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eBooks, Audiobooks, Streaming and more!
Ebooks and Audiobooks:
The Library has partnered with 13 other libraries in Ontario to offer a wide selection of ebooks and Audiobooks. Use the magnifying glass (search feature) to search for specific ebooks and audiobooks.
This service is also available as an app! Log in and start browsing today.
Enjoy digital copies of your favourite magazine using the Library’s RBdigital magazine service. RBdigital can be used on your computer, smartphone or tablet. It allows you to download magazines directly to your phone to enjoy anywhere and anytime. You can also get alerts for when the latest issues are out, which means you will never miss the latest magazines. Start reading today.
Stream movies and television shows with Hoopla. You can borrow four items per month. New titles, including content for children, are being added all of the time. Hoopla also has an app, so you can watch content on the go! Log in and start watching today.
Digital Comics and Graphic Novels
Along with offering movies and television shows, Hoopla also has an extensive comic book and graphic novel collection. Up to four titles can be borrowed a month. These items can be downloaded directly to your phone or smart device. Log in and start reading today.
Library card holders can stream up to three hours of music a day or download five songs a week using the Freegal service. The Freegal catalogue has more than 8-million songs and can be accessed from a computer or a smart device using the Freegal app. Start listening today.
Kids will have fun and practice their reading skills using the Sesame Street eBook service and the TumbleBook service. These can be found in the “eBooks and Audio” section of the Library’s website.
Adult, Teen and Children's Programs
View our online events calendar for a full list of programs.
Online Learning and Databases
Grant Connect is an all-in-one solution for fundraising research. It includes searchable details on thousands of funders along, with relationship management tools to track your data.
Note: Only available using Library’s WiFi network or in-library computer. Can be accessed through the Database page of the Library's website.
Lynda.com (LinkedIn Learning) Online Tutorials
Lynda.com offers thousands of on-demand training tutorials that can be accessed anywhere and anytime, using your library card. These tutorials range from beginner to advanced and take as little as a few minutes a day to complete. Start learning today.
Transparent Language is one of the world's leading language programs with more than 100 languages and clear learning paths. The program is also available as an app, so you can learn on the go.Learn more.
Universal Class offers over 500 online continuing education video training courses for those interested in professional or personal growth. These videos can be watched online anytime and anywhere! Start learning today.
Ancestry.com is the world's largest online family history resource - including historical records, photos, stories, family trees and a collaborative community of millions. Note: Only available using Library’s WiFi network or in-library computer. Accessed through the Database Page of the Library's website.
Access the full text of the Brantford Expositor online starting with 1999. Note: Only available using Library’s WiFi network or in-library computer. Service is available through the Database Page of the Library's website.
Search historic newspaper articles from the Toronto Star, Hamilton Spectator, Kitchener Record and more! Start your research today.