Take an Online Course this Fall

October 11, 2016 | Joanne

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It's a great time to brush up on a skill or learn a new one. Gale Courses offers instructor-led online courses on a variety of topics -- free with your library card. Take as many courses as you want, whenever you want, as there are no limits. Courses run for...

Stream Cinema Classics - New Criterion Collection Now Available

September 6, 2016 | Joanne

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Attention all cinema enthusiasts! Criterion Collection, a new streaming video service, offers unlimited access to over 350 influential feature and documentary films of Ingmar Bergman, Luis Buñuel, Federico Fellini, John Ford, Jean-Luc Godard, Alfred Hitchcock, Akira Kurosawa, Francois Truffaut, Orson Welles and more. There are no limits to the number...

Planning A Road Trip?? Bring Along an eAudiobook

July 18, 2016 | Kelli

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Summer vacations often involve quite a bit of car travel. One way to help pass the time on a long drive is to listen to an audiobook. Toronto Public Library has many 'e' audiobooks that can be borrowed and downloaded to computers, smartphones and tablets or transferred (from a computer)...

Introducing Flipster: Maclean's, People, Chatelaine, and InStyle Now Available

June 22, 2016 | Kelli

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The Toronto Public Library recently added a new digital magazine service called Flipster. Flipster gives access to over 30 magazines, including many popular Canadian and International titles. All you need is a valid library card and a computer, tablet or smartphone. The magazines are always available, you can borrow as...

"The Great Courses" Now on Hoopla

May 16, 2016 | Kelli

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The very popular The Great Courses lecture series is now available on Hoopla! The Great Courses are a video series presented by award-winning experts from respected institutions who are selected for their ability to teach. Lectures are available on a wide variety of topics, including history, photography, mindfulness, physics and...

Android, BBC Good Food, Paris Match and Many More Magazines Added to Zinio

April 19, 2016 | Kelli

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Our Zinio eMagazines Collection has grown again with many new magazines for you to download and enjoy. Zinio eMagazines do not need to be returned and there are never any library fines. If you are new to Zinio eMagazines, have a look at our Getting Started with Zinio eMagazines webpage...

'Great Courses' Lectures Now Available on OneClickdigital Audiobooks

January 26, 2016 | Kelli

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Do you enjoy attending lectures, but do not have the time or money to go back to school? The Great Courses are for you! The Great Courses is a lecture series by award-winning experts and professors who are from respected institutions and are selected for their ability to teach. It's...

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...