Digital Collections


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Ancestry Library Edition (In library only)

One of the most important genealogical collections available today. It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada and other areas.

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Trace your Ancestors! is THE reference for Quebec and French-Canadian genealogy research online.


Download our collection of eMagazines to your digital devices. Start reading on your tablet or mobile device today!

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Click here to instantly borrow movies, music, eBooks, comics, audiobooks and more 24/7 with your library card. Enjoy your 4 downloads per month.

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Rosetta Stone

Click here to start your interactive language-learning journey today with the online Rosetta Stone® solution, available in 30 languages.

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Canadian Literary Center

With a deliberate Canadian focus, this database consists of book and reference content from Essays on Canadian Writing Press (ECW Press). ECW Press also provides several individual monographs, author biographies, essays, literary criticism, and book reviews.


Use this database to find articles from a comprehensive list of Canadian and international journals, magazines, selected sections of the Globe and Mail, Canadian biographies, and other reference content from Gale, all with a Canadian focus.

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Literary Reference Center Plus

This database has a large collection of book reviews, plot summaries, full text essays, author biographies, and literary study guides covering American Literature, English Literature, and literary genres. Included are plays/drama, poetry, religious literature, children’s literature, fantasy/science fiction, contemporary literature, world philosophy and religious literature.


Popular and classic French-language eBooks. Compatible with most devices.

Novelist Plus

NoveList Plus is a readers’ advisory service that provides access to detailed descriptions of over 155,000 fiction titles. It also offers a wide range of feature content to serve fiction readers of all ages, including author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more.


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Novelist K-8 Plus

Designed especially with elementary and middle schools in mind, Novelist K-8 Plus contains enhanced subject access for over 60,000 fiction titles. Full-text reviews from sources like School Library Journal and Booklist are available for many titles. The “Working with Kids” section provides a single location for parents and teachers to access curricular materials such as our Grab and Go Book Lists, BookTalks, Picture Book Extenders and more.

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Tumble Book Cloud

Tumble Book Cloud (formerly TumbleReadables) is an online collection of read-along chapter books for students in late elementary to high school (approximately). Text size/colour is adjustable and sentences are highlighted as they are narrated aloud. There are approximately 300 books including middle school readers (with high interest/low level books), young adult/teen titles, Shakespeare plays, and classics.

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TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of ebooks for children in grades K-6. Existing children’s books are licensed for use then animated using the existing illustrations and adding audio narration. The collection includes old time favorites such as The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, Diary of a Worm, How I Became a Pirate, Miss Malarkey Doesn’t Live in Room 10, One Duck Stuck, as well as favourite fairy tales such as Jack andthe Beanstalk and Old Mother Hubbard.

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World Book Web

The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites. Includes: