Digital Collection

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

Audiobook Collections  
AudioBookCloud AudioBookCloud 

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

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Sstream 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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oneclickdigital OneClick digital by Recorded Books 

Downloadable audio books 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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OverDrive

Ontario Library Service Download Centre by OverDrive 

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
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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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 OverDrive

Ontario Library Service Download Centre by OverDrive 

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

Access Collection  | OLS Download Center eHelp 

Download the 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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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, audio books and video

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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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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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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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Health
Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete

Access hundreds of health reference books, encyclopedias; full-text, evidence-based, health reports and consumer periodicals

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Sante en francais 

Sante en Francais

Rapports que couvrant diverses maladies et conditions.

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Language Learning
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
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Flipster - Digital Magazine Collection

A collection of selected children's and adult magazines that can be either read online or downloaded and read offline with the Flipster app.

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 Pressreader

PressReader

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

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Zinio

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

There are no limits, no holds and no returns!

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Music Collections
freegal Freegal Music 

Offers download or streaming access to more than 8 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalogue of legendary artists.
 
The collection is comprised of music from over 28,000 labels with music that originates in over 80 countries.

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

OverDrive

Ontario Library Service Download Centre by OverDrive 

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

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Research and Reference
 EBSCO Host Logo BIR Entertainment

Find information on music or videos featuring a favourite artist, performer, or a specific genre.

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 BIR Index with Reviews Logo Book Index with Reviews

Contains book reviews from Library JournalSchool Library JournalPublishers WeeklyBooklist and others.

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Canadian Points of View Reference Centre  Canadian Points of View Reference Centre 

Provides information on key topics to Canadian researchers, with an overview, point, counterpoint and critical thinking guides. 

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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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 GreenFile GreenFile

Focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Comprised of more than 600 scholarly and general interest titles, government documents and reports.

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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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 ReferenceGroup ReferenceGroup

A comprehensive directory of Canadian companies and residences.  It is searchable by type of business, location name, company size, credit rating and more.

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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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 InstantFlix InstantFlix (powered by IndieFlix)

Stream independent movies using your computer, tablet, Roku, or Xbox 360. Access a wide variety of short and full-length movies – many of which appeared at renowned film festivals.

Watch as many movies as you wish – no limits, no returns, no holds!

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OverDrive

Ontario Library Service Download Centre by OverDrive 

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 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.

Many of the databases have been made possible through funding by the Government of Ontario.

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