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Digital Media & Learning

Last Updated February 11, 2021

 

Libby, by Overdrive
  • Libby is the new app to enjoy ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from Overdrive
  • Easy to get started for first-time users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users.
  • Available from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store for smartphones and tablets.
  • Need help? Visit our full Libby Help site.
 
OverDrive
Gale Courses
  • Tons of free online courses that cover a large array of subjects
  • Click here to find out about on-line learning with GALE courses.
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  • For people with print disabilities, digital talking books are available from NNELS.  Contact us to register as a qualified print disabled patron, and obtain your password, then log in with your library card.

*Please note that these collections are hosted on Third Party websites with their own privacy policies.

 

 


Search our Collections

Last Updated February 10, 2021

What is it you are looking for…

Your Account?

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Your Library card number is your user name for your account (you can change that once you log in).  Call or visit the Library to request your password.

Log in to see items you’ve checked out, renew materials, and to place items on hold.

Books, e-books, audiobooks, or magazines?

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Search our Library’s catalogue to see if we have the book or item you want.

Place a hold on the items you find, or renew items checked-out.  (Log in with your Library card number–and the password assigned by our Library staff).

If its not in our Library…

BORROW FROM OTHER LIBRARIES

If our Library doesn’t have what you’re looking for, you may find it at another library and request that it be delivered to the Library.

Visit our Help page for more information.

Audio Books? eBooks? Magazines?

BC Libr Coop-Library2go Vanderhoof Public Library patrons have access to countless audiobooks and eBooks for loan from Library2Go, either to download and read or listen to, or to read via your browser.
Log in with your Library card number, and download eBooks, audioBooks, and magazines. Find out more about  downloading eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines.

Magazines or Periodicals?

Magazines We have magazines for all ages. Current issues may be read in the Library, and back issues may be checked out for a 3 week loan period.

Resources for People with Print Disabilities?

NNELS is the National Network for Equitable Library Service — providing digital talking books for people with print disabilities.  A print disability prevents or inhibits a person from reading conventional print.

Contact your Library for a PIN number so you can access this service.

 daisy-reader

 DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) is a technical standard for digital audio books, periodicals and computerized text.  DAISY is designed to be a complete audio substitute for print material.

The DAISY reader is used to play the DAISY digital audio books etc., and is available for loan.

Special Collections?

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The Bill Silver Digital Newspaper Archive is a database which searches the following newspapers: The Vanderhoof Herald 1917-1920, Nechako Chronicle 1920-1983 & the Omineca Express 1982-1989 and 1991-2007

Learn more about Bill Silver and the newspaper collection.

mary john  Mary John Collection
Books, DVD’s dedicated to First Nations related subjects.
Cheslatta: Michael's wife and baby - 1923 PHOTO ARCHIVE:  Historical and Carrier First Nation
(For viewing or photocopying only–not for loan)

 Reading Resources for Children?

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  • Literacy Kits are designed to help parents and caregivers encourage early literacy skills, and contain various literacy materials related to a specific theme.
  • Story Bags contain a popular story book, along with related props to encourage the child to act out the story being read.
  • French language resources include Junior Fiction books,
  • There is also Children’s Read-Along books with accompanying CD.

Reading Recommendations?

 

Homework Help?

 Check our Kids and Teens homework help pages.

Research a topic?

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You can find articles from journals, magazines, newspapers, and encyclopedias by logging into one of the Library’s databases.

View a full list of our databases or recommended databases & websites by subject.

 

 


Search Our Catalogues

Last Updated January 24, 2019

In addition to our local Library, we have access to several online collections where you can borrow or access thousands of materials.

 

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Find and reserve books, movies, music, magazines that are available at the Vanderhoof Public LibraryClick here to search the catalogue.
If you are not able to find the item you wanted in our collection, we can likely get it for you from another Library.  On the Search Catalogue page, change the Library drop-down to search in the BC Interlibrary Connect (at the very top of the list of Libraries).  Put a hold on the book and it will be transferred for pick up at Vanderhoof.  By logging in to your account, you can renew it yourself if necessary.
Another option for finding the book you are looking for, is through Illume which searches other libraries in BC.  The book will then be delivered to the Vanderhoof Public Library.  See our guidelines on borrowing from other libraries.

BC Libr Coop-Library2go

Vanderhoof Public Library patrons have access to countless audiobooks and eBooks for loan from two sources either to download and read or listen to, or to read via your browser:

Library 2 go  — Log in with your Library card number, and download eBooks and audioBooksLearn more

RBdigital — create an account on your first visit to the website. Select the “Register” link in the upper right-hand side of the screen. Fill in the account verification information, including your Library card number.  Learn more

From RBdigital you can also download your favourite magazines free to your computer or mobile device.

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The Library subscribes to loads of popular magazines that you can download free to your computer or mobile device.  To access the service, go to the Library’s Zinio site.

Click here for more information about Zinio Digital Magazines.

indieflix Thousands of independent movies at indieflix, available to stream at any time–FREE for your viewing pleasure.
 newspaper article cropped

The Bill Silver Digital Newspaper Archive is a database which searches the following newspapers: The Vanderhoof Herald 1917-1920, Nechako Chronicle 1920-1983 & the Omineca Express 1982-1989 and 1991-2007

Learn more about Bill Silver and the newspaper collection here.

NNELS is the National Network for Equitable Library Service — providing digital talking books for people with print disabilities.  A print disability prevents or inhibits a person from reading conventional print.

Contact your Library for a PIN number so you can access this service.

Log in with your library card and assigned PIN number.

 


Magazines, Journals & Newspapers

Last Updated January 29, 2021

Library Databases

Our databases have lots of information from trusted sources that’s typically not available through the Internet. You’ll need your library card to log into some of them.

EBSCOHost – Search more than 10,000 popular and academic magazines, reference books, plus images, covering all subject areas, from current events and history to the arts and sciences. Many Canadian titles are included. Narrow results by date, subject, publication, etc. Video Tutorial [2:25 minutes]
British Columbia Statistics – Statistics on population, business, the economy, labour and society.
Canadian Reference Centre – Access “Canadian content” in domestic and international magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books. Also includes biographies and a large image collection of photos, maps, and flags.
GreenFile – Provides information related to all aspects of human impact on the environment, from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and more. Identifies or provides full-text access to scholarly, government and general-interest periodicals and reports.
Download popular magazines to your computer, smart phone or tablet using Overdrive or Libby. Read more about how to access eMagazines here.