The library offers access to a wide variety of online research resources, including magazines and encyclopedias, tools for language learning and genealogy, and e-books. Recommended resources are freely available, or library-specific resources can be accessed from home with your library card number.
Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, e-books, and other learning resources that support student research and reinforce curriculum standards.
The Canadian Encyclopedia
The authoritative encyclopedia about Canada and its people, in English and French.
Canadian Mental Health Association
Excellent resources on your mental health and understanding mental illness.
Resource for early Canadian documents.
Unlimited access to hundreds of online video craft classes with Creativebug.
Digital Archive Ontario
Developed and managed with resources from the Toronto Public Library, the Digital Archive Ontario provides free access to digital material of historical significance in Ontario.
Dictionary of Canadian Biography
The Dictionary of Canadian Biography provides biographies of well-known Canadians in English and French.
Duolingo is the world’s most popular way to learn a language. It’s 100% free, fun and science-based. Practice online on duolingo.com or on the app!
Family Search is a free, online genealogical resource.
GCF Learn Free
Free tutorials to learn technology basics, Microsoft Office, math, reading, career and everyday life skills.
Health & Wellness
Health & Wellness Resource Center is a comprehensive consumer health resource that provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices.
Kanopy is an on-demand film streaming service.
Find your next read!
Find your next read for kids.
Find digital images, text, audio and videos about Ontario history, heritage and culture.
Overdrive Digital Library
Download ebooks and audiobooks anytime and then transfer to your portable device.
Perth Courier Archives / Paper of Record
Access to the digitized edition of the Perth Courier from 1834-1984.
Get access to more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines as soon as they’re available on shelves with PressReader.
Learn how to use popular websites with TechBoomers videos and articles.
Wirecutter is a list of the best appliances, tech, and gear for the home. Reviews are based on research and hands-on testing by teams of veteran journalists, scientists, and experts.
Your Legal Rights
A website of free legal information for people in Ontario.