Digital Material

Your Monarch Library System & Germantown library card gives you access to digital material including books, audiobooks, magazines, movies, music & more! Click here to view information on access to online resources & databases.

The Monarch Catalog allows you to search the items that are held in Germantown Community Library, as well as all 33 libraries in Dodge, Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Washington counties.

Monarch Catalog Guide


Hoopla is a media streaming platform for digital audiobooks, comics, e-books, movies, music, and television shows.  All items can be checked out for free with your Germantown Community Library Card.  Hoopla items are available with no holds or wait time. Patrons are limited to 5 items per month per library card. Subscription for Germantown Community Library card holders.  Other areas may be limited.


Last year, RB Digital was bought out by Overdrive. Digital audio titles will now be part of Libby! Materials will be transitioned on Sept. 14th. Stay tuned for news on transferring of digital magazine & streaming content. We apologize for any inconvenience that they has caused. Please contact the library at (262) 253-7760 if you need any assistance accessing Overdrive/Libby.

Update: As of February 8, 2021 digital magazines have moved to Overdrive (see below). Digital Streaming services may still be available.

Wisconsin’s Digital Library (OverDrive) is a collection of downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, videos & magazines. This a free service that can be used with many types of devices.

Update: As of February 8, 2021, a collection of 3,000+ digital magazine titles is now available in Overdrive/Libby.   Titles include The Economist, Food Network Magazine, HGTV,  National Geographic, The New Yorker,  Women’s Day & more! Magazines can be checked out for free with a Germantown Community Library (or Monarch Library System) Card.  There are no holds or limits on this collection.

  • Meet Libby – a fresh and easy way to borrow and read ebooks and audiobooks from Overdrive.  Libby is a free app – all you need to access 1000s of titles is your library card!