Online Resources

Badgerlink Databases

Gale Courses

Reference USA

Ebooks and E-Audiobooks

Wisconsin Digital Library: Access to digital ebooks and e-audiobooks using your Winding Rivers Library System card. Download digital content free to your phone, tablet, or other mobile device.

Language Learning

Mango Languages is a subscription-based language acquisition tool available free to all patrons with a valid Winding Rivers Library System card. Mango Languages prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English.

DuoLingo is a free foreign language acquisition website and mobile app that offers college-quality courses in Spanish, French, Italian, German, and Portuguese.

Digital Readiness

Digital Learn is a free site that uses simple videos to teach basic computer skills including Intro to Email, Creating Resumes, Applying for Jobs Online, Intro to Facebook.

Genealogy & Local History

Monroe County Local History Room and Museum

Heritage Quest Online via BadgerLink

Wisconsin Historical Society

Nationwide Gravesite Finder     Search for burial locations of veterans and their dependents in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries and various other Department of Interior and military cemeteries.

History News Network

Health

Health Resources Online

Employment Resources

Career Center    Are you preparing for a professional exam? Are you curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills? Choose the Career Center and begin your path to a bright future

High School Equivalency Center
Earning a high school equivalency credential can open the door to better income, a more fulfilling job, and a college education. If you are preparing for the GED® test, HiSET® or TASC™ exams, our practice tests, interactive tutorials, and eBooks will help you reach your goal.

Recursos en español
Este centro ofrece a los adultos que están muy ocupados los recursos para mejorar sus habilidades básicas, ganar sus credenciales de GED® o ser ciudadano estadounidense.

Government & Taxes

The most common individual tax forms and instructions will be available at the library on the Upper Level between January and April.  Complete listings of printable forms and instructions are available at the following web sites.

Federal forms – www.irs.gov

Wisconsin forms – www.revenue.wi.gov

State of WI Blue BookState of Wisconsin Blue Books: Search the complete text of every Wisconsin Blue Book-the primary reference source about the state, documenting the organization of the state’s three branches of government (legislative, executive, and judicial).

Computers and Coding

Code.org – https://code.org/

Scratch – https://scratch.mit.edu/