Online Resources

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

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.

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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.

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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!

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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

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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.

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Gale eBooks

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

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L'Encyclopedie Decouverte

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Written for younger readers who are native French speakers and older students and adults for whom French is a second language. Offers access to thousands of encyclopedia articles, dictionary entries photos, illustrations, and maps. / Rédigée à l’intention de lecteurs plus jeunes dont le français est la langue maternelle, ainsi que d’élèves plus âgés et d’adultes pour qui le français est une langue seconde. Offre un accès à des milliers d’articles d’encyclopédie, d’unités lexicales, de photos, d’illustrations et de cartes.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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