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Brainfuse HelpNow Library Card Required.

eLearning ResourceBrainfuse HelpNow offers students learning support from kindergarten up to grade 12. There is also support for university courses, adult learners, and resume writing support for all ages. Students can chat live with online tutors and create study aids customized to their learning needs.

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Cantook Libraries eBooks Library Card Required.

Multiformat ResourceCantook Libraries offers more than 500 French eBooks, with titles available across all categories and for all age groups. View the resource in French by selecting “FR” from the language menu in the top right-hand corner of the screen. To browse French eBooks, either visit the “Catalogue” tab or conduct a search and filter your results for French.

Cantook Libraries is also the home of the Read Alberta Collection and the Prairie Indigenous eBook Collection.

Find out what you need to get started reading in this getting started help Guide and Cantook Libraries's new Online Help resources.

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eXpress Titles (cloudLibrary) Audiobooks eBooks Library Card Required.

Multiformat ResourceFast access to our most popular fiction and non-fiction titles. eXpress Titles by cloudLibrary (Cloud Library) are available on a first-come, first served basis. Holds are not available, so check back often to see what we have. Only 2 eBooks and 2 eAudiobooks may be checked out at a time for a 1 week loan. For more, see our Getting Started Guide.

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Freading eBooks Library Card Required.

eBook ResourceIncludes titles from most genres and lots of reality reads. There are over 170,000 titles always available for you - No waiting, no holds required!

(Download or Read in App)

Please Note: Freading has changed its sign-on method so you no longer need an Adobe Digital Editions account to use the app! If you are using the Freading website or mobile app for the first time since this sign-on method change, you will be asked to create a new account with an email address, password, your library card and your PIN. Once that information has been entered, you will be able to enjoy Freading books seamlessly without having to sign-up separately with Adobe.
 

These new Freading credentials will now be your Adobe Digital Editions ID and password to download eBooks on your computer for Freading and other eBook platforms. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

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hoopla Audiobooks Comics & Graphic Novels eBooks Movies & TV Music Library Card Required.

Multiformat ResourceMovies, television, music, books, comic books and audiobooks! Borrow and stream up to 5 items per month.

  • Movies & TV: 3 day loan
  • Music: 7 day loan
  • Audiobooks: 21 day loan
  • Graphic Novels & eBooks: 21 day loan
  • Comic Books: 21 day loan

All titles are available all the time. No holds and no waiting — you want it, you get it! Please note, mobile users will need to access hoopla via the hoopla app, not on a mobile browser. The following desktop browsers are supported: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Safari.


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Kanopy Movies & TV Library Card Required.

Movies and TV ResourceKanopy is a video streaming platform for libraries with a large and unique collection of documentaries, feature films, shorts, and television series featuring over 30,000 films from hundreds of producers including the Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.  Borrow and stream up to 10 items per month. Each video is checked out for 2 or 3 days, depending on the film.

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Kanopy Kids Movies & TV Library Card Required.

Movies and TV ResourceKanopy Kids is a video streaming platform for libraries featuring hundreds of educational and entertaining children's videos available to stream whenever you want. Kanopy Kids includes unlimited views per month.

Now available on Apple TV and Roku!

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Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

Database ResourceFind detailed information about the safety of a wide variety of materials. Now with an improved layout for easier access to safety data sheets and a convenient one-click access to a separate archive of WHMIS 1988 data sheets. The platform is available in English and in French.

Download the CCOHS Safe Work app to access 120+ tip sheets, infographics, videos and other guidance, in English and French. Search by topic or type, save your favourites and share with colleagues. Once the app is downloaded to your device, you don’t need an internet connection to run it. You can use the app in remote areas and manufacturing shop floors where connectivity may be unreliable.

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New York Times Newspapers & Magazines Library Card Required.

eNewspapers ResourceNYTimes.com provides access to the latest multimedia journalism and storytelling from The New York Times newspaper. Articles are available in English, Chinese and Spanish. Access includes articles from 1851 to 1922 and 1981 to present. Access to NYTimes Cooking is available with a remote pass. Access to the crossword is not available. Users will need to create a NYTimes.com account with an email address.

For in-library access, use this link here.

For remote access, use this link here.

More information at our NYTimes.com Getting Started Guide.

Please Note: Access to the NYTimes is currently unavailable when using the Google Chrome browser. Please use a different browser (Firefox, Microsoft Edge or Safari) until this issue has been resolved.

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OverDrive Kids/Libby by OverDrive Audiobooks eBooks Library Card Required.

Multiformat ResourceCheck out all the great titles for kids that are part of our OverDrive collection. With OverDrive Kids, you can borrow and enjoy free eBooks and audiobooks. All you need to get started is an internet connection and your library card.

The Libby by OverDrive app makes downloading OverDrive eBooks, magazines and eAudiobooks to your smartphone or tablet easier than ever. 


  • Borrow up to 15 titles at a time and place holds on up to 30 titles at a time 
  • Use Libby by OverDrive in your browser by visiting Libbyapp.com
  • Read our blog all about Libby 
  • Learn more about OverDrive and Libby by OverDrive by reading our FAQs 

OverDrive Magazines/Libby by OverDrive Newspapers & Magazines Library Card Required.

eMagazine ResourceWith OverDrive Magazines, you can enjoy full colour and full text access to top magazines like Newsweek, The New Yorker, Elle, Esquire, Vanity Fair, Hello! 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. You can renew a magazine within three days of the end of the lending period, which is 21 days.


  • The Libby by OverDrive app makes downloading magazines
  • Use Libby by OverDrive in your browser by visiting Libbyapp.com
  • Read our blog all about Libby 
  • Learn more about OverDrive and Libby by OverDrive by reading out FAQs 
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OverDrive Teens/Libby by OverDrive Audiobooks eBooks Library Card Required.

Multiformat ResourceCheck out all the great titles for teens that are part of our OverDrive collection. With OverDrive Teens, you can borrow and enjoy free eBooks and audiobooks. All you need to get started is an internet connection and your library card.

The Libby by OverDrive app makes downloading OverDrive eBooks, magazines and eAudiobooks to your smartphone or tablet easier than ever. 


  • Borrow up to 15 titles at a time and place holds on up to 30 titles at a time 
  • Use Libby by OverDrive in your browser by visiting Libbyapp.com
  • Read our blog all about Libby 
  • Learn more about OverDrive and Libby by OverDrive by reading our FAQs 

OverDrive/Libby by OverDrive Audiobooks eBooks Library Card Required.

Multiformat ResourceWith OverDrive, you can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, eAudiobooks and more. All you need to get started is an internet connection and your library card. This collection includes popular fiction, non-fiction and technical titles. 

The Libby by OverDrive app makes downloading OverDrive eBooks, magazines and eAudiobooks to your smartphone or tablet easier than ever. 


  • Borrow up to 15 titles at a time and place holds on up to 30 titles at a time 
  • Use Libby by OverDrive in your browser by visiting Libbyapp.com
  • Read our blog all about Libby 
  • Learn more about OverDrive and Libby by OverDrive by reading our FAQs 
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Tumblebooks eBooks Library Card Required.

eBook ResourceThis site has audiobooks, games, non-English books and more. These help to develop early literacy skills, and have everything from storybooks to non-fiction titles about important social issues.


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