Online Resources

Bruce County Public Library offers a variety of online resources which are free to access with your library card.

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Kanopy

Ready. Set. Stream. Instant access to over 30,000 films on your desktop, tv or mobile device.

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Beanstack

Join one of our featured reading programs - discover great books, activities, and earn badges & prizes for completing the challenges.

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LinkedIn Learning

Learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. if you are using the app, our Learning ID is brucecountypubliclibrary and the URL is https://www.linkedin.com/learning-login/go/brucecountypubliclibrary

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PressReader

Get access to digital newspapers and magazines. Choose publications across 25 categories like business, science, design, and more, with unlimited downloads.

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Reference Canada

Reference Canada is an access tool with information on businesses and residents for research, students, job seekers and more.

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Overdrive eBooks & Audiobooks

Download E-Books, Audiobooks, videos, and more!

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FamilySearch

FamilySearch is a world leader in family history. Available in-Branch only, using your own device, or a library computer.

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Community Legal Education Ontario

CLEO is a public legal education organization that produces clear, reliable information on key legal issues in areas such as housing, employment, social assistance, family law, and more.

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Ancestry

Ancestry access will only be accessed at our branches. You can access it through a library computer or if you are connected to our wifi.

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Mango Languages

Mango Library Edition is a powerful language learning platform that delivers fast, easy and effective language learning wherever your travels take you.

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55+ at the Library

Welcome to the Bruce County Public Library page designed for those 55+. In addition to the informative links. this website aims to be a community hub where people can come share ideas, advertise local events, and more!

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Canadian Points of View Reference Centre

This database contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints to help students realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills.

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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.

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Home Improvement Reference Centre

The definitive online resource for home improvement assistance in areas such as repair, maintenance, remodelling, electrical work, and much more.

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Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete is 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.

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 Complete (Multilingual Health-French)

Consumer Health Complete is 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.

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Consumer Health Reference eBook Collection

Consumer Health Complete is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. This collections contain reference books from top educational publishers and university presses.

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NoveList Plus

NoveList is a readers advisory service that helps librarians and readers find fiction books based on books they have read or topics in which they are interested. Readers can search for books by title, author or by simply describing a book they would like to read.

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Novelist (French Interface)

NoveList is a readers advisory service that helps librarians and readers find fiction books based on books they have read or topics in which they are interested. Readers can search for books by title, author or by simply describing a book they would like to read.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 contains enhanced subject access for over 70,000 fiction titles aimed at the K-8 population. Full-text reviews from sources like School Library Journal and Booklist are available for many titles.

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Explora

Search EBSCO MasterFILE Premier, Primary Search, and the Canadian Reference Centre. Also contains added features such as topic overviews, video content, and additional images.

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Explora Primary

Designed specifically for elementary school students, Explora Primary Schools provides access to resources for elementary school research.

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Canadian Reference Centre

This database includes leading Canadian periodicals and international periodicals in full text, full-text reference books, thousands of full-text biographies and an image collection containing more than one million photos, maps and flags.

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Primary Search

Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, this database contains full text for popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection.

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Primary Search Reference eBook Collection

Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, this database contains full text for popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. This collections contain reference books from top educational publishers and university presses.

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MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents

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MasterFILE Reference eBook Collection

Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. This collections contain reference books from top educational publishers and university presses.

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PebbleGo

PebbleGo is a curricular content hub specifically designed for K-3 students. Packed with informational articles, ready-made activities, and literacy supports for students of all abilities, it boosts engagement and fosters independent learning in core subject areas.

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World Book Student

The World Book web site offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides. World Book is publisher of the World Book Encyclopedia.

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Consumer Reports

Get access to expert, unbiased Ratings of over 5,000 products. Plus reviews, expert buying advice, product comparisons, user reviews and more.

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Grant Connect

Grant Connect is available in branch. You can access it through a library computer or if you are connected to our wifi.

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Tumble Book Library

Tumble Book Library is an online collection of animated, talking, picture books.

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Digital Archive Ontario

Developed and managed with resources from the Toronto Public Library, Digital Archive Ontario (DAO) provides free access to digital material of historical importance to Ontario and Canada.

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Our Ontario

Our Ontario is a unique organization that works in partnership with cultural and heritage organizations of all shapes and sizes, designed to make our digital content discoverable to a global audience

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If you are a Bruce County Resident, you can become a member free of charge by completing a library card application at any of our 17 Branch Library locations.

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