Find a eBook or eAudiobook, browse newspapers online, download magazines or stream a movie.
One Page Literary Series
Join One Page, Canada's Virtual Literary Series and get to know great writers & authors without leaving the comfort of your home.
Tools for Digitizing From Home
We have digitizing kits that help you convert your old audio cassettes or home movies into digital files.
Sign Up For A Library Card From Home
Get access to our online library to download eBooks, and eAudiobooks, stream movies, and TV.
News & Reviews
Find out the latest news, programs and staff favourites.
Overdrive/Libby Diverse Reads Reading Challenge
Broaden your reading horizons this fall. Explore curated booklists and download the reading log to keep track of your reading.
Share Your Story
We want to learn how the library has impacted your life. Share what the library means to you.
Online Book Chat
Looking for a less formal book club? Try our Book Chat. Share your favourite reads, and pick up new ideas.
Book Club Kits
Book clubs made easy! Kit includes 10 copies of the book, and questions for discussion.
New York Times
A monthly email newsletter with great suggestions on what to read next. Subscribe to get book recommendations you'll love or browse our back issues to find our favourites.
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.
New York Times
More than 1000 newspapers in 40 languages from 84 countries. You can now read the Globe and Mail from home! App available.
Points to the Past
A gateway to a world-class collection of primary sources, with nearly 200 million pages of digitized historical content – maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, and much more. Includes a solid collection of UK historical newspapers from the 17th to 19th Centuries.
Access Video On Demand
Streaming video platform with a focus on educational films. Also includes TV series and 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
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.
Information videos featuring Canadian and Indigenous voices.