BadgerLink provides access to full text magazines, newspapers and reference resources, literature, and other information. For a full listing of all Badgerlink resources, including a direct link to the Consumer Reports database, click HERE.
Beanstack is the online tool we’re using to bring you the 2020 adult and teen summer reading program. By creating a Beanstack account, you’re able to track the number of books you’ve read and participate in some fun summertime activities. At the end of summer, we’ll also use Beanstack to randomly select our 2020 grand prize winners…good luck!
BookMyne mobile app brings convenient, social-savvy library functionality to your smartphone including library information, holdings and services. BookMyne is compatible with Androidand iPhone/iPad.
Brainfuse is our newest online resource and will be a big help for students returning to school this fall, especially those doing virtual classes. Brainfuse offers tutoring resources on a wide variety of subjects for students of all ages, and presents them in easy to follow videos. Check it out HERE.
Creativebugis your go-to destination for crafting and hobby projects! Watch as Creativebug’s master crafters make the most complicated crafts look easy with step-by-step video instructions and detailed resource lists. Get creative today!
DrivingTests.org offers free sample tests and study aids to prepare for your written DMV Test.
Duolingois the world’s most popular way to learn a language. It’s 100% free, fun and science-based. You can take fun, easy lessons in many languages, including French, German, and Spanish.
The Elkhorn Oral History Projectis a collection of recorded interviews from longtime residents of the City of Elkhorn. These unique perspectives give an excellent glimpse into our shared history.
Gale Coursesoffers a huge variety of courses you can take to develop invaluable job-related skills in a huge number of career fields. Examples include, using Microsoft Office, Accounting Fundamentals, and Creative Writing. Start developing career-changing skills today!
HeritageQuestprovides libraries with a unique, growing collection of research materials for tracing family history and American culture
Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by our library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV. Best of all, Hoopla is an on-demand service…there’s no waiting lists at all! Patrons are allowed to check out up to 4 ebooks, audiobooks, movies, or music albums each month. For instruction on how to get started, click HERE
Job Center of Wisconsinis the official job listing service of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, and a great place to began your search for a new job or just see what opportunities are available
Job Seeker is a collection of free resources, recommended by Wisconsin public libraries, to help build skills and find jobs.
Kanopy is a streaming service where you can watch a huge library of television shows and films for all ages. You can check out up to 5 titles a month for no charge!
LearningExpress – Whatever your career goal, LearningExpress Library’s resources will help you succeed. Each of the online Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Learning Center categories include College Preparation, Computer Skills, Workplace Skills Improvement, U.S. Citizenship and many more.
Lynda.comis a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the Lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. With your library card, you can access thousands of informational videos to learn a huge variety of professional and technical skills through Lynda!
Reference Solutions is a source of information on businesses and people for researchers, students and job seekers. An Elkhorn library card is required to access this resource off-site.
Please note: If unable to access Reference Solutions remotely using Google Chrome, please try using a different internet browser. The most recent version of Chrome has been known to cause access issues.
Overdrive is your source for ebooks, audiobooks, video and music. New to overdrive? Once you are on the Wisconsin’s Digital Library site, click on ‘My Help’ for a step-by-step tutorial. Need more help? Click HEREfor our instructions sheet.
Check out Libby, the new app from OverDrive! Libby is a streamlined version of the OverDrive app that makes borrowing and enjoying eBooks and Audio easier than ever. Need help getting started? Check out our brochure HERE.