Resources & Databases


US Presidents & US States 

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Anita Newspaper Archives

Search the past Anita, Iowa Newspapers for information on people, places, and events! Newspapers that are available are Anita Tribune, Anita Republican, Anita Times, and Anita Record.
(This project is currently under construction. Currently available is 1883-1983.) 

Click HERE to obtain the original PDF files for each complete year. They may need to be downloaded to your device in order to open. 

Bridges/Libby Digital Collection of eBooks, audiobooks, and Magazines

Access the library’s digital collection of eBooks, downloadable audiobooks, and magazines through Libby. 

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library

Cass County Libraries are working together to bring Dolly Parton's Imagination Library to all families who live in Cass County, Iowa. This is a book gifting program for children from birth to 5 years old. If you have a child or grandchild under 4 1/2 who lives in Cass County, please sign up today

Brainfuse HelpNow

Online Tutoring and Homework Help. On demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning. View how easy, intuitive and engaging Brainfuse HelpNow eLearning is for all ages and levels. You will need to Log In on our card catalog to access this database. 

Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow

Free online help for job searching, practice tests, resume help, and much more for job seekers, veterans and their families. Practice tests include, but not limited to SATs, ACTs, PSATs, and many more. 

Genealogy Family Search

Geni is solving the problem of genealogy and building the definitive online family tree.

IN-LIBRARY ONLY for Geni Pro. 


Public domain recordings of public domain literature. Plays anywhere!

Project Gutenberg

Want 30,000 free eBooks? Download to your own device using PDFs, HTML, ePUB, Mobipocket and more. You will find the world’s great literature here, especially older works for which copyright has expired. Enjoy! 

Smithsonian Natural History

The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History virtual tours allow visitors to take self-guided, room-by-room tours of select exhibits and areas within the museum from their desktop or mobile device. Visitors can also access select collections and research areas at our satellite support and research stations as well as past exhibits no longer on display.

Resources & Links

Anita, Iowa and Surrounding area websites

Disclaimer: The Anita Public Library does not endorse any products that may be advertised on our site. The Anita Public Library is not liable if links do not redirect to the correct websites. 

City of Anita

Lake Anita State Park

CAM School CSD

Crestwood Hills Golf Course

Anita Sesquiscentennial Celebration

Atlantic Public Library

Cumberland Public Library

Griswold Public Library

Lewis Public Library

Massena Public Library

Genealogy & History resources
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Government  & General Reference
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