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.
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.
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.
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.*
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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This eBook reference collection offers a rich selection of eBook titles covering a broad range of general reference subjects. Topics include biography, history, careers, cooking, literature, genealogy, health, parenting, personal finance, politics, architecture, science, current events, social-emotional health, sports, and travel.
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.