Digital Resources

AtoZ the USA is an unmatched resource for information about the people, culture, geography, government, history, indigenous peoples, food, and symbols of the US states and the United States itself. The database covers 110 topics for each state, territory, and the District of Columbia, and 118 topics for the USA as a country. ABC the USA was designed for students, educators, and anyone who wants to develop an in-depth understanding of the USA. Find the database by clicking on AtoZ the USA

Click here to access to AtoZdatabases, a premier Reference, Research, Marketing, Mailing Lists/Sales Leads, and Job-Search Database. The database includes 30 million business & executive profiles, over 240 million residents with interests, hobbies and lifestyles information, over 7 million real-time job listings, 2 Million new businesses, over 12 million healthcare professionals, over 12 million new movers, 2 million new homeowners, and  more. The databases are ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, background searches, finding friends, relatives and many other possibilities.

 

AtoZ World Travel is mobile friendly, When you are away from the Library, you can login with your Cedar Grove Public Library Card number.

 

BadgerLink

BadgerLink is an online index to thousands of magazines and newspapers.  Many of the articles are available in full text. It is a project of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), Division for Libraries, Technology, and Community Learning. Click here to begin your search.

 

  Gale Courses

The Monarch Library System is providing library card holders an opportunity to engage in meaningful learning through Gale Courses. This robust online resource provides access to over 360 classes on multiple topics of interest, including career training programs.

All you need to get started is a current library card, an internet connection and an eager mind that’s ready to learn. You can access the courses through the Monarch Catalog www.monarchcatalog.org by searching “Gale Courses”, or click on this link education.gale.com/l-monarchls/  

 

hoopla Digital

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hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by the Cedar Grove Public 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! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

Create an Account

  • Go to hoopladigital.com
  • Click “Sign Up Now”
  • Enter your email address and create a password
  • Select “Cedar Grove Public Library
  • ”Enter your library card number and pin number (last 4 digits of your phone number)

Browse & Checkout

  • Browse or search for a title. Once you have made your selection, select “Borrow.”
  • There are never any waiting lists.
  • See a title and check it out!You can find your current titles under “My Hoopla” – “Currently Borrowed.”
  • Each cardholder may check out up to 5 titles per month. The count starts over on the 1st of every month.

Checkout Period

  • Movies, TV shows and videos: 72 hours (3 days)
  • Music albums: 1 week (7 days)
  • Audiobooks: 3 weeks (21 days)
  • eBooks and Comics: 3 weeks (21 days)

Download the App from:

Wisconsin Digital Library

Meet Libby – the new Overdrive app

Click here to get started with the Libby app!

For Kids and Teens

The “For Kids and Teens” launch page separates all of the children and teen books available through Wisconsin’s Digital Library.  The page also provides access through subject or reading level.

 Wisconsin Digital Library – OverDrive

Click on this launch page to view all of the titles in the main collection.

Transparent Language Online

This new resource provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.  Combining robust courses, supplemental vocabulary, extensive grammar resources, and mobile apps, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. With over 100 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of over 26 languages, there is something for every learner. Best of all, with enhanced support for Android ™ tablets and iPads, learners can enjoy the freedom to learn at home, in the library, or on the go.

Creating a Library Collection Account:

  • Click on the link for Transparent Languages above.
  • Click on “Register” in the upper right-hand corner.
  • Follow the instructions to create your account. You will need your library card number.

“Checking Out” Transparent Language

  • Click on the red checkout button to access Transparent Languages.
  • You can als0 find the link under the main menu (the three lines in the upper left-hand corner).  Click on Education.  Click on Transparent Languages.
  • Once you click Checkout, click on the pop up that says Access.
  • Accept the policies.
  • Choose a language and get started!