Larsen Family Public Library

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FREE BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS COURSE

Computers touch most employment and nearly every education scenario today.  Everyone needs to know how to use a computer, navigate the Internet, and read and respond to emails to register with a job center, or apply for jobs.  

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Lifestyles

Here you will find information and links to various website that support wellness, community, and natural resources.

SOLAR ENERGY IN WISCONSIN
Understanding whether solar is a smart energy choice can seem daunting to many Wisconsin homeowners. LetsGoSolar.com is a new resource that provides simple, actionable information to help people feel confident finding the best renewable energy solution for their homes.
Click on the links below to find out more:

METRIC CONVERSION

Click HERE to use this Metric Conversion Website

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Here are a couple of links to websites that will help you find online colleges and universities.  You will be able to find lists of institutions and programs, as well as in-depth information on each institution, including the specific accreditations that each institution has. Click on either link to visit their webpages....

Complete Directory of Online Colleges and Universities in Wisconsin 

Community For Accredited Online Colleges

WISCONSIN SAFE DRIVING LEARNING CENTER

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS, COLLEGES AND ONLINE DEGREES

ONLINE COLLEGES.NET

COST OF LIVING CALCULATOR

Homeless & Low-Income Student Resource Guide

Best GRE Prep Courses of 2016

GUIDE TO ONLINE SCHOOLS


DISCOVER BUSINESS DEGREES : In-Depth Education Resource

GOODCALL COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

2017 BEST ONLINE COLLEGES GUIDE

Workforce Development

Career Databases

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Libraryis a Learning Center for people of all ages and education levels interested in learning extra skills for school or work.

Privacy Education

Protecting your privacy is challenging in our complicated, technology-driven world.  To help protect your privacy, here is are some educational resources, privacy tips and a list of things you can do.  For more information, please click HERE

New links to free public records resources
  1. ONLINE SEARCHESUpdated county and state information and public records 
  2. RECORD BASE: Updated Wisconsin court records.

Career and Financial Support

Employment Resources for developing job skills, seeking employment options, and exploring support tools and services.

Reference Databases


Library Catalogs


Merlin Local Library Catalog

Merlin is the shared catalog of NWLS member libraries. With a library card patrons can directly request, renew, and can check the status of items either checked out or on hold.

OverDrive Digital Media Catalog

The Wisconsin Public Library Consortium (WPLC) offers an OverDrive catalog of downloadable ebooks, videos, music and audiobooks that can be reserved and/or checked out on your library card. To get started, click on the WPLC Help link at the top of the page and then select My Help.

WisCat State Library Catalog

WisCat is the Wisconsin library catalog that can be browsed when the Merlin catalog doesn't have what you're looking for. Contact your librarian to request items from WisCat.

WordCat Global Catalog

WorldCat is a worldwide catalog of library collections that includes more than 67 million bibliographic records with items in many different formats. Patrons can access this database at any library or at home with a user-friendly search page.


Library Databases


Ancestry Genealogy Database

Ancestry Library Edition is an extensive library genealogy research tool. Access is limited to in-library use. Promotional and training materials are available.

BadgerLink Discovery Databases

BadgerLink contains thousands of newspaper and periodical titles, image files, and other reference materials. EBSCO (BadgerLink) offers over 6,000 magazine and journal titles, over half of which are available in full-text, and an online support center. BadgerLink, available to everyone in Wisconsin without a password, is a project of the Department of Public Instruction's Division for Libraries, Technology, and Community Learning for the citizens of Wisconsin. Funding is provided through the Public Service Commission Universal Service Fund. BadgerLink promotional materials are available.

Learning Skills Database

LearningExpress Library is a learning center for people of all ages and education levels interested in learning extra skills for school or work.