BRIDGES: Iowa's eLibrary

BRIDGES: Iowa’s eLibrary offers eBooks and audiobooks available to download for free anytime, anywhere.
BRIDGES: Iowa's eLibrary

Iowa's eLibrary, BRIDGES, contains of thousands of eBooks and digital audiobooks for Iowa library patrons to download.


Best-selling and classic titles available anytime, anywhere

Bertha Bartlett Public Library is now participating in BRIDGES: Iowa’s eLibrary, offering eBooks and audiobooks available to download for free anytime, anywhere. Library card holders can check out and download digital media by visiting or start at www.storycity.lib.ia and click on the Bridges logo on the homepage.  Bridges takes up where WILBOR left off.  If you were using WILBOR, your information has been transferred and you’ll be very familiar with how things work.

Bertha Bartlett Public Library members have access to more than 16,500 eBooks and 7,500 audiobooks. Many titles offer multiple copies for checkout, and users can request to be emailed or automatically check out items when they become available. Digital content is borrowed for a set period of time and titles automatically expire at the end of the lending period- there are no late fees!

Users can browse the library’s website, check out with a valid library card, and access borrowed titles via PC, Mac, and mobile devices with free desktop and mobile apps.

This service is powered by OverDrive, which supports all major computers and devices and is free for patrons with their library card. To get started downloading audiobooks & eBooks, visit

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.