card number to log in.


I am in the process of putting the libary's holdings on LibraryThing so patrons can search the collection 24/7 on the web using the following web address It will be a long process, but I am starting with biographies and will begin working on the fiction collection before moving on to Young Adult and the Children's collections. Keep checking the library catalog's progress online to see if your favorite books/authors are in the collection. Use the catalog to see what the Blakesburg Public Library owns, and to find book reviews and "read-alike" titles for your favorite author or genre.


  • Use the form below to suggest a book for purchase.
  • Call or e-mail the library to place a hold on a book.
  • Tell us what you thought of a book by submitting a Book Talk form.
Credo Reference
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.