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Consumer Reports Online offers immediate online access to print issues of the well-respected Consumer Reports Magazine as well as special online-only content.

At, you can access:

  • Results from Consumer Reports’ in-house testing laboratory
  • General buying guides, product ratings, reviews, and recommendations
  • Comparisons of products and services
  • Money-saving advice and tips

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 Madison Public Library's Reference Department by phone at 608-266-6300 or by email.