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CatalogUse our online catalog to find books, movies, audio books...whatever you're looking for in the Grimes Library.  It's easy to place holds, renew items and more if you've already created a user name and password for your library account   If you don't have a user name and password yet it's easy to set up your account by going to our Catalog and selecting Log In/Register from the My Account menu.  If you have questions about getting and using your library card, please see our circulation policy. Wants us to add your favorite book, author, or series? a request and we'll do our best to purchase your items for the library!

If you don't find what you're looking for in our Catalog, feel free to contact the library by phone at 515-986-3551, or you can , and we'll help you locate the item at another nearby library or via Interlibrary loan.  You can also check the online catalogs of other Polk County Libraries.