Library Resources

Download audiobooks and Ebooks
Audiobooks and EBooks are available for checkout as part of the Library’s services! Need help downloading eBooks to your device?  Stop by the Library during open hours for assistance.


Tumblebooks are an online collection of animated, talking picture books. You can read these electronkic electronic picture books or have them read to you. Just click on the Tumblebooks link to begin, enter your library card number and access this fun new site.

Learning Express 3.0

Learning Express allows you to improve your basic skills, math, reading and writing tutorials, learn about in-demand careers, and prepare for occupational exams, including ACT, SAT, AP and GED test prep. Tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks are available. Click on the Learning Express link and then click the register button on the left. All you will need to register is an email address and your name and creation of a password.

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Choose a book with the Books & Authors resource, learn about cooking, automotive repair, or a wide variety of other topics with Gale Resources. Through the State Library of Iowa the Madrid Library  provides free 24/7 access to a these resources. All you need is your library card.

Transparent LanguageOnline foreign language learning resources are also available. All you need is your library card.

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for research, homework, and other reference needs. Credo logoGather 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.