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The library has a number of ways for you to get online content including ebooks, audiobooks, and music. If you don’t have a library card, but would like to access our digital services, click here to learn how to request an e-card today!
Libby, the mobile app for Overdrive
Anyone who resides in the state of Wisconsin and holds a Winding Rivers Library System card is eligible to use Wisconsin's Digital Library, also known as Overdrive. Overdrive information and help. Magazines are now available on Libby and Overdrive!
City of La Crosse residents with a valid library card can stream movies, music, and get books, audiobooks and comics through Hoopla. This service is only available to residents of the City of La Crosse. Hoopla help page.
Available to all WRLS library card holders.
- Main Collection: Patrons have FIVE credits per month to use on Kanopy films and television shows.
- 1 Credit is removed from the patron’s account for 72 hours of access to one film, or all episodes in a season of an A&E or The History Channel series .
- Warner Bros and MGM – 1 Credit is removed from the patron’s account for 48 hours of access to one film.
- BBC – 1 Credit is removed from the patron’s account for either 48 hours of access to a series or 48 hours of access to one film.
- The Great Courses: Credits are not removed from the patron’s account for The Great Courses. When a patron presses “play” on the first lesson in a course, that course is checked out for 30 rolling days, and the patron has unlimited access to all lessons in that course for 30 days.
- Kanopy Kids: Credits are not removed from the patron’s account for Kanopy Kids. When a patron presses “play” on any film or tv show inside of Kanopy Kids, then all content in Kanopy Kids has unlimited access and is available for 30 rolling days
Available in 110+ languages, including ESL, learners have the flexibility they need to learn a new language anytime, anywhere. Home use is paid for and available to city of La Crosse residents.
Find multimedia educational content including Bill Nye the Science Guy episodes and online activities, and Soundzabound, where students and educators can find royalty-free sounds to use in media creations.