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Zinio: Your On-The-Go Magazine Access

Zinio magazines







We have just added even more titles for your Zinio enjoyment: Coup de Pouce, Fast Company, Hello!, Mental Floss, Reader's Digest Canada, Wired and Zoomer magazines.

Get started on your reading enjoyment. Download the Zinio app and read your magazines offline.

For more information, view the Zinio poster.

Everything Will Be movie poster

NFB film Club Presents:
Everything Will Be

Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Branch: Friday, April 24, 2pm
Running time: approx. 85 minutes

Sundance award-winning director Julia Kwan’s documentary Everything Will Be captures the subtle nuances of a culturally diverse neighbourhood—Vancouver’s once thriving Chinatown—in the midst of transformation. The community’s oldest and newest members offer their intimate perspectives on the shifting landscape as they reflect on change, memory and legacy. Night and day, a neon sign that reads "EVERYTHING IS GOING TO BE ALRIGHT" looms over Chinatown. Everything is going to be alright, indeed, but the big question is for whom?

Watch the trailer. View the poster. Everything Will Be


Kids gardening

Here We GROW again!

For families
Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Branch
Saturday April 18, 1:00-3:00pm
FREE and drop-in

An afternoon of hands-on gardening activities for kids in honour of Earth Day. Explore the components of soil, what energy does when trapped inside a plant, make simple plant crafts and snacks, plant seeds to take home and more!

For more information, view the poster.


MakerBot mini 3D printerMeet our 3D Printer

Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Branch
April 22, 7-8pm
Free, drop-in

Watch the 3D printer in action! We will be there to answer your questions and we will send you home with a handy user guide so you can start planning what you are going to print.

For more information, View the poster.



Grate Groan Up Spelling Bee

The Friends of the Library present:
CUPE Local 905's 9th Annual
Grate Groan-Up Spelling Bee
benefitting Georgina Public Libraries

Friday, April 24, 6:30pm
Kinsmen Hall, Sutton

Calling all would-be spellers, cheerleaders, and anyone who enjoys an entertaining night out that raises funds for literacy events in the community!

Check out our Spellng Bee website to find out more.

Sharpen those spelling skills and put together a team of three adults and compete to be named Best Spellers in Georgina. Spelling not your forté? Participate by purchasing tickets, $35 each, or by becoming a sponsor.

Your fabulous evening will include a delicious, catered buffet dinner, wonderful door prizes, an incredible silent auction and, of course, a shiny gold trophy presentation.

For more information, view the poster.




NEW! Stream thousands of award-winning films from festivals around the world. indieflix has award-winning shorts, features, and documentaries from more than 50 countries. Visit GPL's indieflix access page to get started.

If you already have a RBdigital Zinio account, you are all set. Just enter your Zinio email and password credentials on GPL's Indieflix access page to login and find films.

To create a RBdigital account linked to your Georgina Library card, visit our indieflix access page.
Click on the Create New Account link in the top right corner of the screen. Enter your library card number and
Click Next. Finish creating your account by filling in the requested fields.
You can find more detailed instructions here.


CardStar app

CardStar app

You can now use the CardStar app and store your library card number. You display it when checking out. When entering your library card into the app, enter the card number manually (do not scan the card). Staff will then scan your stored library card number. Easy to download and install and can be used on most mobile devices.

Get the apps for iOs; Android; Windows Phone;
(some exceptions); Nokia




CELA, Centre for Equitable Library Access, incorporates CNIB services, and is a new, national, non-profit organization established to support the provision of accessible collections, in a variety of formats, for Canadians with print disabilities.

As a partner of CELA, we offer:
• Titles for all ages in audio, e-text and braille
• More than 85,000 books, magazines and newspapers
• Materials in English & French, with expanding access to other languages

If you are interested in signing up for this service, please contact:
Pefferlaw Branch Librarian:  705.437.1514
Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Branch Librarian:  905.722.5702
Keswick Branch Librarian: 905.476.5762 ext. 121

For more information on CELA, please log on to their website at


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Accessible Services

Georgina Public Libraries strives to be accessible to all patrons.
Our friendly staff can help with your accessibility requests.

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