Reader’s Advisory & Digital Library
A reader’s advisory database recommendations, author biographies, articles and lists for fiction and nonfiction books.
Libby the Library App
Free eBooks and eAudiobooks on your smart device and computer with your library card! Download the free Libby app in your Google Play Store and App Store.
Wisconsin's Digital Library
A massive catalog of eBooks, eAudiobooks & eMagazines, free with your library card.
Can’t find it? Search all Wisconsin library holdings with Wiscat, then contact your the Thorp Public Library to place a request.
Genealogy & History
Ancestry Library Edition
Search billions of records and discover your family’s story. Use this resource in the library with the public computers or your laptop, tablet or smart device.
Heritage Quest Online
Access genealogical research: all U.S. Federal Census records, family and local histories, and access to PERSI PERiodical Source Index.
Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers
Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site is a service of the Wisconsin Newspaper Association that provides access to 235 daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers both historical and current.
Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s-2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.
Resources & Lifelong Learning
Auto Repair Source
Authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Assistance in providing routine maintenance and extensive repairs. Search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type, and model numbers.
Professional and personal enrichment online courses. Taught by experts in their field 12x per year.
Learning Express Library
Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, achieve success at school, at work or in life.