Read & Listen Online
eBooks, Audiobooks & More – Free with your Library card!
Libby app from Overdrive (best for mobile devices) offers eBooks and audiobooks, and is easy to use on your phone or tablet. Click here for help, and watch NPL’s youtube channel for live instructions!
RB Digital Magazines offers many popular magazines for reading on your computer, smart phone or tablet.
Related databases for popular reading material
- EBSCOHost has access to thousands of popular and academic magazines, reference books, plus images, covering all subject areas, from current events and history to the arts and sciences. Many Canadian titles are included. Narrow results by date, subject, publication, etc.
- Explora Canada includes information for students of all ages on a wide variety of topics, from history and current events to science and technology. Search a variety of sources such as magazines, encyclopedias, primary source documents and more.
Free resources available from public domain
- Project Gutenberg – Classic books online, free to download in multiple formats
- Bibliomania – Online literature and study guides
- Library of Congress – online books for kids and adults
- Librivox – audiobooks read by volunteers from around the world
- Read Print – Books, Poems, Short Stories.
Finding Your Next Read
- 49th Shelf – Largest collection of Canadian books on the Internet.
- CBC Books – Literary prize-winners, Reading lists, and more…