American Dream Grants

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...

Changes to EBSCO Passwords Coming

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...

OverDrive Big Library Read going on now!

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...

National Short Fiction Contest: “Courage”

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...

Total Circulations in September 2018

  • Traditional (102,031 Items) 90%
  • OverDrive/Libby (9,425 Items) 8%
  • Hoopla Digital (2,563 Items) 2%

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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)

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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

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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

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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

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Lynda.com App and Website

View thousands of professionally produced video tutorials taught by industry experts anytime, anywhere.

  • Software Training
  • Creative Fields
  • Business Skills

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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

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