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Ancestry Library Edition is a genealogical resource that primarily provides coverage from the 1500s–2000s for Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. Highlights include access to census, church, court and immigration records, and vital statistics. Search and discover narratives, oral histories, photos, historical maps, indexes and abstracts to other resources.
Listening to audiobooks on-the-go has never been easier! No need for checkouts, waitlists, or downloads: AudioBookCloud allows you to stream audiobooks on-demand. Browse and add titles to your
Get instant access to eAudiobooks for all ages and interests from EBSCO. Search or browse by category, listen to sample clips, and download audiobooks in a few easy steps. Use the EBSCO Audiobooks app for iOS (App Store) or Android (Google Play) on your smartphone or tablet for on-the-go listening.
New to EBSCO Audiobooks? Visit the Getting Started with EBSCO Audiobooks page for more details.
Brainfuse HelpNow is an online service designed to support students at every stage of learning. HelpNow features a live tutoring service, where instructors trained in the Ontario curriculum are available to help students through virtual chat and an interactive whiteboard. Get feedback on your writing, access lessons on K-12 subjects, find resources for ESL learners, and practice tests for the EQAO, OSSLT, Canadian Citizenship, GED, and more.
Tutors are available to assist you from 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm every day.
New to Brainfuse HelpNow? Visit the Getting Started with Brainfuse HelpNow page for more details.
Brainfuse Job Now is an online service designed to support every step of the job search process. JobNow features live job coaching and interview practice, and a full-service resume lab to help you craft a winning resume.
Job coaches are available to assist you from 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm every day.
New to Brainfuse JobNow? Visit the Getting Started with Brainfuse JobNow page for more details.
Provides actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. Presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.
The Canadian Research Knowledge Networks provides free access to the Canadiana collections, which include materials from the 16th century to the first half of the 20th century.
- Canadiana Online contains published materials from libraries and other institutions across Canada, including 19 million pages of monographs, serials, government publications, and more covering everything from literary works and historic speeches to newspapers, magazines, and cookbooks.
- Héritage is a collection of digitized microfilmed documents from the archival holdings of Library and Archives Canada. Héritage includes 900 collections comprising 41 million pages of archival records, the majority of which are handwritten and date from the 17th to mid-20th centuries.
Parlez-vous français? Cantook Station is a web-based, mobile-friendly platform that provides access to a large collection of French-language eBooks. Discover titles from Quebec as well as French translations of English-language titles for all ages and interests. To learn more, check out the 'Startup Guides' to help you get started on your device.
New to Cantook Station? Visit the Getting Started with Cantook Station page for more details.
Access thousands of eBook & eAudiobook titles for all ages and interests through a user-friendly lending service platform. Benefit from intuitive browsing, downloading, reading, and listening experience with automatic returns and no overdue fees. Available 24/7 and accessible on any desktop or mobile device. Note: The cloudLibrary app is required to read checked-out titles.
New to cloudLibrary™? Visit the Getting Started with cloudLibrary™ page for more details.
Creativebug is an online learning resource that gives you access to thousands of high quality, on-trend arts and crafts classes. Find your next creative project in knitting, crocheting, sewing, quilting, drawing, painting, ceramics, jewelry, food & home, papercrafting, kids activities, and more! Benefit from an unlimited number of free classes, self-paced and designed for all skill levels, available anytime on your desktop or mobile device.
New to Creativebug? Visit the Getting Started with Creativebug page for more details
Get instant access to eBooks for all ages and interests from EBSCO. Search or browse by category and start reading instantly in your web browser. EBSCO eBooks can also be downloaded to a tablet or mobile device, or transferred to an eReader.
New to EBSCO eBooks? Visit the Getting Started with EBSCO eBooks page for more details.
Provides free online practice tests to help you prepare for the written portion of the G1 driving exam. Note: G1.ca is a privately-owned website that is not affiliated with or operated by DriveTest, MTO or any other government agency.
Gale Courses provides easy-access to over 365, 6-week long courses led by expert college instructors. With a focus on professional & personal development, course coverage includes topics in business, technology, education, law, health & wellness, personal finance, and more. Benefit from an unlimited number of free courses, available 24/7 and accessible on any desktop or mobile device.
New to Gale Courses? Visit the Getting Started with Gale Courses page for more details.
A one-stop resource for general research, covering a wide range of topics and areas of study. Includes full-text access to thousands of magazines, news articles, academic journals, images, and audiovisual media. Benefit from relevant up-to-date content, intuitive searching, subject guides, and sharing & collaboration tools that help support everyday research.
New to Gale General OneFile? Visit the Getting Started with Gale General OneFile page for more details.
Access an extensive collection of literary analysis spanning all time periods, genres, and regions of the world. Content includes tens of thousands of
Stream movies and TV, including
New to Kanopy? Visit the Getting Started with Kanopy page for more details.
LearningExpress Library Canada is a web-based, mobile-friendly learning platform that provides secondary school students and adult learners with instant access to a comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources. With LearningExpress Library Canada, users can improve basic skills in reading, writing, and math, as well as prepare for tests like the Canadian GED, Canadian Citizenship, Canadian Forces Aptitude Test (CFAT), RCMP Police Aptitude Test (RPAT), TOEIC/IELTS, and more!
New to LearningExpress Library? Visit the Getting Started with LearningExpress Library page for more details.
LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand library of instructional videos covering the latest business, technology and creative skills. Get unlimited access to over 16,000 courses, taught by recognized experts and available in 7 languages. Benefit from personalized course recommendations and learning tools that help you achieve your full potential.
New to LinkedIn Learning? Visit the Getting Started with LinkedIn Learning page for more details.
Mango Languages provides an easy, fun, and effective way to learn how to speak another language. Prepare for
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Finding your next great read is easy with NoveList! This helpful resource is designed for children, teen and adult readers, helping fiction enthusiasts find new books and read-
Finding your next great read is easy with NoveList K-8! This helpful resource is designed specifically for younger readers, helping kids find new books and read-
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O’Reilly’s online learning solution provides instant access to the latest eBooks and online learning content from today’s major technology and business publishers. Designed to support students and professionals working to advance their careers, O’Reilly curates content from trusted sources to help learners upskill in specialized areas and prepare for what’s next. Learn in a way that works with your schedule - with certification guides, practice exams, case studies, interactive tutorials, and videos - available on-demand.
New to O’Reilly for Public Libraries? Visit the Getting Started with O’Reilly for Public Libraries page for more details.
Read full-colour, digital versions of today's top newspapers and magazines from around the world in over 60 languages. Read your favorite titles anytime, anywhere from your desktop or mobile device. Note: The Globe & Mail on PressReader is only available for online access at Brampton Library branches.
New to PressReader? Visit the Getting Started with PressReader page for more details.
Build a professional resume online in three easy steps! Benefit from guided resume writing tips, sample resumes by career/industry, customizable resume templates, and flexible download options and sharing features.
This resource is made freely available thanks to Got Resume Builder.
The Road to IELTS (International English Language Testing System) General training module provides users with over 120 hours of intensive English vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking tasks. Access advice videos & tutorials from British Council experts, practice zones, downloadable ebooks, timed practice tests, and more.
The Road to IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic training module provides users with over 120 hours of intensive English vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking tasks. Access advice videos & tutorials from British Council experts, practice zones, downloadable ebooks, timed practice tests, and more.
Scott’s Directories is Canada's leading business information provider. Scott's Canadian Business is an ideal resource for the business-to-business community, featuring Canadian companies, manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, industrial and B2B service organizations, and more, all in one easy-to-use directory database. With over 180,000 detailed company profiles and over 330,000 executive contacts, Scott's is your best source for making meaningful connections with the right professionals for your business needs.
STEM Village guides students through development paths in science, technology, engineering, and math using fun learning tools, games, and assessments that identify knowledge gaps and direct new learning. This education program is based on the Ontario Curriculum and compliments hands-on programming and services currently available in Brampton Library branches. Note: To get started, parents will need to create an account and add their children to provide unlimited access to STEM Village.
New to STEM Village? Visit the Getting Started with STEM Village page for more details.
An online collection of books for middle- and high-school students. No need for checkouts, waitlists, or downloads: TeenBookCloud allows you to read and listen to books on-demand. Improve reading and comprehension skills from a collection of hi/lo literature and enhanced novels that feature professional narration and line-by-line text highlighting. Get instant access to high-school curriculum reads including Shakespeare’s plays and other classic works. Students can also access popular, award-winning & classic favourites in fiction, non-fiction, and graphic novel categories. Available 24/7 and accessible on any desktop or mobile device.
An online collection of books for preschoolers, elementary school children, and their families. No need for checkouts, waitlists, or downloads: TumbleBooks allows you to read and listen to books on-demand. Make reading a fun experience for kids with read-along storybooks that feature adjustable online text and complete audio narration. Children can also access popular,
Get instant access to TumbleMath, an online collection of math storybooks designed for K-6 students, and learners of all ages. TumbleMath combines animation, narration, and sound to create engaging stories that effectively teach math concepts. All books come with supplemental materials including lesson plans, instructional videos, educational games, and quizzes to support learning anytime.
World Book Student is a resource designed for elementary and middle school students. Access all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles and multimedia. Students can also benefit from research tools including a citation builder, dictionary, and resource guides.