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Book Search

  • Plum Lake Library Catalog: Uses Merlin Library catalog search
  • MERLIN:  Library catalog
  • WISCAT:  State catalog
  • EBSCO:  E-books
  • OverDrive:  Download audio books
  • BadgerLink:  Magazines and newspapers
  • Northern Waters Library Service:  Plum Lake Library is a member of the Wisconsin Northern Waters Library Service
  • WorldCat:  WorldCat is a worldwide union catalog of library holdings that contains millions of online records.  Use authorization code: 100-296-063 and password: nwls
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  • Overdrive Audiobooks:  Select and download audiobooks to play directly on a PC, MP3 player or CD. The Overdrive Media console (a free downloadable program) must be installed. Once a book is chosen, you need to sign-in by selecting Northern Waters Library service from the system dropdown list and entering your Merlin card barcode number in the library card number field.
  • Authors On The Web: Learn more about today's authors than the bios on their book flaps could ever tell you.  This site has it all - author profiles, news, media appearances, and what's happening on some of your favorite author websites.
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  • Audiobooks in Public Domain:  This site features a collection of public-domain books read by volunteers -- all free.
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