It looks as though libraries will be closed for a while, but our online services continue to be available – and there’s some new ones!
Not sure how to get started? Or don’t have a library card but want to try these resources? No problem!
Contact us to get signed up for a library card, or for assistance with these eresources (or other help). Staff will be in the Library on a regular basis.
Don’t forget that the Library’s wifi is available for public use outside the library 24/7 (no password).
ONLINE SERVICES AVAILABLE
OVERDRIVE: Our collection of ebooks and eaudiobooks continues to be available here.
Find out how to get started here. And here’s a helpful tutorial with tips on getting the most out of the Libby app.
Login information is on your library card – or contact the Library for help.
We will be adding some additional copies of in demand titles to help reduce waiting lists for our members.
NEW! Romance BookCloud: a huge collection of streaming romance ebooks. No wait lists!
NEW! Audio BookCloud: a collection of streaming audiobooks for all ages. No wait lists!
OpenLibrary: is another collection of free ebooks / eaudiobooks for adults and kids.
NEW! ONLINE RESOURCES FOR KIDS:
- Tumblebooks: Tumblebooks is offering access to their streaming ebook and eaudiobook collections for kids and teens. Unlimited access. Includes TumbleBook Library animated picture books, TumbleMath, and Teen BookCloud
- EBSCO eBooks Cricket Media Subscription Collection: EBSCO is offering access to a unique e-book collection of award-winning, short-form fiction and nonfiction titles by Cricket Media that explores a wide range of subjects for young readers ( pre-K to Gr 8). Login info – Username: solstrial , Password: Spring20202!
- Scholastic will be offering online learning resources: https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html
- Audible is offering free access to a collection of eaudiobooks – and a free trial period to access even more titles.
NEW! STUDENT ERESOURCES!
EBSCO is making these great online resources available during the pandemic to help students (middle school – high school) while they learn from home.
- Canadian Reference Centre is the largest collection of regional full-text content available to Canadian schools and libraries. The database includes leading Canadian and international periodicals, reference books and biographies, plus thousands of images from the Canadian Press.
- Canadian Literary Centre: With a deliberate Canadian focus, this database consists of book and reference content from Essays on Canadian Writing Press (ECW Press). ECW Press also provides several individual monographs, author biographies, essays, literary criticism and book reviews.
- Canadian Points of View Reference Centre: Containing resources that present multiple sides of a current issue — including information on key topics of interest to Canadian researchers — this database helps students develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
- EBSCO eBooks Canadian Subscription Collection: Offer researchers thousands of e-books from top Canadian publishers and authors. This e-book collection covers a diverse range of subjects including topics pertaining to Canada, Canadian history, native culture, politics and current events.
Watch our Facebook page for additional online resources.