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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 https://www.wplc.info.

Outages / Known Issues

  • Service-wide outage Apr 6, 16:00 EDT
    Resolved - From 3:52-4:02 PM Eastern Time, many OverDrive services were unavailable. This issue is now resolved and we will continue to monitor. We apologize for the disruption.
  • Reading activity in OverDrive Read and Listen not synchronizing between devices. Mar 29, 19:17 EDT
    Resolved - This incident has been resolved and reading activity in OverDrive Read and Listen is again synchronizing between devices.

    Synchronization was disrupted from 5:50 PM to 6:20 PM Eastern. Any reading activity during that time frame will only be retained on the device which it occurred.Mar 29, 19:09 EDT
    Monitoring - A fix has been implemented and we are monitoring the results.Mar 29, 18:22 EDT
    Identified - We have identified an issue preventing the synchronization of reading activity in OverDrive Read and Listen which started in the 5 PM hour (Eastern). This incident is interrupting notes, highlights, last page read, and other reading activity from synchronizing with OverDrive servers. Users will still retain their reading activity locally on their current device, but this activity will not currently synchronize to other devices.
  • Issues with EPUB eBooks Mar 14, 20:53 EDT
    Resolved - This incident has been resolved.Mar 14, 08:15 EDT
    Monitoring - Downloading ebooks to Adobe Digital Editions is working and we will continue to monitor the situation.Mar 13, 20:46 EDT
    Update - We have further identified that this issue appears to only be impacting users of Adobe Digital Editions. Users fulfilling Adobe EPUB content via the OverDrive app for iOS or Android should be able to download their ebooks without issue.

    We are continuing to work with our technology partners on improving the errors which a portion of Adobe Digital Edition users are experiencing.Mar 13, 20:08 EDT
    Identified - We have identified the issue which is causing a portion of Adobe EPUB and Adobe PDF ebooks to encounter an error during the download process. This issue is related to a component from one of our technology partners and we are working with them on a resolution.Mar 13, 18:59 EDT
    Update - We are continuing to investigate this issue.Mar 13, 18:59 EDT
    Investigating - We are investigating issues with fulfilling books in the OverDrive App or sending to Adobe-compatible e-readers.