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eResources: A to Z

Milton Public Library subscribes to thousands of online books, audiobooks, magazines, newspaper and journal articles, learning tools, do-it-yourself guides and research databases. With MPL, the online world is at your fingertips! When you access these resources from outside the library you may be prompted to login with your MPL barcode and PIN. 


Academic OneFile
Comprehensive, full-text access to scholarly journals across a wide range of academic disciplines. Try the topic finder, or search by subject guide or publication.

Ancestry Library Edition
Available on all library computers, Ancestry Library Edition is an essential tool for genealogical research; includes immigration, census, court, and church records, and much more. 

A to Z World Food
Explore food and culture from around the world: learn how to make traditional dishes from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe! Browse by country, recipe, ingredients, and more. 

Students from kindergarten to Grade 12 can get help from live tutors, get homework help, and take practice tests. Career coaching, ESL tutoring and Canadian citizenship study materials are available for adults.

Britannica Library
Trusted, easy-to-use online Encyclopedia Britannica articles for all ages: children, young adults, and a Reference Centre for adults.

Canadian Reference Centre
Read full-text articles from magazines, trade publications, academic journals, and newspapers. Search for articles from Maclean's, Mademoiselle, Consumer Reports, and more.

More than 200,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages, at your fingertips! Download up to 10 titles at a time, free with your MPL card. Choose your app for Apple iOS, Android, or Amazon Fire and get started today!

Please note that MPL will be discontinuing access to cloudLibrary in early 2023.

Early Learning by World Book
Videos, games, read-aloud stories, and activities for preschoolers! Parents can follow the Ontario curriculum correlations and the guided reading program.

An easy-to-use tool for high school and post-secondary students doing academic research. Discover reliable information on thousands of topics, covering a wide range of subjects.

Kick back with free, digital copies of the latest magazines, as well as back issues. Download the free Flipster app for iOS or Android: it makes flipping through your favourite magazine a breeze!

Gale Courses
Choose from 350+ interactive, instructor-led online courses. Study on your own time: courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Choose a course and click Enroll Now to get started!

G1 Practice Tests
Practice tests to help you prepare to write the written G1 driving exam. NOTE: These practice tests are not official; visit Ontario's Ministry of Transportation for official information about driving tests and licensing.

A database of scholarly, government, and general-interest articles about human impacts on the environment; includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

Halton Community Services Directory
Get help from organizations or programs local to Halton Region. Find walk-in clinics, food banks, recreational programs, service organizations and more. Stay up-to-date on COVID closures and re-openings.

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
Time for a new hobby? Find full-text books and articles, projects, patterns, and more. Whether you're a collector, crafter, adventurer, performer, or cook, there's something for everyone.

Borrow your favourite eBooks, eAudiobooks, TV series, movies, music, and more! Enjoy up to 10 free downloads a month. Stream, cast to your TV, or download to your device. Get the free app for iOS or Android today.

Language learning...just for kids! Choose from a number of languages, including English, Chinese, French, Italian, and Spanish. NOTE: KidSpeak is part of Transparent Language.

Literary Reference Center
Includes thousands of book synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems.

LOTE Online for Kids
Access more than 1,000 digital books for kids in 35+ languages! Support your child in learning a new language, listen to stories in your own language, and celebrate cultural and literary diversity.

Milton Digital
Search Milton Public Library's collection of digital copies of Milton newspapers.

Miss Humblebee's Academy
This fun and interactive online kindergarten readiness program is especially for preschoolers ages 3 to 6. Parents can learn more about developmental milestones, chart progress, access a readiness checklist, and more!

NoveList Plus
Your next great read is just a few clicks away! Access readalike recommendations for fiction and nonfiction or search by mood, keyword, award-winners, and more.

NoveList K-8 PlusJust for kids: your next great read is just a few clicks away! Access readalike recommendations for ages 0 to 12 and search by genre, grade, or reading level.


Borrow ebooks and audiobooks for free with your library card. Enjoy on your computer, ereader, smartphone, or tablet. 

Open Library
Milton Public Library partners with Internet Archive, which brings more than 900,000 digitized texts to readers and researchers worldwide. Learn how to create an account.

Pebble Go
Perfect for little scientists. Every article includes narrated text and word-by-word highlighting. Listen, read, and learn about animals, science, and dinosaurs!

Transparent Language Online
Looking to learn a new language? Choose from 100+ languages, including English as a Second Language, with dozens of dialects to choose from. 

TumbleBook Library
Storybooks, graphic novels, videos, puzzles, playlists, and read-alongs for children in three languages: English, French, and Spanish.