Resources

Literacy

  • Burnett County Family Literacy: enriching the quality of life and learning.
  • GALE COURSES Learning never stops. Whether you’re looking for college-level, professional development, or personal enrichment courses, Larsen Family Public Library now offers hundreds of online courses through Gale Courses.
    Gale Courses offers access to online learning courses that are available anytime, anywhere, any place. Other benefits include:

    • Courses are free for all patrons
    • Gale Courses is easy to use; you use your library account to sign up and log in
    • With six-week courses, you can join programs year-round
    • For detailed instructions on how to access these courses, please click HERE
    • Click HERE to view a patron enrollment VIDEO

Basic Computer Skills MOOC   (<= Click to visit course website)

  • The Basic Computer Skills MOOC (Course) requires a sign-in (anyone may register for an account, or log in using their social media account), and covers these topics:
    • using a mouse and keyboard
    • navigating an operating system
    • creating documents using word processing software (Micrsoft Word)
    • demonstrating basic email functions
    • performing basic file management techniques
    • using the internet
    • exploring social media
    • managing personal data
    Each learning activity ranges from about 10 to 30 minutes long and includes narrated video and interactive exercises.
  • Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Early Childhood Education Program

Local Resources

Village Government

  • Village of Webster
  • Siren
  • Danbury
    • Town Hall – 7551 Main Street, Danbury
    • Town Hall: 715-656-3030; fax: 715-656-7911
    • email: townofswiss@yahoo.com
    • Town Board meets second Tuesday of the month at 7pm
  • Voyager Village
  • Webster Fire Department: 715-866-8280

Schools

Burnett County

Utilities

  • Telephone (CenturyLink)
  • Verizon Wireless, 24006 Wisconsin 35, Siren, WI 54872 (715)349-7001
  • AT&T, 2304 S. Main Street, Rice Lake, WI 54868 (715)234-3706
  • WE Energies (natural gas) 1-800-242-9137
  • Northwestern Wisconsin Electric Company
    • Grantsburg 715-763-5371
    • Frederic 715-327-4231
  •  Polk Burnett (electric & propane)
    • 1001 State Road1001 State Road, Centuria, WI 54824 (715)646-2191
  • North Memorial Ambulance, Webster 715-866-7990
  • Waste Management 1-800-782-7347
  • Republic Services 1-715-234-7744

Wisconsin Government

Library Databases

Ancestry Genealogy Database
Ancestry Library Edition is an extensive library genealogy research tool. Access is limited to in-library use. Promotional and training materials are available.

BadgerLink Discovery Databases
BadgerLink contains thousands of newspaper and periodical titles, image files, and other reference materials. BadgerLink is a project of the Wisconsin DPI.

Learning Skills Database
LearningExpress Library is a learning center for people of all ages and education levels interested in learning extra skills for school or work.

Career and Financial Support
Employment Resources for developing job skills, seeking employment options, and exploring support tools and services.