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.
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.
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 Local History Database consists of the Elkhorn Oral History Project, a collection of recorded interviews from longtime residents of the City of Elkhorn. These unique perspectives give an excellent glimpse into our shared history. In addition, the database contains digitized, searchable editions of the Elkhorn Independent from 1855 to 1915, with further editions to follow. Together, this is an excellent tool for exploring the rich historical heritage of Elkhorn!
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. You can also access our pamphlet on local job resources HERE
Job Seeker is a collection of free resources, recommended by Wisconsin public libraries, to help build skills and find jobs. You can also access our pamphlet on local job resources HERE
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.
Formerly Lynda.com, LinkedIn Learning is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. With your library card, you can access thousands of informational videos to learn a huge variety of professional and technical skills!
Overdrive/Libby 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. For Libby help, clickHERE.
NPR’s Books we Loveis a massive reading list personally curated by NPR staff. You can use the many filters to zero in on a book that is guaranteed to fit your interests!
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.
SHARE Anywhere is your one-stop library app! You can use it to check on library events, place holds, check on your due dates, and even use it as library card! SHARE Anywhere is also helpful when finding a book you want – you can use it to scan any book barcode to check its availability at your favorite library. Google Play Store link
Transparent Language/Kidspeak provides an effective and engaging experience for language learners looking to build their vocabulary, practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and maintain what they learn. With courses and supplemental resources in 110+ languages, Transparent Language Online can be accessed anytime, anywhere, on almost any device. KidSpeak, a fun, age-appropriate online language course designed for children ages 6 and up is accessible through Transparent Language Online as well!