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The world’s most extensive country-by-country resource for learning about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide with 175 Country Guides containing 119 topics each.
A key resource for genealogical or historical research. Ancestry includes census information, vital records, immigration and military records, photos, maps and gazetteers from Canada, the US, UK, and some European countries. In-library use only.
Britannica Library a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for all ages. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, e-books, and other learning resources.
The authoritative encyclopedia about Canada and its people.
A personal reading guide for kids that helps them find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. For parents and teachers there are also tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
NoveList Plus has fiction and nonfiction reading recommendations for all ages. In addition to the reviews of over 200,000+ fiction titles, you’ll also find lists of award-winning books, discussion guides, and recommended reads.
Search across hundreds of sites – digital collections of libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, community groups, government agencies, and content organizations – in seconds.
Access 29,000 government documents from the collection of the Ontario Legislative Library, with new documents being added quarterly. You can find documents by typing in your search words in the search box, or by browsing lists of titles, a list of the ministry/agency, authors, subjects, or years.
is an award-winning PreK-3 animals and sciences database for reading and research. Leveled text, educational games, and videos support science concepts for young researchers.
The collection includes the Pelham Historical Calendar, published annually from 1977-2001 and a selection of Pelham Continuation School / Pelham District High School student articles and photographs published in Pnyx from 1933-1950.