DIGITAL CONTENT

The New Westminster Public Library offers many types of media for lending – not just books! From great online learning resources to streaming movies, we’ve got you covered!

A full list of all resources can be found on our All Online Resources – below are some highlights of each to get you started!

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MOVIES

CONTENT WITH A PURPOSE

A global screening and streaming service that provides social impact films to create positive change in the world. Founded by filmmakers, IndieFlix is a team of movie lovers who are dedicated to bringing you engaging entertainment from all over the world.

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IndieFlix

Unlimited access to award-winning feature films, documentaries and shorts. Thousands of films to choose from across more than 50 countries!

To access IndieFlix:

  • Go to IndieFlix
  • Login or create an account using email, password and library card. If you already have an account with another RBdigital service, use the same username and password.
  • Browse movies, TV, short films, documentaries and web series. Or search for specific titles using the magnifying glass icon at the top.
  • Borrow and play. Select a title by clicking on the picture of the movie and click on the Play button. Note: you must be connected to the Internet to stream content.
  • Save items to view later by clicking the “+” or “+ MYLIST” button. Access your “MYLIST” by clicking on your username at the top right corner to view all your saved items.

Encyclopedia of British Columbia (Know BC)

Thousands of articles about British Columbia, including historic photographs, statistics, maps, diagrams, and audio/video clips. Access 6 books about British Columbia online. This resource grants access to Encyclopedia of British Columbia, Raincoast Place Names, Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, Lilies and Fireweed, Far West, and Where Mountains Meet the Sea.

Login Requirements: library card & PIN

World Book: 

A comprehensive reference tool that can be customized for different age groups and academic levels. Includes encyclopedia entries, images, maps, videos, timelines, current news, links to external articles, and more.

Login Requirements: library card & PIN

Consumer Reports:

Information and advice on consumer products and services, including the full text of Consumer Reports Magazine, spotlight areas, news, blogs, forums and video content.

Login Requirements: library card & PIN

AUDIOBOOKS

BROUGHT TO YOU BY RECORDED BOOKS

Check out your favorite audiobooks, eBooks, videos, magazines, comics, educational offerings, and much more. With RBdigital for libraries, you can access 10+ content services—all from a single app.

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Library2go (OverDrive)

Access thousands of eBooks and audiobooks! The new interface means faster checkout and easier reading options.

Login Requirements: library card & PIN

View detailed login instructions here

RBdigital Audiobooks (formerly OneClickdigital): link updated Oct 10/18
Choose from over 20,000 audiobook titles that you can download on computers, mobile devices and on many portable players.

Login Requirements: create an account with your library card, and then login with email and password

View detailed login instructions here.

TumbleBookLibrary:

Read stories and listen to audiobooks, all on your computer!

Login Requirements: library card & PIN

TeenBookCloud: 

TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources  with a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks.

An online read-along collection for elementary, middle, and high-school students.

Login Requirements: library card & PIN

E-BOOKS & MAGAZINES

FREE READING

The Freading application is for reading EPUB books and PDF books and includes many features that you would expect for a good reading experience such as tap or swipe to turn pages, remembering the last page read, and selectable text size.

OTHER E-BOOK RESOURCES & ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS

Canadian Newsstream: 

Full-text articles of major Canadian daily newspapers going as far back as 1985. Note: some titles are not available until 2 days after publication.

Login Requirements: library card & PIN

eBooks on Freading are always available. No more waiting lists! You can borrow up to 3 titles per week.

Login Requirements: library card & PIN

View detailed login instructions here

Library2go (OverDrive)

Access thousands of eBooks and audiobooks! The new interface means faster checkout and easier reading options.

Login Requirements: library card & PIN

View detailed login instructions here

RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio):  link updated Oct 10/18

Enjoy your favourite magazines exactly how they look in print on your mobile device or home computer.

Login Requirements: create an account with your library card, and then login with email and password

TumbleBookLibrary:

Read stories and listen to audiobooks, all on your computer!

Login Requirements: library card & PIN

VIEW ALL ONLINE RESOURCES

Our incredible online catalogue doesn’t stop here – we have a lot more in store. View our complete list of digital offerings here.

educational resources

Looking for educational digital resources? We have an extensive selection with everything from Canadian history to car repair!

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