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HIGHLIGHTED DIGITAL COLLECTION: PressReader  

Get the world's best content on your mobile device. PressReader helps to connect people through news with over 70,000 newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries and in over 60 languages. There's something for everyone. Read on the run with PressReader on your mobile device. Here's how to get started!

Psssst! Download the app firstGet the App for all your devices!

Want to read from a computer desktop? All you need is library card number and PIN (the last 4 digits of your phone number).

Log into PressReader Here

TRIAL RESOURCES AND DIGITAL COLLECTIONS

We need your help! We've arranged for trials to some resources so you can read, explore, and learn across a variety of topics.  These trials are available to you until November 11, 2020. 

We want to know about your experience with these trial electronic resources.  It is important that we have your feedback before making purchasing decisions.  Please, complete this feedback tool.  It is anonymous! 

Trial Digital Collections Feedback

Watch social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) posts and the library homepage in late November when the results of the feedback survey are messaged out to you.

National Geographic
Maps, Magazines, and Videos

We're excited to announce that you have access to this iconic resource on a trial basis until November 11, 2020.

Take a journey across the entire world and beyond with this iconic resource! Browse magazines, search through high quality images, and explore your world!

There are 1530 National Geographic Magazines available from October 1888 to the most current issue. Choose to explore animals, the environment, history, people and cultures, science and technology and travel. 

National Geography Kids
Explore, Discover, Learn

Help kids broaden their horizons with videos, pictures, books, and magazines from this highly regarded and engaging online resource.

Kids can watch videos about the Space Hubble, the Greening of Iceland, Things You Wanna Know: Ice Cream and hundreds more.

Set your kids up to read the magazines, too.  There are over 2,500 kids magazines at your fingertips.  They'll read about animals, conservation, the oceans, history, technologies, cultures, and so much more.

 This trial is available until November 11, 2020.

Gale Health & Wellness
Be Informed About Your Health

Interested in reading credible and authoritative resources on topics related to your health and wellness?  This is it!  Read articles written by medical authorities and experts.

Find articles on over 325 topics including mental health, therapies, treatments, and surgeries, drugs, diseases and conditions, and diagnostics and tests.

Find detailed information on addiction, meditation, cochlear implants, dissociative disorders, genetic testing, chiropractic, cancers, vaping, or vegetarianism and hundreds more.

You have access to this trial until November 11, 2020 


DIGITAL COLLECTIONS & RESOURCES

You have many options for finding ebooks, audio books, kids read-alongs, newspapers, magazines, and articles with the resources listed below.  Need help finding your next book?  Don't forget to ask for help with our Personalized Reading Suggestion service or use Novelist!

 

Tumble Book Library
Animated Kids Books

TumbleBookLibrary 

TumbleBook Library has eBooks for kids, picture books, graphic novels, games and more. You have access to over 1,100 titles. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, graphic novels, playlists, and books in French and Spanish.  

OverDrive eBOoks Audio BOoks
Read & Listen ONLINE

 OverDrive 

Enjoy ebooks and audiobooks for FREE. Use your mobile device or your computer to find fiction, non-fiction books in dozens of genres - fantasy, sci-fi, detective fiction, mystery, historical fiction, health and wellness, autobiography, cookbooks, and more!

Libby
Books on the GO!

Libby

You are one tap away from reading or listening to a favourite or a brand new read!

Find your next favourite read or a new book to discover and enjoy on your tablet or mobile device. Thousands of books are at your fingertips - fiction and non-fiction. Download to read on your device or listen using the Libby App!

Personalised Reading Suggestions
Looking for a New Read!

Personalised Reading Suggestions

Whether you are looking for a new author similar to your favourites or just want to dive into something unexpected and new, we can help.

We love helping you find great reads and want to continue finding the right book just for you.

Try this new online service!

Staff will review your requests and get back to you in 3 - 5 days.

Novelist K8
Read Alikes for Kids

Novelist K-8

Do you and your kids have a favourite author and want to find other authors that write in similar style, on themes you want to explore?

You can with this online tool. Novelist K-8 is for YOU! Find relevant and age appropriate book lists, read-alikes, book discussion guides, and other tools to help find your kids next great read.

Novelist Plus
Find Your Next Read

Novelist Plus

Do you have a favourite author and want to find other authors that write in similar style?  Do you want to read more on specific topics that you enjoy, or in the same genre or similar settings?

Then Novelist Plus is for YOU! Get book lists, author read-alikes, book discussion guides and many other features.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers Toronto Star
Historical Toronto Star

Toronto Star: ProQuest Historical Newspapers 

In the mood for reading about historical events from Ontario and Toronto?  Find a collection of the Toronto Star newspaper from 1894 - 2015.

This historical newspaper provides genealogists and everyday readers with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events as reported in The Toronto Star.

EBSCO eBooks
Classics, Business and MORE!

EBSCO eBooks 

Discover this growing collection of ebooks including fiction, non-fiction, academic, children's classics, and current day publications.

Browse or search the entire collection, and preview as many books as you'd like. Read the books online or download them for offline viewing on your PC, or onto your mobile device. Imagine 170,000 eBooks at your fingertips, 24/7!

CPIQ Canadian Periodicals Index Quarterly
Journals & Magazines

Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly (CPIQ) 

Discover authoritative and researched articles from general, academic, and business magazines from 1998 to present. Includes some French magazine titles.

This is a terrific resource when you are looking for highly credible and researched information. A great digital collection for business information.

The subject areas are broad so you're sure to find evidence-based articles on subjects of interest from avalanche prediction to ocean krill research to herd management.

The New York Times
Read it Online!

New York Times 

Read The New York Times FREE with your HPL card. Get the latest news from around the world on topics such as politics, business, technology, science, health, sports, arts, books, style, travel, and food. 

"The New York Times is dedicated to helping people understand the world through on-the-ground, expert and deeply reported independent journalism." - from NYTimes website.

Enjoy articles on popular events and subjects such as: politics, tech, science, health, arts, books, style, food, business, travel, sports, and world news. 

PressReader
Digital Newspapers/Magazines

PressReader  

You have over 7000 newspapers and magazines in the palm of your hand.

Read on the run with PressReader on your mobile device. Here's how!

Psssst! Download the app first.

Get the App

From a computer desktop, all you need is your HPL card number and Pin (last 4 digits of your phone number). 

Log into PressReader Here

The Huntsville forester
Read Local News

Huntsville Forester Online 

Explore the Forester newspaper from 1895 to present. This is a local treasure filled with interesting news items about Huntsville and Muskoka.

Learn more about the local area, people, events, and local merchants and business. Find papers, clippings, and photographs.

Hosted by the Canadian Community Digital Archives.

White letters C and R with a green background
Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

Did you know this is FREE with your HPL card?  Did you know that Consumer Reports is about more than product reviews?

You'll find back-to-school guides, CR's Guide to the Coronavirus, articles on car safety & efficiency, and clear information about data privacy.  

You'll find comprehensive articles on safer, healthier food and a great tool called "Food Label Decoder".

Flipster
Digital Magazines

Flipster 

This digital magazine collection gives you access to popular magazines to read on your computer, tablet, or phone. The Flipster app is available for offline reading. Read the latest issue of your favourite magazines, including People, The Atlantic, Real Simple, Toronto Life, Vanity Fair, HGTV, Cosmopolitan, National Geographic, O, Oprah's Magazine, and many more on your mobile device or computer. 

  • Get Help to maximize your digital magazine reading experience.

 

Some of these resources require a log in with your Library card. Use the barcode number without spaces found on the back of your card. The enter your PIN which is the last four digits of your phone number when prompted. Need a library card? We got you. Complete this form for immediate access to all our digital collections. NOTE: you must be a Huntsville area resident.

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