American Dream Grants by alsadmin | October 17, 2018 | Announcement, Grant | 0 Comments American Dream Literacy Initiative The American Library Association (ALA) and Dollar General Literacy Foundation invite public libraries to apply for grants of $10,000 to expand services for adult English language learners or adults in need of basic education and workforce development. Public libraries are eligible if they serve adult English language learners and are located within 20 miles of a Dollar General Store, distribution center or... Read More Changes to EBSCO Passwords Coming by alsadmin | October 10, 2018 | Announcement | 0 Comments Shared directly from BadgerLink's October 2018 Bulletin.EBSCO User ID Password Expirations Beginning Soon Thursday, October 4, 2018 In a move to enhance privacy and security standards for all customers, EBSCO is requiring the use of strong passwords for all accounts using User ID/Password for authentication. Passwords will now have expiration dates and may be as soon as October 1, 2018, and as late as December 31, 2019. Read more about this... Read More OverDrive Big Library Read going on now! by alsadmin | October 1, 2018 | Announcement, Events | 0 Comments Your content goes here. Edit or remove this text inline or in the module Content settings. You can also style every aspect of this content in the module Design settings and even apply custom CSS to this text in the module Advanced settings. The Girl with the Red Balloon By Katherine Locke No Holds, No Waitlist for Historical Fantasy Ebook as Rock County Public Libraries Join Largest Digital Book Club Patrons can enjoy Katherine Locke’s “The... Read More National Short Fiction Contest: “Courage” by alsadmin | September 25, 2018 | Announcement, Events | 0 Comments Submit your work here! The Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association, is inviting writers to submit original works of short fiction for a National Writing Contest taking place this fall. Only original works of short fiction written by the submitter will qualify. Submissions must be in English and fit within the contest theme of “courage.” Submissions may not exceed 8,000 characters, including spaces, and... Read More Total Circulations in September 2018 Traditional (102,031 Items) 90% OverDrive/Libby (9,425 Items) 8% Hoopla Digital (2,563 Items) 2% SEARCH THE CATALOG Search our catalog for books, music, movies, kits, eBooks, eAudiobooks, eComics, music, & streaming video/tv. Search: DIGITAL LIBRARY: eBOOKS, eAUDIOBOOKS, ETC. OverDrive & Libby Apps and Websites OverDrive and Libby (powered by OverDrive) offer access to Wisconsin’s Digital Library with two apps, libbyapp.com, and overdrive.com. Instantly check out available materials and place holds on materials currently in use. eBooks eAudiobooks Movies (OverDrive Only) Learn more about Libby/Overdrive. Take me there. Hoopla Digital App and Website Hoopla’s on-demand checkout means never having to place a hold. Use the Hoopla digital app or hoopladigital.com. eBooks eAudiobooks eComic books TV shows, Movies Music albums Learn more about Hoopla. Take me there. BiblioBoard Library App and Website BiblioBoard features independent, self-published ebooks with no account needed, no checkout due dates, and no waiting. Use the BiblioBoard Library app or library.biblioboard.com. eBooks Independent, self-published content Content to watch, read, & listen Learn more about BiblioBoard Library. Take me there. ONLINE INSTRUCTION Gale Courses Choose from over 365 free, 6-week, online classes, led by professional instructors. Professional Development Technology Skills Personal Enrichment Test Preparation Learn more about Gale Courses. Take me there. Lynda.com App and Website View thousands of professionally produced video tutorials taught by industry experts anytime, anywhere. Software Training Creative Fields Business Skills Learn more about Lynda.com. Take me there. LearningExpress Library Website LearningExpress Library helps students and adult learners improve the skills required for academic and career success. College, Adult, & Career Skills & Preparation H.S. Equivalency & College Admissions Test Preparation – ACT, SAT, etc. Classroom/Homework Skill Building Career & Citizenship Preparation in Spanish Learn more about LearningExpress Library. Take me there.