Online Resource: Quick Start Guide

Free Digital Content. Access millions of songs, eBooks, magazines, movies, audiobooks and learning tools directly from your computer, tablet or phone.

Online Learning

These are just a few of the many online learning tools that you can use for free with your EPL card. To see a complete list of all the learning programs visit epl.ca/onlinelearning.

LinkedIn Learning

Online learning library that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills from more than 16,000 engaging video courses taught by industry experts.

Sample course: Game Design, Online Marketing and 3D Animation.

How to Get Started: Visit epl.ca/linkedin-learning, follow the link and enter your library card number and PIN.

Brainfuse

Brainfuse offers students learning support from kindergarten up to grade 12. Students can chat live with online tutors. Brainfuse also offers help with career guidance and resume tips.

Sample Courses: Grade 1 Reading, Grade 7 Social Studies and Post-Secondary Calculus.

How to Get Started: Visit epl.ca/brainfuse and create a profile with a username and password.

Pronunciator Language Learning

Learn 80 languages with Pronunciator. Featuring live tutors, movies, music with lyrics, pronunciation analysis, quizzes and more! Pronunciator is available on both computers and mobile devices.

Sample Courses: French, Chinese and Spanish.

How to Get Started: Visit epl.ca/pronunciator and follow the link to set up a free account with your email address. If you plan to use Pronunciator on a mobile device please be sure to register for an account before downloading the app.


Digital Videos

There are nine different services available for you to watch or stream movies with your EPL card. To see a complete list of services available please visit epl.ca/digitalmovies.

hoopla

More than 11,000 movies and TV shows available immediately, no holds, no waiting! Movies can be watched online or download the app and watch on a mobile device.

Sample Titles: Sound of MetalTom and JerryDeadwater Fell

How to Get Started: Visit hoopla to set up an account with a library card number and email address.

Kanopy

Kanopy offers a unique collection of over 30,000 films including documentaries, shorts, and television series and titles from Paramount Pictures, the Criterion Collection, the Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. All titles are available immediately!

Sample Titles: ParasiteSeven SamuraiDon't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus.

How to Get Started: Visit epl.ca/kanopy and follow the link. Create an account for yourself using an email address.

Public Library Video Online

Public Library Video Online offers unlimited access to almost 50, 000 streaming videos, with topics including science, history, performing arts, film and many others. Video producers include Universal Pictures, MGM, BBC Worldwide, NBC, National Film Board of Canada, Inuit Broadcasting Corporation and many more.

Sample Titles: Cyrano De Bergerac directed by Matthew Diamond, Pride and Prejudice directed by Simon Langton and We Will Rise: Michelle Obama’s Mission to Educate Girls Around the World

How to Get Started: Visit Public Library Video Online and follow the link. Sign in with your EPL username or library card and password.


Digital Music

Millions of songs are available for you to listen to from six different online music services. For a complete list of services please visit epl.ca/onlinemusic.

hoopla

More than 300,000 albums available immediately, no holds, no waiting! Music can be listened online or download the app and stream content directly to your mobile device.

Sample Artists: Lady Gaga, Eminem and Ariana Grande.

How to Get Started: Visit hoopla to set up an account with a library card number and email address.

Naxos Music Library

Listen to more than 125,000 albums and 1.9 million tracks spanning classical, folk, blues, pop, heavy metal and new age music. You can listen from your computer or download the Naxos app for your mobile device.

Sample Artists: Louis Armstrong, Woody Guthrie and Elvis Presley.

How to Get Started: Visit epl.ca/naxos-music-library then enter your library card number and pin.

Capital City Records

Stream and download a growing collection of albums by Edmonton musicians. Includes videos and a collection of gig posters from the local music scene.

Sample Artists: Royal Tusk, Colleen Rae and The Provincial Archive.

How to Get Started: Visit capitalcityrecords.ca to start listening. No login required!


eBooks

Convenient, great for travel and no late fees! For a complete list of services please visit epl.ca/ebooks.

Libby

Over 100,000 titles to choose from including popular fiction, non-fiction, children’s books and technical titles.

Sample Titles: New Kid (children/teens), The Hidden Life of Trees (non-fiction), The Handmaid's Tale (fiction)

How to Get Started: Download the Libby, by OverDrive app to read titles on mobile devices. For further instructions visit help.overdrive.com.

Freading

Includes over 135,000 titles from all genres. All titles are available immediately. No waiting, no holds required! You can enjoy titles on your computer, eReader or any other mobile device.

Sample Titles: The Song of Achilles, Lonely Planet Destination Guides, The Hate U Give

How to Get Started: Visit epl.freading.com and log in using your library card number and PIN. You can enjoy Freading titles on your computer, eReader, or any other mobile device.

cloudLibrary (eXpress Titles)

Like our Hits to Go collection? Then you’ll love eXpress Titles! Get fast access to our most popular fiction and non-fiction titles on a first come, first served basis from this exciting new eResource.

Sample Titles: Elevation by Stephen King, On the Come Up by Angie Thomas and Becoming by Michelle Obama

How to Get Started: Visit epl.ca/expresstitles for more information on setting up an account with your library card number and downloading the app.


eNews & Magazines

EPL offers a wide variety of services that allow you to view today’s most popular magazines and newspapers from all over the world. For a complete list of services please visit epl.ca/eMagazines.

PressReader

Read more than 2,000 newspapers and 1,000 magazines from 100 countries and in 60 languages with same day coverage, including 50 Canadian newspapers. No app is needed. You can read on your computer or mobile device.

Sample Titles: Edmonton Journal, Washington Post

How to Get Started: Visit epl.ca/PressReader and login with your library card number and pin.

OverDrive Magazines

With OverDrive Magazines, you can enjoy full colour and full text access to top magazines like NewsweekThe New YorkerElleEsquireVanity FairHello! and The Hockey News. You can also find titles in Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, German, French and more. There are no waitlists and no holds, and magazines do not count towards your OverDrive checkout limits. 

Sample Titles: NewsweekThe New YorkerElleEsquireVanity FairHello! and The Hockey News

How to Get Started: Visit epl.overdrive.com and select magazines from the top menu.

Flipster Magazines

Featuring more than 60 of today’s most popular magazines.

Sample Titles: Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly and People.

How to Get Started: Visit epl.ca/flipster and follow the link on the page to create an account using your name and email address.


eAudiobooks

Perfect for the commute to work or school. Listen to thousands of titles free of charge on your mobile device. Please visit epl.ca/digitalaudiobooks for more information.

Libby

Download and listen to over 30,000 audiobooks of popular fiction and non-fiction titles.

Sample Titles: Norse Mythology (non-fiction), To Kill a Mockingbird (fiction), The Hunger Games (teens)

How to Get Started: Download the Libby, by OverDrive app to read titles on mobile devices. For further instructions visit help.overdrive.com.

cloudLibrary (eXpress Titles)

Like our Hits to Go collection? Then you’ll love eXpress Titles! Get fast access to our most popular fiction and non-fiction titles on a first come, first served basis from this exciting new eResource.

Sample Titles: Fire & Blood by George R.R. Martin, Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny and Dare to Lead by Brené Brown.

How to Get Started: Visit epl.ca/expresstitles for more information on setting up an account with your library card number and downloading the app.

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