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  • The Canadian Encyclopedia
    Grades: 4 - 12

    An encyclopedia that focuses on Canadian history, politics, arts and sciences. It offers articles, timelines, and resources for teachers as well as students. Available in French and English.

  • World Book Kids
    Grades: 1 - 4

    World Book Kids is great for fact checking and reading to better understand a subject. There are thousands of indexed entries complete with colourful photos, diagrams, and charts.

  • World Book Students
    Grades: 5 - 12

    A printed encyclopedia at your digital fingertips! You can find thousands of articles on a variety of subjects. This resource is specifically designed to help you with your research projects.

  • Canadian Reference Centre (EBSCO Host)
    Grades: 4 - 12

    Access full-text Canadian and international periodicals, reference books, biographies, and thousands of images from the Canadian Press.

  • Explora Primary
    Grades: K - 8

    Look up articles and facts on a variety of topics in all subject areas.

  • Explora Canada
    Grades: 9 - 12

    Look up articles and facts on a variety of topics in all subject areas.

  • Gale eBooks
    Grades: 9 - 12

    A selection of ebooks for a variety of subjects including: technology, science, engineering, math, and social sciences.

  • High School Courses - Keep Up With Studies
    Grades: 9 - 12

    Free high school courses for students to review and refresh their knowledge. The courses have been designed for learning on your own.

  • Pebble Go
    Grades: K - 3

    Explore animals, social-science, and science topics on a curriculum connected research tool. Learn about a variety of topics with read-aloud assist, videos, and different language options.

  • TVO Kids
    Grades: K - 6

    Videos, games, and articles that support the Ontario Curriculum.

  • Biography (Gale in Context)
    Grades: 4 - 12

    Have a project on a famous individual? Find facts and articles about the world’s political, historical, and other influential people.

  • Novelist Plus (K-8)
    Grades: K - 8

    Find fiction and nonfiction books for your next novel study or project!

  • Novelist Plus
    Grades: 9 - 12

    Find fiction and nonfiction books for your next novel study, essay, or English class project!

  • The Royal Ontario Museum
    Grades: 1 - 12

    Games, activities, and museum resources at your fingertips on a variety of historical topics.

  • TVO Mathify
    Grades: 6 - 10

    Free online tutoring for math with Ontario certified teachers.

  • Canadian Newstream
    Grades: 4 - 12

    A digitized archive of the Globe and Mail’s newspaper from 1844 to 2016.

  • Globe & Mail (Proquest Historical Newspapers)

    Access full-text format Canadian news archived from 1970 to present.

Discovering Reading
R.E.A.D. is a free program that matches children having difficulty reading with volunteers for weekly sessions to practice reading in a fun and relaxed manner.
Find out more about R.E.A.D.


Read, Play, Discover

Drop in to play a variety of games and activities designed to make reading fun. Children under the age of 8 must have a parent remain in the library. Free grades 1-7, No registration required. View locations and times.

Summer Reading Clubs

Research shows that children who don’t read through the summer experience a drop in reading ability. We help you prevent the “summer slide” with our TD Summer Reading Club (up to age 10) and the Get Caught Reading Program (11+) during the summer months. These free programs are designed to be fun and engaging and convenient for families to participate when it works for you! Ask us about the reading programs next time you visit.

woman and child studying together

In partnership with community partners and organizations, free Homework Clubs and my Math programs are available once each week in selected locations.