Some digital libraries will ask you to confirm your library membership before they give you access to any material. If you are prompted to enter an ID and PIN, use the following format:
ID: full library card number (14 digits, no spaces)
PIN: last name (no capitals)
Additional external educational resources for those learning remotely from home.
A to Z World Food
A comprehensive culinary travel guide providing information for experiencing the world and all its wonders through cuisine. 202 world cities included.
Your one-stop shop to find information on budgeting and money management, insurance, saving and investing, taxes and fraud prevention, and so much more.
Online computer courses for beginners! Includes starting out, being safe online, connecting with others on the internet and much more!
This is a leading online resource for preschoolers and children in the early primary grades. Offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colours, opposites, and more.
GCF (Goodwill Community Foundation) hosts this website with lots of tutorials on a wide range of topics including digital skills, technology, different kinds of devices and Microsoft Products. Other tutorials include job hunting skills, math and grammar.
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Centre
Find detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby! Full articles from popular hobby and craft magazines!
The LearningHUB is a literacy and basic skills upgrading program funded through Employment Ontario. These online courses are designed to help you improve your computer skills, prepare you for the high school equivalency certificate (GED test) or high school credit courses, develop workplace skills, and refresh your skills before taking a college/university or apprenticeship program. For more information about courses offered, call 1-844-470-7877 or visit www.learninghub.ca.
Language learning for little ones! Children will love following along with Little Pim, the adorable cartoon panda bear who serves as the “teacher.” Includes: Spanish, French, English/ESL, Mandarin Chinese, Italian, German, Japanese, Arabic, Hebrew, Russian, Korean, and Portuguese.
Fast, easy and most effective way to learn to speak a foreign language.
Here you’ll find tutorials on the most popular and useful websites on the Internet, from social networks and dating sites. You can even learn how to listen to music, watch videos, and have phone calls right on your computer through the power of the Internet. They also have special resources dedicated to 50+ adults.