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Your Library Account & Reader’s Advisory

Library Elf

Manage due dates, requests, and fines of families or multiple cards with one account!

More Library Account

Log into your account, renew items, find magazine & newspaper articles, genealogy sources, and more!


Can’t find it? Search all Wisconsin library holdings with Wiscat, then contact the Library to place a request.

NoveList Plus

Reader’s advisory recommendations, author biographies, articles and lists for fiction and nonfiction books.

Digital Library

Meet Libby: Wisconsin's Digital Library App

Download eBooks and eAudiobooks free with your library card using the Libby app for Android and iOS.

Wisconsin's Digital Library

Wisconsin's Digital Library

A massive catalog of eBooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines, free with your library card.


Read magazines online or with the Flipster app for Android or iOS with your library card.

Genealogy & History

Ancestry Library Edition

Start searching billions of records and discover your family’s story. *Available for use only while using library wifi or public computers.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Full-text Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s.

Heritage Quest Online

Access genealogical research: all U.S. Federal Census records, family and local histories, and access to PERSI PERiodical Source Index.

Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s-2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.

Computer Skills


Basic Computer Skills MOOC

This covers practicing using a mouse all the way to protecting your information online and using social media and email.

GCF Global

Intimidated by computers? New to email or the web? Want to stay safe online or understand how your operating system works? Learn all of this and more in our Technology section.

Job Center of Wisconsin

Job Centers have resources for job seekers and employers. Find a Job Center in your county to get started. 

Wisconsin State Documents

Wisconsin Digital Archives

Look at statistics about Wisconsin schools, transportation, or wildlife, monthly unemployment statistics, state agency budgets,  studies about broadband, high-speed rail, homeland security, and climate change. Statistics, reports, studies.

Managed by the WI Department of Instruction.

(WI) State Government Web Archives

See how state agencies have used their websites to communicate with Wisconsin residents over time. Find electronic government information in formats other than PDF. Archives of state government websites using the Archive-It software produced by the Internet Archive.

Managed by the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Legislative Reference Bureau Digital Collections

Information on a law passed in Wisconsin and its impact on Wisconsin residents. Publications from each legislative service agency and Mandated Reports to the Legislature collection containing reports required by statute or act.

Managed by the LRB.

Resources & Lifelong Learning

Auto Repair Source

Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.


BadgerLink provides Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy content not available from free search engines.

Consumer Reports

Testing results for a wide variety of products and comprehensive reviews.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Report Fraud

This FTC website makes it easy for people to report fraud, scams, and bad business practices.

Brought to you by the Federal Trade Commission.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Innovative tools and resources to help consumers make informed financial decisions and build financial skills.

Enrollment, news & updates, documents…

MORE Research Page

MORE Research Page helps you find magazine & newspaper articles, genealogy sources, and more!

Wisconsin State Law Library

Wisconsin State Law Library

Find information on legal topics. Use the A-Z tool or browse popular topics.

Transparent Language Online

Learn more than 100 languages at home or on the go with your library card.

LearningExpress Library

Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, achieve success at school, at work or in life.