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Starting Jan 18, all locations except Carson, Glanworth & Lambeth are OPEN for borrowing and computer use starting Jan 18. Visits limited to 60 minutes max. Masks & distancing required

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Print from Home now available!
Your Library is now FINE FREE!

Cooking, drinking and food

At the Library


The much loved site is now a Dinner- Spinner - Recipes, Drinks, and more in an app that is fun and easy to use. Free.  Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.  Requires iOS 4.3 or later.

Calorie Counter
If you're feeling the need to cut down on your food intake, Calorie Counter's a smart download. The app is well designed and, importantly, has a massive food-item database, making it easy to input everything you eat.  Requires iOS 6.0 or later.  Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Free.


RBdigital eMagazines

With RBdigital you have access to dozens of popular and specialty magazines to view on your computer, smartphone or tablet




Searchable site where recipes are listed by category or alphabetically. Includes recipes, menu ideas, meal preparation tips and cooking terms.

Better Nutrition
A contemporary website about nutrition that includes current articles, news, trends and things to watch for.  Great recipes.

Menus, recipes, dietary guidelines plus links to Bon Appetit and Gourmet magazine web pages.

Food Network Canada
Search by programs, hosts, main ingredients and more! You can also sign up for their newsletter and have recipes sent directly to you. The Cook's Thesaurus Cooking encyclopedia is a great feature containing pictures and descriptions of thousands of ingredients.

Looking for a new cocktail to enjoy? How about a recipe using your favourite wine? You can search past issues of the Food and Drink magazine for recipes, entertaining tips and even decor suggestions.