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5 Ways to Enjoy the Library at Home for the Holidays

5 Ways to Enjoy the Library at Home for the Holidays

Celebrate the season! Explore free holiday resources and activities the whole family can enjoy at home. All you need is your free Library card to access shows, music, books, crafts, and more.

No Library membership? No problem. Register the whole family for free and get instant access to online resources including books, movies and music.

 

Find holiday episodes of children's TV shows on Kanopy Kids

 

Settle the kids with a cup of hot chocolate and some holiday-themed episodes of classic children’s TV shows, like Max and Ruby, Franklin, and Little Bear.

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Curl up with eBooks and audiobooks from Libby

 

Find the perfect eBook to read or listen to on a snowy day with Libby. From Christmas romances to wintery murder mysteries, there’s something for everyone, on any device. All you need is a blanket and a cup of tea.

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Sing along to holiday music classics on Freegal

Stream music 24 hours a day (until the end of 2020) and download up to five free songs per week. That’s a lot of music to jam out to all December long!

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Take home great winter reads through Curbside Holds Service

Prefer the feel of physical books? Check out our curated seasonal book lists to find the perfect reads for a cold winter day. Then place a hold on your favourites and pick them up through our Curbside Holds Service.

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Spend a cozy evening indoors with virtual programs


Watch a celebrity chef cook live, listen to astronomers discuss the Christmas Star, learn wellness techniques for thriving during the holidays, and more with free virtual programs.

Register for a free virtual program

More Library at Home

For more ways you can access the Library remotely, visit our Library at Home page with links to online programming and digital resources that will help with job searches, learning new skills, building wellness, and more along with resources that will keep you entertained and satisfy your curiosities.

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