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Book Recommendations

Goodreads

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.

Fantastic Fiction

Go to Fantastic Fiction to hear the latest on new and upcoming book releases, awards, editions, and author bios!

FictionDB

FictionDB is a reference database for works of fiction with an advanced book search function, reviews, and lists.

Literature Map

Enter the name of an author and find authors that are more similar or less similar based on their proximity on the map!

eBooks & Audiobooks

OverDrive

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

Libby

Did you know your local library has thousands of ebooks and audiobooks?
You can borrow them, instantly, for free, using just the device in your hand.

Genealogy

Ancestry.com Library Edition (In Library Use Only)

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

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.

Cemetery Database

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.

Newspaper Database

Local Uxbridge, Ontario, Canada newspapers are being transcribed in an effort to preserve local history and make it available to the public.

General Interest

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Kids
Recommended Websites for Kids

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Treehouse

Disney JuniorPBS KidsDogo News

Funbrain

Lego

Knowledge Kids

Sesame Street

Scholastic Kids

Languages

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Ontario Government

OurOntario Government Documents

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.

Research & Reference

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Britannica Library

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.

Real Estate

AboutMyProperty

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.

Teens & Tweens
Recommended Websites for Teens & Tweens

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Science News for Students

Channel 1 News

Teen Vogue

Gurl

Do Something

Uxbridge Youth Centre

Teens Health

Pottermore

Little Alchemy

Rotten Tomatoes

Epic Reads

What Should I Read Next?

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.

Mango Languages Free Trial

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:

Login info for the following 5 links,

Username: solstrial
Password: Spring20202!

Canadian Reference Centre

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 Literacy Centre

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 Point of View Reference Centre

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

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

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.

Hours

Uxbridge Public Library

Monday 10 am - 5 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 9 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 5 pm
Thursday 10 am - 9 pm
Friday 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday 1 pm - 5 pm*

*Nov - April only

Zephyr Public Library

Tuesday 3 pm - 8 pm
Thursday 3 pm - 8 pm
Saturday 10 am - 3 pm

Contact

Uxbridge Public Library

Address: 9 Toronto St S Uxbridge, ON
Phone: (905) 852-9747

Zephyr Public Library

Address: 13000 Durham Rd 39 Zephyr, ON
Phone: (905) 473-2375