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Online Resources

Your library card gives you access to a variety of Online Resources.  These online resources will provide you with an endless amount of information at your fingertips. 

 

Please note: If your library card expires December 2023 - your card will have to be renewed for some of these resources to work.  Contact us to renew your card 705-746-9601 or askus@pspl.ca

(Purple background) Ancestry Library Edition - Discover the history of you from more than 20 billion records Available at your library.

Ancestry Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.  It brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library. Visit PSPL to discover your family history!

*Ancestry Library Edition may only be accessed on PSPL's public computers.

CBC Corner - discover the best Canadian shows, stories and more

This one-of-a-kind digital portal allows you to access a wide variety of content including trusted news, local stories, entertaining TV and radio shows, award-winning podcasts, educational kids content, innovative podcasts, a free English and French language learning app, news in foreign languages and much more!

Libby by Overdive

Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started. Learn more at overdrive.com/apps/libby/.

Getting started with Libby - Video

Libby the library reading app from Overdive

Mango Languages

Mango Languages is a language learning app,

free with your library card.  Learn real-life  conversations with native-speaker audio and cultural context so that you can speak like a local. Mango features authentic content, interactive features, and an algorithmic review activity designed to adapt to your individual learning path.

Mango Language - language learning for everyone

PSPL Learning Portals

Access hundreds of online resources for online learning.  You can go on virtual tours, read online, learn to bake, exercise, and so much more!

Parry Sound Public Library Kids' Learning Portal
Parry Sound Public Library Adult Learning Portal
Parry Sound Public Library Young Adult Learning portal
Indigenous Learning Portal

Services provided by the Ontario Government

Service Ontario - available online, at the library or at a Service Ontario Centre

Having Problems?

If you are experiencing any issues, please contact us.  Your Library Card will have to be up to date to use these online resources. 

The older Library cards (green laminate) do not work with our online resources. If you have one of the older Library cards, please come visit us to have it updated. 

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