Digital Libraries & Collections
Wish you could go do some experiments at a science museum but can’t due to them being closed?
These websites have given you a chance to EXPLORE without leaving your own house. Watch one of the Omni-Theaters movies from your own home, or explore an exhibit from one of the musems. There is SO much to see.
Don’t miss it!
This online library has over 4,000 children’s books from around the world in a multitude of languages. If you are looking for tales from around the world or if you are learning a new language this is a place to stop by.
Not an archive of the internet, but an archive on the internet. It’s a “non-profit library of millions of free book, movies, software, music, websites, and more.” access old radio shows, early computer games, TV shows and over 23 million books.
Project Gutenberg “is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.”
the UWDC contains millions of images, books, maps, recordings, documents and more from across the UW, Wisconsin and the world. Enjoy learning more about our stat’s past by browsing this collection.
HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.” While many books on HaithiTrust requires and institutional membership reading online is free.
The Library of Congress has multiple collections available online, consisting of over 2 million scans of historic books, photos and other materials. This includes a large selection of historic children’s books, Abrham Lincoln’s Ppaers and a collection of Folk songs from Michigan and Wisconsin.
Barron Public Library
10 North 3rd St
Barron, WI 54812
Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm
Tuesday & Thursday 10am - 5pm
Monday - Friday 10am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 12pm