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Mississippi Mills Public Library Q&As

April 2020

1. How to renew your library card

2. How to get a library card (or online access) when library is closed

3. How to return books or other material & status of overdues
BOTH BRANCHES’ BOOK DROPS ARE OPEN FOR NOW (if circumstances warrant, they may close). No fines issued for late materials. All items will be renewed until the library re-opens

4. WiFi services at the library
WiFi IS ON 24 HOURS a day, accessible from outside both branches. Our network name is MMPL, no password necessary

5. Digital resources via the library
ACCESS e-learning materials, e-books/e-magazines/audiobooks, virtual references and more. VISIT

6. Status of Interlibrary loan (ILL)
NOT BEING OFFERED for the time being

7. Availability of the MMPL Tech Tutor
FOR HELP accessing digital resources or other questions, please email with your question

8. Authoritative pandemic resources & community information
REFER TO Leeds, Grenville & Lanark District Health Unit for up-to-date local information:

9. Online activities for families & learning resources for all ages & abilities
Please visit this page for details & ideas: online resources April 2020 or
for many more suggestions

10. How to contact library staff  
GENERAL email:

Online Learning Resources

There are “kazillions” of interesting online educational resources and supports for children and also for all ages…

Here is a round up of what we’ve collected. Have fun!

Art Gallery of Ontario resources aligned with Ontario curriculum.
Canadian Encyclopedia online resources.
Canadian Museum of History online resources.
Canadian National Inst. for the Blind (CNIB) virual program offerings.
CBC Kids online resources.
CBC KIds Indigenous for kids that share Indigenous voices and stories.
Centre for Education in Math and Computing resources and aligned with Ontario curriculum.
Curio access. Educational platform for primary to post-secondary.
FSL Homework Toolboxhttp://www.fslhomeworktoolbox.caFrench resources, videos, and learning activities.
Historicahttps://www.historicacanada.caOnline resources from a Canadian perspective.
ICI (French CBC Kids) Canadian online resources
Idello resources, videos, and learning activities.
Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canadahttps://indigenouspeoplesatlasofcanada.caOnline resources and indigenous perspectives.
Indigenous Voices, History, and Story about Indigenous history listening to or reading stories by Indigenous people.
OPHEA resources and aligned with Ontario curriculum.
Quebec Ministry of Education canadian online resources aligned with Quebec curriculum.
Royal Ontario Museum resources and aligned with Ontario curriculum.
Science Teacher Association of ON resources and aligned with Ontario curriculum.
TFO (French TVO Kids) online resources and aligned with Ontario curriculum.
TVO in the Classroom videos and aligned with Ontairo curriculum.
TVO Kids – School Age resources and aligned with Ontario curriculum.
TVO Mathify math tutoring for Gr. 6 and Up
TVO mPower math resources.
TVO Numberblocks math resources with an Early Years focus.
Audible stories for kids, including titles across six different languages
Brain Pop videos & access available for a limited time.
Britania Online resources from Britania for a limited time.
City of Paris Museums over 324,000 works
CommonLit texts aligned by theme, topic, grade levels. Always free.
Duolingo french learning.
GoNoodlehttps://www.gonoodle.comOnline videos that promote physical actvitity and health.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt resources aligned similar to traditional textbooks.
Khan Academy Kids program for children ages two to seven
Learning A-Z / RazKids leveled literature. Available to the end of the year.
Metropolitan Museum of Fine collections include the MET 360 Project and #MetKids
Mystery Science website is for grades k-5 and provides video and mini lessons.
National Emergency Library of books supporting remote teaching, research activities…
National Geographic for Kids digital content with rich themes.
Netmath (French) online math resources.
New York Times | Learning Resources content from a newspaper focus.
Newsela fiction content aligned with reading levels.
Open Culture cultural and educational media
PBS Learning content aligned with subject areas.
PHET Online Simulations interactive items.
Smithsonian interactive items.
Smithsonian tours
Time for Kids magazine with many current themes.

These resources were collected by staff at Lambton Kent DSB and added to by staff at Mississippi Mills Public Library.

Kanopy – Video Streaming

A really exciting new service provided by the Mississippi Mills Public Library… and all you need is a library card to access it. (There’s also a Kanopy for kids.)

Kanopy streams thoughtful entertainment to your preferred device. Everyone from film scholars to casual viewers will discover remarkable and enriching films on Kanopy. Log in with your library card and enjoy a diverse catalog with new titles added every month. A library card holder can access 10 items a month (and an unlimited number of items from Kanopy kids).

Access Kanopy on your computer at or visit the digital library page for more details.

Access Kanopy Kids too!

Download on the App Store
Download on the Google Play Store
Download on the Roku Channel Store
Download on the Amazon App Store

Tumble Book LibrarIES

TumbleBookLibrary is a K-6 children’s eBook database.  Stream as many books as you want, on any device!  No checkouts, holds, or downloads.

Tumble Book Library - ebooks for ekids

Other resources from tumble.

Teen Book Cloud

TeenBookCloud is a grade 7-12 eBook database.  Stream as many books as you want, on any device!  No checkouts, holds, or downloads.

TumbleMath is a K-6 math eBook database. Stream as many books as you want, on any device!  No checkouts, holds, or downloads.

Audiobook Cloud

AudioBookCloud is an all  ages audiobook database.  Stream as many books as you want, on any device!  No checkouts, holds, or downloads.

Romance Book Cloud

RomanceBookCloud is a huge collection of steamy romance novels for the older crowd! Stream as many books as you want, on any device!  No checkouts, holds, or downloads.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 12, 2020

Dear patrons,
We are making every effort to keep up-to-date on the Novel
Coronavirus (COVID-19). We are closely monitoring updates from
the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit
( and several local news
sources. At this point, library operations are running as usual. If
anything should change, we will provide updates on our Facebook
page and website (

Christine Row
Chief Librarian / CEO