Self-Publishing

Interested in getting your novel, memoir, poetry collection, or children's book in eBook and print-ready formats, and then making the eBook version available for borrowing through the library? We can help with the Indie Author Project (IAP).

Want to make your own eBooks? Get a basic introduction to the exciting and evolving world of digital books. In this beginner-level course, learn how to use, create, and sell ebooks, including reflowable, fixed-layout, Kindle, PDF, and multi-touch books. Grab your library card and log in to LinkedIn Learning to access Ebook Foundations.

View Ashley's Wired Wednesdays: Self-Publish your own Ebooks! for information about eBook formats, where to create one, and how to upload your finished eBook to the Indie Author Project website through the library. 

Indie Author Project (IAP) provides local, self-published authors a way to submit their eBooks for circulation at the Library, other Canadian libraries, and possibly libraries internationally. As an eBook discovery service, authors can reach a wider audience and build buzz about their books. Distribution via the IAP platform is royalty-free and the license signed is non-exclusive. Get started with Indie Author Project. 

BiblioBoard

In this digital ebook collection, you can enjoy great reads from Ontario authors in the Indie Ontario collection and “best of” genre collections from indie authors all over. Eerie mysteries, alluring romances, memoirs, local histories, and much more. Read and download these ebooks on a variety of devices, with no limits or waiting. Visit Biblioboard.