Borrow free books, audiobooks, ebooks and more from the AIDE Canada Library. The library is open to everyone in Canada. Learn more

AIDE is funded by the Public Health Agency of Canada

Order books by mail

Requesting items by mail

  • Log in to your account at
  • Go to your account page and add your mailing address under the "Your personal details" tab
  • Find the item(s) you'd like to borrow and click "Place hold"
  • On the next page, select "Ship to my address" from the pick-up location drop-down menu
  • Click "Request item"


If you request multiple items, we'll ship them together.

You'll receive a confirmation email when your items have shipped.

Items are shipped in a reusable mailer with a prepaid return shipping label included.


Returning items by mail

  • You will receive a prepaid return shipping label with your items
  • If you lose the label, contact us for a replacement
  • Pack the books securely in the reusable mailer and place the return label in the label window
  • Drop the parcel in a red Canada Post street letter box