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The Virtual Online Community Library (VOCaL) is a project of Ontario Library Service-North. VOCaL offers virtual access to public library services to remote northern Ontario communities. Through VOCaL, you can borrow books by mail from Ontario public libraries and download e-books and audiobooks.


Borrow books!
Members may borrow books from Ontario public libraries. Click here to download the VOCaL Interlibrary Loan flyer which gives you more information about the service and how to use it. Click here to enter the interlibrary loan system. 


Download e-books and audiobooks!

Members may also access OverDrive to download e-books and audiobooks. Click here to learn more about OverDrive.

Members may also access Archambault to download e-books. Click here to learn more about Archambault.


Join VOCaL
If you live in one of the communities listed below, you may join VOCaL for free.

  • Armstrong Station
  • Batchewana Bay
  • Grassy Narrows First Nation
  • Gull Bay First Nation
  • Missanabie
  • Moosonee and Moose Factory
  • Shining Tree
  • Tilden Lake
  • Upsala


Click here to register for VOCaL


The Virtual Online Community Library (VOCaL) is managed by Ontario Library Service – North:
334 Regent Street
Sudbury, Ontario
P3C 4E2
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Toll Free Phone: 1-800-461-6348 ext. 504

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