Get a library card

Become a member today and gain access to all of the physical and digital materials that Lakeview Community Library has to offer!

By getting a library card, you will gain instant access to thousands of print and digital materials including books, audiobooks, DVDs, magazines, e-content, and more! To get a card, stop by the Check-out Desk to fill out a brief form or get started online here. You will need to show photo ID and proof of local residency. For those under 18 years of age, a parent/guardian must be present to receive a library card.

The best part…your first library card with us is totally FREE!

Digital Collections

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Wisconsin’s Digital Library/OverDrive gives access to the shared eBook and eAudiobook collection across the whole state of Wisconsin. Additionally for our library system, we also have access to over 3,000 digital magazines. Access this collection with the free Libby app to download items directly to your device. Download the free Libby app from your app store to get started.

Research Databases

Your library card also gives you access to online research databases.

BadgerLink – licensed scholarly content for elementary students through higher education, not available through regular search engines. BadgerLink is a service provided by the Department of Public Instruction and is available to any Wisconsin resident with a valid library card.

Gale Courses – hundreds of FREE online courses that are engaging and instructor-led. Topics include professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. See the full list of classes. Available to any Monarch Library System cardholders.

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Transparent Language Online is a language learning tool offering over 110 languages along with ESL courses. Learners have the flexibility they need to learn a new language anytime, anywhere all packaged together in an easy-to-use interface.  Practice listening, speaking, reading, and typing.