Provincial State of Emergency: Impact to OPL Services

13/01/2021

OPL services have not been impacted by the provincial announcement on Tuesday, January 12. Curbside returns and holds pickup services will continue at open branches.

Hours of operation will remain the same for most branches. Greely, North Gower, and Richmond branches will shift their hours to close by 8 p.m., and all Bookmobile stops will close by 8 p.m.

For details about current services, please visit this page.

HOLDS: If you would like to pause, cancel, or manage your holds, you can do so in your online account

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Homepage of ArtistWorks
Access to beginner to advanced lessons for instruments, voice and art.
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Learn how to paint, knit, sew, and much more. Creativebug offers thousands of award-winning arts & crafts free video classes and workshops. They are all taught by recognized design experts and artists. Categories include Knitting, Crochet, Art & Design, Paper,...
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Short animations in English, French, Arabic, Spanish, and Russian, amongst other languages, with complementary texts to learn about scientific concepts.
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Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses and exam preparation for work and life at all school levels.
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LinkedIn Learning for Library is an upgrade to the previous Lynda Library product, providing continued lifelong learning opportunities for all of you. Customers will now have access to the following: Engaging content for every customer, with over 16,000 courses in...
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With over 4,000 video courses from top experts, Lynda.com is the place to go for learning technology, creative and business skills you can use today.
Lynda.com will be upgraded to LinkedIn Learning on January 13, 2021. For more detailed information, please check the blog post “Lynda.com upgrading to LinkedIn Learning”
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Online courses to improve your French grammar.
L'amour des temps is no longer available. This application requires Adobe's Flash player, Adobe will block Flash content from running in Flash Player beginning January 12, 2021
The vendor ClarityEnglish didn’t migrate Flash content to new standards yet and could not provide the timeline on when they could finish this update
Homepage for Mango Languages
Mango Languages offers 40 online language learning courses for English speakers and 15 English courses for non-English speakers. Each course has 100 lessons. In each lesson, the students see text and hear dialog that they are invited to repeat.
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Lessons and exercises on Canadian history, geography, government and culture, divided into modules. Students, ESL language learners, new Canadians preparing for their Citizenship exam and people wanting to improve and refine their writing skills will find the core skills lessons...
My Canada is no longer available. This application requires Adobe's Flash Player, Adobe will block Flash content from running in Flash Player beginning January 12, 2021
The vendor ClarityEnglish didn’t migrate Flash content to new standards yet and could not provide the timeline on when they could finish this update.
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Pronunciator is unique in offering personalized courses in any of 163 languages, and instruction in any of 144 home languages, ESL courses, audio lessons, American and Mexican Sign Languages. Pronunciator also includes ProCitizen, comprehensive preparation for the Canadian citizenship test...
Go Mobile The Pronunciator app is written in responsive HTML5, and can be used in any browser — even the browser in your mobile device.
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SOLARO is an online study resource. It takes a proactive approach to student’s education by continuing the learning process outside of school hours to supplement what students learn at school. Students can access full sets of lessons covering core concepts,...
Customers will need to enter a library card the first time to request a SOLARO Account
You can then use this information to log in to the website www.solaro.com or to log in through the SOLARO app on your mobile devices.
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Free and unlimited online courses in French. Learn languages, sewing, singing, coding for kids, and more!
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TumbleMath is a comprehensive collection of online math, story and picture books that includes full narration and animation. Lesson plans and quizzes are available and specifically written to address math standards.