eBooks & Online Resources

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Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, Movies & Music

Hoopla

Stream videos, television shows, audiobooks, eBooks, graphic novels, and music for free with our Hoopla Digital eResource! Simply sign up using your email address and library card number. Enjoy up to 4 titles a month!

Why only 4 titles a month?

Digital services often have different pricing models: some are flat rate and others charge per use. Hoopla charges the Library for each title used. As a result, we must limit the number of titles our members can download or stream each month.

It’s Easy:

1. Download the Hoopla app or go to hoopladigital.com
2. Create an account with your email, Library card and pin number
3. Borrow free digital movies, music and more with no late fees!
4. If you are using the Hoopla app on a mobile device then choose to stream the content or to download it so it can be accessed when not connected to the internet.

Please note: if you stream or download content from Hoopla, it can consume a lot of data. Consider visiting the Library and using our free WiFi!

OverDrive & Libby

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video from your library using OverDrive.

On your mobile device or Windows 10 or newer computer:
  1. Download the Libby app
  2. Login with your Library card number.
  3. Borrow free eBooks, eAudiobooks, and movies.
From your Windows 9 or earlier computer and Mac, or to add to an ereader:

1. Go to Overdrive Media Console
2. Login with your Library card number.
3. Borrow free eBooks, eAudiobooks and eVideo.
4. Download Adobe Digital Editions.
5. Authorize your Adobe Digital Editions with your Adobe ID (or follow the link to create one).
6. Open your downloaded eBook or eAudiobook and enjoy!

Online Databases

Ancestry Library Collection

Temporarily unavailable.
Canada’s leading family history website offering access to over 130 million searchable family history records.

BounceBack Ontario

BounceBack® is a free skill-building program managed by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). It is designed to help adults and youth 15+ manage low mood, mild to moderate depression and anxiety, stress or worry.

DIY: Hobbies & Crafts Reference Centre

Detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.

Includes:

  • Full text for nearly 1,900 magazines and books
  • More than 720 videos
  • More than 180 full-text hobby profiles
  • More than 13,000 full-text recipes

Khan Academy

You can learn anything. Expert-created content and resources for every course and level.

 

Mango Languages

Mango Languages has courses in 35 foreign languages including Spanish, French, Japanese as well as ESL courses. You can also download the free mobile app (iPhone, iPod Touch & iPad) and learn on the go.

Tips:

  • To use the mobile app you must first click on the above link and create a profile for yourself.
  • If you create a profile for yourself and log in before each use you can track your progress

A to Z World Food

Temporarily unavailable.
With thousands of global recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture and ingredient articles, and essential culinary resources, AtoZ World Food brings international cuisines to you, from Albanian byrek to Zimbabwean matemba!

Canadian Encyclopedia

History, politics, arts, science & more: the Canadian Encyclopedia is your reference on Canada. Articles, timelines & resources for teachers, students & public.

eLibrary

Coming soon!
Online access to newspapers, magazines, books, videos, and educational materials. Includes online access to Ottawa Citizen, Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, and more.

eLibrary can also help with remote learning and assignments. Visit eLibrary’s Homework Central for more information.

LinkedIn Learning

With over 4,000 video courses from top experts, LinkedIn Learning is the place to go for learning technology, creative and business skills you can use today.

 

NoveList Plus

Reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. Includes Author Read-Alikes, Book Talks, Grab and Go Book Lists arranged by grade level, and book discussion guides.
A version of this database, Novelist Select, can be found on our online catalog. When viewing an item on our catalog, click “Reading Recommendations, reviews & more.”

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