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!
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.
Databases & Educational Resources
Ancestry Library is available for in-library use. Ancestry Library is a comprehensive family history resource containing billions of genealogical records from across the globe, including census records, passenger lists, and vital records. Users can also read helpful tips for conducting genealogical research and creating family trees.
Consumer Reports is available for in-library use and provides product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more.
Transparent Language Online is a language-learning online resource that builds listening, reading, speaking, and writing skills. More than 100 languages are available, as well as ESL for Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Korean, Chinese, and Japanese speakers. Set up your account in-library and then you can access Transparent Language at home.
Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.
Wisconsin's Digital Library (Overdrive & Libby) Download content to smart phones, iPads, eReaders, & more (Library card number needed)
Worldcat (Library card number needed)
Reference Solutions (formerly ReferenceUSA)
Ancestry Library (Via library internet or wi-fi connection only)
Recollection Wisconsin Local war sketches
Badger Link - Learning Express Practice tests and learning centers for all ages
HSLDA Home School Legal Defense Association