A to Z Digital Library

A to C

211 Ontario
A searchable database of province wide community organizations and service and volunteer opportunities

Advanced Reference Suite by World Book
Provides access to encyclopaedia articles, primary reference sources, e-books, photos, videos, maps, and more. Suitable for all ages. Username: Gwillimbury. Password: worldbook

Ancestry Library Edition
Provides one of the most important genealogical collections available today including records from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. Please note, as of Jan 1, 2022 remote access to this resource is unavailable. To use Ancestry Library Edition you must be present at the Library using Library WiFi or Public Computers.

AV2 Fiction and World Languages Read Along 
Enjoy timeless and educational audio eBook stories that are sure to engage, educate, and entertain young readers. A selection of titles are available in  12 languages.

Provides online homework help, tutoring, and study materials for students from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Live tutoring available daily from 2pm until 11pm.

Britannica ImageQuest
Provides rights-free photos and images for your lessons, assignments or projects.

Canadian Banking Basics
Easy to digest guides for opening bank accounts, banking as a senior or newcomer, navigating debt, and more.

Canadian Encyclopedia
A bilingual national encyclopaedia designed to provide reference material with a focus on Canadian history.

Canadian Financial Literacy Database
Find resources, events, tools and information on budgeting, money management, insurance, saving, investing, and taxes from various Canadian organizations.

CBC Corner
This digital portal allows you to discover trusted news, entertaining TV and radio shows, educational kids content, news in foreign languages and much more! Link for French version.

Community Print Publications
Read local newspapers and archives online. Includes the East Gwillimbury Express, Aurora Banner, Newmarket Era, and more.

Consumer Reports
Get ratings and recommendations on thousands of products and services in many categories including vehicles.

Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes.  Since these classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace. No pressure, just possibilities!

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion eBooks
With thousands of librarian-selected titles covering Asian Studies, Women’s Studies, Black Studies, Hispanic/Latino Studies and more, this resource represents all voices – regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, physical ability and religious belief. It supports teaching and learning in the classroom and beyond.

Access over 8 million songs from over 28,000 labels, including the Canadian Sony Music catalog. Weekly download limit of 3 music files per week, or stream music for up to 3 hours.

Frontier Life
Focusing on European settlers and Early Peoples, this site includes correspondence, diaries, government papers, business records, legal documents, and more dating from 1600 to mid-1900.

Get Smarter About Money
An Ontario Securities Commission that provides independent financial tools to help make better financial decisions.

Globe and Mail Historical Newspaper
View a digitized full-image archive of The Globe and Mail newspaper dating back to when it was founded by George Brown in 1844 as The Globe.

Government of Canada Financial Tools and Calculators
Tools to help you choose a bank account and credit card, including budget and mortgage calculators.

Government of Canada Job Bank Tool
A free resource provided by the Government of Canada that tracks job postings, and average requirements for certain positions across the country.

Provides free audio and eBooks for download, as well as graphic novels and comics. Download the APP for your tablet or smartphone!

Offers classic films, world cinema, and documentaries available for on-demand streaming. Browse its collection of 30,000+ movies using your desktop, TV or tablet today.

LinkedIn Learning
An online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Library ID: egpubliclibrary

Little Pim
Little Pim is the leading language teaching method designed just for children. Child-friendly themes of colors, shapes, counting, and foods make it fun and relatable.  Little Pim is voiced by native speakers in 12 languages.

LOTE Online For Kids 
Read 2000+ digital picture books in 50+ languages, with new books and languages released each month.

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Mango Languages
Teaches practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world’s most popular languages in a fun and engaging way. Download the APP for your tablet or smartphone!

Money Matters
Free introductory financial literacy program for adult learners, including those with indigenous backgrounds and those with diverse abilities, that has been delivered to Canadians since 2011 and has reached over 80,000 adults.

Money Saver Podcast
Hosted by journalist Ellen Roseman and Canadian MoneySaver Editor in Chief Lana Sanichar. Learn how to make smart choices at every stage of your life, safeguard your interests, and protect yourself from poor advice. The goal is to help you save money and increase your assets.

National Geographic Kids
This resource will take kids on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Excite them to learn and dare them to explore more!  Includes access to National Geographic Kids books and magazines.

Try books by similar authors and titles to ones you like and learn more about books and authors through Author Read-alikes, Feature Articles, Book Discussion Guide and Book Talks.

This collection of eBooks and eAudio has over 2600 fiction and non-fiction titles, including juvenile and young adult titles. Download the APP for your tablet or smartphone!

Access thousands of newspapers and magazines, all available in 18 languages.  For full access to dailies like Globe & Mail, National Post, and Toronto Star, sign in at the library branch every 30 days. Download the app today!

Steps To Justice 
Clear, simple, step-by-step answers to common legal problems for Ontarians. You can find free legal clinics and definitions of legal terms. Live chat and email support is also available.

Free articles and blogs to help you learn how to use popular websites and apps like Facebook, Netflix and Amazon.

Tense Buster
Aimed at all students wishing to improve their English grammar, this resource provides structured, sequential activities in mastering the fundamentals of English grammar.

Transparent Language
Language learners can build vocabulary, practice skills, and maintain what they have learned with Transparent Language Online, available anytime, anywhere in 110+ languages.

York Region Historical Maps 
View historical images of York Region back to 1952. Just type the address, click common tasks, and select historical imagery.

Your Legal Rights
Free, practical, and easy-to-find legal information produced by hundreds of organizations across Ontario.

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