These helpful how-to resources are free to use with your Sioux City Public Library card.
|Auto Repair Source
Repair and maintenance procedures on thousands of domestic and imported cars and trucks from 1974 to the present. Includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins, and recalls. Click here to view and download a printable Getting Started brochure for Auto Repair Source.
|Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Fix mowers, snowmobiles, motorcycles, boats, ATVs, chainsaws, and more. Procedures for routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service) as well as extensive repairs (engine and transmission disassembly) are available in full-text PDF documents.
|Home Improvement Reference Center
Tackle all kinds of home improvement and repair projects with full-text articles from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online, and videos of popular home repair projects. Includes detailed how-to information on topics such as electrical, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, gardening, and home decorating.
|Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
Be creative with content from leading craft/hobby magazines and books. Including over 700 videos, this database gives detailed how-to information on topics such as knitting, quilting, beading, model building, scrapbooking, and kids’ crafts.
|International Code Council (ICC) Building Standards and Codes
The International Code Council(ICC) provides free online public viewing of their recent standards and building codes. The public access mode only allows viewing the documents and does not allow downloading, bookmarking, copying, or printing. Users can browse by category or by selecting a specific state. Once a category is selected, users can click on any of the book cover icons among the available choices to see the text in the documents. Click here to view the free version of the latest International Building Codes. Find the Sioux City Municipal Code here. Be sure to check with your local city, county, or state for the specific standards and codes used in your area.