Browse A-Z list of Databases
The Library is pleased to provide access to several information databases for your use in the Library, from home or anywhere you access the Internet. To access these databases, you will need to enter the 14 digit library card number.
Genealogy research tool gives access to over 1 billion names, 3000 databases and primary resources. Covers Canada, the US, UK, and some European countries. English and French content.
Please click this link to gain temporary access from home. Available only until end of December 2020.
(Must be inside the library to access online)
Canadian Reference Centre™
Canadian Points of View Reference Centre is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Featuring essays published specifically for Canadian Points of View.
Explora is a premier search experience for kids and students! Explora has topic overviews, research starters, and an easy-to-use search interface to make learning and research for projects easy and fun!
Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters
This digital collection of primary source documents helps us to understand life on the edges of the anglophone world from 1650-1920. Discover the various European and colonial frontier regions of North America, Africa and Australasia through the lives of settlers and indigenous peoples in these areas.
Home Improvements Reference Centre
This database features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online and videos of popular home repair projects. All of the content is organized in a robust, easy-to-use interface so that users can quickly find the information they need.
Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full text for magazines, e.g., Consumer Reports, as well as reference books and primary source documents.
The Library of Congress presents the National Jukebox, which makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives.
NoveList Plus is a comprehensive readers’ advisory solution for fiction and non fiction lovers. With an intuitive interface and extensive proprietary content, NoveList Plus answers the question: What should I read next? Find your next read by author, title, subject, or genre.
NoveList Plus K-8
NoveList Plus K-8 is your solution for integrating fiction and non fiction across the curriculum. With a fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList Plus K-8 will be the resource you and your young readers turn to when looking for the next book to read. For young readers.
Find digital images, text, audio and videos about Ontario history, heritage and culture. Search the collections of libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, heritage and community groups, government agencies, and private collections in Ontario and across Canada via a single search portal. English and French content.
G1 Practice Tests
A company dedicated to driver safety and education, to offer free G1 practice tests to library patrons. The new service includes free tests, written specifically based on the official ON driver’s handbook materials.