Free Personal Finance and Investment Research Tools

February 3, 2021 | Wendy B.

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Do you want to learn more about playing the stock market? Trying to sort out your RRSPs from your TFSAs in time for tax season? Whatever your personal finance needs, we have free information and expertise for you. Databases Anyone who wants to do in-depth stock market research will find...

What's New in Digital Magazines

January 25, 2021 | Wendy B.

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You know the feeling: you're scrolling through your social media feeds and you see an intriguing article. Or a friend tells you about a great recipe (or knitting pattern, or woodworking technique) they found in the latest issue of a magazine. You go to find it, and — paywall. We...

Learn Tech with O'Reilly

January 12, 2021 | Wendy B.

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Are you building a career in tech? Do you need to develop your skills in areas like data analytics, machine learning, digital security or business management? The library has a lot of free resources for you — and one of them just came out with a raft of new features....

Join the first national, bilingual eBook club in January 2021

December 23, 2020 | Wendy B.

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Start the new year right! Join One eRead Canada,the first national, bilingual (English and French) digital eBook club. More than 600 public libraries, from St John’s to Nanaimo to Whitehorse, will take part. This year, we'll be reading the exquisite and celebrated novel Vi by Kim Thúy. From January 1...

New Tablet? Welcome to the Library!

December 17, 2020 | Wendy B.

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Did you get a new tablet, phone, laptop or ereader recently? Are you looking for things to do with it? You're in luck! 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...

Torontonians Borrowed over 8 Million Ebooks in 2020

December 14, 2020 | Wendy B.

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You've set a new record! This year, Torontonians borrowed more than 8 million ebooks. That's compared to 6.6 million in 2019. Each year for the past five years, Toronto Public Library has lent more ebooks than any other library system in the world. (Last year, Los Angeles and Wisconsin came...

Learn Online: Recently Added Courses on Lynda.com

November 30, 2020 | Carrie

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Lynda.com offers over 3,500 video courses on various subjects including web design, software development, photography, business skills, graphic design, audio, music, video editing and much more. Dozens of courses are added each week, so you can always find something new to learn! These self-paced, online tutorials are all free to...

Introducing our new Digital Access Card!

November 12, 2020 | TPL Staff

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Wish you had easy access to TPL’s digital collections but don’t yet have a library card? If you live in Toronto and you’re over the age of 13, you can now quickly and easily register for the new TPL Digital Access Card. With it, you get free instant access to...

Publish Yourself!

October 29, 2020 | Wendy B.

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Attention indie writers: wondering what to do with your NaNoWriMo masterpiece? Or do you have a manuscript you'd love to share with library users? You're in luck! With three library services — BiblioBoard, Pressbooks and the Indie Author Project — you have all the tools you need to format your...

Free Training Videos for Professional Skills Development

October 16, 2020 | Wendy B.

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Whether you're in school or mid-career, sometimes you're going to run into new situations where you don't know what to do. Now, we have a resource you can turn to for guidance. SAGE Video is a collection of educational videos for students and professionals in the following areas: Leadership Business...