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Online Services

LinkedIn Learning

Watch over 3,500 video courses on subjects like web design, 3D animation and audio editing.


Don't Panic!

Celebrating Douglas Adams's "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" in honour of Towel Day.


2SLGBTQ+ Speculative Fiction

With Pride month just a few days away, why not pick up a new and award-worthy 2SLGBTQ+ novel to celebrate?


Consultations publiques

Joignez-nous pour discuter la sélection et la promotion des collections en français.

Special Collections

Stan Lee and His Marvel-ous Career

Learn about our exhibit on now at our Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation & Fantasy.


After School Clubs

Tune in online to make paper collages, explore the universe and learn about dinosaur fossils.

Online Services

MIT Press Direct

Explore our latest collection of digital research books available from MIT Press Direct.


The Buzz...About Books

A Book About A City

Recommendations from staff and TPL Reading Challenge participants.

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Upcoming online programs

  • Career Coaches in Residence

    The Career Coaches in Residence program offers career and job search help for younger adults with free online consultations. Book your one-on-one career coaching session, or attend an upcoming online event on the latest career topics.

    • Answering the Call of the Wild in Alice Munro's "Meneseteung"

      Tue May 31, 2022 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
      Location: Online

      Alice Munro's "Meneseteung" (" Friend of My Youth ," 1990) possesses the richness and complexity of a novel. This talk outlines how the "wild" - as found both inside and outside each of us...

    • Lacrosse: Roots of the Game - It's a Medicine Game

      Wed Jun 01, 2022 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
      Location: Online

      Learn about the history of lacrosse! This presentation takes learners on a journey from the very first game played between the Creator and his brother, to the Medicine Game, Winged v Land Animals, Sky World to Mother Earth, W...

    • The Importance of Networking

      Thu Jun 02, 2022 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
      Location: Online

      Many people assume that networking is only useful during a job search. However, the purpose of networking goes far beyond finding your next job opportunity. During this workshop, career coach Kadine Cooper will offer best pra...

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