The library subscribes to many online products containing valuable news and information--everything from genealogical databases to company directories. We also have databases specifically designed for children. If required, enter your entire library card Barcode number (with no spaces) and PIN as your username and password. Some services will also ask you to select your own username and password once you have accessed them through our site.
If you would like assistance in choosing or searching the databases, please call the Information Desk (705-745-5382 ext. 2340 or 2350).
Search by Subject
- Kids’ Resources
- Language Learning
- Literature & Reader’s Advisory
- Magazines & Newspapers
- Research & Reference
Ancestry Library Edition (In Library Use Only) Includes birth, marriage and death records; church records; military records; court, land and probate records; directories; passenger lists and more.
- Consumer Health Complete Access hundreds of health reference books, encyclopedias; full-text, evidence-based, health reports and consumer periodicals.
- Santé en Français Rapports que couvrant diverses maladies et conditions.
- Novelist Plus K-8 Allows children and teen readers to find fiction and nonfiction titles that are similar to their favourite authors or on their favourite subjects.
- PebbleGo Award winning Pre K-3 database for reading and research. Introduces Animals, Earth and Space, and Physical, Life and Engineering Science concepts to early readers.
- Transparent Language Online Learn over 100 languages from Afrikaans to Zulu; up to intermediate level English for over 25 languages.
Book Index With Reviews Contains book reviews from Library Journal, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist and others.
Novelist Plus Enables adult readers to find fiction and nonfiction titles that are similar to their favourite authors or on their favourite subjects.
Novelist Plus K-8 Allows children and teen readers to find fiction and nonfiction titles that are similar to their favourite authors or on their favourite subjects.
- Flipster is a collection of selected popular magazines for children and adults that can be read online or downloaded and read offline with the Flipster app.
- Access Library Press DisplayFull-colour, full-page editions of over 500 newspapers and magazines from 100 countries in 40 languages. Archive coverage is up to 60 days.
- Zinio for Libraries is a collection of selected popular magazines that can be browsed and read online, or downloaded and viewed offline with the Zinio Reader app. There are no limits, no holds and no returns!
Canadian Points of View Reference Centre Provides information on key topics to Canadian researchers, with an overview, point, counterpoint and critical thinking guides.
- CLEO: Your Legal Rights Clear, accurate, and practical legal rights education and information to help you understand and exercise your legal rights (from Community Legal Education Ontario).
Consumer Reports Product reviews and ratings on cars, appliances, electronics and more from Consumer Reports.
GreenFILE Focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment. Comprised of more than 600 scholarly and general interest titles, government documents and reports.
ReferenceGroup A comprehensive directory of Canadian companies and residences. It is searchable by type of business, location name, company size, credit rating and more.