Free Public Library Resources
If you’re like me, you don’t realize the power inherent in your library card. Beyond borrowing books, magazines, and movies your library offers an incredible selection of online services and databases you can tap into if you have your card handy.
The key word there is “databases”. Your library website, if it’s anything like the Winnipeg Public Library site, is a mishmash of committee planning meetings gone awry. Over
Lynda – my fav learning place online!
Local Manitoba Newspaper Archives – searchable!
(psst, you can also look up the archives for the Winnipeg Tribune right here.)
Chilton’s – this is probably the most valuable resource available. These manuals are expensive yet necessary for the DIY’er. Free here with additional help for vehicle maintenance like average costs for repairs. Checking this resource I dodged a $600 repair estimate that only should have
More Winnipeg newspaper archives.
Don’t want to read old news? Then go for the latest local news! You can access the Winnipeg Free Press online through your library portal too. Thank you to local councillor @mathieuallard for pointing out this free Public Library resource.
I wanted folks to know there is a way to get free access through the Winnipeg Public Library. The link for the free press is here, but you need your library card: https://t.co/ZNUMv9Ji4K— Matt Allard (@mathieuallard) February 28, 2019