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Ancestry Databases Magazines, Newspapers and Journals Library Card Required.

Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records including census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Ancestry Library Edition brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. It’s an unprecedented online collection of individuals from North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and more. Available for home access until at least December 31, 2020 with a valid library card. 

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Auto Repair Databases Library Card Required.

Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

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BrainFuse – JobNow New! Library Card Required.

Job search resources, including job coaching, resume critiques, interview practice, and local job postings. Live online job coaching is available daily from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

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Consumer Reports Databases Magazines, Newspapers and Journals Library Card Required.

Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit member organization that works side by side with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace. Consumer Reports publishes reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services based on reporting and results from its in-house testing laboratory and survey research center. It also publishes general and targeted product/service buying guides.

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Freegal Music Streaming Library Card Required.

Freegal® is a free music service from your library. Freegal offers access to over 15 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists, and over 40,000 music videos. In total the collection is comprised of music from over from 30,000 labels with music that originates in over 100 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. Users get seven free downloads per week. To keep. Free. And unlimited streaming.

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G1.ca

Free G1 Practice Tests, based on the official Ontario Driver’s Handbook. Ad-free, unlimited use, and no registration required. An app and the M1 Motorcycle Test also available.



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hoopla Audiobooks eBooks eComics Movies and TV Music Streaming Library Card Required.

hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have thousands of titles to choose from, with 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.

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Lynda Library Card Required.

Learn at your own pace, anytime, with these popular video courses covering the latest in commercial software, creative and graphic arts, and business skills. Each course is hosted by an industry leader.

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Mango Languages Library Card Required.

Travelling, doing business with different cultures, learning to speak English, Mango is a fast, easy and effective way to learn to speak another language. You can even learn to speak pirate!

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Merck Manuals Databases

The Merck Manuals are a comprehensive medical information source covering thousands of topics in all fields of medicine. They are offered as a free public service to health care professionals and the general public.

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Novelist Databases Library Card Required.

Created especially for people who love books, NoveList Plus is the premier online database for reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. Helping readers of all ages find just the right book to read, this comprehensive source of popular and professional book information includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

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Novelist K-8 Databases Library Card Required.

Created especially for people who love books, NoveList K-8 Plus is the premier online database for reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. Helping readers find just the right book to read, this comprehensive source of popular and professional book information includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

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Tumblebooks Audiobooks eBooks eComics Streaming Library Card Required.

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. It also includes National Geographic videos and games. 

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