Online Resources

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



LINKcat logo

LINKcat is the shared catalog for a consortium of public libraries in Wisconsin that work together and with the South Central Library System to create a network of shared computer systems and services.

Because LINKcat combines the library collections of all LINKcat libraries, the system gives you access to nearly 3 million items representing more than 800,000 different titles!

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Wisconsin's Digital Library Logo

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more from your local library for free! Libby is the newer library reading app by OverDrive, loved by millions of readers worldwide. 

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Explore Additional Online Resources:


Chilton Database (library card number needed)


Literary Reference Center

New York Times Book Review


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

Worldcat (Library card number needed)

Consumer Reports (library card number needed)

netLibrary (library card number needed)