Kendall Young Library provides free access to over 24,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks through Bridges: Iowa's eLibraryThis service is powered by OverDrive, which supports all major computers and devices and is free for patrons with their library card.  With a Kendall Young Library card, you can have up to 3 items checked out at a time.  Bridges eBooks and eAudiobooks have a 2-week checkout period.

Click the link below to go to the Bridges site to browse and borrow eBooks:


Need Help Getting Started?

We have several guides prepared for different devices. View one below, or call 515-832-9100 for assistance or to set up an appointment with a Reference Librarian.

Step-by-Step Printable Tutorials

Overdrive Help Page (For all devices)

Video Tutorials

Kindle Users--below is a playlist of videos for different stages of the checkout process.