Though our branches are closed during the pandemic, there’s still plenty to learn and enjoy online. Check out these resources:
Overdrive / Libby e-books and digital audiobooks & magazines
More about downloading e-books and audiobooks:
- E-reader Guide (Kobo, Sony Reader, Nook)
- Mobile Device Guide (Windows Phone, Blackberry)
- Libby by Overdrive Guide (iPhone/iPad and Android users can use the new Overdrive app Libby)
If you are downloading e-books for use on an e-reader, you will need to download and install Adobe Digital Editions on your computer.
For questions and support not covered in the guides contact Frontline Tech Support here.
Kanopy streaming TV
Kanopy streams thoughtful entertainment to your preferred device. Everyone from film scholars to casual viewers will discover remarkable and enriching films on Kanopy. Log in with your library card and enjoy a diverse catalog with new titles added every month. You can access 10 items a month (and an unlimited number of items from Kanopy kids).
Other sources of digital books online
K-6 children’s eBook database. Stream as many books as you want, on any device! No checkouts, holds, or downloads.
Grade 7-12 eBook database. Stream as many books as you want, on any device! No checkouts, holds, or downloads.
K-6 math eBook database. Stream as many books as you want, on any device! No checkouts, holds, or downloads.
All-ages audiobook database. Stream as many books as you want, on any device! No checkouts, holds, or downloads.
A huge collection of steamy romance novels for the older crowd! Stream as many books as you want, on any device! No checkouts, holds, or downloads.
Cantook Station contains a library of French-language ebooks and audiobooks. Sign up for an account with your library card number here. It can take up to 48 hours for an account registration to go through. You can find guides on using Cantook Station on PC, Mac, iOS, android and eReaders here.
History & genealogy
Check out the resources we offer in our branches and online.
|Art Gallery of Ontario||Online resources aligned with Ontario curriculum.|
|Canadian Encyclopedia||Canadian online resources.|
|Canadian Museum of History||Canadian online resources.|
|Canadian National Inst. for the Blind (CNIB)||Free virual program offerings.|
|CBC Kids||Canadian online resources.|
|CBC KIds Indigenous||Videos for kids that share Indigenous voices and stories.|
|Centre for Education in Math and Computing||Math resources and aligned with Ontario curriculum.|
|Curio||Complimentary access. Educational platform for primary to post-secondary.|
|FSL Homework Toolbox||French resources, videos, and learning activities.|
|Historica||Online resources from a Canadian perspective.|
|ICI (French CBC Kids)||French Canadian online resources|
|Idello||French resources, videos, and learning activities.|
|Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada||Online resources and indigenous perspectives.|
|Indigenous Voices, History, and Story||Learn about Indigenous history listening to or reading stories by Indigenous people.|
|OPHEA||Online resources and aligned with Ontario curriculum.|
|Quebec Ministry of Education||French canadian online resources aligned with Quebec curriculum.|
|Royal Ontario Museum||Online resources and aligned with Ontario curriculum.|
|Science Teacher Association of ON||Online resources and aligned with Ontario curriculum.|
|TFO (French TVO Kids)||French online resources and aligned with Ontario curriculum.|
|TVO in the Classroom||Online videos and aligned with Ontairo curriculum.|
|TVO Kids – School Age||Online resources and aligned with Ontario curriculum.|
|TVO Mathify||Online math tutoring for Gr. 6 and Up|
|TVO mPower||Online math resources.|
|TVO Numberblocks||Online math resources with an Early Years focus.|
|Audible||Stream stories for kids, including titles across six different languages|
|Brain Pop||Online videos & access available for a limited time.|
|Britannica Online||Online resources from Britania for a limited time.|
|City of Paris Museums||View over 324,000 works|
|CommonLit||Online texts aligned by theme, topic, grade levels. Always free.|
|Duolingo||Online french learning.|
|GoNoodle||Online videos that promote physical actvitity and health.|
|Houghton Mifflin Harcourt||Online resources aligned similar to traditional textbooks.|
|Khan Academy Kids||Educational program for children ages two to seven|
|Learning A-Z / RazKids||Online leveled literature. Available to the end of the year.|
|Metropolitan Museum of Fine Art||Online collections include the MET 360 Project and #MetKids|
|Mystery Science||This website is for grades k-5 and provides video and mini lessons.|
|National Emergency Library||Collection of books supporting remote teaching, research activities…|
|National Geographic for Kids||Online digital content with rich themes.|
|Netmath (French)||French online math resources.|
|New York Times | Learning Resources||Online content from a newspaper focus.|
|Newsela||Non fiction content aligned with reading levels.|
|Open Culture||Free cultural and educational media|
|PBS Learning||Online content aligned with subject areas.|
|PHET Online Simulations||Online interactive items.|
|Smithsonian||Online interactive items.|
|Natural History Museum||Virutal tours|
|Time for Kids||Online magazine with many current themes.|
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- How to return books or other material & status of overdues
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- WiFi services at the library
WiFi IS ON 24 HOURS a day, accessible from outside both branches. Our network name is MMPL, no password necessary
- Digital resources via the library
ACCESS e-learning materials, e-books/e-magazines/audiobooks, virtual references and more.
- Status of Interlibrary loan (ILL)
NOT BEING OFFERED for the time being
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