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Services Available

For a list of the various services available, including e-books, audiobooks, newspapers, digital magazines, video and music streaming and other electronic resources click the Read More button below.

For patrons without a library card please sign up here and we can issue a 90 day temporary Library Card so that all may access these resources.

For more information regarding memberships please see the memberships page.

During our closure, we still have a number of services that are available for those with a computer running Windows or MacOS, a smart phone or tablet running iOS or Android, or an e-reader, such as a Kobo.

  • cloudLibrary for access to over 120,000 e-books and audiobooks 
  • Flipster for access to over 75 digital magazines
  • hoopla for access to Movies, TV Shows, Music, Audiobooks, e-books and comics
    (During our temporary closure to the public, the number of items a patron may borrow from hoopla has temporarily been increased from 8 items to 10 items.)
  • pressreader for access to thousands of newspapers from around the world
  • Access to dozens of electronic resources from Auto Repair and Consumer Health to World History and Consumer Reports

For general reference questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and a staff member will get back to you within 1 business day.

For those patrons without email/computer access please call us and leave a message.  A staff member will return your call within 1 business day.

  • Circulation / Temporary Cards - 905-688-6103 x221
  • General Reference - 905-688-6103 x211
  • Technical Support Issues (cloudLibrary, hoopla, Flipster, etc.) - 905-688-6103 x272

Although all locations of the St. Catharines Public Library are closed to the public, staff members are working Monday through Saturday from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm to provide assistance.


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Virtual Programs

Let's Draw with Lydia
Matt's Movie Musings
QuaranTEEN Reads
Stuffy Saturday

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