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eCollection

eBooks and eAudiobooks.

OverDrive/Libby

Search and browse OverDrive's collections and subjects, or use the special interfaces for Young Adults/Teens and Children

streaming media.

Hoopla

Explore hundreds of thousands of movies, TV shows, eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics, and music with Hoopla!

With no waiting and no holds, a wealth of media is at your fingertips via the web, iOS and Android mobile apps, and even your smart TV or virtual assistant!

Please see below for more information about using Hoopla.

emagazines.

Flipster

Flip through over 50 eMagazine titles with the new Flipster app, including People, Better Homes and Gardens, Real Simple, Martha Stewart Living, and Canadian Woodworking.

virtual picture books.

Tumblebooks

Enjoy a wealth of virtual picture books at home or on the go on your mobile device!

TumbleBooks feature engaging animations and text-to-speech for those little ones who want a story read to them or need some help with a word or two.

Request a Read

Not sure what to read next? Looking for recommendations? Fill out the Request a Read form and based on your answers, Clarington Public Library staff will recommend materials from our eCollection we think you may like!
 

eCards

Apply for a temporary online Clarington Public Library card! This temporary card will grant you access to our eCollection, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, and streaming media, in addition to our eResources and research databases.
 

More Information: Hoopla

Borrowing Items

  • Signing in: create an account and sign in with your email and Clarington Public Library card!
  • Instant access: you can borrow your items at any time, with no need to wait in line and no holds!
  • Checkout limits: you may borrow up to [five (5) items a month] ten (10) items a month..
    • Please note that until further notice, the checkout limit has been increased from five (5) to to ten (10) items a month.
    • These may be a combination of movies, TV shows, eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics, or music albums.
    • Unused checkouts cannot be rolled over to the next month (e.g. if you only checkout four (4) items in June, you may not borrow six (6) items in July).
  • Rating limits: as per the Library’s Collections and Materials Selection Policy, “All library members have open access to all library materials, except where limited by law... Materials limited by law include rated videos and video games, as classified by Ontario Film Review Board (OFRB) and Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB).” Borrowing restrictions are in place for children’s and Young Adult cards.

Viewing and Downloading Items

  • Loan periods: you are able to enjoy your borrowed content as often as you want during the loan period.
    • Movies and TV shows: 3 days
    • Music: 7 days
    • eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics: 21 days
  • Account syncing: your account, checkouts, wishlist, and progress will be synced across all devices.
  • Offline access: you may download content for offline viewing (iOS and Android mobile apps only).
  • Wishlists: "favourite" (using the heart icon) items to add them to your wishlist!
  • Renewals: you may select to auto-renew an item, but the renewal will count towards your monthly checkMoout limit.
  • Mobile apps: iOS app; Android app; Amazon app. Hoopla is also available on Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, and Roku.

Help and Resources

 

For more assistance with eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, or streaming media, please contact our information staff at info@clarington-library.on.ca or 905-623-7322 x2712.

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