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Book Club
Fourth Wednesday of every month.
When the Doves Disappeared by Sophie Oksansen
My Father's Son by Farley Mowat
The Midwife of Venice by Roberta Rich
The Vinyl Cafe Notebooks by Stuart McLean
Black Apple by Joan Crate

More than a Rose by Heather Robertson

Now you can access online research databases in the library, from home or anywhere you access the Internet.
Note: You may need to enter your library card number.
UN and PW for the top six resources.
username: s5893504
password: password

Primary Search
Primary Search Contains full-text for over 100 of the most popular children's magazines. Students can learn about a variety of topics, such as endangered species, famous musicians, food ­fitness, space exploration, and more. The database also includes an impressive collection of images of relevant photos, maps and flags to aid kids in learning.
Access: Link
Canadian Reference
Includes full text for leading Canadian periodicals and international periodicals, reference books, thousands of biographies, and an image collection containing thousands of photos, maps and flags. Users will find this database helpful for research on Canada or to keep up with current events in Canada.
Access: Link
EBSCOhost Consumer Health Complete
CHC is designed for the everyday consumer of health care information. It provides convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Users can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles, as well as within evidence-based reports, fact sheets & pamphlets, drug & herb information, alternative sources, images & diagrams, and video & animations.
Access: Link
MasterFILE Premier
MasterFILE Premier provides full text for magazines, reference books and primary source documents as well as general reference magazines and publications. This database covers a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.
Access: Link
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter's World and many more.
Access: Link
NoveList Plus
NoveList has been helping readers find their next favorite book for more than 20 years, and continues to develop innovative solutions for connecting readers, books, and libraries. By helping libraries help readers, NoveList empowers libraries to engage and inspire their communities.
NoveList Plus: Link
NoveList K-8 Plus: Link
LingoLITE™ uses images, text, and native speaker video to help you learn vocabulary up to four times faster than any other method. LingoLITE™ uses Associative Multimedia Learning™ to help your brain associate an image with the correct word in a language without first translating it from your native language.
Access: LL
Global Road Warrior 
Global Road Warrior
A publishing and information products company dedicated to providing reliable, up-to-date digital media essential for researchers, educators, travelers, and logistics and international trade professionals. These products draw from our Global Knowledgebase of digital reference information, which complements our printed offerings that include maps, books, and atlases.
Access: GRW
Username: grw20182 Password: athens123
Ontario Office for Victims of Crime
The Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) is an independent advisory agency that provides advice to the Attorney General of Ontario on victims’ issues.
Access: OVC
Ancestry Online
Genealogy research tool gives access to over 1 billion names, 3000 databases and primary resources. Covers Canada, the US, UK, and some European countries. English and French content.

Audience: High school and beyond.
Access: Use in Library Only
Educators 200
Covers the latest technologies, developments, instruction and coaching breakthroughs as well as background information on child health and development.

Audience: Educators, tutors, coaches.
Access: Use Inside or Outside the Library | Sign in with Library Card
Canada In Context
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of Canadian topics, people, places, and events. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content, written from a Canadian perspective, with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Access: Canada in Context
General Reference Centre Gold
Integrates a variety of sources, including newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

Audience: High School and beyond. General interest research.
Access: Use Inside or Outside the Library | Sign in with Library Card
Our Ontario
Find digital images, text, audio and videos about Ontario history, heritage and culture. Search the collections of libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, heritage and community groups, government agencies, and private collections in Ontario and across Canada via a single search portal. English and French content.

Audience: High school and beyond.
Access: Use Inside or Outside the Library
Overdrive AudioBook Digital Library
Download digital Audiobooks anytime and then transfer to your portable device! Browse the library and add audiobooks to your cart. When you're ready, you can check out your items using the simple online process.
Please Note: You will need to enter your library card number and PIN.

Audience: High school and beyond.
Access: Use Inside or Outside the Library | Sign in with Library Card

The support of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism and Culture is gratefully acknowledged.
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