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Cantook Station

French-language eBooks and audiobooks available for adults, teens and children.

Good to Know

  • Checkout up to 7 titles at a time for up to 21 days. Items return automatically.
  • You can place up to 3 holds.
  • Access eBooks and audiobooks in French from well-known Québecois and European authors as well as some popular titles translated from English.
  • Wide variety of genre fiction collections in romance, historical fiction, mystery, horror and science fiction, and fantasy. 
  • Books for every reading level including adult, teen and children.
  • Popular non-fiction categories include cooking, travel, biography, health & well being, and hobbies.

Getting Started

To get started you will need to have the following:

  • A Library Card number and PIN.
  • An Adobe Digital Editions account.
  • An internet connection.
  • A compatible device. Please note that Amazon’s Kindle is not compatible with Canadian eBooks.

Go to the Cantook Station and click on Sign in on the top right corner. Enter your Library Card, your account information will now appear. You can search for titles or browse the catalogue by format, audience or category. Once you find a title you wish to select, click on the Borrow button on the right. If it is not currently available, you will be able to Place Hold. The system will prompt you to enter your email address once you have selected an item and will send you an email with the download information.

With this email you can download your ebook on a different device from the one you used to borrow it. For more information, please see the Start Up Guides provided by Cantook Station.

Download the App

There are various apps available that are compatible with Cantook Station. For iOS, you can use BlueFire Reader or Aldiko Book Reader. For Android, you can use Bookari Reader or Aldiko Book Reader. You can find instructions on how to use these apps in the Start Up Guides provided by Cantook Station.

Need Help?

If you have forgotten your PIN, you can create a new one here.

Privacy and Terms of Use

Cantook Station is a commercial service whose policies concerning privacy and user information differ from that of the London Public Library. For more information, please read Cantook's Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions of Use.