What are you (e)reading, Toronto? New site shows a live feed from the city that reads the most library ebooks

January 24, 2017 | Dara Renton

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Last week you may have heard that you live in the most well-read city in the world according to our ebook lending service. In 2016, Torontonians downloaded over 3 million ebooks and eaudiobooks from OverDrive. If you like data and want to be transfixed by the Toronto reading zeitgeist, we...

TumbleBook Library No Longer Available

November 30, 2016 | Joanne

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TumbleBook Library is no longer available. Please see OverDrive's read-along format for children. This growing collection currently has over 1,400 titles which include all the popular Robert Munsch works. OverDrive eBooks & eAudiobooks for Kids also includes picture books, Sesame Street and Disney titles, beginning readers and chapter books.

Get the Latest Tech and Business Books Online

January 20, 2016 | Joanne

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It is 2016 and technology is everywhere. How do you keep up with the latest developments? Safari Tech & Business Books Online can help. Safari offers current ebook and videos from major publishers. New titles are generally added on a monthly basis. The publishers determine which titles are available to...

Bringing Ebooks and Print Closer Together on the Library Website

January 5, 2016 | Sandra

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Are you an ebook reader, a print book reader, or both? For those of us who borrow both physical books and ebooks from the library, going back and forth between the main library website and the OverDrive ebook service can be inconvenient. Why do we have to borrow ebooks through...

Let Us Download! Get Started with eBooks, Magazines, Music and Movies

December 23, 2015 | Kelli

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Toronto Public Library has a fantastic selection of eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, movies, music and television shows available which can be downloaded or streamed on smartphones, tablets and computers. For most items, the downloaded computer file will either disappear or just stop working after the borrowing period has ended. The borrowed...

Streaming Audiobooks Now Available

June 25, 2015 | Kelli

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The Toronto Public Library has two collections of electronic audiobooks (eAudiobooks): OverDrive and OneClickdigital. For many years, these eAudiobooks have been available to download and play on personal computers, mp3 players, iPods, smartphones and tablets. Now these eAudiobooks can be streamed on computers and mobile devices as well. Streaming audiobooks...

Featured Titles and Collections - Find Your Next Book

May 27, 2015 | Kelli

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If you are a regular OverDrive user, you may have noticed the new Featured Title on the main OverDrive homepage. The Featured Title is selected from the many excellent and formerly popular eBooks that are in the collection, which now have copies available. Check our OverDrive website frequently to find...

Browse the OneClickdigital Collection For Many Popular eAudiobooks

February 2, 2015 | Kelli

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If you love the convenience of downloading audiobooks from OverDrive, be sure to have a look at the Toronto Public Library's OneClickdigital eAudiobooks collection as well. While this collection has many popular titles, probably the most popular at the moment is Amy Poehler's biography, Yes Please. Told through a collection...

New to Library eBooks, eMagazines, eMusic and eMovies? Start here!

December 23, 2014 | Kelli

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If you haven’t heard yet, Toronto Public Library has a great selection of eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, movies and music available online. You can access them through OverDrive eBooks and eAudiobooks, Zinio eMagazines and Hoopla. The eBooks are available to borrow for 21 days. The downloaded file will stop working after...