Brillion Public Library


Online Resources

Access Newspaper Archive

Discover online historical and genealogical newspaper articles, obituaries, local and archives of selected Wisconsin newspaper archives. Archives span more than 400 years of family history, death notices, news articles and more.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

This resource provides full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago. In addition, selected newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s are available.

Auto Repair Source

Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousand of vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes service and repair procedures, wiring diagrams, maintenance schedules and much more!


BadgerLink is a collection of online resources available statewide, some of which are featured on this list.

Consumer Reports

Search for articles and ratings from Consumer Reports.

Reference Solutions (formerly Reference USA)

This resource is a phone and address directory and more! Find current residential and business phone numbers and addresses. Includes information on health care providers, job searching resources, and more.

NoveList Plus

This resource may help you find your next favorite book! Find book reviews and information on authors, books, and series, including “read-a-like” recommendations.

NoveList K-8

This resource may help kids through grade 8 find their next favorite books! Find book reviews and information on authors, books, and series, including “read-a-like” recommendations.

Newspaper Source Plus

Full text coverage of today’s major newspapers.

New York Times

If you are onsite at the public library locations:
1.Visit using any device. Ensure you are using the library’s WiFi connection.

​2.Go to the upper right-hand corner of the screen. Click on “Log in” to create a free account or log-in to your existing account.

​3.You now have full access to all journalism on while logged in at the library.

​Note: The NYT News App is not included as part of the onsite web-only experience. You may redeem a 24-hour access code to have access to the NYT News App from anywhere.

If you are NOT onsite at the public library location, 
1.Go to our library’s dedicated URL, linked above, to redeem a 24-hour access code.

2.Your code will auto-populate. Click redeem.

3.You will need to either register for a free account or log in to your existing account.

4.After receiving  confirmation that your access code is valid, you will have 24-hours of complimentary access to The New York Times, via and the NYT News App.

5.Once your 24-hour access code expires, you can simply repeat the process from Step 1 to redeem another 24-hour code.

Popular Magazines Available Through Badgerlink

Reference USA (now called Reference Solutions)


Area SchoolsEmployment and CareersGenealogy
If you are interested in searching your family history, try one of these web sites.Government
  • Calumet County
  • Brown County
  • Manitowoc County
  • Outagamie County
  • United States Government Portal to search all federal government agencies. Obtain government forms and information. Link allows searches by subject.
  • Wisconsin Government Wisconsin link to all state agencies. This link allows you to search by subject. Apply for licenses, find lottery results, solve consumer problems, or travel around the state. This site also contains The Wisconsin Statutes and pending legislative bills. This is the link to elected officials.
  • Internal Revenue Service IRS agency web site. Find and download those tax forms. File your taxes electronically. Have questions answered online.
  • Wisconsin Department of Revenue Wisconsin income tax site. Find and download state forms. File electronically. Have tax questions answered.