Join the world's biggest book club online! Connect with friends, join discussions, write reviews and post ratings for books, get recommendations, sign up for free giveaways, explore lists, quizzes, and literary quotes, and vote on your favourite book of the year for the annual Goodreads' Choice Awards.
Go to Fantastic Fiction to hear the latest on new and upcoming book releases, awards, editions, and author bios!
FictionDB is a reference database for works of fiction with an advanced book search function, reviews, and lists.
Enter the name of an author and find authors that are more similar or less similar based on their proximity on the map!
With over 58,000 eBooks and almost 13,000 Audiobooks for Kids, Teens, and Adults, OverDrive offers an extensive collection of fiction and non-fiction titles, available to borrow for free from your local library's digital collection. Log on to Ontario Library Service Download Centre online or download the app from app.overdrive.com
Did you know your local library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks?
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Genealogical coverage of records for Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital statistics, church, court, and immigration records, including records from other geographical areas .
Find My Past (previously DC Thomson Family History) is a British-owned world leader in online genealogy. It has an unrivaled record of online innovation in the field of family history and 18 million registered users across its family of online brands, which includes Mocavo, Genes Reunited, The British Newspaper Archive amongst others.
Local Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada cemeteries are being indexed in an effort to preserve local history and make it available to the public. We hope that history and genealogy researchers will find this information helpful.
Local Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada newspapers are being transcribed in an effort to preserve local history and make it available to the public.
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.
Britannica Library lets you choose from 3 levels to find information suitable for your grade or reading level. You can search for encyclopedia entries, magazine articles, images and videos.
AboutMyProperty is a free, secure, online self-serve application available online at www.mpac.ca. This service grants residential property taxpayers access to detailed assessment information for their property and comparable properties in their neighbourhood. AboutMyProperty provides residential property owners access to detailed information about their property and information on up to 24 additional residential properties of their choice This information can be used to compare an assessment to similar properties in the area and help determine if the assessment is accurate. Property taxpayers may also choose to file a Request for Reconsideration through AboutMyProperty. Property owners will need their AboutMyProperty User ID and Password to login. This information can be found on the bottom right hand corner of their Property Assessment Notice.
More Great News, this time from Mango Languages!
To help libraries in their mission to serve patrons electronically during a time when their physical locations are closed, Mango Languages is offering free trial access to all public libraries in Ontario until June 1, 2020.
GREAT NEWS FROM EBSCO!
These are unprecedented times we’re living in. EBSCO would like to offer expanded access to some of our most popular online databases and eBook collections so that library patrons and students have greater access to valuable educational content for use during this extended period of time at home. We would like to offer 90 days access to the following resources for public libraries in Ontario:
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Canadian Reference Centre is the largest collection of regional full-text content available to Canadian schools and libraries. The database includes leading Canadian and international periodicals, reference books and biographies, plus thousands of images from the Canadian Press.
Canadian Literary Centre: With a deliberate Canadian focus, this database consists of book and reference content from Essays on Canadian Writing Press (ECW Press). ECW Press also provides several individual monographs, author biographies, essays, literary criticism and book reviews.
Canadian Points of View Reference Centre: Containing resources that present multiple sides of a current issue — including information on key topics of interest to Canadian researchers — this database helps students develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
EBSCO eBooks Canadian Subscription Collection: Offer researchers thousands of e-books from top Canadian publishers and authors. This e-book collection covers a diverse range of subjects including topics pertaining to Canada, Canadian history, native culture, politics and current events.
EBSCO eBooks Cricket Media Subscription Collection: Build strong literacy skills in students from pre-K to 8th grade by offering digital access to award-winning, short-form fiction and nonfiction titles by Cricket Media. This unique e-book collection explores a wide range of subjects to help young readers explore and expand their worlds.