Travel

Links to passport applications and information, as well as other information for travelers
CDC Travel
This Center for Disease Control travel site gives travel health-related information by destination on vaccines, health threats, etc. There are resources for yellow fever vaccination clinics and private travel clinics. There are links to all the state health departments and guidelines for safe food and water and mosquito and tick protection.
Passports
Link to the State Department's information on passports and application/fees
State Traveler Enrollment Program
Receive updates from the state department while traveling and other benefits upon free enrollment
Transparent Languages
Traveling to a new country, or wishing to brush up on a language? Transparent Languages has many languages and modules to choose from. Library card needed for registration, and email address needed to create your own account. App available for smartphone or tablet as well.
Transportation Security Administration
This site provides tips on safe traveling and contains lists of permitted and prohibited items allowed on planes. There is information on what to expect from the screening procedure and tips for packing and traveling with children.
World Foods
Explore the world without leaving home. Utilize A to Z World Foods (generic username: cjpl, generic password: libra) to find new recipes, history of foods and regions, and many other culinary topics!
This resource is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by State Library of Iowa.