Brampton Library Access
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Due to the closure of our branches during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ancestry Library Edition is available to Brampton Library cardholders remotely. 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. Click here to begin accessing Ancestry Library Edition from home.
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
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.
Access thousands of eBook & eAudiobook titles for all ages and interests through a user-friendly lending service platform. Benefit from an 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.
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.
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
eBooks from EBSCOhost are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Browse by category or genre/subject, view table of contents, and download eBooks in a few easy steps. For reading on your smartphone or tablet, download the Bluefire Reader for Android or iOS. For reading on an e-reader, computer or laptop use Adobe Digital Editions For support information, check out EBSCO’s eBook User Guide.
Download and keep music tracks and videos from a vast selection of popular releases. Enjoy tens of thousands of popular artists in hundreds of musical genres. Sign in with your library card today and download directly to your computer or mobile device. Note: Each Brampton Library cardholder can download up to 5 music tracks per week (1 music video counts as 2 downloads)
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. Sign in with your library card and benefit from an unlimited number of free courses, available 24/7 and accessible on any desktop or mobile device.
Gale PowerSearch is a multidisciplinary research and reference database providing access to a comprehensive collection of scholarly journals, periodicals, newspapers, and reference content.
Stream movies and TV, including
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!
Access an extensive collection of literary analysis spanning all time periods, genres, and regions of the world. Content includes tens of thousands of
Lynda.com provides a wide range of online instructional videos taught by recognized experts in
Mango Languages provides an easy, fun, and effective way to learn how to speak another language. Prepare for
My Canada is an interactive learning tool which helps users learn about Canada and prepare for the Canadian Citizenship test. Each learning module is available for beginner, intermediate, and advanced learners and covers topics including Canadian history, geography, government
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-
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.
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.
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,
Designed for students in grades 8 and up, this powerful reference tool includes encyclopedia, multimedia, online books, and primary source databases, fully integrated
World Book Early World of Learning is an online resource designed to help preschool and kindergarten children grasp critical early learning concepts. Includes six fun and interactive learning portals that focus on developing vocabulary and reading comprehension skills through stories, games, and videos.
World Book L'Encyclopédie Découverte is a resource designed to give beginning French students a rewarding online learning experience. Includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources.
World Book Kids is a resource designed to give younger students a rewarding online learning experience. Includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources.
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.