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Virtual Events at Whistler Public Library

Virtual Events

Visit our Event Calendar for a full list of the online programs and events we are hosting. 

 

Online Services for Kids

For Kids

JLG Digital
Junior Library Guild is offering free access to their digital collection of ebooks and audiobooks! Choose your age range, ignore the sign in prompt, click on a title, and start reading!

TumbleBooks
Talking picture books that help kids learn how to read.

TumbleMath
A kindergarten to Grade 6 children's math ebook database.

TeenBookCloud
A database of ebooks for teens grades 7-12.

World Book Online
Until April 30, World Book is offering free access to their database of articles and learning activities. Check out their guide for parents, teachers, and caregivers for ideas on how to use these tools.

 

Digital downloads

Books & Audiobooks

OverDrive
Thousands of digital books and audiobooks to read or listen to on your computer or download to your mobile device.

Libby app by Overdrive: iOS | Android | Windows

Hoopla
Instantly available audiobooks to borrow and stream on your browser, phone, or tablet. Borrow up to 5 items per month.

Hoopla app: iOSAndroid

RBdigital Audiobooks & eBooks
4,000 digital audiobooks and 150 ebooks, including exclusive content from Recorded Books that is unavailable anywhere else.

RBdigital app: iOS | Android

Magazines & Newspapers

Press Reader
Instant online access to today's newspapers and magazines from around the world just as they appear in print.

Press Reader app: iOS | Android | Microsoft

RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio for Libraries)
Read and download your favorite magazines on your computer, tablet, or phone.

RBdigital app: iOS | Android

ConsumerReports.org
Ratings, product reviews, expert buying advice, product comparisons, user reviews and videos from Consumer Reports.

Music & Films

Hoopla
Instantly available films, TV shows & music albums to stream or download. Borrow 5 items per month.

Hoopla app: iOS | Android

IndieFlix
Stream the best (or possibly the weirdest, depending on your taste) movies from worldwide film festivals.

 

Learn

Online Courses

Lynda.com
Thousands of online video tutorials taught by industry experts. Learn new business, creative and tech skills - anytime, anywhere.

Lynda.com app*: iOS | Android | Windows

*To use the app, log in using the Organization tab and type in www.whistlerlibrary.ca. You’ll be taken out of the app to login through the website with your library card number and pin.

Language Learning

Mango Languages
Learn over 70 languages. From Spanish and English, to Russian and Japanese, you can learn at home or on the go. Mango Languages uses a unique teaching method that quickly engages you in real conversations between two native speakers.

Mango Languages app: iOS | Android

Road to IELTS - General Version 
Helps newcomers prepare for the general International English Language Testing System exam. Focuses on basic skills in broad social and workplace contexts. Limited to 5 users at one time. Currently not compatible with Internet Explorer.

Road to IELTS - Academic Version
Helps students prepare for the academic International English Language Testing System exam, in order to apply for higher education or professional registration in an English speaking environment. Limited to 1 users at one time. Currently not compatible with Internet Explorer.

 

Get a Library Card

No Library Card? No Problem!

Whistler residents can email publicservices@whistlerlibrary.ca to sign up for a temporary account that will work for the next 6 months online.

Please include the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Date of birth (YYYY-MM-DD)
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Home address with postal code

 

Contact Whistler Public Library

Contact Us

We are checking email 7 days a week between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and can be reached at publicservices@whistlerlibrary.ca.

Starting June 1, we will be available by phone at 604-935-8435 on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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