Online Resources
Library Catalog
Jack Russell Memorial Library is part of the TRIO Library System. Your library card can be used at every library in Washington and Dodge counties.


OverDrive is a collection of downloadable electronic and audio books. To use Overdrive, you will need to download the Overdrive Media Console software. Directions are on the OverDrive web page. You will need your User ID (Library Card number - no spaces) and PIN.  If you need furthur assistance with downloading books to your protable electronic device, please call the Library at 262-673-8240 and a staff member will be happy to assist you either on the phone or in-person.
BadgerLink - Through the Deparment of Public Instruction, the Badgerlink Program has been developed to provide Wisconsin residents with access to information.  Users can search for magazine and newspaper articles through Badgerlink.  Many of the articles are full text.  Badgerlink also provides a listing of useful and informative government and reference sites in addition to having great sites for kids.

Pronunciator - Learn 80 languages in 50 languages at your own pace. ESL training is also available in 50 non-english speaking languages.  Online access is available in a browser on a computer and mobile devices.  Checkout the user manual for detailed instructions on how to move through the courses.  There is also an online prep test course designed for immigrants to succeed at the Naturalization test called ProCitizen .  To gain access, you need your Jack Russell Memorial Library card number.  If you need more assistance setting up an online account see our getting started guide.

WISCAT  is the statewide catalog database for Wisconsin which has approximately 7 million records.  Wiscat provides a wealth of information about resources available in over 1200 libraries in Wisconsin.  Users may search Wiscat for materials, then simply contact the Jack Russell Memmorial Library to request the item through interlibrary loan. 
World Vital Records is an electronic genealogy database with billions of family history and genealogy records, and millions of family trees. Access World Vital Records through the link above on your PC at home or at the library with a library card from the Jack Russell Memorial Library.
HeritageQuest Online - Find ancestors and relatives in the complete set of US Federal Census Records 1790-1930. Also, find information on people and places described in over 25,000 family and local histories.  Heritage Quest is now provided to all state residents through the state's library network BadgerLink.

With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more!           Access to this database is available for IN LIBRARY USE ONLY.

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