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Cornwall Public Library Closed Until Further Notice

During this temporary closure, we are taking several steps to support you as much as possible: If you have books currently on loan, please hold onto them. Our book drop will not be available while we’re closed. You will not incur any late fees and any outstanding library fines will not accumulate during this time.

Great News for Hoopla Users

MORE content is NOW AVAILABLE on Hoopla as we are proud to announce the HOOPLA BONUS BORROWS COLLECTION with more than 1,000 top titles and hoopla favourites. And, your current download limit of 12 will not be affected by selecting from that category. Just browse the categories to find the extra bonus selections scattered throughout.

Use Hoopla Even Without a Library Card

Sign up for HooplaEngage and enjoy eBooks, audio books, movies, television program and music without having a Cornwall Public Library card. You will receive 5 free downloads per month and have access to the same Bonus Borrows Collection as current members do. All this until April 30, after which, you can get your free Cornwall Public Library card* and enjoy the rest of our outstanding collection, programs and inviting spaces.  Signing up for HooplaEngage is easy but there are some easy steps to follow. Click here for instructions. *Small membership fee for non-city residents.

Cornwall Public Library Cards – Full Access Restored

Great news! If you were unable to use your library card because of a block on your account,  it has been removed and you now have full access to your account to access overdrive and all of our online resources. All our online resources are available, 24/7 and can be accessed remotely using your library card.

Homeschooling – Here’s How We Can Help

During these times of social distancing, learning can still continue and be fun all at the same time. Check out our numerous eResources for you and your child. Enjoy these right away.

NEW– STEM Village Novelist K-8 PlusWorld Book WebKanopy Kids and Canadian Points of View Reference Centre to name a few.

More Great Online Services

Consumer Health Complete™ Health Questions? The single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content, Check it out in our eResources.

Flipster – Download our collection of eMagazines to your digital devices. Start reading on your tablet or mobile device today!

Freegal – The Freegal® Music service allows patrons to access a collection spanning over 15 million songs, music videos and audiobooks from more than 40,000 music labels worldwide including Sony Music, Epic, RCA, and Columbia. NEW! You can now stream music from Freegal 24/7 instead of the usual 3 hours per day.

Hoopla – Instantly borrow movies, music, eBooks, comics, audiobooks with your Cornwall Library card. Along with your free 12 downloads per month you can now borrow from the HOOPLA BONUS BORROWS COLLECTION with more than 1,000 top titles and hoopla favourite without affecting your download limit. You don’t have a library card? Try Hoopla Engage and enjoy Hoopla on us. Click here.

Kanopy –  30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. Enjoy 5 downloads per month with your free Kanopy subscription, brought to you by Cornwall Public Library. NEW! You can now enjoy this service with no limit on downloads.

Notice: Online ResourcesIn the event of any abnormal disruptions in the use our eResources, please bear with our vendors as these outages are normally short and re-try your selection later”.


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