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Discover a treasure trove of artistic inspiration with Creativebug’s expansive collection of over 1000 online art and craft courses. Delve into diverse subjects like knitting, sewing, embroidery, drawing, painting, paper crafting, print-making, and more, all taught by expert professionals.

Creativebug empowers you to:

  • Select courses tailored to your skill level
  • Access downloadable patterns, templates, and recipes
  • Explore fresh classes added daily

To begin your creative journey:

  1. Access Creativebug via your computer or browser
  2. Log in using your library card number and PIN
  3. Create your Creativebug account by providing your name, email address, and selecting a password (minimum 8 characters, including numbers)


Ready to unleash your creativity on the go?

  1. Download the Creativebug app from the App Store, Google Play Store, or Apple TV
  2. Sign in with your account credentials created earlier

Our Online Catalogue – Visit Website

Browse our online catalogue and find what we have available at the North Hastings Public Library.

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Free ebooks & audiobooks – Visit Website

Borrow and read free ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from your library using your phone or tablet. It’s easy to get started―all you need is a library card and the Libby App!

Libby App – Download Now

All over the world, local libraries offer millions of ebooks and audiobooks. You can borrow them — for free, instantly — with a library card and Libby: the award-winning, much-loved app for libraries.

Ancestry Library Edition – Visit Website

ProQuest has partnered with Ancestry.com to create Ancestry® Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world!

Ancestry Library Edition – Access available only on computers at your local library. Ask your librarian for details.

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CBC Corner – Discover the best Canadian shows, stories & more
This one-of-a-kind digital portal allows you to access a wide variety of content including trusted news, local stories, entertaining TV and radio shows, award-winning podcasts, educational kids content, innovative podcasts, a free English and French language learning app, news in foreign languages and much more!