New Apps and Resources

New at your Library

You now have access to four brand-new digital resources with your RHPL card. Whether you're a small business owner, a foodie, a teacher or a parent, we've got something new that we know you'll want to try!

An RHPL card is free to everyone who lives, works, or goes to school in York Region. Learn how you can get your RHPL card here. 

New York Times

The New York Times offers high-quality reporting, a variety of perspectives and practical advice on countless topics – from the important issues shaping our world to the simple pleasures of everyday life. Your RHPL card also provides access to New York Times Games (featuring the NYT Crossword and Spelling Bee) and a diverse recipe collection through New York Times Cooking

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Kermode: Digital Literacy


Made for parents and educators, Kermode helps build fundamental digital literacy and critical thinking skills that help children to safely and smartly navigate the media they encounter. 

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Gale Business Plan Builder

Ready to start your own business? Gale Business: Plan Builder is a step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business or non-profit organization. 

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Road to IELTS


Are you learning English as a second language? Road to IELTS is the official preparation course for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), one of the most popular ESL tests in Canada. You’ll find interactive activities, practice tests with answers, study guides and more to help you prepare for the IELTS Academic Test, which is meant for ESL learners applying for higher education or professional registration.

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