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 mississaugalibrary.ca. We have an APP for that - BookMyne. Access the library catalogue and your account while on the go! Visit mississaugalibrary.ca/apps for a full list.
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.
The Our Heritage Series by Kathleen Hicks is available as ebook downloads from OverDrive.
Do your research from home, 24/7!
Your library card gives you access to a wide variety of eResources (magazine articles, newspapers, eBooks, and more). They are great for homework, assignments, research, or for those times when you really want to know more about something. Go to mississaugalibrary.ca/eresources.
Print, Scan, Photocopy Available at all locations. Print card required. $0.15 for black and white print/photocopying; scanning is free. Subject to copyright laws.
Childrens International Dial-A-Story
Listen to a preschool story in various languages from the comfort of your own home. Call as often as you want, any time of the day. To listen to a story in English, French, Mandarin, Polish, Urdu, Hindi or Croatian 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.
$25 (+tax) Pre-arranged exam (3 hour session)
$40 (+tax) Individualized appointment (3 hour session)
To book an Exam Proctor, please contact your local Library or email Info.Library@mississauga.ca.
March - December 2019 Calendar
Group Study Rooms
Available at some Library locations. For more information email Info.Library@mississauga.ca
The Library offers materials in 24 languages and community donations welcomed. Learning course kits for a variety of languages are also available.