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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Find My Past (In library only)

With Findmypast you’ll gain access to an ever-expanding collections of over 2 billion historical records from around the world. In addition, you’ll be able to explore millions of newspaper pages from as long ago as 1710.

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

PRDH (Programme de recherche en démographie historique)

An exhaustive reconstruction of the population of Quebec from the beginnings of French colonization in the seventeenth century. This remarkable tool has been used for a wide variety of research projects involving scholars from many disciplines – history, medicine, linguistics, anthropology, biology, genetics, and genealogy.


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 5 downloads per month with your free hoopla subscription, brought to you by Cornwall Public Library.

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A streaming service that showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers. Enjoy 5 downloads per month with your free Kanopy subscription, brought to you by Cornwall Public Library.

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Kanopy Kids

Thoughtful entertainment for children aged preschool and up. Parents and caregivers can stream videos from a curated selection of educational and enriching videos on Kanopy Kids with developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings from Common Sense Media, as well as additional parental controls to help keep kids safe.

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Mango languages

A fun-infused way to learn a new language. Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including French, Spanish & English.

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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.

Cantook Station

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

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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Teen Book Cloud

Offering a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. The collection is available online around the clock. No downloads, no waiting! If you can access the internet, you can be reading, watching, or listening to fantastic content.

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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: