Newmarket Public Library is open for limited services and hours, please see our website for more details.
Good news for anyone missing the library's Maker Hub and its 3D printers. You can now submit a file for printing using our new online 3D printing service. Just fill out a
3D print submission form and our staff will contact you to let you know the cost. Details on cost, files accepted, and picking up prints are outlined on the submission form. To learn more about this new service register now for an online overview on Fri., Nov. 6 or Thurs., Nov. 26 at 1 p.m.
Are you up for a reading challenge that will take you beyond your reading comfort zone? Then prepare for NPL’s Winter 2021 Reading Challenge, with 10 different categories to explore. Keep track of your reads on a checklist and then bring it into the library to enter it in a prize draw at the end of April. Ready, set, let’s read! To access the checklist online and for more information visit
Special showing of Emmy-nominated documentary Seed: The Untold Story
Learn about how important natural heirloom seeds are to agriculture in the Emmy-nominated documentary Seed: The Untold Story (PG), presented in a special online screening by York Region Food Network and Newmarket Public Library on Tues., Jan. 26 at 6 p.m. Find out how 94% of seed varieties have disappeared, and how seed keepers and activists are working to protect our food legacy. Due to licensing limits only 50 participants allowed so register early.
Let’s read some Cozy Classics together
It’s time to cuddle up and enjoy some Cozy Classics online together this winter. We’ll be reading some classic children’s novels Tuesdays and Thursdays from Jan. 5 to Feb. 25 in the evenings from 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. Grab a blanket, snuggle up, and let’s share some of the all-time classic bedtime stories for kids 7 and up.
Discover a creative hobby in our new Online Beading Circle
Join us for NPL’s new Online Beading Circle on Thurs., Jan. 14 at 1 p.m. and discover this creative hobby. Whether you’re just starting or a highly experienced beader, all are welcome. Work on and talk through current projects, share and exchange different techniques, and show off the beautiful things you’re working on!
Register now to become a member of our beading circle
Dark Evenings Online Mystery Book Club: The Widower’s Wife by Cate Holahan
In our Dark Evenings Mystery Club we’re starting the year off with an ingenious whodunit, The Widower’s Wife by Cate Holahan. When a young housewife tumbles off a cruise ship it’s up to investigator Ryan Monahan to uncover whether her death was an accident or something more sinister. Hailed by critics as a thriller in the vein of Gone Girl, Holahan’s tale is an enthralling page-turner. Club meeting takes place online on Thurs., Jan. 14 at 7 p.m.
Join us for Family Storytime in January
We love telling stories and spending time with you and your little ones. Join us in the new year on Saturday mornings at 9:30 a.m. starting on Jan. 2 for Family Storytime online and we’ll share stories, songs, rhymes, finger-plays and more. Great interactive fun for children 6 months to 5 years.
Online Digital and Maker Programs in January
Join us for plenty of informative and entertaining programs. Explore eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines and learn how to download them for free on your smartphone, tablet, computer, or eReader. Discover our streaming video collections Hoopla and Kanopy. Take advantage of our Virtual 3D Printing Service. Get an introduction to Pressreader, which provides access to hundreds of newspapers and magazines from around the world. Join our Online Knitting, Crocheting and. Sewing Circle or our new Online Beading Circle.
Register now for these and other programs.
Online Children’s Programs in January
Lots of great programs to start the new year. Develop early literacy skills in our Babytime, Toddlertime, Tales For Threes, and Family Storytime programs. Enjoy readings of Cozy Classics with the little ones before bedtime. STEAM Storytime is back, as well as Parent/Child Mother Goose. We look forward to spending an engaging time with you and your child communicating, learning, laughing, and having fun.
Register now for these and other programs.
For more information on upcoming programs check our Programs and Activities calendar on the homepage of the library’s website. www.newmarketpl.ca
Online Library Resources
Good news for anyone looking to trace their family tree, due to Covid-19 Ancestry Library Edition will once again be offering remote access on a temporary basis until March 31, 2021. That means you can access this popular online genealogy resource directly from home. Sign into your account and look for the link on the bottom right side of your page to access the database. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or ASKNPL if you have forgotten your PIN number.
Pressreader™ is a great new service that provides you with 100s of digital publications from around the world. Browse and read newspapers from different countries, and magazines in a wide variety of categories including parenting & family, sports, outdoors, business, music, health & fitness, gaming, and more. With automatic downloads that never expire, easy to use keyword search tools, and instant translation of up to 18 languages so you can read publications from different countries. Stay informed with Pressreader™ in our Online Library under eMagazines and eNewspapers
Choosing the right career path is important, and Career Cruising can help. Find out about careers in business, health care, finance, IT, and much more. Select a job title to learn the level of education you’ll need, how much you can earn, the core tasks involved, and where you can find work. Start cruising for your new career in our Online Library under eResearch, Business and Careers
Now may be the time to learn a new language with Mango Languages. Choose from over 70 languages including English as a Second Language (ESL). Mango lets you learn at your own pace. Kids up to age six can learn too, with Little Pim, a fun way for them to discover words and phrases from 12 different languages. Discover both in our
Online Library under eLearning.
RBDigital Magazine Service
Access digital magazines from Newmarket Public Library such as Canadian Living, The Hockey News, Wired, Vanity Fair, Popular Science, and more with the library's RBDigital service. No holds. No due dates. Check out as many as you like. Find them in NPL’s
Online Library under eMagazines. Watch videos on how to access and use RBDigital magazines on your
During lockdown you can still get your hands on the library’s extensive collection of magazines by placing them on hold for curbside pickup. Choose from a wide variety of titles for every interest and age. How many magazines does NPL have? Check out our collection to place a hold on any of the 163 different print magazines that are available. http://bit.ly/nplmags
Last spring NPL created the online archive Together In Isolation COVID-19 to serve as a digital time capsule providing a first-hand look at events as they unfold in Newmarket during the pandemic. Since then, many of us are no longer in isolation but we are all still coping with life being affected by the COVID-19 virus. You can play a part in recording history now for future generations. Share your photos with comments or a story about your personal experiences at https://bit.ly/togetherNPL.
Look for Together in Isolation (COVID-19) in the column on the left. Thanks to all those who have already participated.
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