Digital services available with your Mercer library card

Digital Books, Audiobooks, and Magazines

Use the Libby app on your smartphone or tablet to download free books, audiobooks, and magazines.

Visit the Wisconsin Digital Library website

Streaming Video

Kanopy offers quality, thoughtful entertainment. Stream movies, TV shows, Great Courses, Kanopy kids, and more on your computer or use the Kanopy app for your smartphone, tablet, smart TV, or streaming device.

Visit Kanopy

Art & Craft How-to Videos

Enjoy thousands of award-winning art and craft video classes taught by experts and artists with Creativebug. Watch classes on your computer or download the free Creativebug app to use on your mobile device. It's free with your library card!

Register for a Creativebug Account

Language Instruction for 110+ Languages

From Afrikaans to Zulu, expand your language knowledge with Transparent Languages. Learn ASL, Ojibwe, Spanish, ESL, and more. Just create an account with your library card number!

Sign up for a Transparent Language account

New York Times

Understand the world. Navigate life.

The original, quality journalism of The New York Times helps you make sense of this moment. Enjoy access to The New York Times, compliments of the Mercer Library and Northern Waters Library Service. You can create a new account or log in with your current account with The New York Times.

Click here to access The New York Times from the library's Wifi or computers.

Click here to receive remote access to the The New York Times.

New York Times Cooking

Mealtime inspiration. Diverse recipes. Dynamic guides. 

The New York Times Cooking is an inspiring cooking guide, innovative and interactive kitchen tool, and diverse recipe collection that helps home cooks of every level discover, save and organize the world’s best recipes, while also helping them become better, more competent cooks.

Click here to enjoy access to The New York Times Cooking

Databases and Articles

BadgerLink is Wisconsin's connection to quality journal articles and other resources not available through search engines. Access directly at Wisconsin schools and libraries, or log in from home with your Wisconsin public library card.

Visit Badgerlink

Discover Books and Authors

NoveList Plus is a database for readers! Discover professionally-created reading recommendations, author biographies, series lists, and more.

Visit NoveList Plus

Genealogy Resources

Ancestry Library Edition is available from the Mercer Public Library through March 31, 2023. This resource is only available using our library computers.

Visit Ancestry Library Edition

Get a Library Card

Register online for a digital library card to get access to our digital services. Visit your local library to upgrade your card for full borrowing privileges.

Register for a Card