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An online audiobook library collection of streaming audiobooks for children and adults. Listen online. Available Online
Gale Canada in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, events. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content, written from a Canadian perspective, with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience combined with new features such as "Search Assist" and quick fact boxes. Available Online
The Canadian Encyclopedia plays an essential role in providing Canadians and others with accurate, updated information about our people and country. Available Online
An electronic resource that contains materials for all Kindergarten to Grade 8 levels and includes picture books, children's chapter books and young adult titles. Allows young readers and teachers to search titles by favorite author name, title, series name, and theme or topic. Also provides lists of award-winning and recommended books. Includes thematic units for teachers. Available Online
Search through a database of popular children magazines, encyclopedic entries, and images to learn about a range of topics geared towards elementary students. Available Online
The world's largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Available Online
STEM Village is a supplemental education and career guidance program, created to help equip youth for careers in the new knowledge economy. The program uses online education tools to assess, educate, guide, and motivate students to improve their skills in critical STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) areas and ultimately succeed. Available Online

Set Up Your Accounts

  1. Sign-up for a PARENT Account HERE
    • Activation E-mail sent from STEM Village
    • Follow the link to activate
  2. Set-up a STUDENT account via your PARENT dashboard
    • Select “Add Student”
    • Enter your child’s information
    • Select “Add Student” when complete
    • Add as many children and you would like
  3. Use STEM Village by following these steps:
    • Sign-out of your PARENT Account
    • Sign-in to STUDENT Account
    • Explore Science, Math, Technology, or Discovery based on your interests and needs
TumbleBook Library offers animated, talking picture books for kids. Read and listen along! Available Online
TumbleBookCloud offers over 600 titles for middle school AND high school! This collection contains a vast array of YA/Teen novels, classics, poetry, short stories, YA/Teen audiobooks , popular graphic novels, and world class educational videos from National Geographic. Available Online
With over 600 titles and reading levels from grades 3-8, TumbleBookCloud Junior is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to go beyond the picture book collection in TumbleBookLibrary! TumbleBookCloud Junior contains early reader chapter books, children's classics, graphic novels, children's audio books and new National Geographic videos - many of which are paired with our e-books - a perfect complement to support Common Core Curriculum! Available Online
Developed especially for young public library patrons. The site offers simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, multimedia, and a wealth of engaging games, interactive tools, and activities. Available Online