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Online Resources

Digital Library & Local Interest

Oral History Project

Digital copies of oral interviews conducted in the 1980’s of life long Rib Lake residents. The sound quality is poor, so please turn up the volume.

Libby: Digital Library App

Download ebooks and audiobookos from the Wisconsin Digital Library to your smart devices free with your library card. 



Can’t find it? Search all Wisconsin library holdings with Wiscat, then contact the library to place a hold.

Central Wisconsin Historical Resources

Central Wisconsin Digitization Project, Clark County Historical Society, Crandon Public Library Local History, Marathon County Wisconsin, Three Lakes Genealogical Society, Merrill Historical Society, Tomahawk Historical Society, University of Wisconsin Digital Collections, Withee Public Library…

Local History

Rib Lake History

This is the website for the Rib Lake Historical Society, LLC. The purpose of the Society is to preserve, publish and promote the rich history of greater Rib Lake, Taylor County, Wisconsin. 

RLHS Yearbooks

A digital collection of the Rib Lake High School yearbooks.

Taylor Co. Cemetery Index

An index of the cemeteries in Taylor County, WI. Provided by the Taylor County Genealogical Society.

Old Rib Lake Library

Rib Lake Heralds

Our Google Drive archives of our local Rib Lake Herald newspapers

Genealogy & History

Ancestry Library Edition

Start searching billions of records and discover your family’s story.

Use this resource in the library with the public computers or your laptop, tablet or smart device.

Heritage Quest

Access genealogical research: all U.S. Federal Census records, family and local histories, and access to PERSI PERiodical Source Index.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site is a service of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association that provides access to 235 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers both historical and current.


Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s-2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.

Resources & Lifelong Learning

Auto Repair Source

Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Assistance in providing routine maintenance and extensive repairs.  Search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type, and model numbers.


BadgerLink provides Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy content not available from free search engines.

Consumer Reports

Testing results for a wide variety of products and comprehensive reviews.

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