Prescott Public Library

For more information and resources visit the MORE Research page.

Jobs & Skills

2020 Census

LearningExpress Library

Job Center of Wisconsin

Workforce events: Find job fairs, career expos, recruitment sessions, and other events to help job seekers make connections with employers

Labor Market Info: Read reports, projections, and trends in Wisconsin’s job market.

Training & Education: Find information about apprenticeships, training programs, Wisconsin colleges and universities, financial aid, and more.

Skill Finder: Connect to employment opportunities based on your skills rather than on job titles.

Job Seeker: Search the services offered in Wisconsin Job Center locations around the state. Or, choose from one of the five topic headings listed. To begin or complete a job search, return to the secure logon page.

IFLS Library System: IFLS offers many useful and relevant resources for job seekers. Find resources that will help you gain and improve technology and job skills, and access job-seeker services and job search websites.

Windows 10 Troubleshooting Guide

Department of Workforce Development: WI Unemployment Insurance 

Local and Regional Resources

University of Wisconsin – River Falls Area Research Center

Wisconsin Historical Society

Prescott Area Historical Society – Meets quarterly at the Welcome & Heritage Center. For information call  715-262-4043.

Pierce County Historical Association Publishes a quarterly newsletter that is available at the library.

  • 130 N. Chestnut St., P.O. Box 148, Ellsworth, WI  54011Tel.:  715-273-6611
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St. Croix Valley Genealogical Society

  • P.O. Box 396, River Falls, WI  54022
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  • Publishes a quarterly newsletter that is available at the library.

Pierce County WIGenWeb Project

ADRC: Aging and Disability Resource Center of Pierce County.

Genealogy and History

Resources available through MORE system:

You may need to provide your library barcode number to use these resources.

HeritageQuest – a package of 6 resources, including 1790-1930 census images, the PERSI index of over 2.3 million articles and more.

Access Newspaper Archive – over 1 billion newspaper articles from historical newspapers all over the U.S., including the Prescott Paraclete (1855), the Prescott Transcript (1855-1861) and the Prescott Patriot (1871).  Click on the Badgerlink icon to access this amazing database.

Recollection Wisconsin – over 75,000 digitized photographs, diaries, letters, articles, books and more from Wisconsin libraries, museums, historical societies and archives.

History Reference Center

U.S. Census Bureau

Ellis Island/Port of New York Records – Immigration history center with genealogy research and recording tools.

Internet Public Library Genealogy topic list – links to dozens of genealogy resources on the Internet, including free and fee-based resources.