Library staff is always available to help you find information and choose materials.
Books To Go
Running your own book club? The Library can provide up to 15 copies of selected titles, as well as a package of reviews and questions. For information call 905-615-3500, x3544.
Library Book Clubs
Many locations host a regular Book Club. For a complete list, please visit the Book Club page.
Online Book Club
Sign up to receive sample chapters from new books and newsletters about new books and authors.
The Library offers extensive information on occupations, educational planning, career planning, training and job search strategies. For informational requests or to book a tour, call 905-615-3500, x3589.
The Library offers access to downloadable eBooks, eAudio, eMagazines, eLanguage Learning and eMusic (plus streaming) at mississauga.ca/library.
We have an APP for that - BookMyne
Access the library catalogue and your account while on the go!
Local History and Genealogy
An extensive collection of fine, old and rare materials, dealing with the history of Mississauga and Peel County, is available for in-library use at the Mississauga Central Library and includes scrapbooks, local archives, and a large collection of photographs. Genealogical materials are available through Ancestry at all Library locations.
Historic Images Gallery
The Historic Images Gallery brings together the image collections of multiple institutions providing centralized access and is searchable online. Images are continually being added to the website, so be sure to visit frequently.
Heritage eBooks Collection
The Library has digitized the Our Heritage Series, making them full-text and fully searchable.
Research From Home, School or Office– 24/7 eResources provide access to reference eBooks, newspaper and magazine articles, scholarly journals, book reviews and more. Search over 30 eResources covering a wide variety of topics including health, business, world news, literature, sports, arts, and entertainment. With a valid Mississauga Library card, you can do your research from home, school or office. Go to mississauga.ca/library and click on Research.
Childrens International Dial-A-Story
Listen to a new preschool story each week in the comfort of your home. Call as often as you want, any time of the day. To listen to a story in English, French, Mandarin, Polish, Urdu or Hindi call 905-615-3500, press #5.
Computers for Public Use
Public access to the Internet and Microsoft Office is available at all Library locations. Workstations support USB keys. You can book a session to use a Library computer with a valid Library card from home or at the Library. There is a fee for temporary computer access without a valid Library card.
The Library offers proctoring services for customers needing to write exams for distance education courses, online courses, or professional certifications.
Fees apply: $25 (+tax) Pre-arranged exam (3 hour session)