eBooks, eAudio & eMagazines

As a library patron you have FREE access to eBooks, eAudio & eMagazines with your library card. Place holds, borrow and access via Libby – which is best for mobile devices – or the Ontario Library Service Download Centre, on your desktop computer.

Browse all sorts of popular and new collections here.

Click here to browse and download Teen eBooks and eAudiobooks

Click here for Kids eBooks, graphic novels & eAudio

Note: MMPL has a large IN-library audiobook collection for adults (browse the catalogue here) and children (browse the catalogue here) as well.

Kanopy and Kanopy Kids streaming TV

FREE with your library card, enjoy a diverse collection with new titles added each month. Access 10 items/month (and an unlimited number from Kanopy kids).

New users, create an account with your library card here: www.kanopy.com Don’t enter the last digit on your library card, if it begins with 24444…

Access Kanopy or Kanopy Kids on your desktop or laptop, your TV, or download the app on a choice of devices: Apple | Android | Roku | Amazon

French eBooks & audiobooks

Cantook Station est la solution simplifiée et reconnue de prêt de livres numériques conçue pour épauler les bibliothécaires dans leur mission et favoriser le développement de leurs collections.

FREE access with your library card & PIN#. Sign in & start reading here: French-language eBooks & audiobooks for all ages.

To read on a mobile device, get the Aldiko Next app from the App or Play Store. (Support info about the app at this page.) Note: you do not sign in to this app via Feedbooks, skip through that until you sign in via your library & library card.

Please note: IN-library French books for adults (browse the catalogue here) & children (browse the catalogue here) are available too.

Over 500 online magazines

eMags are FREE with your library card and are always available for download – no holds necessary. The list of magazines / access is via Overdrive or Libby, which offers easiest access, on mobile devices.

Note: MMPL branches continue to hold dozens of magazines in paper form. Browse the current in-library collection here

Local history & genealogy

Ancestry library edition is FREE to USE from the library, as is Family Search.

Mississippi Mills Public Library holds a collection by and about local people, which include materials relating to the histories of the formerly independent Town of AlmonteVillage of Pakenham and Ramsay Township. The majority of materials are located in the Almonte branch, with a smaller collection in Pakenham. Please call 613-256-1037 (Almonte) or 613-624-5306 (Pakenham) before you visit!

Browse the catalogue of Local History items at the Almonte branch from home – then visit the branch to read or do some research! Browse the catalogue of Local History items at the Pakenham branch.

Census records are available as well as a complete archive of The Almonte Gazette from 1861 to 2005 on microfiche (also digitalized, see below), church and cemetery records, Women’s Institute scrapbooks, birth, death and marriage records. These are part of a special, non-circulating research collection. No reserves are allowed. Click here to explore more online resources!

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EBSCO databases & 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 a quick reference guide here. A video guide (33 min.) on using EBSCO databases can be found here.