Online Resources

The Callander Public Library offers a wide variety of reliable online resources. Click on the links below to learn more.

All Resources

Activity Corner

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Activity Corner offers thousands of activities with easy, clear instructions, photographs, illustrations, and more. Every craft also contains a list of materials for easy reference and can be printed, e-mailed, or saved in its entirety to your personal computer.

Available anywhere.

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Ancestry Library Edition

Genealogical collections of Canada, United States, United Kingdom, and other listed countries. Includes: census figures, voters lists, as well as, church, court, immigration, marriage, birth, and death records.

Access only from an in-library computer

AudioBookCloud

Your Online Audio Library is an online audio book library collection of streaming audio books for schools and libraries. A subscription to AudioBookCloud gives you unlimited remote access to your audio book collection.

Available anywhere.

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre

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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.

Available anywhere. 

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Consumer Health Complete

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Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is the single most comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc. 

Available anywhere. 

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Consumer Health Information - Francais

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Consumer Health Information provides articles about common medical conditions and procedures in an easy-to-understand manner.

Available anywhere. 

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Consumer Health Reference E-Book Collection

A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Available anywhere. 

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DIY: Hobbies and Crafts

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center is a database including a collection of articles covering over 140 topics, including, arts & crafts, collecting, home and garden, model building, needle crafts, performing arts, and more!

Available anywhere. 

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DIY: Home Improvement

Home Improvement Reference Center features full-text content from leading home improvement magazines, images not found anywhere else online and videos of popular home repair projects.

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Early Learning

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World Book Early World of Learning, part of the resources available through World Book, is an online resource for preschoolers and early elementary grade students.
 
World Book Early World of Learning includes three interactive learning environments:

  • Trek’s Travels – narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more.

  • Welcome to Reading –  practice to develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills.

  • Know It – a visual interactive encyclopedia that will captivate early learners with non-fiction topics of interest and importance to them

Available anywhere. 

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EBooks by ProQuest

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From a single interface, researchers can access over 810,000 ebooks and 1,350 imprints from more than 650 publishers. On average, 100,000 newly published titles are added each year from leading publishers to help libraries build dynamic collections that meet the unique needs of their community of researchers.

Available anywhere. 

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EBSCOhost Audiobooks

Access titles checked out from your library’s collection, download titles to the app and listen even when they’re offline, and listen the same titles on multiple devices.

Easily Download the Audiobooks App to Android and Apple devices

  • Download the EBSCO Audiobooks app from Google Play or iTunes

  • Log in with your My EBSCOhost account

  • Titles checked out to your My EBSCOhost account appear on the Library screen

  • Tap Download to download the files to your device.

  • Tap Play to listen

Gale Small Business Builder

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Explore your interests and determine your best opportunities. Take your business idea and walk it through the steps necessary for getting it funded.

Available anywhere. 

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Gale eBooks

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Gale eBooks is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Available anywhere. 

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Mango Languages

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Mango is the only personalized language learning experience that provides the tools and guidance you need to to expand your language skills wherever you go.

Available anywhere.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

Available anywhere. 

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NoveList Plus

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NoveList Plus is a trusted source of expert read-alike recommendations, available through libraries around the world.

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RomanceBookCloud

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RomanceBookCloud is a huge collection of romance novels of every style.

Available anywhere.

Science Power

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Strengthen students’ science knowledge with more than 90 lessons complete with experiments and assessments to gauge students’ capabilities across two levels of science instruction. Ideal for grades 2 through 6, Science Power empowers students to take control of their own learning process.

Available anywhere. 

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Service Ontario

Driver’s licenses, plate stickers, health cards, birth certificates and other services provided by the Ontario Government.

Available anywhere. 

Social Studies Power

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Enhance social studies instruction with more than 100 lessons, activities, and assessments focused on core topics and aligned with most major textbooks. Social Studies Power is intended for grades 3 through 6 and offers two reading levels per lesson for differentiated instruction.

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TeenBookCloud

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TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources perfect for your middle school, high school, or public library. We offer a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. The collection is available online around the clock. No downloads, no waiting! If you can access the internet, you can be reading, watching, or listening to fantastic content.

Available anywhere. 

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Timelines

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Search more than 650 pre-generated timelines and 14,000 event in a highly interactive and customizable database.  Investigate the chronological significance of world events and the lives of notable historical figures.  Build, save, and share timeless for an authentic learning experience and integrate content easily from other World Book databases and outside sources.

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TumbleBookLibrary

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. TBL also includes National Geographic videos and games.

Available anywhere.

TumbleMath

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TumbleMath has the most comprehensive collection of math stories available anywhere- all in our world famous TumbleBook format which combines animation, narration, and sound to create a compelling and enticing story book for students of all ages.

The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes.

TumbleMath is a perfect complement and supplement to the math taught in school.

Available anywhere. 

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World Book Advanced

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thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books designed to support personalized learning and enhance digital citizenship. Contains up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, and multimedia reference materials.

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World Book Discover

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collection of unique videos, featuring expert answers to often asked questions, and a visual dictionary make content more accessible for readers of all levels.

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World Book Kids

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With thousands of articles, multimedia content, and a collection of biographies, World Book Kids is designed to encourage the young learner to be curious.

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World Book Online

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World Book Online has the tens of thousands of expert-reviewed articles you expect, but today their libraries of content also include lesson plans, videos, primary source documents, research tools, games, and much more.

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World Book Student

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This comprehensive sites includes engaging content, built-in features, and fun tools specifically designed to make knowledge accessible and easy-to-find for all kids in elementary through middle school. Designed for their age level and ability, we've also incorporated the award-winning content you know and trust in The World Book Encyclopedia along with the additional engaging features you expect in an interactive online learning environment.

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