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Online Resources

Digital Library

There are a number of items that can be checked out electronically with your library card, including e-books, online magazines, and digital audio books.  Follow the links below to browse our collection.

Flipster: Online Magazines

Instructions for Flipster:

Click the image above to get to the site

  1. Enter your library card number
  2. Click on the magazine you want to read

Libby: Ebooks and Audiobooks

Browse our eBook and eAudiobook collection through the free Libby app for Android and iOS!

Click the image above for instructions on how to use the app.


Freading: Ebooks

Borrow ebooks with no waiting through the Freading app.

Click the image above to see instructions on how to browse our eBook collection through Freading.

Genealogy & Ancestry

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

Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site is a service of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association that provides access to 235 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers both historical and current.

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.

Resources & Lifelong Learning

MORE Research Page

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

Auto Repair Source

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.

Transparent Language Online

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Consumer Reports

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

Small Engine Repair Reference System

Small Engine Repair Reference System

Detailed, user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines.

Learning Express Library

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



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