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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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Enjoy eAudiobooks streamed to your computer. Listen to classics such as Shakespeare's plays and Orwell's 1984, non-fiction, children's books, and stories read in Spanish.

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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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Stay informed on the latest news and current issues with access to thousands of Canadian and international news sources. Stay connected to your community with access to local newspapers including The Record, Cambridge Times, Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator, and Guelph Mercury.

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Search this full-text collection of Canadian magazines and newspapers, including an image collection with photos, maps, and flags. Titles include Consumer Reports, Canadian Living, Maclean's, The Record, and many more.

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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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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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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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Full-text access to research periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and much more.

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Explore the world through articles, images, maps and more from the National Geographic magazine archives, from 1888 to Present.

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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. The Globe and Mail is only available for download onsite at the library.

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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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