Research and Learning


BadgerlinkBadgerLink is Wisconsin’s online library which provides access to licensed content such as magazines, newspapers, scholarly articles, videos, images, and music.

BadgerLink provides access to 80 resources, including:

  • Full text magazines, journals and newspapers
  • Primary sources
  • Standards-based content including reference books, encyclopedias, photos, maps, flags, animations, and videos
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) materials
  • Test preparation resources
  • Genealogists and local history buffs can access more than one billion full text newspaper articles from 1607 to the present and use tools like Census, Revolutionary war, and Freedman’s Bank records
  • Investors reports and full text business journals
  • Auto repair manuals
  • Health information

To get started, just go to

BadgerLink, Wisconsin's Online Library.

READER'S ADVISORY (or what do i read next?)

20 Something Reads








Reading Group Guides: the online community for reading groups













Graphic Novel Reporter



Kids Reads 


TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES - learn how to use popular websites for free








Due to licensing issues, can only be accessed in the library.

Found In Wisconsin

This is a searchable index of digital collections hosted by over 500 organizations around Wisconsin.

Found in Wisconsin


This resource is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources.

HeritageQuest® Online

Recollection Wisconsin

This resource shares photos, postcards, maps, letters, diaries, museum artifacts and other state and local history resources online.

Recollection Wisconsin

Hudson History Room

The Collection

Digital Archive


Volunteer Schedule

Additional Area Resources

St. Croix County Vital Records - Register of Deeds

Divorce and Civil Court Records - Clerk of Courts

St. Croix County Historical Society

St. Croix Valley Genealogical Society

UW River Falls Area Research Center


Last page update: February 2, 2018