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Online Resources

Reader’s Advisory & Digital Library

NoveList Plus

Reader’s advisory recommendations, author biographies, articles and lists for fiction and nonfiction books.

Wisconsin's Digital Library

Wisconsin's Digital Library

A massive catalog of eBooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines, free with your library card.

Libby: Digital Library App

Download ebooks and audiobookos from the Wisconsin Digital Library to your smart devices free with your library card. 



Can’t find it? Search all Wisconsin library holdings with Wiscat, then contact the library to place a hold.

Local History

Cornell Cemetery Index

Recently work was completed on updating the Cornell Cemetery Index along with an aerial map. 

The Chippewa County Genealogical Society indexed the Cornell Cemetery in 1991. Gravesite information from new gravestones were added in 2020.

This effort was undertaken for the benefit of living relatives, friends, and community members, near and far.

Cornell Cemetery Map

Cornell Cemetery Map Courtesy of Mary (Flood) Carlson and Doug Carlson.

Revised Mar 27, 2018 with the overlay of four plats on aerial.

Local Historical Collection

Central Wisconsin Digitization Project, Clark County Historical Society, Crandon Public Library Local History, Marathon County Wisconsin, Three Lakes Genealogical Society, Merrill Historical Society, Tomahawk Historical Society, University of Wisconsin Digital Collections, Withee Public Library…

Genealogy & History

Ancestry Library Edition

Start searching billions of records and discover your family’s story.

Use this resource in the library or your laptop, tablet or smart device.

Heritage Quest

Access genealogical research: all U.S. Federal Census records, family and local histories, and access to PERSI PERiodical Source Index.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site is a service of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association that provides access to 235 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers both historical and current.


Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s-2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.

Resources & Lifelong Learning

Auto Repair Source

Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.


BadgerLink provides Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy content not available from free search engines.

Consumer Reports

Testing results for a wide variety of products and comprehensive reviews.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Assistance in providing routine maintenance and extensive repairs.  Search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type, and model numbers.

Learning Express Library

Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, achieve success at school, at work or in life.