New IMLS Initiative Seeking Grant Applications

As Shared by WI LIbraries for Everyone Thursday, December 6, 2018 Last week the Institute of Museum and Library Services launched a special initiative, Accelerating Promising Practices for Small Libraries, that will be accepting applications for grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 until February 25, 2019. This opportunity is designed to strengthen how rural public and school libraries support their communities. The following information from...

2019 Power Up Conference

It’s here! Registration is now open for Power Up: A Conference in Leadership for Youth Services Managers and Staff! The conference is scheduled for March 28-29th, 2019 in beautiful Madison, Wisconsin. Join the iSchool @ UW-Madison for a day-and-a-half conference filled with presentations from leaders in youth services, with an opening keynote address by Andrew Medlar (Director of BookOps for New York Public Library), and a closing keynote...

Winter 2019 Early Literacy Schedule

Visit libraries around the county for free early literacy programs like Storytime, Baby Play Date, Music & Movement, and more. No library card is needed, so grab your friends and try out these great programs. Be sure to check with the library for changes in the schedule. Click the image to the right for a printable schedule.

BadgerLink Offers New Ways to Access Newspapers

BadgerLink now offers two new services to access newspaper archives.

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Total Circulations in November 2018

  • Traditional (102,187 Items) 90% 90%
  • OverDrive/Libby (9,425 Items) 8% 8%
  • Hoopla Digital (2,640 Items) 2% 2%

SEARCH THE CATALOG

Search our catalog for books, music, movies, kits, eBooks, eAudiobooks, eComics, music, & streaming video/tv.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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