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Consumer Reports Online

Immediate online access to print issues of the well-respected Consumer Reports Magazine as well as special online-only content. Important information about choosing the best products and services available. 

Within Consumer Reports, you may:

  • Access reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services
  • View results from its in-house testing laboratory
  • View cleaning and general buying guides
  • Get immediate online access to print issues of Consumer Reports Magazine as well as special online-only content
  • Link directly to a website where you can purchase most items you’ve been researching

Madison Public Library also has access to Consumer Reports Magazine in print and online through EBSCO, with a three month delay on issues.

This resource is available only in Madison libraries and remotely to patrons with Madison Public Library as their home library.
Friends of the Madison Public Library

The Friends of the Madison Public Library support the Library by fundraising for Library programs and services. We are a bookstore, book sales and special events volunteers; Users and Supporters of the Madison Public Library; and Advocates for libraries and the role they play in our communities.

Since incorporation in February 1961, the Friends of the Madison Public Library has been providing volunteer support, advocacy, and supplemental funds for collection development and special projects that the Library could otherwise not afford.


Have a question? Contact our Reference Department by phone at 608-266-6300 or by email.