Resources for Students

Get Study Help or Learn a New Skill

Tutor.com: New this year and coming soon, we're offering Tutor.com from noon - 7:00pm/7 days-per-week to support students with learning.  To use this resource, you must be a resident of Whitefish Bay.  Click here to access Tutor.com.

Lynda.com: Lynda.com gives you unlimited access to a vast subscription library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts.

Gale Courses: Gale courses are online instructor-led courses that run for six weeks. New sessions begin every month and can help you prepare for that big test or beef up your skills. 
 


E-books & E-Audiobooks

Wisconsin's Digital Library with Libby/Overdrive: When doing a search you can limit items to “Available Now” to see items with no holds list. Also check out the “Lucky Day” books, a collection of titles that are available with no waiting required!

Hoopla: Any items in Hoopla are available for checkout immediately with no waiting and include e-books, e-audiobooks, graphic novels, and comics. (Limit of 4 per month.)

 


Languages

Mango: Language learning using real-life situations and conversations. Use the website or use the app to track your progress.

Transparent Languages: A fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.

 


Find a Great Read

Custom Recommendations: We can provide you with a list of book recommendations customized for your child or teen. Just fill out this form and receive an emailed list via our youth services staff.

Novelist and Novelist K-8: To get started, follow the link and then choose "Literature." Readers' advisory service, with information on fiction titles as well as feature content including author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more. 

 


Research and More

Databases and Online Research Tools: See a full list of our online research tools and databases here. There are online encyclopedias, databases with full-text articles on a variety of topics, and more, all sorted by topic or interest. 

 


Printing Services
Mobile Printing: You can print from home, on the go, or from a wireless device in the library with ePRINTit. 

 


Virtual Programming

We will continue our virtual programs in fall, including virtual storytimes and videos of craft and DIY game ideas. We’ll offer more Take and Make kits to pick up at the library for children, tweens and teens. Follow us on Facebook for updates.

 

Questions? Email us at reference@wfblibrary.org or call the library.