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3M Cloud Library eBooks

Browse, check out and download popular titles from VPL's new eBook collection.


AudioBookCloud eAudiobooks

An online audiobook library collection of streaming audiobooks for children and adults. Listen online.


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Hoopla eBooks & eAudiobooks

Borrow free ebooks, audiobooks and comic books with your library card.


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OneClickdigital eBooks & eAudiobooks

An all-new, easy-to-use website and platform for you to download audiobooks.


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OverDrive eBooks & eAudiobooks

Check out and download eBooks and eAudiobooks using your library card.


SELF-e Collection

Free access to a variety of Canadian independent authors’ eBooks, and a worldwide collection of Library Journal Select eBooks that are recommended by professional book reviewers. A Classics Collection with multiple simultaneous use is also available through the BiblioBoard platform.


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TumbleBook Library eBooks

TumbleBook Library offers online eBooks for kids! Not only are the books animated, but they are narrated too! Play games and puzzles! TumbleBook Library also offers some books in French and Spanish.


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TumbleBookCloud eBooks

TumbleBookCloud offers titles for middle school AND high school! This collection contains YA/Teen novels, classics, poetry, short stories, YA/Teen audiobooks, popular graphic novels, and world class educational videos from National Geographic.


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TumbleBookCloud Junior eBooks

With reading levels from grades 3-8, TumbleBookCloud Junior is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to go beyond the picture book collection in TumbleBookLibrary!


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Hoopla Films & Television

Borrow free digital video with your library card. Gain access to Hoopla titles - available for instant streaming or temporarily download - and watch on your smartphone, tablet or computer.



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PressDisplay

Instant access to 4000 newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages! The newspapers appear in their original format and original languages.


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Zinio

Zinio offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from VPL's collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.


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Hoopla Music

Borrow free music with your library card.


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Naxos Music Library

An online music library containing over 1.6 million streaming audio tracks of classical music, jazz, world, and folk music - more than 100,000 albums' worth! Stream on your computer or on your mobile device with the Naxos Music Library (NML) app.


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The Buzz

Get information about VPL's programs, services, announcements, author visits, Staff Picks and more delivered to your inbox!


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Chapter-A-Day Online Book Clubs

Join the Online Fiction, Non-Fiction, Romance, or Business Books Clubs and start reading books in your email. Each day we'll send you a 5-minute portion of a book. If you'd like to finish a book, stop by the library and pick up a copy. Every week a new book is featured.


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NextReads Newsletter

NextReads Newsletters deliver reading recommendations based on reader interests.

VPL's Mobile App

Vaughan Public Libraries' mobile app is available to download from Apple App Store and Google Play.

With VPL's mobile app, you will have the ability to:

  • Check Your Account
    • View account information, checked out items, holds and fees.
    • Renew checked out items.
    • Activate, pause or cancel your holds.
    • Use shelves to keep track of what you’re reading.
  • Search Library Catalogue
    • Browse curated book lists, bestsellers, and recently arrived titles.
    • Search by keyword.
    • Refine and filter your searches with options like language, format, branch, etc.
    • Place holds and see which branch has the title available now.
    • Search VPL's digital catalogue for items you can download immediately.
    • Scan an ISBN barcode and find out if a title is available at VPL.
    • Comment on your favourite titles and see what others have to say.
  • Get directions to all VPL branches as well as library hours and information.
  • Display your library card barcode for scanning on self-checkout stations.

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3M Cloud Libary

Discover and download popular titles from VPL's 3M Cloud Library. You can check out a book on an ipad, take notes while reading on a PC and finish the book on an Android smartphone.


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AccessMyLibrary by Gale

Locate VPL locations within 10 km and provide free access to Gale online resources.


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Hoopla

Borrow free digital video, music eBooks, comic books and audiobooks from Vaughan Public Libraries and play them on your smartphone or tablet.


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Naxos Music Library

Listen to classical music and jazz. Access Naxos via Vaughan Public Libraries and sign up for a playlist login to use the app.


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OneClickdigital

Easy to use application to download and listen to audiobooks and read eBooks from the OneClickdigital collection.


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OverDrive Media Console

OverDrive Media Console gives you on-the-go access to eBooks and audiobooks. Use the console to download eBooks and audiobooks from VPL's OverDrive collection directly to your mobile device!


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PressReader

Over 4000 full-content newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages in just one app! Newspapers are often available before they hit the newsstands in their respective countries and archived issues are kept for up to two weeks.
Requirements: Download 5 free newspapers daily over the library's WiFi, then read them offline, anywhere you like.


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Transparent Language

A fun and addictive way to learn a language on-the-go. The Transparent Language mobile app locks words and phrases into your memory, allowing you to recall them perfectly and remember them forever.


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Zinio

Download your free Zinio reader app to browse full color, interactive digital magazines on your mobile device.

Borrow an iPad, explore the library-recommended apps, test out your productivity, even play a few games!

VPL offers circulating iPads that you can check out and take home to use. Check the iPads' availability information at VPL branches.
Loan Period: 7 Days
Late Fine: $2 per day

There are also kiosks at Civic Center Resource Library, Maple Library and Pleasant Ridge Library where you can borrow an iPad to use in the library. The loan period is 2 hours.

Check-out a GoPro, on us! VPL is now loaning out GoPro cameras to all VPL library card holders. Check one out today and see your world in a whole new way!

Loan Period: 7 Days

Late Fine: $2 per day

Find it in our catalogue


Each GoPro Kit Will Include:


list of gopro accessories Download the user manual
Download the GoPro App

VPL is now loaning out Garmin 6-Inch GPS Navigators. The units are preloaded with detailed maps of the U.S. and Canada. Customers can access the full instruction manual online.

Loan Period: 3 weeks
Late Fine: $2 per day
Find it in our catalogue

VPL is now offering MiFi wireless hotspots for check-out at the Dufferin Clark Library. The MiFi is a device that allows you to connect to the Internet. It is portable so you can connect a mobile device almost wherever you go. However, please note that the MiFi may not be compatible with all wireless devices.

Any customer with a valid VPL library card may check out the MiFi.

Loan Period: 21 days

Late Fine: $2 per day


Each MiFi Kit includes:

  • MiFi
  • USB cable
  • Wall charger
  • Quick Start Guide