Kids InfoBits is a fantastic resource for educational exploration. Filled with reliable information and geared to fit the needs of today's young learners, discover age-appropriate, reliable and curriculum-related content in a variety of educational topics.
STEM Village is an engaging educational tool that connects children and their families to science, technology, engineering, and math. To get started, click the STEM Village logo, then create a parent profile. An email will then be sent to you for activating your account. Last step: add a child profile.
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The Auto Repair Reference Center provides repair & maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic & imported vehicles. This is a great reference guide for learning about your vehicle.
Britannica Library is an online encyclopedia that offers three levels of content to meet your researching needs. There are different home pages for Children, Young Adults, or the Reference Center – allowing you to find the best information for school projects or to learn something new.
CPI.Q (Canadian Periodical Index) provides Canadian reference information. It includes more than 1,300 Canadian periodicals, a bilingual interface (English/French), indexing from 1980 forward, full-text articles from 1983 forward, The Globe and Mail, Maclean’s weekly magazine, and even travel handbooks from Fodor’s for Canadian destinations.
Explora & Explora Primary support student research with the following features: simple search engines, easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topics, reading level indicators to find grade-appropriate content easily, and text-to-speech for HTML articles to help struggling readers or those learning English.
Interactive: Science is filled with 3D models that bring science to life. It helps you to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science by encouraging you to break apart 3D models to see how everything fits together.
World Book Online offers the following resources for your learning adventures:
Early World of Learning helps young readers navigate through stories, games, videos, & interactive colouring pages for educational entertainment.
The Kids section provides thousands of easy-to-read articles filled with images and targets relevant topics such as important people, science projects, games and more.
The Student section helps students get the most out of their research by providing access to: a citation builder, how to do research, interactive maps, and more.
The Advanced section is a powerful reference tool that will provide you with access to primary sources, historical documents, and multimedia from within each encyclopedia article you read.
Unlock your story with Ancestry Library Edition, a genealogical portal available for in-branch use only. Explore: censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court & legal documents, directories, photos, maps & more.
Elgin Children's Network (ECN) is a local group of agencies and individuals who represent the education, health and social services sector. ECN works to build communities where every child has the opportunity to be engaged, empowered, and to thrive.
Service Ontario provides easy access to Ontario government services online or at a Service Ontario Centre.
Services include: driver's licences, plate stickers, health cards, birth certificates and more.