Wednesday Website Workdays! 

Our next Wednesday Website Workday will be on October 17, 2012 from 9-11 in the Adobe Connect classroom at

December 5, 2011

Die Cuts:  Die cuts are shapes, letters and numbers cut from pieces of cardstock paper using a die cut machine. They can be used for library programs, bookmarks, bulletin boards and more.  If you are interested in ordering die cuts, contact your library resource technician [Sue Gruber at the Southwest district office: 1-866-642-7922 or]   A list of the shapes available is posted on the Iowa Library Services website under “For Libraries” ( and under “D” in the index tabs [or go directly to]

Announcement Archives:

We have started a list of Iowa libraries with public wi fi access, and created a "clickable" map from that.


If you are not on the list (or map) and would like to be, please contact

Don't forget to list your upcoming library events on the Literary Calendar of Iowa at

The Iowa Conservation and Preservation Consortium Flood Recovery Handbook is available online at in case you have flooding in your area.

All required postings for employers are available FREE of charge!  You may contact your nearest Iowa Workforce Development office --  the Iowa Workforce Development website at will help you locate the office nearest you.  For a list of required postings, see -- this page also tells you where to find most of the postings online to print out.  You do not need to purchase these posters unless you prefer to do so!


Southwest Iowa Library Services
3501 Harry Langdon Blvd., Suite 190
Council Bluffs, IA  51503