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Wisconsin's Digital Library (Libby® / OverDrive®)

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Wisconsin's Digital Library (WDL) is a state-wide catalog of free e-books, audiobooks, magazines and videos that you can borrow and enjoy!

All you need is a library card and the Libby app or the OverDrive app.

PLEASE NOTE: Effective 9/13/2021, if you are a Marathon County resident who has used a Marshfield Public Library card to access Wisconsin's Digital Library, you will need to apply for a MCPL card to use instead. To keep previous checkouts, holds and lists on your WDL account, please contact us or visit your local MCPL.

Help topics / resources:

WPLC Online Catalog E-books Audiobooks Newspapers and Magazines Movies and Television

Access to Wisconsin's Digital Library (Libby® / OverDrive®) is provided by the Wisconsin Public Library Consortium (WPLC), a voluntary association of Wisconsin public library systems that includes the Wisconsin Valley Library Service, of which the Marathon County Public Library is a member. For more information about WPLC, visit

Outages / Known Issues

  • Libby users were unable to sign in Sep 30, 10:00 EDT
    Resolved - For a brief period, Libby users were unable to sign in to borrow or place a hold. This issue is now resolved.
  • OverDrive Performance Issues Sep 28, 14:25 EDT
    Resolved - This incident has been resolved.Sep 28, 13:29 EDT
    Monitoring - A fix has been implemented and we are monitoring the results.Sep 28, 13:16 EDT
    Investigating - We are currently investigating an issue resulting in performance issues in OverDrive products and services. Some users may be encountering errors as a result of this issue.