The library subscribes to the following resources so you can access them for free with your library card!
TumbleBooks – TumbleBooks is a curated database of children’s e-books. TumbleBooks has over 1100 titles for grades K-6, and includes unique animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French. Plus, the collection features Graphic Novels and Math Stories!
Auto Repair Source covers more than 35,000 vehicles from 1945 to present. Content includes nearly 857,000 drawings and step-by-step photographs, approximately 99,000 technical service bulletins & recalls issued by the original equipment vehicle manufacturer, over 158,600 enhanced wiring diagrams for easy viewing and printing, specifications & maintenance schedules, Labor Time Guide & Estimator, AutoIQ.
BC Historical Newspapers – access 125+ years of digital news archives at no charge, remotely, anytime – no authentication required. This online access is made possible through a collaboration of academic, public, and school libraries across B.C. Log in straight from this page to search nearly 5 million digitized pages of news, ads, images and more that showcase B.C.’s heritage – a remarkable trove of content for research, teaching, and learning.
GALE Courses – GALE Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses free! Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.
Linkedin Learning – Formerly Lynda.com – A leading learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Check out the video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.
NoveList – Looking for a good book? Want to find book reviews? Desperate to find other authors that are similar to your favourite? Check out NoveList, a database of books and authors, recommended reading lists, book discussion ideas, and reviews.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center – Clymer manuals containing thousands of maintenance and repair instructions for hundreds of small engine machines. Routine maintenance and more extensive repairs for motorcycles, ATVs, personal water craft, snowmobiles, lawn mowers, tractors, snow blowers, generators, and more are covered.
In Library Only
Ancestry Library Edition – (In-library only) Start your genealogy search here.
BC Laws – Free public access to the Statutes & Regulations of B.C.
British Columbia Statistics – BCStats is the central statistical agency of the Province of British Columbia. They offer data services, business and economic statistics, labour and social statistics, population.
KnowBC (In-Library use only) – Thousands of entries, photos, illustrations, and multimedia covering BC-related information.
Vehicle Safety and Inspection Online – (In-Library use only) – Is produced by the Queen’s Printer in partnership with Ministry of Transportation provides current access to vehicle safety and inspection standards and related BC legislation.
More Recommended Resources
British Columbia Codes – Includes the current BC Building Code (including Plumbing Services) and the BC Fire Code.
Clicklaw – General legal information provided by the Legal Services Society of BC.
HealthLinkBC – British Columbians have trusted health information with just a phone call or a click away with HealthLinkBC. Just three numbers – 8 1 1 – on the phone or online at www.healthlinkbc.ca means easy access to non-emergency health information.
How to use library online resources