The Great American Read on PBS

The Great American Read is an eight-part television and online series designed to spark a national conversation about reading and books. Watch the Great American Read beginning on Tuesday, May 22. How many have you read?

Father’s Day cards

You have the creativity – we have the supplies. Saturday June 16th. Make your Dad a one-of-a-kind card. All ages welcome. Children under 7 must be accompanied by a caregiver.

Weather Alert

We will be open our normal hours today, April 4 from 10am to 7pm.

National Library Week – April 8 – 14

In celebration of National Library Week, we will have on display, drawings made by local children of their favorite book, character, or scene from a book. Forms will be distributed at school or can be picked up at the library.

 

Wisconsin’s Digital Library – Overdrive e-books & more

The Wisconsin’s Digital Library is a one stop resource center for digital downloads of all formats. Digital audiobooks, digital electronic books, digital video downloads and digital magazines are all available through this one site. The downloads work on a variety of formats including PCs or Macs, smart phones, iPods and MP3 players and most e-book readers including the Nook and Kindle. Overdrive is the leading digital book vendor for libraries. Using its software, you may download e-books and audio books which may then be transferred to a portable listening device.

Click here for a tutorial.

Ancestry Library Edition

Funded by the Friends of the Elkhart Lake Public Library. Click here to begin your search.

ProQuest has partnered with Ancestry.com to create Ancestry® Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today.  It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world!  This collection, with thousands of databases and billions of indexed names, is essential to having a broad genealogy collection, and its valuable content is a strong complement to HeritageQuest® Online.

RBDigital magazines (formerly Zinio)

Premier cover-to-cover digital editions of your favorite magazines. Click here to get started. Magazines available on RBDigital:

The Advocate
Allure
Backpacker
Bicycling
Bon Appetit
Car & Driver
Cook’s Country
Cook’s Illustrated
Cosmopolitan
Country Living
Digital Photo
Discover
Do-It-Yourself
Dwell
EatingWell
The Economist
ESPN, the Magazine
Esquire
Family Circle
Family Handyman
FamilyFun
Food Network Magazine
Glamour
Good Housekeeping
Harper’s Bazaar
HGTV Magazine
House Beautiful
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
Macworld
Marie Claire
Martha Stewart Living
Men’s Fitness
mental_floss
Midwest Living
Mother Earth News (Wiser Living Series)
Motor Trend
National Geographic Interactive
National Geographic Traveler Interactive
The New Yorker
Newsweek
O, The Oprah Magazine
OK! Magazine
Organic Gardening
Outside
PC Magazine
PC World
Popular Mechanics
Popular Photography
Popular Science
Prevention
Rachel Ray Every Day
Reader’s Digest
Road & Track
Runner’s World
Saveur
Shape
Smithsonian Magazine
Sound & Vision
Star Magazine
Taste of Home
Vanity Fair
Vegetarian Times
The Week
Weight Watchers
Woman’s Day
Women’s Health
Woodworker’s Journal
Yoga Journal

Tumblebooks

On Tumblebooks you can hear stories, play games, listen to audiobook classics and more! Tumblebooks are e-books for e-kids. Give it a try! Click here to go to Tumblebooks.

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