Digital Library

  Hoopla (your expanded library)
Instantly borrow comics, movies, music, ebooks, and more.  No waiting.  No late fees.  Always available.  Choose from the most popular titles or search for others.
Borrow up to 6 titles each month.  (This resets on the first of each month.)  More Information

Ebooks, Audiobooks, and more (Overdrive)
The Elisha D. Smith Public Library's collection of ebooks, audiobooks, videos, and more can be found in Wisconsin's Digital Library.  Sign in with your Menasha library card for the widest selection.  Here is how to renew.
Adults          Teens          Children

[This collection is paid for by the Elisha D. Smith Public Library and the other public libraries in the Winnefox Library System.  This service and the basic collection of ebooks and audiobooks found on this site are funded by those libraries as well as the other public libraries and library systems in the state of Wisconsin with additional support from Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds awarded to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.]

Current Magazines
Read current magazines on your device anywhere, anytime.   After reading the current issue, hover your mouse over All Issues in the upper right hand corner to read past issues.  [iPhone app     Android app     Kindle app]

Online Classes
Take a six-week online class in accounting, finance, real estate, investing, design, healthcare, holistic health, language, law, technology, and so much more.  Sign up at no cost with your library card and receive two lessons each week for a total of 12 lessons.  New sessions start each month. 

Digital Public Library of America
Features exhibitions from across America.  A portal for discovery, featuring millions of items from collections from across the country, and containing materials from around the world.

Other online library resources by subject:

Technology resources available at the library:

  • Computers with Internet access/office software
    • You are guaranteed an hour/day, and more time if no one else is waiting
    • Black & white (10¢/sheet) and color (25¢/sheet) printing 
    • Document scanning (free, use your own thumb drive--or purchase one at the Reference Desk for $5 courtesy of the Friends of the Menasha Library)
       
  • Faxing
    • The cost is $2.00 to send a fax of any number of pages
    • Receive a fax at 920.967.5159 (10¢/sheet)
       
  • iPads:  check these out at the Children's Desk to explore apps for children inside the library
     
  • Kindles:  ask at the Reference Desk--check one out to take home, read bestselling ebooks, watch videos
     
  • Laptops:  check these out at the Reference Desk for use inside the library
     
  • Launchpads:  ask at a service desk--check them out to take home for learning and fun
     
  • Microfilm reader (print screens or save them to a flash drive)
     
  • Photocopier
    • Black & white (10¢/sheet) and color (25¢/sheet) 
    • Enlarge, reduce an image
    • Print from home or your own laptop
    • Document scanning (free, use your own thumb drive--available for $5 at the Reference Desk courtesy of the Friends of the Menasha Library)
       
  • Rokus:  ask at the Reference Desk--check one out to take home
    • Wireless Internet access is required (see WiFi Hotspots below)
    • Choose from hundreds of films & TV series
    • Listen to music
       
  • WiFi Hotspots to take on vacation or use at home to connect to the Internet  (Coverage Map)
     
  • WiFi is available throughout the library.

Need help getting started?  Arrange a time for one-on-one instruction with a librarian:
stop at the Reference Desk 
or call us 920.967.3690 
or send us an email message