Remote Services

Please note this page is being updated as library staff adapt library services to accommodate our closure to the public. New resources may be added as we become aware of them. Thank you for your understanding and patience. 

Phase Two of Re-Opening Begins July 6

The Cedar Falls Public Library building  is closed to the general public during Phase One of Re-opening. Phase Two begins Monday, July 6, when the library building will be open by appointment only.

We are still able to provide the following remote services:

Contacting the Library 

  • Email (preferred):
  • Text-a-Librarian: (319) 988-1615
  • Call and leave a voicemail: (319) 268-5543
  • For questions about your library account, please include your library card number when contacting us.

Please allow a few business days for a response. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.


Our public Wi-Fi is available from the library parking lot. Please connect to CFPL-PUBLIC and agree to our Terms and Conditions to connect. Wi-Fi is available 24/7.

eResources Available 

Library cardholders have access to all of our digital resources and content:

  • Libby (eBooks & eAudiobooks)
  • Overdrive (eBooks, eAudiobooks, & Streaming)
  • Hoopla (stream music & movies, checkout eBooks, eGraphicNovels & more)
  • Freegal (each week you can download 5 songs to keep & stream 3 hours of music)
  • Ancestry at home*
    • **Please email for instructions on how to access Ancestry at home. Include your library card number in your email.
  • No library card? No problem! Library staff will follow up with you to complete your application.

The following resources DO NOT require a library card! Simply click the link to access:

Librarian Recommendations for Families with Students

More Information & Resources