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BRIDGES Iowa's eLibrary

Read for free from a Phone or Tablet through RML digital ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and video available anytime, anywhere

Robey Memorial Library is proud to offer a wide selection of popular digital ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and streaming video from the library’s website. With a library card, members of the community can borrow from the digital collection for free anytime, anywhere. To begin reading, visit or download Libby, the award winning one-tap reading app.

BRIDGES, Iowa’s e-library, has more than 46,000 titles in their catalog including collections such as best-sellers, children’s, business, romance and something for readers of all ages. The library also offers a collection of audiobooks, the fastest growing segment of the publishing industry that offers the convenience of listening on the go.

Robey Memorial Library card holders may browse the library’s digital collection, instantly borrow titles and start reading, listening or watching for free. This service is compatible with all major computers and devices, including iPhone®, iPad®, Android™, Windows® phones and tablets, and Kindle®. All titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees.

To acquire a library card, you need: a driver’s license (with current address) or a current utility bill with your name & address on it or a parent’s signature (if under the age of 14); and a completed library card application—available  at the Front Desk or print from the library website.

For one-on-one instruction for using BRIDGES with your device, come to Tech Tutor Thursdays from 10am-12pm. RML also offers class instruction on BRIDGES once or twice a year. Please contact Robey Memorial Library for more information: (563) 568-4424 or

This service, powered by OverDrive, is free for users with a library card. To get started enjoying ebooks, audiobooks and more, visit or download Libby.

About Rakuten OverDrive and Libby
OverDrive is the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide. Named one of Google Play’s Best Apps of 2017, the award-winning Libby is the "one-tap reading app" for libraries. We are dedicated to “a world enlightened by reading” by delivering the industry’s largest catalog of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and other digital media to a growing network of 40,000 libraries and schools in 70 countries. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, Ohio USA and owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten.