Virtual Library

Location: Anywhere you are!

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What's open 24/7* and always available for research, downloading eBooks, magazines & audiobooks, browsing historic Niagara Falls material and much more? It's the Virtual Branch of the Niagara Falls Public Library system!


Overdrive download centre  Research Databases for Kids Biblioboard oneclickdigital
Access the Zinio service
Research Databases for Adults

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selfe powered by library journal

Privacy and Third Party Services

Privacy and Third Party Services

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Many of the library's resources are available through mobile apps.

Mango Languages

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RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio), Audiobooks and eBooks.

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About Digital Resources


Borrow eBooks and download audiobooks for free from the Ontario Library Service Download Centre using your Niagara Falls Public Library card + PIN. No late fees!

Getting Started


RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio)

RBdigital Magazines, the world's largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from the library's collection of popular  titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.

Getting Started and FAQs


Research Databases

You can access our amazing digital content simply by using your library card number & PIN. We have electronic collections of newspapers, journals, magazines, eBooks, encyclopedias, reports, genealogical aids and multimedia available!


Research Databases for Kids

Online tools and homework help to keep children reading, listening, learning, and having fun.



Access self-published works submitted through SELF-e to read a wide variety of authors and genres. Browse by module to find the Canadian collection, including some Niagara authors!



Submission platform connecting Indie authors, libraries and readers.

Submit your indie-published eBook for possible inclusion in Library Journal's curated modules. Even if your book is not selected by Library Journal, you can share it with readers from NFPL and elsewhere in Ontario.

SELF-e Video


RBdigital eBooks and Audiobooks (formerly OneClickdigital)

Niagara Falls Public Library is no longer adding new eBooks and audiobooks. The existing material is still available for loan.


Selected pdf Magazines from Canadian Reference Centre
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