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Book Connections
Enriching every child’s reading experience. Includes author interviews, lesson plans & interactive activities, discussion guides, and more to support literacy instruction Source
Book ConnectionsReading & Entertainment
BadgerLink Resources – Middle School Students
Homework resources for middle school students.
BadgerLink Resources – Middle School StudentsEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Middle School
BadgerLink Resources – College Students
Research resources for college students.
BadgerLink Resources – College StudentsEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; College
Homeless Services
Wisconsin Department of Children and Families resources.
Homeless ServicesHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – State of Wisconsin
Explora for Elementary School
Browse by Animals, Arts & Music, Biographies, Geography, Language Arts, Math, Science & Health, and Social Studies. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Explora for Elementary SchoolEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School
CDC (Center for Disease Control)
Health education resources.
CDC (Center for Disease Control)Health, Wellness, & Social Services – United States
Workforce Services
Career development, employer, employment, and economic resources.
Workforce ServicesOnline Learning, Job, & Career
Workforce 50+
Career resources nationwide for those over 50 years of age.
Workforce 50+Online Learning, Job, & Career
Wisconsin’s Digital Library Teen Collection
eBooks and eAudiobooks for teens.
Wisconsin’s Digital Library Teen CollectionEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; High School; Online Learning, Job, & Career
Wisconsin’s Digital Library Kids Collection
eBooks and eAudiobooks for kids.
Wisconsin’s Digital Library Kids CollectionEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Early Literacy; Elementary School; Middle School; Reading & Entertainment
Wisconsin’s Digital Library
eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eVideos downloadable to your device.
Wisconsin’s Digital LibraryReading & Entertainment
Wisconsin.gov Resident Resources
Resident services offered by the State of Wisconsin.
Wisconsin.gov Resident ResourcesBusiness, Finance, & Consumer; Government & Community – State of Wisconsin
Wisconsin.gov
State of Wisconsin government website.
Wisconsin.govGovernment & Community – State of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Vital Records
Local and regional historical and genalogical societies.
Wisconsin Historical & Genealogical SocietiesNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
Wisconsin Vital Records
Information on obtaining copies of vital records.
Wisconsin Vital RecordsNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
Wisconsin Unemployment
Unemployment benefits and insurance.
Wisconsin UnemploymentOnline Learning, Job, & Career
Wisconsin Technical College System
Schools that offer two-year associate degrees, one- and two-year technical diplomas and short-term technical diplomas and certificates.
Wisconsin Technical College SystemEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; College
Wisconsin Public Radio Books
Book reviews and recommendations.
Wisconsin Public Radio BooksReading & Entertainment
Wisconsin Historical Society
Family history resources.
Wisconsin Historical SocietyNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
Wisconsin Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Resources to assist people with disabilities.
Wisconsin Division of Vocational RehabilitationOnline Learning, Job, & Career
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Job services, training, and employment assistance to people looking for work.
Wisconsin Department of Workforce DevelopmentOnline Learning, Job, & Career
Wisconsin Circuit Court Access
Access to the public records of the Wisconsin circuit courts.
Wisconsin Circuit Court AccessBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
Information on private colleges in Wisconsin.
Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and UniversitiesEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; College
WISCAT
Books, music, movies, magazines, and more in Wisconsin libraries.
WISCATReading & Entertainment
Whitepages
Search for people, businesses, reverse phone and address searches, area codes, and zip codes.
WhitepagesPhone Books & Directories
Whichbook
Combine factors to find the right book.
WhichbookReading & Entertainment
Where To Find – Waukesha County
Waukesha County directory of basic services.
Where To Find – Waukesha CountyHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Jefferson County
Where To Find – Jefferson County
Jefferson County directory of basic services.
Where To Find – Jefferson CountyHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Waukesha County
Waukesha County Workforce Development System
Services, programs, events, and more for job seekers.
Waukesha County Workforce Development SystemOnline Learning, Job, & Career
Waukesha County Tourism
Things to see and do in Waukesha County.
Waukesha County TourismGovernment & Community – Waukesha County
Waukesha County Resources & Contacts
Public health and social services in Waukesha County.
Waukesha County Resources & ContactsHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Waukesha County
Waukesha County Public Health
Public health services and resources.
Waukesha County Public HealthHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Waukesha County
Waukesha County Map
Interactive map of Waukesha County
Waukesha County MapGovernment & Community – Waukesha County
Waukesha County Housing Support
Housing services, information, and referral for supportive housing options.
Waukesha County Housing SupportHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Waukesha County
Waukesha County Health & Human Services
Programs and services for health care, the elderly and disabled, veterans, children and families, and more.
Waukesha County Health & Human ServicesHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Waukesha County
Waukesha County Genealogical Society
Genealogy research assistance.
Waukesha County Genealogical SocietyNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
Waukesha County Food Distribution Sites
Food pantries, meal sites, and shelters.
Waukesha County Food Distribution SitesHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Waukesha County
Waukesha County Directory of Services
Resources and services provided by Waukesha County.
Waukesha County Directory of ServicesGovernment & Community – Waukesha County
Waukesha County Departments
Contact information for County departments.
Waukesha County DepartmentsGovernment & Community – Waukesha County
Waukesha County Community Development
Resources for housing, food and nutrition, children and families, medical and mental health, education, and elderly services in Waukesha County.
Waukesha County Community DevelopmentHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Waukesha County
Waukesha County Business Alliance
Business directory search.
Waukesha County Business AllianceBusiness, Finance, & Consumer; Government & Community – Waukesha County
Waukesha County
Waukesha County government website.
Waukesha CountyGovernment & Community – Waukesha County
Voting & Elections – Waukesha County
Waukesha County voting and election information.
Voting & Elections – Waukesha CountyGovernment & Community – State of Wisconsin
Voting & Elections – State of Wisconsin
MyVote Wisconsin voting and election information.
Voting & Elections – State of WisconsinGovernment & Community – United States
Voting & Elections – Jefferson County
Jefferson County voting and election information.
Voting & Elections – Jefferson CountyGovernment & Community – Jefferson County
Voting & Elections – Federal
United States voting and election information.
Voting & Elections – FederalGovernment & Community – Waukesha County
Voting & Elections – City
City of Oconomowoc voting and election information.
Voting & Elections – CityGovernment & Community – City
Visit Oconomowoc
Things to see and do in Oconomowoc.
Visit OconomowocGovernment & Community – City
UW Help
Information on UW System schools.
UW HelpEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; College
USGenWeb
Free online genealogy help and information for every U.S. state and county.ÿ
USGenWebNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
USA.gov
United States government website.
USA.govGovernment & Community – United States
University of Wisconsin System
Student resources.
University of Wisconsin SystemEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; College
United States Government Manual
The White House House of Representatives Senate Supreme Court
United States Government ManualGovernment & Community – United States
U.S. Newsstream
Current and archival to 1980s U.S. news. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
U.S. NewsstreamNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
U.S. Government Departments and Agencies
Contact information for U.S. federal government departments and agencies.
U.S. Government Departments and AgenciesGovernment & Community – United States
U.S. Department of Education
Educational resources for parents.
U.S. Department of EducationEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Early Literacy; Elementary School; Middle School; High School; College
Travel Wisconsin
Things to see and do in Wisconsin.
Travel WisconsinGovernment & Community – State of Wisconsin
Travel & Immigration – USA.gov
U.S. residency, green cards, citizenship requirements, visiting and traveling outside of the country, and related issues.
Travel & Immigration – USA.govBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Tools
Online calculators, budget worksheets, planning checklists, and other helpful resources for making financial decisions.
ToolsBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Thesaurus
Synonyms and tools that simplfy writing.
ThesaurusEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School; Middle School; High School; College; Business, Finance, & Consumer
The FOOD Pantry Serving Waukesha County
Food items to individuals and families in need.
The FOOD Pantry Serving Waukesha CountyHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Waukesha County
Tenant Resource Center
Tenant, landlord, and homeless resources.
Tenant Resource CenterBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
TeensHealth
Doctor-reviewed advice on hundreds of physical, emotional, and behavioral topics.
TeensHealthHealth, Wellness, & Social Services
TeenHelp
Information for teens and parents on common adolescent development issues.
TeenHelpHealth, Wellness, & Social Services
Teen Ink
Teen writing, art, photos, and forums.
Teen InkReading & Entertainment
Teen health information.
Symptom checker, first aid, medical information for parents, and more.
Teen health information.Health, Wellness, & Social Services
Teen & Young Adult Resources
Services and support for teens and young adults.
Teen & Young Adult ResourcesHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – State of Wisconsin
TeachingBooks
Resources that brings books to life. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
TeachingBooksEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School, Middle School, High School; Reading & Entertainment
Supportive Services
Wisconsin Department of Children and Families supportive services available to low-income residents.
Supportive ServicesHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – State of Wisconsin
StopBullying.gov
Information from various government agencies on how to prevent and respond to bullying.
StopBullying.govHealth, Wellness, & Social Services
State of Wisconsin Department of Revenue
Information, forms, and instructions for filing Wisconsin taxes.
State of Wisconsin Department of RevenueBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
State & Local Consumer Agencies
Consumer, banking, insurance, securities, and utility offices.
State & Local Consumer AgenciesBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Repair guides for small engines. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Small Engine Repair Reference CenterOnline Learning, Job, & Career
Small Business – USA.gov
Tools, services, and programs for small businesses.
Small Business – USA.govBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Sex, Etc.
Answers for teens about sex, relationships, pregnancy, STDs, birth control, sexual orientation, and more.
Sex, Etc.Health, Wellness, & Social Services
Sesame Street
Preschool learning games about letters, numbers, STEM, and more.
Sesame StreetEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Early Literacy
Resources for Seniors
Resources for SeniorsHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – State of Wisconsin
Resident Help Center
Resources for City residents.
Resident Help CenterGovernment & Community – City
Reading Rockets
Information and resources on how young kids learn to read.
Reading RocketsEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Early Literacy; Elementary School
Raising Readers
Reading resources for families of children 0-5 years old.
Raising ReadersEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Early Literacy
PBS Wisconsin Education
Educationtional videos, games, and interactive content.
PBS Wisconsin EducationEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Early Literacy; Elementary School; Middle School; High School
PBS Kids
Educational games and videos.
PBS KidsEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Early Literacy
Oconomowoc Silver Streak
Transportation to ambulatory seniors age 60 and over and ambulatory disabled adults.
Oconomowoc Silver StreakHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – City
Oconomowoc Food Pantry
Food items to individuals and families in need.
Oconomowoc Food PantryHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – City
Oconomowoc Community Guide
Local shopping, dining, and services.
Oconomowoc Community GuideGovernment & Community – City
Oconomowoc Area Senior Center
Educational, recreational, social, and wellness for seniors.
Oconomowoc Area Senior CenterGovernment & Community – City
Oconomowoc Area School District
Oconomowoc public schools.
Oconomowoc Area School DistrictGovernment & Community – City
Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce
Local business resources, events, and directories.
Oconomowoc Area Chamber of CommerceBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
OASD Student Services
Teen health resources.
OASD Student ServicesHealth, Wellness, & Social Services
OASD Libraries
Oconomowoc Area School District libraries.
OASD LibrariesEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School
OASD Career & College Pathways
Post graduation options for high school students.
OASD Career & College PathwaysEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; High School
Nutrition.gov
Information to help you make healthful eating choices.
Nutrition.govHealth, Wellness, & Social Services
NPR Books
Book reviews and recommendations.
NPR BooksReading & Entertainment
Novelist K-8
Children’s fiction recommendation resource with read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists, and more. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Novelist K-8Education, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School, Middle School, Reading & Entertainment
Novelist – High School
Fiction recommendation resource with read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists, and more. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Novelist – High SchoolEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; High School, Reading & Entertainment
Newswires
Real-time access to top world-wide news. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
NewswiresNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
Newspapers.com Library Edition – World Collection
Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s – 2000s Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Newspapers.com Library Edition – World CollectionNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
Newspaper Source Plus
Articles from current newspapers, newswires, and news magazines. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Newspaper Source PlusNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
New York Times Best Sellers
Lists of bestselling books, including fiction, nonfiction, and more.
New York Times Best SellersReading & Entertainment
National Library of Medicine
Consumer health resources for kids, teens, and adults.
National Library of MedicineHealth, Wellness, & Social Services
National Geographic Kids
Facts about animals, science, history and geography, along with fun competitions, games and more.
National Geographic KidsEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School
National Genealogical Society
Free genealogy resources.
National Genealogical SocietyNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
National Archives
Genealogy resources and education.
National ArchivesNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health)
Educational and support programs for mental health in kids and teens.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Health)Health, Wellness, & Social Services – State of Wisconsin
MyMoney.gov
Information about money, saving and planning for the future.
MyMoney.govBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Investment information. Access provided by Bridges Library System.
Morningstar Investment Research CenterBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Money & Taxes – USA.gov
Information on benefits, grants, loans, consumer issues, credit and debt, housing, taxes, and more.
Money & Taxes – USA.govBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Books
Reading recommendations and blog.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel BooksReading & Entertainment
Military & Veterans – USA.gov
Help for veterans and service members.
Military & Veterans – USA.govHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – United States
Military & Government Collection
Current news for all branches of the military and government. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Military & Government CollectionNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary
American dictionary. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Merriam-Webster Unabridged DictionaryEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College
Mental Health Services
Confidential, comprehensive mental health services to Waukesha County residents of all ages.
Mental Health ServicesHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Waukesha County
Look Up a ZIP Code
ZIP code lookup and address information.
Look Up a ZIP CodePhone Books & Directories
Look Forward to Your Future
Resources for students and parents who are facing questions and decisions about college and student debt.
Look Forward to Your FutureEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; High School
Literary Reference Center Plus
Literary criticism and reference works.
Literary Reference Center PlusReading & Entertainment
LGBTQ Health
Awareness, health and general resources.
LGBTQ HealthHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – State of Wisconsin
LearningExpress Library School Center
Improve math, reading, grammar, spelling, science, logic, and geography skills. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
LearningExpress Library School CenterEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School, Middle School
LearningExpress Library College Admissions Test Preparation
Prepare for important exams like the ACT, SAT, AP Tests, and more. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
LearningExpress Library College Admissions Test PreparationEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; High School
LearningExpress for College Students
Skill building and test prep materials.
LearningExpress for College StudentsEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; College
LearningExpress Career Preparation
Learn about an prepare for careers.
LearningExpress Career PreparationEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; College
LearningExpress
Web-based test preparation tools and skill-building materials for kids, teens, and adults. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
LearningExpressOnline Learning, Job, & Career
Laws & Legal Issues – USA.gov
Information on laws and legal issues, voting, scams and fraud, disability rights, and more.
Laws & Legal Issues – USA.govBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Lake Country Municipal Court
Located at the Oconomowoc Police Station building.
Lake Country Municipal CourtGovernment & Community – City
Lake Country Family Fun
Local activities for families and visitors.
Lake Country Family FunGovernment & Community – City
Lake Area Free Clinic
Low cost and free health and dental services.
Lake Area Free ClinicHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – City
KidsHealth
Health information created for kids.
KidsHealthHealth, Wellness, & Social Services
Just in Time Parenting (JITP)
Parenting information and advice.
Just in Time Parenting (JITP)Health, Wellness, & Social Services
Jobs and Unemployment – USA.gov
Job, career, and unemployment help.
Jobs and Unemployment – USA.govOnline Learning, Job, & Career
Job Center of Wisconsin
Job search database for Wisconsin.
Job Center of WisconsinOnline Learning, Job, & Career
Jefferson County Workforce Development Center
Job fairs/hiring events, mock interview appointments, re-entry information, workshops, job opening links, and more.
Jefferson County Workforce Development CenterOnline Learning, Job, & Career
Jefferson County Tourism
Things to see and do in Jefferson County.
Jefferson County TourismGovernment & Community – Jefferson County
Jefferson County Resources & Contacts
Public health and social services in Jefferson County.
Jefferson County Resources & ContactsHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Jefferson County
Jefferson County Resident Resources
Information for Jefferson County Residents.
Jefferson County Resident ResourcesGovernment & Community – Jefferson County
Jefferson County Housing Support
Housing services, information, and referral for supportive housing options.
Jefferson County Housing SupportHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Jefferson County
Jefferson County Health Department
Public health and social services in Jefferson County.
Jefferson County Health DepartmentHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Jefferson County
Jefferson County Food Pantry Coalition
Food pantries and meal sites.
Jefferson County Food Pantry CoalitionHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Jefferson County
Jefferson County Departments
Contact information for County departments.
Jefferson County DepartmentsGovernment & Community – Jefferson County
Jefferson County
Jefferson County government website.
Jefferson CountyGovernment & Community – Jefferson County
Jefferson Chamber of Commerce
Business resources.
Jefferson Chamber of CommerceBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
IPL – TEEN
Specific topic resources for teens.
IPL – TEENEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; High School
IPL – KidSpace
Specific topic resources kids.
IPL – KidSpaceEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School
Internet Public Library
Resources for writing papers and essays.
Internet Public LibraryEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Middle School
International White and Yellow Pages
International telephone directory, inquiry names, addresses, telephones, and faxes.
International White and Yellow PagesPhone Books & Directories
International Roaming
Using mobile phones in other countries.
International RoamingPhone Books & Directories
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Information, forms, and instructions for filing federal taxes.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)Business, Finance, & Consumer
IMPACT 2-1-1
Confidential helpline and online resource directory for residents to get connected to information and assistance.
IMPACT 2-1-1Health, Wellness, & Social Services – Jefferson County; Health, Wellness, & Social Services – Waukesha County
Hula Frog
Local things to do for kids.
Hula FrogGovernment & Community – City
HowtoCallAbroad.com
Telephone country codes and international area code, cell phone codes, telephone books, and time zones.
HowtoCallAbroad.comPhone Books & Directories
Housing – USA.gov
Housing resources.
Housing – USA.govHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – United States
hoopla for Kids
Kid friendly movies, music, eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics, and TV shows. Access provided by Bridges Library System.
hoopla for KidsEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Early Literacy; Elementary School; Reading & Entertainment
hoopla
Borrow movies, music, eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone, or TV. Access provided by Bridges Library System.
hooplaEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Middle School; High School; College; Reading & Entertainment
Homeless Assistance
Resources for homelessness.
Homeless AssistanceHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – City
History Reference Center
Historical books, magazines, documents, biographies, and multimedia. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
History Reference CenterNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
Highlights Kids
Play, read and craft with animated stories and more.
Highlights KidsEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School
HHS (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)
Essential human services and resources.
HHS (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)Health, Wellness, & Social Services – United States
HeritageQuest Online
U.S. Federal Censuses, books, cemetery records, city directories, military records, and more. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
HeritageQuest OnlineNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
HealthyChildren.org
Resources from the Amerian Academy of Pediatrics on the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
HealthyChildren.orgHealth, Wellness, & Social Services
Healthfinder
Materials from government agencies and organizations in the health fields.
HealthfinderHealth, Wellness, & Social Services
Healthcare.gov
Healthcare marketplace.
Healthcare.govHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – United States
Healthcare
Medical centers and professional in Oconomowoc.
HealthcareHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – City
health.gov
Health resources and educational information.
health.govHealth, Wellness, & Social Services
Health – USA.gov
Health information from the government.
Health – USA.govHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – United States
Handbook for Claimants
Information and instructions about for unemployment benefits.
Handbook for ClaimantsOnline Learning, Job, & Career
gsafe
LGBTQ resources for teens.
gsafeHealth, Wellness, & Social Services
Growing Wisconsin Readers
Information about early literacy.
Growing Wisconsin ReadersEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Early Literacy
Government Services
Government branches, legal, employment, election and voting resources.
Government ServicesGovernment & Community – State of Wisconsin
Government Benefits, Grants, & Loans – USA.gov
Government programs for housing, benefits, food assistance, loans, veterans services, social security, and more.
Government Benefits, Grants, & Loans – USA.govBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Get Ready to Read!
Early learning resources to help develop early literacy skills before kindergarten.
Get Ready to Read!Education, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Early Literacy
Genealogy & Family History – USA.gov
Historical and government records.
Genealogy & Family History – USA.govNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
Gale Courses – Law & Legal
Online instructor-led courses in a variety of topics.
Gale Courses – Law & LegalBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Gale Courses – Business
Online instructor-led courses in a variety of topics.
Gale Courses – BusinessBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Gale Courses – Accounting & Finance
Online instructor-led courses in a variety of topics.
Gale Courses – Accounting & FinanceBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Udemy
Over 6,000 online video learning courses that can be accessed anytime, anywhere. Learn programming, marketing, business skills, personal hobbies, and more. Access provided by Bridges Library System.
Udemy – Coming Soon!Online Learning, Job, & Career; Education, Homework Help, & Student Resources; College
Gale Courses
Online instructor-led courses in a variety of topics. Access provided by Bridges Library System.
Gale CoursesOnline Learning, Job, & Career; Education, Homework Help, & Student Resources; College
Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia
Encyclopedia for students and adults Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Funk & Wagnall’s New World EncyclopediaEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School, Middle School, College
Funbrain
Games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy.
FunbrainEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School
For Parents
Health information created for parents.
For ParentsHealth, Wellness, & Social Services
Flipster for Kids
Kid friendly magazines. Access provided by Bridges Library System.
Flipster for KidsEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School, Middle School
Flipster
Online access to eMagazines. Access provided by Bridges Library System.
FlipsterEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; High School, Reading & Entertainment
Family Promise of Western Waukesha County
Shelter, meals, and support services for the homeless.
Family Promise of Western Waukesha CountyHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – City
Family Promise of Waukesha County
Shelter, meals, and supportÿservices for the homeless.
Family Promise of Waukesha CountyHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Waukesha County
Fact Monster
Reference materials, fun facts and features, and homework help for kids.
Fact MonsterEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School
Explora for Middle School
Browse by Arts & Literature, Biography, Business & Government, Current Issues, Geography, Health, History, and Science & Math. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Explora for Middle SchoolEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Middle School
Explora for High School
Browse by Arts & Literature, Biography, Business & Government, Current Issues, Geography, Health, History, and Science & Math. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Explora for High SchoolEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; High School
Explora for Everyone
Browse by Arts & Literature,ÿBiography, Business & Careers, Current Events, Geography & Culture, Health, History & Social Science, and Science & Math.
Explora for EveryoneEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; College
Encyclopedia
Search over 200 individual encyclopedias and reference books.
EncyclopediaEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School; Middle School; High School; College
Ed.gov
Resources to help children get ready to read and learn.
Ed.govEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Early Literacy
Downtown Oconomowoc Business Association (DOBA)
Local retail, hospitality, business, and professional services.
Downtown Oconomowoc Business Association (DOBA)Business, Finance, & Consumer
Dodge/Jefferson County Genealogical Society
Family history research assistance.
Dodge/Jefferson CountyÿGenealogical SocietyNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles)
Vehicle and driver services.
DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles)Business, Finance, & Consumer
Disability Services – USA.gov
Disability services and resources.
Disability Services – USA.govHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – United States
Dietzenbach, Germany
Sister city partnership.
Dietzenbach, GermanyGovernment & Community – City
Dictionary
Definitions, spellings, audio pronunciations, example sentences, and word origins.
DictionaryEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School; Middle School; High School; College
Departments & Agencies
State agencies and offices within the State of Wisconsin.
Departments & AgenciesGovernment & Community – State of Wisconsin
Department of Health Services
Health and wellness services and resources.
Department of Health ServicesHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – State of Wisconsin
Department of Children & Families (DCF)
Programs to assist children and families.
Department of Children & Families (DCF)Health, Wellness, & Social Services – State of Wisconsin
Cypress Resume
Build your resume online.
Cypress ResumeOnline Learning, Job, & Career
Consumer.gov
Consumer protection for managing your money, credit, loans, and debt.
Consumer.govBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Consumer Reports
Unbiased ratings and reviews for products and services.
Consumer ReportsBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Consumer Issues – USA.gov
Consumer resources for complaints, recalled products, telemarketing, scams, and more.
Consumer Issues – USA.govBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Community Links
Waukesha County community programs and resources.
Community LinksHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Waukesha County
Community Action Coalition for South Central Wisconsin
Social services in Jefferson County.
Community Action Coalition for South Central WisconsinHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Jefferson County
College Scorecard
College data from the U.S. Department of Education.
College ScorecardEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; High School
City Public Meeting Calendar
City event and meeting schedule.
City Public Meeting CalendarGovernment & Community – City
City of Oconomowoc Map
City of Oconomowoc MapGovernment & Community – City
City of Oconomowoc
City of Oconomowoc government website.
City of OconomowocGovernment & Community – City
City Departments
Contact information and operating hours of City Departments.
City DepartmentsGovernment & Community – City
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
Symptom checker, first aid, medical information for parents, and more.
Children’s Hospital of WisconsinHealth, Wellness, & Social Services
Charity Navigator
Unbiased charity evaluations.
Charity NavigatorBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
CareerOneStop
Tools to help job seekers, students, businesses and career professionals.
CareerOneStopEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; High School; Online Learning, Job, & Career
Career Exploration
Career information and facts for kids that relate to their interests.
Career ExplorationEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; High School
Career Connections
Tips, links, courses, and more from Waukesha County Technical College.
Career ConnectionsOnline Learning, Job, & Career
Business Resources – Wisconsin.gov
Business services offered by the State of Wisconsin.
Business Resources – Wisconsin.gov Business, Finance, & Consumer
Business Resources – City of Oconomowoc
Building code, inspections, economic development, zoning, and more.
Business Resources – City of Oconomowoc Business, Finance, & Consumer
Britannica School – Middle
Encyclopedia articles with images, interactive maps, games, and other learning materials. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Britannica School – MiddleEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Middle School
Britannica School – High
Encyclopedia articles with images, interactive maps, games, and other learning materials.ÿ Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Britannica School – HighEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; High School
Britannica School – Elementary
Images, maps, games, and other learning materials for elementary school students. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Britannica School – ElementaryEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School
Britannica Fundamentals
Animated eBooks, interactive games, and tools that help build early learning skills. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Britannica FundamentalsEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Early Literacy
Booklist
Book-review magazine that has been published by the American Library Association.
BooklistReading & Entertainment
BigFuture
Major and career search.
BigFutureEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; High School
Better Business Bureau
Businesses, brands, and charities you can trust.
Better Business BureauBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Benefits.gov
Benefit programs and eligibility requirements from multiple federal agencies.
Benefits.govBusiness, Finance, & Consumer; Health, Wellness, & Social Services; Health, Wellness, & Social Services – United States
BadgerLink Resources – High School Students
Homework resources for high school students.
BadgerLink Resources – High School StudentsEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; High School
BadgerLink Health Resources
Online library resources available to Wisconsin residents.
BadgerLink Health ResourcesHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – State of Wisconsin
BadgerLink Elementary School
Homework resources for elementary students.
BadgerLink Elementary SchoolEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Elementary School
BadgerLink College & Job Resources
Online library resources available to Wisconsin residents.
BadgerLink College & Job ResourcesOnline Learning, Job, & Career
BadgerLink Business & Consumer Resources
Online library resources available to Wisconsin residents.
BadgerLink Business & Consumer ResourcesBusiness, Finance, & Consumer
Auto Repair Source
Service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Auto Repair SourceOnline Learning, Job, & Career
Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers
Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s. Access provided by BadgerLink, Wisconsin’s Online Library.
Archive of Wisconsin NewspapersNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
Ancestry.com
Census records, birth, marriage, and death records, immigration records, military records, and more. Access provided by Bridges Library System.
Ancestry.comNewspapers, Genealogy, & History
AllAreaCodes.com
U.S. and Canadian area codes.
AllAreaCodes.comPhone Books & Directories
Aging & Disability Resource Center of Waukesha County
Information, assistance, counseling, and supportive services for the eldery, adults with physical or developmental disabilities, and adults with mental health or substance use concerns and their caregivers.
Aging & Disability Resource Center of Waukesha CountyHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Waukesha County
Aging & Disability Resource Center of Jefferson County
Information, assistance, counseling, and supportive services for the eldery, adults with physical or developmental disabilities, and adults with mental health or substance use concerns and their caregivers.
Aging & Disability Resource Center of Jefferson CountyHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Jefferson County
2-1-1 Wisconsin
Nonprofit and government services.
2-1-1 WisconsinHealth, Wellness, & Social Services – Jefferson County; Health, Wellness, & Social Services – State of Wisconsin; Health, Wellness, & Social Services – Waukesha County
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
Early literacy program encouraging you to read 1,000 books with your child before they enter school.
1000 Books Before KindergartenEducation, Homework Help, & Student Resources; Early Literacy