New! Access The Wall Street Journal online with your library card

September 24, 2021 | Wendy B.

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Looking for in-depth, up-to-date business and finance news? You're in luck! The digital edition of the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) is now available, in English, Chinese and Japanese, with your library card or Digital Access Card. How to get it There are two ways you can access the Wall Street...

Flipster: Canadian eMagazines

August 9, 2021 | Wendy B.

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You might already be aware that you can read a huge variety of international digital magazines on both OverDrive and PressReader with your library card. But did you know that we have another platform with a collection of specifically Canadian magazines? It's called Flipster, and you might be surprised by...

Téléchargez des livres et livres audio en français

May 14, 2021 | Wendy B.

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Si vous êtes passionné de la littérature en français, vous serez ravi de découvrir Cantook Station. Cette collection numérique a au-delà de 5000 livres et livres audio accessibles en ligne avec votre carte de bibliothèque. Les adultes et adolescents y trouveront des romans et bandes dessinées en tous genres, ainsi...

Lynda.com is becoming LinkedIn Learning, and It's All Good

April 22, 2021 | Wendy B.

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Have you learned to code, use Excel or do graphic design lately? Then you may know that your library card gives you free access to Lynda.com. Lynda.com is an online learning platform with over 7,000 instructional videos in subjects such as coding, software, marketing, graphic design and management. In 2015,...

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...