Online Resources


CPI.Q (Canadian Periodical Index)

A wealth of Canadian and international periodicals.

Canadian Reference Centre

Canadian Reference CentreFull-text magazines, newspapers, newswires, reference books, biographies and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.

Explora Library

ExploraSupports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.

Explora Primary

ExploraDesigned specifically for elementary school students, Explora Primary provides access to popular full-text magazines for elementary school research.

EBSCOHost Research Databases

ExploraContains almost 400 full-text and secondary resources at every level of research.

Kids InfoBits

Targets the research needs of students in kindergarten through Grade 5.

Literature Resource Center

Find up-to-date biographical information, literary criticism & reviews.

MasterFile Premier

Features full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents and an extensive image collection.

Science & Technology

To access these eBooks from home, please use the following Username and Password:
Username: thorold
Password: library

Energy & Environment (eBooks) *

Provides a comprehensive examination of the history, technology, science, environmental and social implication with the production of energy.

Frontiers of Science (eBooks) *

Exploring topics at the forefront of research, this set focuses on the methods and imagination of people who push the boundaries of science.

Science Foundations (eBooks) *

Explores the many methods scientists use to understand our world and universe.


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Home & Self Help

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition may only be accessed in the Library at any public access terminal.
Canada’s leading family history website, offers members access to 128 million searchable Canadian family history records.

Auto Repair Reference Center

Auto RepairRepair and maintenance information on thousands of domestic and imported vehicles with drawings, step by step photographs, service bulletins and recalls.

Health & Wellness

Teen Health and Wellness

Teen Health & Wellness provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, straightforward curricular, and self-help support.

Psychological Disorders (eBooks) *

To access these eBooks from home, please use the following Username and Password:
Username: thorold
Password: library

Explores today’s most common psychological disorders by examining their symptoms, causes and effects.

Books & Reading

NoveList *

NoveList_ProductButton_100A comprehensive readers’ advisory solution for fiction lovers. NoveList will help you to answer the question of what to read next.

NoveList K-8

NoveListK8Plus_ProductButton_100Your solution for integrating fiction across the curriculum. This will be the resource you and your young readers turn to when looking for the next book to read.

Tumble Book Cloud Junior

Tumble booksContains early reader chapter books, children’s classics, graphic novels, children’s audio books and new National Geographic videos which are paired with eBooks. For reading levels from Grades 3 to 8.

Tumble Books

Tumble booksAn online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading. To access this database from home, please use your library card number (no spaces).

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