Welcome to the Ida Grove Public Library!

Thanks for stopping by! Below are just a few of the resources we offer. Click on a link below or a tab above to find more detailed information about the Ida Grove Public Library and the services we provide.


ABCmouse.com: From Age of Learning, Inc., the award-winning ABCmouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCmouse.com is 100% educational,with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas - reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it!


Story Time

Join the story time group each Friday at 10am; it's a great way to get your little ones

out and about while instilling a love of reading!

Story Time picture

Paws to Read

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month to meet three wonderful therapy dogs - Toby, Meeka, and Sunday!  Spend some time reading to the dogs, or just listen while others read a story.  Paws to Read is a great way for children to strengthen reading and listening skills. Click here for more details and scheduled program times.  (September - April)

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Movie Afternoons

Make sure to stop by on the second Wednesday of each month to join us for a fun movie afternoon. The library will be showing a newer release kids movie, rated PG and suitable for most ages. Please call the library to find out what movie we will be showing each month. Click here for more information and scheduled show times. (September - May)

Early out Wednesday movie picture

Going somewhere? Go in-the-know with Mango!
Mango's language learning system teaches practical conversation skills for common travelers.  It's easy, fun, and free through your library! Are you ready to Mango? Stop by the library for more information and then click here to get started.
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Need a smarter way to search? Try out EBSCOhost!
The library subscribes to EBSCOhost, a web-based information resource which includes full text magazines, newspapers and reference tools. Search from any computer with Internet access - at home, work, school or at the library.

Looking for a new audiobook or eBook? Find it on WILBOR!

Access over 16,000 downloadable audiobooks and eBooks!  Stop by the library to sign up, available to residents of Ida Grove and Rural Ida County only.  Click here get started downloading audio and e-Books free of charge through your library.


Welcome to Learning Express 3.0

Welcome to the world of learning! Learning Express is your easy-to-use online resource to improve your basic skills, learn about in-demand careers, prepare for occupational exams, prepare for the ACT®, SAT*, AP*, and the GED® test...and much more! Tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks are included! Click here to access our Learning Express Library!

Learning Express