Simply give us your request. We will pre-select resources on your topic and have them available on your requested pick-up date. NOTE: Please give us advanced notice of at least 1-2 weeks for book/material requests.
Items from our Digital Library of special interest to teachers:
Kids InfoBits delivers trusted, age-appropriate online content. Through newspaper and magazine articles, videos, images, and graphics, elementary students can learn about everything from animals and outer space to famous artists and favorite athletes. The database is visual and intuitive, and rewards students’ efforts by developing comprehension and research skills to prepare them for middle school—and a lifetime of learning.
For kids and those young at heart: Tumblebook Library includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, playlists, books in languages other than English (such as French and Spanish), graphic novels and math stories.
Early World of Learning
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.
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.
Get a free account to build your own portfolio. Use the Career Matchmaker to find a job that matches your interests. Explore careers and learn about hundreds of different jobs from accountant to zookeeper. Look into education and training to find the college, university or apprenticeship you need.
General Reference Center Gold
General Reference Center Gold provides access to magazines, newspapers, trade publications, and reference books through one easy interface. This general interest database offers the latest content covering current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.
Perfect for teachers and administrators, this set includes over 250 titles covering the latest technologies, developments, instruction and coaching breakthroughs.
Canadian Information Resource Centre
Sign in here with your library card to access Canadian Almanac and Directory, Health Guide Canada and Canada Who’s Who. Access thousands of records on Canadian organizations, her government, business, schools, financial and cultural institutions.
Global Road Warrior
This resource contains guides for 175 countries worldwide. Each of the 175 country guides covers 119 topics including culture, banking, business, demographics, education, food, history, holidays and festivals, travel, language, money, points of interest, religion, security, and national symbols.
A to Z World Travel
A comprehensive travel guide providing practical information for experiencing the world and all its wonders, for travelers
and students alike. 202 world cities included. Topics include: attractions, city facts, climate & weather,excursions, food, health, language, maps, money & banking, Neighborhoods, nightlife, security briefing, shopping and transportation.
A to Z World Food
Explore food culture and traditional recipes from around the world. 174 Country Cookbooks in one online Resource. Learn to make classic dishes from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.
Look for “Brain Builders” (indicated by the “Bb”) in our Library Catalogue, Children’s New Materials, Tween New Materials, as well as below.
Assignment Alert: Teachers may contact the library to give an alert on assignment/projects coming up in a specific subject area.
This guide is designed to help Initial Teacher Education students find materials that centre or focus on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit worldviews, experiences and knowledges for teaching in the K-12 classroom.
Library tours for all ages! We offer tours, stories, activities—grade or theme related. Please phone the Library ahead of time to book a date and time, as well as number of students visiting. –OR– We can come to you! If it suits your classroom better, invite a Librarian to bring Storytime to you as a *Special Classroom visit*!!
What is Dewey Decimal? How do you find my favourite book or movie? Can the Library help me find books for a school related project? May I use a computer to prepare for a report or project? What else can I do at the Library?
Bring your class for a tour or a workshop & become familiar with how to use the Library!