BRIDGES Audiobooks & eBooks
Browse Iowa's eLibrary for downloadable ebooks and audiobooks.
Check Out an eReader
We have NOOKs that you can check out and take home.
Our library is connected to other libraries throughout the state and nation. If you can't find an item in this library, ask library staff to help you get it from another library.
Little Free Libraries
The City of Independence has six Little Free Libraries on city property, a joint effort between the Independence Public Library, the Independence Parks and Recreation Department, the Friends of the Independence Public Library, and some wonderful volunteers acting as Stewards for a library or two!
Browse our library catalog online. Use your library card account to reserve books, find magazine articles, and renew books.
Suggestion for Purchase
Please let us know your suggestions for items not owned by the library. Fill out this easy online form to share your ideas.
What to Read Next
We compiled a list of online resources for you so you can discover new books to read.