404 Main Street
Balsam Lake, WI 54810
(715) 485-3215
library@balsamlakepl.org

HOURS OPEN
Monday10 am - 6 pm
Tuesday10 am - 6 pm
Wednesday10 am - 6 pm
Thursday10 am - 6 pm
Friday 10 am - 4 pm
Saturday10 am - 1 pm
Sunday closed

Digital Resources:

MORE Online Catalog

An online catalog of materials in the MORE system, such as books and movies, that may be reserved at anytime to be picked up at your library.You can also review what you have checked out, renew materials and so much more!

For more information ask a librarian.

ShareIt/WISCAT

Search library catalogs throughout Wisconsin, Minnesota and beyond.
When you find what you want, print the information and take it to your local librarian for processing. Or you can ask your librarian to set your own ShareIt account and request it yourself.

WI Digital Library

• Design your own books, newsletters, poetry, novels, and any other written content in digital and print ready formats using Pressbooks.
• Through the Wisconsin Author Project, libraries are helping local authors get the recognition they deserve for writing great books. This year's contest kicks off on April 1, 2018, and submissions will be accepted through June 30, 2018.

• With the SELF-e program, authors can submit their ebook to SELF-e to have it showcased in the Indie Wisconsin Statewide Collection while retaining all rights to their work. Readers across the state can discover their work with the potential for national exposure. 

Biblioboard

BiblioBoard library contains local content from self-published authors, top indie ebooks and so much more.

Overdrive & Libby

OverDrive and Libby provide access for library patrons to digital audio and ebooks as well as other econtent on a wide range of subjects. Get help getting started here.

 

Freading

Freading, a service provided by the library, allows users to transfer e-books to a variety of portable devices by using a personal computer
or by dowloading an app to a tablet such as an iPad or a Kindle Fire.
One difference between Freading and Overdrive is that Freading titles are always available--no waiting lists.

Some FAQs from the L.E Phillips Memorial Library. pdf.

Flipster

Flipster®, the next-gen digital newsstand now offers content across all of your favorite devices.
With access to the top magazines combined with an easy to use interface, Flipster offers users a unique reading experience that can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere.

BadgerLink

Users can search approximately 20,000 full-text magazines, journals, newspapers, reference materials and other specialized information sources.
Included are over 8,000 full text magazines and journals, over 1,500 newspapers and newswires, and approximately 6,800 full text books. Full text articles are taken from 2,900 historical newspaper titles.

Learning Express Library
Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed.
Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.
Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

 

Find more resources here!

If you have any questions about any of these resources, ask a librarian.