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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.

Detailed Database Descriptions

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
World Book Online
World Book is dedicated to providing timely, reliable, and readable educational products that foster a deep desire to learn in students of all ages. World Book Online hosts thousands of articles, as well as hundreds of maps, videos, and other media for an immersive learning experience. Teacher resources, curriculum correlations, learning standards, and other useful tools for educators are included across all databases.
Access: World Book Online
Career Cruising
Dedicated to creating innovative products capable of engaging and inspiring people of all ages to achieve their full potential in school, career and life.
Access: Career Cruising
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
Governments of Canada
provides regularly updated listings on federal, provincial and territorial government departments, offices and agencies across Canada. Branch and regional offices are also included, along with all associated agencies, boards, commissions and crown corporations. Listings include contact names, full address, telephone and fax numbers, as well as e-mail addresses.
Access: Governments of Canada / CIRC
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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