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.
An essential resource for library clients! Easily borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks from cloudLibrary™ to read on your computer, tablet or mobile device.
Creativebug offers unlimited access to 1000+ online art and craft classes taught by expert instructors for all ages and skill levels. Topics include art & design, sewing, quilting, paper, fibre arts, jewellery, and food & home. New classes are released every day and Creativebug includes downloadable patterns, templates, and recipes.
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.
Current and past issues of popular magazines FREE with your library card. Unlimited checkouts, no fines, and no holds.
Can't find your favourite magazine in Flipster, try checking OverDrive Magazines!
Free, interactive, instructor-led online courses. Courses run for 6 weeks and focus on professional & personal development, including topics in business, technology, education, law, health & wellness, personal finance, and more.
This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1894 - 2020.
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.
*On May 1st, 2023, the legacy OverDrive app was removed from all app stores. Libby is the primary supported app for devices. You can find more information about making the switch to Libby on the OverDrive website here. Please note, Kobo devices should not be impacted by the sunsetting of the OverDrive app as they rely on a different OverDrive integration.*
Your favourite digital magazines now available through Libby! Access the collection through your pre-existing Libby app or the Service Download Centre.
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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Created especially for children, NoveList K-8 Plus is the premier online database for reading recommendations, helping young readers find just the right book to read. This comprehensive source of popular and professional book information includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, book lists and more.
Created especially for people who love books, NoveList Plus is the premier online database for reading recommendations, 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, book lists and more.
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.