Introducing Kanopy: 30,000 New Streaming Movies

January 23, 2018 | Wendy

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We’re adding 30,000 new streaming videos to our collection! Toronto Public Library is now offering a platform, Kanopy, that lets you stream thousands of feature films, documentaries, international films and training videos, for free, on all of your devices – and all you need to create your account is an...

Get Started with eBooks, Digital Movies, Television, Music and More!

December 21, 2017 | Kelli

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Toronto Public Library has a fantastic selection of digital books (ebooks), audiobooks, magazines, movies, music and television shows that can be downloaded to smartphones and tablets or streamed on desktop computers and laptops. As they are accessible online, they are available even when branches are closed. For most items, the...

New Gale Courses Available

November 20, 2017 | Joanne

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It's fun to learn something new. Gale Courses offers six-week interactive courses led by qualified instructors. Over 360 courses are available. Some new language courses have recently been added. Beginning Conversational French Conversational Japanese Instant Italian Speed Spanish Speed Spanish II Speed Spanish III Here are some other popular courses...

Read Today's Newspaper Online with PressReader

July 19, 2017 | Joanne

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If you like to keep up with world news check out PressReader. PressReader provides access to today's newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries in over 60 languages. You will find today's paper and archives up to 60 days, depending on the title. The papers appear in a full-colour, full-page...

Summer School Students - Get Online Homework Help with Brainfuse

July 5, 2017 | Joanne

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Brainfuse offers live online homework help daily from 2 to 11 p.m. excluding holidays when the library is closed. Professional tutors are available to help with math, reading, science, social studies and language arts for students in grades K to 12. Under Live Tutoring select your grade and subject from...

New RBdigital App Coming for Zinio and OneClickdigital Users

June 23, 2017 | Joanne

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Changes are coming for users of Zinio and OneClickdigital. Beginning June 27, 2017, a new merged RBdigital app will be all you need to access your magazines from Zinio and your eAudiobooks from OneClick. As a result of work on the merged RBdigital app, you may experience some downtime on...

Save Items and Make Lists on the Library Website

May 24, 2017 | Dara Renton

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Good news: you can now save the books and other items you find while searching or browsing the TPL website. Just click the Save button beside any item that interests you. You'll be prompted to sign in the first time you do it. After that, save more items with a...

Take an Online Practice Test with Learning Express Library

May 15, 2017 | Joanne

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If you are looking for some reliable online practice tests or to improve academic skills Learning Express Library is the resource for you. It is suitable for students in grade 4 and up, secondary, college and university students and adult learners. Learning Express Library covers reading, writing, math, basic sciences...

Instructional Videos and Conference Videos Available in Safari Tech & Business Books Online

April 19, 2017 | Joanne

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In addition to eBooks, Safari also includes over 3,000 online instructional videos on web development, software programming, graphic design tools and techniques along with training videos for software such as Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office and more. You can watch a video from start to finish or just skip...

New for Users of Zinio and OneClick Digital

March 16, 2017 | Margot

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Changes are coming for users of Zinio and OneClickdigital. Beginning on March 16, 2017, if you have an account with either Zinio or OneClickdigital, those accounts will be linked. If you have an account with only one of the two services, an account will automatically be created for you with...