Merlin Library Catalog

Merlin is the local library catalog. With a library card you can directly request, renew, and can check the status of items either checked out or on hold.

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Need a card? Apply online!

Apply for a library card online and receive instant access to digital resources like ebooks, audiobooks, and Gale Courses! Click here to register for a temporary card. Once you've registered, remember your barcode number and use it to log in to the Wisconsin Digital Library to download ebooks or audiobooks, or to access the hundreds of free Gale Courses.

Need help with the online library card application? Click here for a video with step-by-step instructions for library card signup.

Do you have fines? Pay Online!

For your convenience, library fines can be paid online with a credit or debit card. You'll need to log in to the Merlin catalog with your name and library card number.

Click here for a short video which will show you, step-by-step, how to pay your library fines online. Please note: only library fines in excess of $2.00 can be paid online.

WISCAT Library Catalog

WISCAT is the state library catalog that can be browsed for the items not found in the Merlin catalog.  Items can be requested by selecting the item and filling out the request form.

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WISCAT Instructions: Click here for step-by-step instructions on requesting items from the state library catalog.


Not able to find what you are looking for in either the Merlin catalog or the WISCAT catalog? Send your request via email to: Please include as much information as possible about the item plus your name, library card number, email address and/or phone number.