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There will be no public internet stations available Thursday May 30th at Idea Exchange, Hespeler.

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Read, watch, and listen from anywhere! Access popular collections in digital format with your mobile device, tablet, eReader, or computer.

To access these virtual resources, you will need a valid Idea Exchange membership card or online membership.

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Download or stream thousands of free eBooks, eAudiobooks, and magazines to your computer, Kobo, or mobile device. All you need is a valid membership card, an internet connection, and the free software. Magazine checkouts do not count against the 20-item limit.

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Read anytime, anywhere. Download or stream eBooks, eAudiobooks, and magazines just for kids to your computer or mobile device. All you need is a valid membership card, an internet connection, and the free software.

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Borrow movies, TV shows, eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital music, and comics to enjoy on your computer, mobile device, or TV. Titles can be streamed immediately with no waiting, or downloaded for offline use. Borrow up to four (4) items per month.

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Borrow movies, TV shows, eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital music, and comics to enjoy on your computer, mobile device, or TV. Titles can be streamed immediately with no waiting, or downloaded for offline use. Borrow up to four (4) items per month.

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Access over 30,000 films via Kanopy’s online streaming platform. Enjoy watching buzzworthy indie movies, Hollywood classics, international cinema, the Great Courses collection, and thought-provoking documentaries, as well as an entertaining and educational kids’ collection. Stream up to six (6) movies per month.

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Consumer Reports magazine is one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services. Access full-text issues of the magazine online.

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The Canadian Periodical Index offers a vast selection of Canadian reference information. Search more than 700 full text titles, including the Globe and Mail (from 1985) and The Waterloo Region Record (from 2008), as well as the Cambridge Reporter and Cambridge Times. View a full list of titles for CPI.Q 

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Access full issues of Maclean's Magazine, Canada's preeminent news magazine from 1905-2015. Great for research and projects where you need trustworthy Canadian news and facts.

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Access full issues of thousands of popular and speciality magazines without the wait from your computer or mobile device. Choose from titles like Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, and Good Housekeeping, and many more. Includes titles in Chinese, Spanish, German, and more. 

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Enjoy unlimited access to over 5,000 newspaper and magazine titles, from more than 120 countries, in over 60 languages. Publications are offered in full-colour, full-page format, just like reading the print version. Access popular magazines such as the Economist as well as current and previous editions of most local and national newspapers, including the Waterloo Region Record, Toronto Star, and the National Post. The Globe and Mail is only available for download onsite at the library. Login every 30 days to keep using the app with these instructions.

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Borrow movies, TV shows, eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital music, and comics to enjoy on your computer, mobile device, or TV. Titles can be streamed immediately with no waiting, or downloaded for offline use. Borrow up to four (4) items per month.

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