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Explore the eCollection!

Dec 27, 2021 - Comments: 0
ereader with hot chocolate.

Discover eBooks, eAudio, eMagazines, eNewspapers, streaming media, and more with your new device and Clarington Public Library!

Explore the wealth of titles and media at your fingertips. Read or listen to bestsellers, flip through your favourite magazines and newspapers, or stream movies, TV shows, books, even comics!

Find out everything you need on our new and improved eCollection page, along with links to each platform's mobile apps!

New Board Games!

Oct 16, 2021 - Comments: 0
Anomia for Kids board game.

We've expanded our collection of board and card games! You can now borrow Anomia Kids, Connect 4, Sequence, Taboo, Scattergories, Blink, and more!

Relax with your family and loved ones, or gear up for the start to a friendly battle royale! Find the full collection on our Board and Card Games page!

DAISY Readers for Loan

Aug 30, 2021 - Comments: 0
Man using DAISY reader.

The Library is excited to offer a number of DAISY Victor Reader Stratus available for loan! These devices can play audiobooks (and music) via CDs, SD cards, USB flash drives, and Direct to Player for internet-enabled devices!

DAISY (the Digital Accessible Information System) is an audiobook system and player for those with print disabilities. These “digital talking books” offer built-in text-to-speech capability, and allow users to search, place bookmarks, navigate line by line, and control speaking speed.

New versions of DAISY offer Direct to Player, a quick and convenient way to receive DAISY audiobooks! Rather than relying on CDs being mailed or using a computer to download and transfer files, books can be sent directly to an internet-enabled device.

Place your hold today!

STEAM Kits

Jul 29, 2021 - Comments: 0
STEAM kits.

Boost your child’s skills and interest in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) with the new STEAM Kits!

Each STEAM Kit contains everything you and your budding scientist or architect need to complete fun STEAM-based projects. Learn about magnets, create a marble run, or build a bridge! Each Kit comes with an activity and a STEAM-themed book.

Find more information on our STEAM Kits page!

Orono Library: Celebrating 50 Years

Jun 03, 2021 - Comments: 0
Historical photos.

The Orono Branch of the Clarington Public Library celebrates 50 years and counting! The people of the Orono area cherish their beautiful little library. We hope you enjoy this short video which traces the history of the branch and the story of the Waddell House, its stately home.

Created in partnership with Clarington Museums & Archives.

Outreach Community Hub

May 31, 2021 - Comments: 0
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An Outreach Community Hub will soon be available at all Library branches. The new service has been created in partnership with the Region of Durham, in association with the Healthy Communities initiative.

Commencing the week of June 28, 2021, Clarington Public Library branches will have an Ontario Works Outreach Worker onsite, during limited time periods, in order to connect community residents to a variety of social services supports and resources.

Virtual Storytime Kits

May 18, 2021 - Comments: 0
family using tablet together.

Host your own special DIY storytime at home! Each virtual kit contains all of the songs, activities, and links to downloadable eBooks that you'll need to get your little ones engaged and learning early literacy skills!

Be sure to check out our ePrograms page for more fun activities, challenges, and videos!

Clarington Public Library and Museum Service Updates

Feb 19, 2021 - Comments: 0
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Read the latest service updates regarding Clarington Public Library and Clarington Museums & Archives.

We will continue to monitor changes in public health regulations and will adjust this Safety Plan as required to ensure the safety of both our staff and customers.

Ontario Parks Community Pass

Feb 08, 2021 - Comments: 0
Darlington Park with Ontario Parks logo.

Explore your community like never before with Clarington Public Library's Community Passes!

We're excited to partner with Ontario Parks and offer Ontario Parks Day-Use Passes for loan! Stay local, get active, and discover the local Darlington Provincial Park with winter picnics, nature trails for hiking and snowshoeing, and a long sandy beach. The park is also dog friendly!

Place your hold on an Ontario Parks Pass today!

For more information about this and other Community Passes, please see our Community Pass page.

Mobile Hotspots

Nov 19, 2020 - Comments: 0
person sitting on wifi symbol.

Mobile hotspots are now available to borrow with your Library card! Get instant internet access wherever you go.

Access online learning and digital resources from home or connect with loved ones or co-workers. These portal devices allow Clarington Public Library members to access high-speed internet on enabled smartphones, tablets, and PC’s through the Rogers Cellular Network.

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