Online Resources

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Resources on this page are provided free of charge by the Columbus Public Library, BadgerLink, and the South Central Library System.

Auto Repair


Auto Repair Source

Chilton Database (Library card number needed)

Books & Literature

Dear Reader Online Book Clubs


LINKcat The library's online catalog

Literary Reference Center

New York Times Book Review


Reading Group Choices

Wisconsin's Digital Library (Overdrive) Download content to smart phones, iPads, eReaders, & more (Library card number needed)

Worldcat (Library card number needed)


AtoZ Databases

Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA) 

Careers & Jobs

 AtoZ Databases

AtoZ Travel


Job Center of Wisconsin

Learning Express

Purdue Online Wrting Lab

Resume Workshop


UW Madison's Writing Center: Writing Cover Letters

Wisconsin Job Network


AtoZ Databases

Consumer Reports (Library card number needed)

netLibrary (Library card number needed)


Britannica Library

Driving Tests online

Into the Book

Into the Map

The Ways

Transparent Language

Wisconsin Biographies 

Wisconsin First Nations

Wisconsin Public Television Education

Genealogy & History

Ancestry Library (Via library internet or wi-fi connection only)

Columbus Area Personal War Sketches



Historic Mapworks

National Archives

Recollection Wisconsin

South Central Wisconsin Local Histories

Wisconsin Historical Society


City of Columbus

City of Fall River

Columbia County

Columbus Chamber of Commerce

Columbus School District

Dodge County

Fall River School District

Taxes - Federal Forms

Taxes - Wisconsin Electronic Filing

Magazines & Newspapers

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Columbus Journal 

Magazine Databases Library Edition

Newspaper Sourse Plus

Serials Solutions 

US Newsstream

WorldCat (Library card number needed)

Music & Multimedia

Wisconsin Meida Lab

Young Performers Initiative

Teachers & Homeschoolers

Britannica Learning Zone

Community for Accredited Online Schools: Online Homeschooling


Get Ready to Read!

Into the Book

Into the Map

Learning Express Practice tests and learning centers for all ages

Smithsonian Education

Teaching Tolerance

The Home School Foundation

Transparent Language

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction: Home-Based Private Education

Wisconsin Parents Association

Wisconsin Public Television Education