Library Resources

Online Resources

Brown Deer Public Library cardholders (as well as Milwaukee County Library cardholders) have access to electronic subscriptions through Badgerlink, as well as local subscriptions.

Gale Courses

Gale Courses is essentially free online school from your public library. Take any number of hundreds of live, instructor-led courses on a huge variety of topics both academic and recreational. Standouts include LEAN Six Sigma, Medical Terminology, Beginning Writer's Workshop, Microsoft Excel Advanced, Nonprofit Management, Photoshop CS6, Real Estate Investing, and more!

Mango Languages

Mango Languages is a PhD-created and linguist-approved software that teaches real conversations in over 60 languages and makes it fun; no snoozefests here. And with free mobile apps, learning through film, and the coolest promotional materials around, it's no wonder Mango is the most popular language-learning resource in public libraries.


Overdrive allows you to download eBooks and eAudiobooks to your tablet or other electronic device.

Information walking you through the Overdrive process can be found online.

S&P NetAdvantage

S&P NetAdvantage, Standard and Poor's NetAdvantage is a comprehensive source of business and investment information, offering online access to Standard and Poor's independent research, data and commentary on stocks, bonds, funds, and industries.


Zinio is an online service that allows you to download digital copies of magazines to your computer, tablet, or other electronic device.