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Will the digital catalog change (Wisconsin’s Digital Library [Libby / OverDrive])?

FAQ: Will the digital catalog change (Wisconsin’s Digital Library [Libby / OverDrive])?

Answer:

MCPL patrons will still have access to Wisconsin’s Digital Library through the OverDrive and Libby apps in South Central Library System (SCLS).

Much like print materials and movies, the volume of material and the number of people accessing that material may be different through SCLS than through Wisconsin Valley Library Service (WVLS).




On January 25, 2021, the Library Board voted to approve a motion for the Marathon County Public Library (MCPL) to join the South Central Library System (SCLS). The 4-3 vote was preceded by a year-long analysis by the Library System Task Force, which was formed in January 2020 to thoroughly examine the cost and benefits of joining SCLS. In December 2020, the Task Force’s final recommendation was that MCPL join SCLS ... (read more)