Online homework help for students in grades K-12. Live tutoring with certified tutors is available daily from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Also includes lessons, tutorials, homework tools, practice tests, writing assistance, skills building, ESL services, and an adult learning centre.
Three multimedia encyclopedias in one: Children; Young Adults; and the Reference Center for older students and adults. Conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects.
Students in grades 7-12 can find current and reliable information on thousands of topics for research projects and homework assignments. Content includes journals, newspapers, reference books, images, primary sources, and more. Canadian content is included.
Students in grades 1-6 can find current and reliable information on all subjects for projects and homework assignments.
hoopla gives you access to movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, magazines, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, TV or phone! Titles can be streamed immediately (no waitlists!), or downloaded to your phone or tablet for offline enjoyment. With thousands of titles to choose from, and more being added daily, hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere. All you need is your Pickering Public Library card to get started!
Watch over 26,000 films from Kanopy on your computer, tablet, phone or TV! See classic films from The Criterion Collection, learn about every subject imaginable from The Great Courses and PBS, or indulge in festival indies and world cinema from award-winning filmmakers. Kanopy makes it easy to find something great to stream: all you need is your Pickering Public Library card.
Access thoughtful, entertaining and educational films and TV series for children with your Pickering Public Library card and Kanopy Kids. Parental controls and Common Sense Media ratings help to keep your kids safe while viewing videos on your computer, tablet, phone or TV.
A large collection of ebooks, audiobooks and videos with options for adults, teens and children. Easily access your next favourite book on your eReader, tablet or phone with Libby by OverDrive and your Pickering Public Library card.
*As of February 23, 2022, Overdrive will be removing the legacy Overdrive app from all app stores. Libby will be the primary supported app for devices.*
The Merck Manuals are a comprehensive medical information source covering thousands of topics in all fields of medicine. Includes versions for consumers or medical professionals.
Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students, this research tool covers a wide range of subjects including reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health, and technology.
Animated talking picture books, chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction titles, and graphic novels for students in grades K-6. Also includes puzzles, games, and content in French and Spanish.