Online Resources

One Library Card = 50+ Online Resources

(Please click on the text in blue to be redirected to the database of your choice as opposed to clicking on the image)

Ancestry is a terrific resource for performing genealogical research, and contains Canadian, American, and British records, among many others.

To get access, you’ll have to click on the following link : ANCESTRY.  Access to the site is password protected, enter the first 5 digits of your library card to get access.  If you need assistance, please do not hesitate to email us at : refdesk@timmins.ca or call us at 705-360-2623, ext 8519 Monday to Friday from 9-5pm.

 

AudioBookCloud : Listen online to audio books in many different categories: fiction, non-fiction, classics and Spanish language. There are 1,000 books in the collection. These books are always available, never on hold, and no need to download.

 

Cantook : Découvrez des livres numériques en français! Cette collection vous offre des titres publiés au Québec et des traductions françaises de titres anglais pour tous les âges. Compatible avec la plupart des appareils.
French-language eBooks available from Quebec, Franco-Canadian and some European publishers. Includes titles for adults, teens and children. Compatible with most devices.

 

CreativeBug : your source for thousands of arts and crafts video classes. Learn from experts about painting, sewing, drawing, sculpting, knitting, crochet, quilting, jewelry, kid-friendly crafts, and more.

Frontier Life Borderlands, Settlement & Colonial Encounters:This digital collection of primary source documents includes material from the Hudson Bay Archives, the Glenbow Museum and Archives of Manitoba that helps us to understand early settler life in English colonies from 1650-1920. Discover the various European and colonial frontier regions of North America, Africa and Australasia through documents that reveal the lives of settlers and indigenous peoples in these areas. Frontier Life brings together documents from sixteen archives and libraries around the world.  Access to this collection has been made possible by Adam Matthew, Consortia Canada and 18 leading academic institutions.

Gale Cengage Learning LogoGALE :  A suite of online research databases covering broad subject areas of Art, History, Health, Geography, Social Sciences, Math, Careers, and Virtual Reference such as pictures. There are databases suitable for all levels of research from children to teens to adults.

Hoopla: Hoopla is a digital streaming service that allows library members to borrow movies, television shows, documentaries, music, eBooks, comics and audiobooks for free. Titles can be borrowed via a web browser, smartphone, tablet or your smart television

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NoveList Find your next read – NoveList is an adult readers’ advisory service. It provides access to information on 155,000 fiction titles including author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more! Covers thousands of fiction series making it one of the most comprehensive treatments of series available.

Overdrive: Browse, borrow, and enjoy eBooks, eAudiobooks, e Magazines and videos from our digital collection. Content for all ages.Download the Libby App.

 

 

 

Service Ontario : the single service portal for the provincial government. Services delivered include health card registration, birth, marriage and death certificates, driver and vehicle licensing, business registration, fishing and hunting licenses, address changes and newborn registration services

WorldBookStudent_SmallWorld Book Student : Learning is an adventure with this multi-media online version of World Book Encyclopedia. A great reference for students of all ages, as well as their parents.