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

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Wisconsin's Digital Library is a state-wide catalog of free e-books, audiobooks and videos that you can check out and enjoy for limited periods of time! All you need is a library card and the OverDrive or Libby app in most cases.

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WPLC Online Catalog E-books Audiobooks

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

  • OverDrive Read & Listen Performance Degradation May 28, 13:12 EDT
    Identified - We have identified an issue resulting in performance degradation to OverDrive Read and Listen. This may cause some users to experience slow loading speeds when opening books in OverDrive Read and Listen. In some extreme cases, users may receive an error. Fully closing and reopening the book may help to temporarily resolve this behavior.
  • Libby app experiencing issues May 21, 11:40 EDT
    Resolved - This incident has been resolved.May 21, 11:28 EDT
    Identified - Some Libby users are getting error messages when they try to use the app, many Libby users will see a blank screen with “RETRY” on it or a 504 error.
  • Email notifications via Libby not delivered May 11, 18:00 EDT
    Resolved - From April 26-May 11, 2020, users who elected to receive email notifications via Libby did not receive notifications, which included for holds. This issue has been resolved and we will continue to monitor. We apologize for the inconvenience.