There’s always plenty to learn and enjoy online. Check out these resources:

Overdrive / Libby e-books and digital audiobooks & magazines

As a library patron you have access to free e-books and audiobooks through Libby or via Ontario Library Service Download Centre.

More about downloading e-books and audiobooks:

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).

Access Kanopy or Kanopy Kids on your computer, or download the app on your choice of device:

Apple | Android | Roku | Amazon

Other sources of digital books online

Cantook Station contains a library of French-language ebooks and audiobooks. Please contact the library to register for an account with Cantook Station. 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.

Magazines and research resources

Consumer Reports

Mississippi Mills patrons have access to Consumer Reports along with many other magazine articles and resources through EBSCOhost databases. You can access and search resources in the EBSCO MasterFILE Premier database. When Logging in from outside the library enter your card number in the Patron ID field (if your card number starts with a 2, omit the last digit). Access our quick reference guide here or a more in depth video guide (33 minutes) on using EBSCO databases can be found here.

EBSCOhost is a powerful online reference system offering a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers. The comprehensive databases are listed below. When Logging in from outside the library enter your card number in the Patron ID field (if your card number starts with a 2, omit the last digit).

A wealth of online learning resources for both kids and adults.

Canadian Resources

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.

Other Resources

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.

History & genealogy

Check out the resources we offer in our branches and online. Ancestry Online is currently available from outside the library. Research your family tree from home.