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!


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.



Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers – Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s.


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.