Get Started with Wisconsin's Digital Library
Go straight to the Wisconsin's Digital Library, Powered by OverDrive or learn more about all of our offerings below. With Overdrive, you can download audiobooks, eBooks, music and videos directly to your computer or for use with a variety of devices. Fiction and nonfiction are included, and many popular titles are available.
If you are having trouble downloading books on your Kindle, you may need to update your device. Click here to see Amazon's instructions for specifics.
All eBooks, eAudiobooks, and downloadable media
The EBSCOhost eBooks collection (formerly NetLibrary) includes the searchable full text of over 8,000 online books. Fiction and nonfiction are included.
Access magazines just as you would on paper in this new magazine database. Get the app to read magazines offline.
Beginning January 2, 2019, you'll need Madison Public Library's user ID and password to log in to the app instead of just your library card. Ask for the credentials at your nearest Madison library.
A custom Safari Books Online library that contains a specially-tailored subset of 200 titles from Safari Books Online's extensive library. Safari Books Online has many best-selling, top-rated computing and technology books.
Overdrive developed this new site just for Kids and Teens. It complements the main digital library site.
Download audiobooks, eBooks, music and videos directly to your computer or for use with a variety of devices. Fiction and nonfiction are included, and many popular titles are available.
eBook and Audiobook News
Beginning January 2, 2019, only certain SCLS libraries will continue subscribing to Flipster.
But don't worry, Madison Public Library is one of them!
Your library card gives you FREE access to technical ebooks and so much more!