A to Z Digital Library

A to D

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

AltHealth Watch
A full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.

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.

Brainfuse
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.

Canada in CONTEXT
Integrates the finest Gale references — like Worldmark Encyclopaedia of Canadian Provinces, with current articles from The Toronto Star, Globe & Mail, and Maclean’s.

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

Canadian Business and Current Affairs
Provides in depth access to a broad range of Canadian business periodicals.

Career Cruising
Career Cruising is a career resource designed for people of all ages.

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.

CreativeBug
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!

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.

E to K

Freegal
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.

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 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.

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

Kanopy
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.

L to Z

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

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.

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!

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.

Novelist
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.

OverDrive
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!

PebbleGo
The award winning PreK-3 database for reading and research, PebbleGo Animals and PebbleGo Earth and Space will entice the youngest. Now also featuring PebbleGo Dinosaurs!

PressReader
Access thousands of newspapers and magazines, all available in 18 languages.  Includes Globe & Mail, National Post, Toronto Star, and more. Download the app today!

Tumblebooks
Enjoy animated picture books online. Download free books and the free TumbleBooks App to read books on your smartphone or tablet.