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Online Resources

  • Access Video on Demand is a streaming video platform with a focus on educational film...read more about Access Video on Demand

  • Learn how to paint, knit, sew, and much more....read more about Creativebug

  • Curio.ca offers access to thousands of commercial-free educational video and audio streams from CBC and Radio-Canada.  Categories include Canadian history, ...read more about Curio.ca

    If you would like to create playlists and use other personalized features of Curio.ca, you'll need to create an account by using access code: LWB9-RCBE

  • This digital media service provides customers access to motion picture films, television shows and complete music albums....read more about Hoopla

    OPL has extended your Hoopla play credit from 4 to 6 per month. It is a special gift for you to celebrate October Library month. Let's be connected, inspired and entertained together every day!

    You can stream or temporarily download up to 6 titles per month per card from now on.

    By popular request, hoopla is now available on Android Auto! Listen to music more safely and easily using your vehicle's in-dash display....read more usage notes about Hoopla

  • Over 8,092 fun and informative video and audio titles featuring Berenstain Bears, Franklin the Turtle, Wild Kratts and many more.  Subject...read more about Just for Kids

  • Kanopy offers a large collection of high quality films and documentaries from art-house classics to world cinema, all available to play on your PC, phone, t...read more about Kanopy

    • You can watch up to 4 films per month per card.
    • You can check out 1 series from The Great Courses per month per card with 30 days of access
    • Unlimited plays for any video in Kanopy Kids and any trailer.
    • Kanopy can now be found in the Extras section of the Overdrive Libby app.
    • The Kanopy app and all the ways for you to browse, stream, and enjoy videos from Kanopy remain unchanged.
    ...read more usage notes about Kanopy
  • LinkedIn Learning for Library is an upgrade to the previous Lynda Library product, providing continued lifelong learning opportunities for all of you. 

    ...read more about LinkedIn Learning for Library (Formerly Lynda.com)
    • From March 31st, 2022, any customers who have not yet logged into LinkedIn Learning for Library will not have their Lynda history migrated over.  
    • LinkedIn Learning mobile app is now available. Please activate/access LinkedIn Learning via the desktop first, then move to the mobile app for an easier sign in experience on mobile.
    • To sign in, click Sign in with your library card, enter “LibraryID” as “ottawa”, read more usage notes about LinkedIn Learning for Library (Formerly Lynda.com)
  • The world's premier resource for classical music videos, it gives you unlimited and simultaneous access to stunning live events streamed every year from the...read more about Medici.tv | EDU

    You can change the language setting to be English, French, Spanish and Russian

  • Watch the world's greatest opera houses, ballet companies, orchestras and artists perform on demand....read more about Naxos Video Library

  • NFB Campus streams almost 1,500 more films than the free NFB site...read more about NFB (National Film Board) Campus

  • A collection of Graphic Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources and audiobooks, perfect for middle school and hig...read more about Teen Book Cloud (TumbleBookCloud)

    TumbleBookCloud Jr is no longer active. Any k-6 titles from this resource are available on TumbleBook Library. There were some titles in TumbleBookCloud Jr. (TBC JR) that were created to the upper middle schoolers, those are available on Teen Book Cloud.

  • Collection of online books created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books from major children's book publishers and desig...read more about TumbleBook Library

    TumbleBookCloud Jr is no longer active. Any k-6 titles from this resource are available on TumbleBook Library. There were some titles in TumbleBookCloud Jr. (TBC JR) that were created to the upper middle schoolers, those are available on TeenBookCloud.