Port Hope Public Library - Port Hope Branch

Online Resources, Magazines & Homework Help

Online Resources, Magazines & Homework Help

Download a free digital magazine from Flipster. Learn a new language with Mango. Practice for your G1 driver's license. Find a new eBook to read on Libby.  Get some math tutoring with TVO Mathify. All these resources are free from your public library.

*Please use your library card number (no spaces) to login when asked for a Patron ID*

Digital Archive Ontario

Libraries supplement their local history collections with our photos, maps, postcards and other items. Ontarians explore the history of their hometowns and beyond with unrestricted access to Toronto Public Library's Special Collections and expert blog posts. Teachers and students find primary sources relevant to local, provincial and national history by searching our collections or browsing featured subjects. Click here to enter the Digital Archive.

Early Canadiana Online

This virtual library holds the most complete set of full-text historical content about Canada, including books, magazines and government documents. Early Canadiana Online is used by scholars to advance our knowledge of Canada in a wide variety of fields, by educators to bring primary sources into the classroom, and by genealogists and history buffs to discover Canada’s early days. We take painstaking efforts to capture the full span of Canada's documentary record, adding new content every year. This includes material published from the time of the first European settlers to the first half of the 20th century. Visit the database here.

Family Literacy First

Family Literacy First is a free program created by ABC Life Literacy Canada to bring parents and children together to practice family literacy. Thanks to HSBC Bank of Canada for their generous support of this program. Modules are available in English, French, Simplified Chinese, Tagalog and Arabic. Currently families must register for access prior to accessing the modules. Register for free access here. Login to access Family Literacy First.

Flipster Digital Magazines 

Flipster is an easy-to-use digital magazine newsstand for libraries. Your Public Library provides access to 36 magazines including Ask, Glitter, Baking Heaven, Sport Fishing, Bead and Button and Entertainment Weekly. Patrons can download the Flipster app to access magazines. Remember to scroll down to 'Patron ID' and use your Library card number, no spaces, to login. Find a magazine to read here.

G1 Practice Tests

This site provides G1 practice tests for anyone preparing for the written portion of the G1 driving exam. Please note: This is not an official G1 test website. Please visit the Ministry of Transportation website for more information about licenses and driving tests Visit G1 Practice site.

Mango Languages

Mango makes learning a new language fast and easy! Choose from a wide variety of languages and learn everything from basic words and phrases to practical conversation for everyday situations. Learn a new language at your own pace with Mango's fun interactive lessons. Visit Mango Languages.

Ontario Libraries Download Centre - Free audio and eBooks

This service provides downloadable eBooks and e-Audiobooks for use on your computer, e-reader, tablet or mobile device. Sign in with your library card to get started. Sign-in here.

Our Ontario

Find over 1.8 million items and collections from Ontario libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, community groups, and government ministries. Visit Our Ontario.

Ancestry Library Edition 

An essential genealogical tool with thousands of databases and billions of names. Search for records covering the census, vitals, immigration, military service and more. International coverage, including Canada. Access is available in the Library only on our public Internet workstations.

TVO Learning Resources  

Free digital learning linked to the Ontario curriculum

TVOkids.com: Award-winning, advertising-free children’s programming, games, and interactive content that support the Ontario curriculum.

TVO mPower: Free creative online games that support the development of foundational K-6 math skills while fostering positive attitudes towards math.  Boost your child’s Math skills with fun games that offer practical applications of tougher-to-learn math concepts.  

TVO Mathify: Free, 1:1 online after-school Grade 7-10 math tutoring with an Ontario Certified Teacher.  Build math understanding and confidence with your own personalized math coach.   

TVO ILC: Ontario’s largest online high school that enables students from all walks of life to earn credits towards their Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or their entire OSSD, empowering them to realize their personal, career, and life goals.  Students can start a course anytime, study anywhere, and work at their own pace.  

Free Access to the Tumble Books ebook/audiobook databases

TumbleBooks has provided free access to their eBook databases to Ontario Public Libraries for a limited time. We thank them for their generous support. 

TumbleBooks’ databases feature unlimited remote access and you don't need your Library card. You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or downloads.

 Kindergarten to Grade 6 eBook database

 Kindergarten to Grade 6 mathematics eBook database

 eBook database for teens Grade 7 to Grade 12

 Audiobook database with titles for all ages

 A huge collection of steamy romance novels for the older crowd