Digital Collection

Audiobooks | eBooks | Children | Genealogy | Learning | Magazines & Newspapers | Music | Research & Reference | Videos

Audiobook Collections  
AudioBookCloud AudioBookCloud 

A collection of audiobooks you can listen to online, including a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction titles for all ages.

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 Hoopla Icon Hoopla

Stream or download thousands of Movies, TV Shows, Music, eBooks (and Comics), eAudiobooks on selected devices. Available for free 24/7 - no waiting. Library cardholders in good standing may check-out 5 items per month. Loan periods: 3 weeks for eBooks, eAudiobooks and eComics; 1 week for Music; 3 days for TV Shows and Movies.

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RB DIgital
RB Digital Audiobooks formerly OneClick Digital 

Downloadable audiobooks covering a variety of genres for adults, children and teens, with a special focus on Canadian and British authors; many of the titles are always available and so holds are often not required!

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Download the app: Apple Store Button  Google Play Button

Libby

OLS Download Centre

A collection of downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and video available 24/7 to Peterborough Public Library members. Titles can be downloaded to PCs, Macs, and certain portable devices.

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eBook Collections
 Hoopla Icon Hoopla

Stream or download thousands of Movies, TV Shows, Music, eBooks (and Comics), eAudiobooks on selected devices. Available for free 24/7 - no waiting. Library cardholders in good standing may check-out 5 items per month. Loan periods: 3 weeks for eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eComics; 1 week for Music; 3 days for TV Shows and Movies.

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Download the app: Apple Store Button Google Play Button Amazon Store

 Libby

OLS Download Centre

A collection of downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and video. Titles can be downloaded to PCs, Macs, and certain portable devices.

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Download the Libby app: Apple Store Button Google Play Button

Children
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Biblioenfants

A collection of French animated, talking picture books.

Read the text or have the stories read to you.  Use a 'word help' feature to sound out words, play book-related puzzles and games, and read books in languages other than English.

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 Novelist Plus K-8 (new)

Novelist Plus K-8

Allows children and teen readers to find fiction and nonfiction titles that are similar to their favourite authors or on their favourite subjects.

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 PebbleGo

PebbleGo

Award-winning Pre K-3 database for reading and research. Introduces Animals, Earth and Space and Physical, Life and Engineering Science concepts to early readers.

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 ebookstumblebkcloud

TumbleBook Cloud

An online collection of read-along and e-book titles for older elementary, middle and high school students adapted for any computer or iPad. 

The collection includes classic literature, Shakespeare, YA/teen novels, and a growing number of exciting graphic novels, audiobooks and video

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 ebookstumblebkcloudjr

TumbleBook Cloud Jr.

An online collection of eBooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos and audio books, designed for elementary and middle school students.

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 ebookstumblebks

TumbleBook Library

A collection of animated, talking picture books. Read the text or have the stories read to you.  Use a 'word help' feature to sound out words, play book-related puzzles and games, and read books in languages other than English.

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World Book Online 

World Book Kids and World Book Student includes articles, images, videos, games and activities for primary to early secondary levels.

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Genealogy
Ancestry Library Edition 

Ancestry Library Edition

Includes birth, marriage and death records; church records; military records; court, land and probate records; directories; passenger lists and more.

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Learning
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Lynda.com

A collection of over 4,000 self-paced courses with over 140,000 video tutorials taught by experts. Sign in with your library card for software, creative and business skills courses from beginner to advanced levels.

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Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online

Learn over 100 languages from Afrikaans to Zulu; up to intermediate level English for over 25 languages

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Magazines and Newspapers
 Pressreader

PressReader

Unlimited access to over 6,000 publications from over 100 countries in 60+ languages

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 RB DIgital

RB Digital Magazines formerly Zinio

A collection of selected popular magazines that can be browsed and read online, or downloaded and viewed offline with RB Digital app.

There are no limits, no holds and no returns!

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Music Collections
 Hoopla Icon Hoopla

Stream or download thousands of Movies, TV Shows, Music, eBooks (and Comics), eAudiobooks on selected devices. Available for free 24/7 - no waiting. Library cardholders in good standing may check-out 5 items per month. Loan periods: 3 weeks for eBooks, eAudiobooks and eComics; 1 week for Music; 3 days for TV Shows and Movies.

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Download the app: Apple Store Button Google Play Button Amazon Store

Research and Reference
 Book Index with Review

Book Index with Review

Contains information on over 5 million book titles and over 800,000 full-text searchable book reviews from sources such as Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and others.

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 CLEO icon CLEO: Your Legal Right

Clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help you understand and exercise your legal rights (from Community Legal Education Ontario).

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Consumer Reports

Product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports.

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 Global Books in Print Global Books in Review

Contains information about over 10,000,000 book and audiovisual titles that are in print, out-of-print and soon to be printed.

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 Novelist Plus Novelist Plus

Enables adult readers to find fiction and nonfiction titles that are similar to their favourite authors or on their favourite subjects.

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Video Collections
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Stream or download thousands of Movies, TV Shows, Music, eBooks (and Comics), eAudiobooks on selected devices. Available for free 24/7 - no waiting. Library cardholders in good standing may check-out 5 items per month. Loan periods: 3 weeks for eBooks, eAudiobooks and eComics; 1 week for Music; 3 days for TV Shows and Movies.

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Download the app: Apple Store Button Google Play Button Amazon Store

Libby

OLS Download Centre 

A collection of downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and video. Titles can be downloaded to PCs, Macs, and certain portable devices.

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Download the Libby app: Apple Store Button  Google Play Button

Many of our eBooks and downloadables can be transferred to a portable device like a cell phone, eReader, iPad or Android tablet, or an mP3 player.  To access most of these collections, you will need:
  • a valid Peterborough Public Library card in good standing
  • an electronic device that can read eBooks or play audio or video files
  • software application or app that allows you to read/play the borrowed materials and/or transfer downloadables between your computer and other devices
  • access to the internet and this website

Please note: some online collections which verify your user information with our library catalogue may be unavailable during our daily maintenance window of 12 - 3 am.