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See previous email newsletters. Browse our picks for your favourite next book.
Make It Digital
Have a treasured VHS tape you would love to see again or share online? We have tools to digitize!
Book Clubs for Adults
Whatever you love to read, find a book club to suit your taste and your schedule.
Find full text ebooks on a wide range of topics including business plans, coding, LGBTQ, and STEM/STEAM.
Daily and local newspapers including the Vancouver Sun, Province and Globe & Mail. Also includes obituary search. Some not available until 2 days after publication.
More than 1000 newspapers in 40 languages from 84 countries. The Globe and Mail is available in-library only. App available.
Points to the Past
Nearly 200 million pages of digitized, rare historical content including maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, sermons, poems, and more.
ProQuest Digital Microfilm
Read full image copies of The Vancouver Sun or The Province newspapers. Archives from 2011 to present, 3-month embargo.
Access Video On Demand - World Cinema
Streaming hundreds of feature films, both classic and contemporary, by acclaimed directors from around the world.
Access Video on Demand - Just for Kids
Kid-safe, advertisement-free streaming videos to entertain, educate, and inspire.
Kanopy Great Courses
Start learning on the go, or from the comfort of home. Find in-depth video lectures on a wide variety of topics. .
Stream a quality collection of kid's movies, TV series, and storytimes. There is also great math, science, and language learning content. App available. .
Stream the largest online collection of classical music, operas, and ballets in the world. Offered as a pilot by Surrey Libraries.
Naxos Music Library
Listen to music online. More than 85,000 audio tracks of classical, jazz, world, and folk music. Up to 5 users at a time. App available.
Naxos Spoken Word Library
Listen to audiobooks online. More than 500 classics, biographies, non-fiction and poetry for adults and kids. Up to 5 users at a time. App available.