BadgerLink is Wisconsin’s Online Library, providing Wisconsin residents with licensed content not available through regular search engines. It includes resources, full text magazines and newspapers and resources on auto repair, business, consumer information, colleges, jobs, computer training, government, health, history, genealogy, literature, science and technology and more!

BadgerLink provides access to essential lifelong learning materials not available through Google or other public search engines. These materials have been selected so that only quality information from recognized publishers or sources are available. When you search BadgerLink, you can be confident that the responses are reliable and current.




Gale Courses

Gale Courses deliver hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment to transform lives and foster positive changes in your community. Six-week courses are taught by college instructors and experts in the field, ensuring a high-quality, high-impact educational experience for all ages.

Gale Courses are tied to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ fastest-growing occupations and include:

  • Courses to support business professionals, such as business law, human resources, management, manufacturing, and marketing
  • Computer and technology courses that suit skill levels from beginner to advanced
  • Courses in parenting, the arts, hobbies
  • A multitude of health and wellness offerings

Duolingo Language Learning




Learning with Duolingo is fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up. Our bite-sized lessons are effective, fast-paced, and fun! Choose from a wide variety of languages; also available as an app for your favorite device.

Powerspeak Languages

Powerspeak Languages is a powerful online language learning program. With more than 1,000 lessons, it allows for both quick learning and in-depth study over a longer period of time. Lessons are available in Spanish, French, German, Mandarin and Inlges (ESL).

Ancestry Library Edition




Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more from countries all over the world. This database can only be used within the library.

Drivers Ed

Thanks to a partnership with, Aram Public Library is proud to offer free online test prep for students preparing for their Wisconsin driving tests! Click on the banner below to visit our exclusive website, where you can choose from several different permit tests. No library card number or personal information is needed! This resource is also great for anyone looking to brush up on their knowledge of Wisconsin’s traffic laws or interested in getting their motorcycle license. A helpful FAQ section addresses questions residents might have about visiting their local DMV.