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To checkout and download from Bridges you need...
  1. A valid library card
  2. Internet access
  3. A computer or device that meets the system requirements for the types(s) of materials you wish to download
  4. Free software for the computer or device on which you wish to use the materials


First go to the Bridges website and sign in.

First time users should refer to the directions.

Browse for items you are interested in. Hint: Use advance search to narrow down the results.

To checkout - choose the item you are interested in, choose library name - Public Resource Technology Center, and fill in your library card number.

Follow the prompts on the screen to transfer to your device.

For troubleshooting, call the library or go to this website. Troubleshooting

Bridges was formerly called WILBOR.

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.