Our Online Resources combine the dependability of traditional reference material with the convenience of access from any location, at any hour. Library Card number is required.
Auto Repair Source
Do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles.
Canadian Points of View
Full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides information on 120 key topics of interest to Canadian researchers, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include: environment, health, human rights, crime, race, technology, substance abuse, and many more.
Career Cruising offers a suite of online career guidance and planning tools designed for people of all ages. Using our tools, you can find the right career, explore education and training options, build your own portfolio, manage your school’s course selection process, or set up a career development network in your community. Learn more about all of these possibilities on our Products page.
EBSCOhost Research Databases
Access ebooks, audiobooks, journals and more.
Free Ontario G1 Practice Test
G1.ca is designed for Ontario learner drivers to help you pass your G1 test. Extremely user-friendly, the site provides free practice tests that imitate the official G1 test in terms of question structure and grading standards.
Global Road Warrior
With in-depth information on 175 countries, Global Road Warrior is the world’s most extensive country-by-country resource for learning about culture, travel, history, customs, and language.
Categories include: Culture & Society, Greetings & Courtesies, Food & Recipes, and National Symbols. All maps and images can be used in student projects.
NoveList Plus has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages. NoveList’s expertise in books and reading means that you’ll always get the best help for finding just the right books. Features include Read-alike recommendations, Series information, Award winners, and mood and style lists catered to you.
NoveList K-8 Plus
Created especially for children and the adults who work with them, NoveList K-8 Plus is an online database of reading recommendations which encourages reader success. Featuring an easy-to-use interface, kids can use NoveList K-8 Plus to find just the right books for their reading levels and interests, while parents, teachers and librarians can use it to find valuable teaching resources that will engage young readers.
Overdrive – Ontario Library Service Download Centre
Download digital Audiobooks and eBooks anytime and then transfer to your portable device! This is a project made possible by the Ontario Ministry of Culture’s $15 Million Investment in Public Libraries.
Teen Health & Wellness
The award-winning and critically acclaimed database from Rosen Publishing Online, provides students with curricular support and self-help on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life, and more.
World Book – Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
World Book’s excellent editorial content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish for young learners.
World Book – L’Encyclopedie Decouverte
Rich media and excellent editorial content in French.
World Book Activity Corner
Activity Corner offers thousands of projects suitable for a wide range of skill levels, ages, and instructional goals.
World Book Advanced
A powerful reference tool designed for high school students and adults.
World Book Early World of Learning
A wealth of resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades grasp critical early childhood themes.
World Book Info Finder
Designed for school-aged patrons’ homework and research needs with thousands of articles and a robust collection of research tools.
World Book Kids
Engaging content, features, and tools developed especially for young users.
World Book Online Super Home Page
Access Hub for Online World Book resources.
World Book Reference Center
For advanced researchers and information seekers.
World Book Student
A mainstay to meet the research needs of students in primary/elementary and middle school with thousands of articles and multimedia.
World Book Timelines
Hundreds of customizable, interactive timelines of important events throughout history.
Temporary Online Resources
These resources have generously been provided to libraries to help with education and entertainment while we remain safe at home.
Ebooks and Audiobooks:
TumbleBookLibrary – Geared for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6, TumbleBookLibrary has a selection of children’s favourite story books, including read-alongs and graphic novels. An excellent resource to help kids build their reading skills.
TumbleMath – A comprehensive collection of math stories that combine animation, narration, and sound to create a compelling and enticing story book for students of all ages.
TeenBookCloud – Older students or more accomplished readers can read this collection of read-along chapter books.
AudioBookCloud – Over 1200 streaming audio titles, including dozens of genres and interest levels for all ages.
RomanceBookCloud – a huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!
Mango Languages – utilizes its proprietary methodology, engaging interface, and easy, intuitive interactive tools to deliver practical conversational skills and valuable cultural insight for new languages.
LingoLITE™ (World Trade Press)- helps you learn basic vocabularly in 30 languages, using images, text, and native speaker video to help you learn vocabulary up to four times faster than any other method.
AtoZ Resources from World Trade Press
AtoZ World Food™ is the world’s largest and most comprehensive database of food and food culture for 174 countries. This proprietary database includes 884 food culture articles, 6,500 traditional recipes, 650 ingredient articles, historical timelines, glossaries, and 2,000 food quotes. Lavishly illustrated with 14,000 photos
AtoZ Food America™ provides 7,000 recipes, 650 ingredient articles, vintage food labels and ads, historical what did they eat articles, how to make food videos, and more, AtoZ Food America is the world’s largest database of American food, culture, and recipes. It features content and information found nowhere else combined with beautiful graphics and illustrations.
AtoZ World Travel™ contains 202 world city travel guides. These beautifully illustrated and up-to-date guides cover travel essentials, attractions, insiders’ information, excursions, nightlife, shopping, culture, cuisine, health, security, language, maps, and lots more.
AtoZ World Business™ contains 100 comprehensive country business guides covering more than 120 content modules each. Topics include business culture, business formation, investment climate, import process, export process, media outlets, advertising and marketing, seaports, taxation, security, plus many others.
AtoZ Maps Online™ is a collection of 60,000 royalty-free maps that students and library patrons can download and print. Map types include world, country, state, political, physical, outline, environmental, scientific, and antique maps. Also included are visual glossaries, geography games, extensive flag images, and teaching tools.