The front steps of the library are under construction and during this time the front driveway, front doors, and the book drop are unavailable. The St. Andrew Street and parking lot doors are open for library access. Materials can be returned in the library or to the temporary book drop at the Legion (207 St Patrick St.)

Self Publishing Resources

The only really necessary people in the publishing process now are the writer and reader
~ Guy Kawaski

Self-e

Self-e Self Publishing LogoSelf-E helps connect indie books, libraries, and readers by giving our local writing community a place to do digital self-publishing.  

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 SPL and elsewhere in Ontario.

Self-e Video

Pressbooks

Pressbooks logoInterested in getting your novel, memoir, poetry collection, children's book and more in eBook and print-ready formats? Pressbooks is an easy-to-use online tool that allows you to create professional quality versions of your book in ePUB, MOBI, PDF and more.

With Pressbooks, you can write, edit and format your book in Pressbooks with no coding or graphic design knowledge at all. Pressbooks offers over 50 different free themes, each carefully and professionally designed, that are ready for you choose from. Pressbooks also allows you to easily add footnotes, images, front matter, back matter, table of contents and more, all with no experience necessary.

Biblioboard

Biblioboard logoUse Biblioboard to access self-published ebooks from our community authors, as well as authors from across North America. 

BiblioBoard includes access to:

  • BiblioBoard Access : documents, images, and media files from libraries around the world
  • BiblioBoard Core: historic and contemporary documents, images, and media files
  • Indie Canada: independently published titles from Canadian authors
  • LJ Self-e Select: independently published titles from Canadian and U.S. authors selected by Library Journal

If you want to see what indie authors from only Ontario have published, click here.