eLearning, Hobbies & DIY

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Key Databases

Ancestry Library Edition In Library access only Canadian content
An essential genealogical tool with thousands of databases and billions of names. Includes census, vital, church, court, immigration records and more. International coverage including Canada.
Brainfuse HelpNow
Get learning support from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Chat live with online tutors, create study aids, and take practice tests.
Access resume writing, Microsoft Office Essential Skills, Canadian Citizenship practice tests and more in the Adult Learning Centre.
Gale Courses
Choose from 350+ highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Choose a course, click Enroll Now and follow the prompts. It's that easy to get started!
G1 Practice Tests Canadian content
Provides G1 practice tests for anyone that is preparing for the written portion of their G1 driving exam.
Note: This is not an official G1 test website, please visit the Ministry of Transportation website for more information about licenses and driving tests.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Centre
Find new projects and introduce yourself to new hobbies! Browse Arts & Crafts, Collecting, Electronics & Games, Home & Leisure, Model Building, Needlecrafts & Textiles, Outdoors & Nature, Scrapbooking & Paper Crafts.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Centre
Mango Languages / [Mobile Devices]
Teach yourself a new language! Over 70 guided language learning experiences.

Related Databases

The following cover a variety of topics to support your interests.

Access Video on Demand [Site auto-redirects Mobile Devices]
Enjoy 38,000 full length videos on a variety of topics including home and how-to videos.
Britannica Online
Just the facts! Extensive and thorough yet intuitive and fast, this powerful collection delivers trustworthy information that you need.
Canadian Reference Centre / [Mobile Devices] Canadian content
Access over 1,000 magazines, journals, and newspapers. Many titles have back issues going back more than 20 years!
Libraries on the Go / [Site auto-redirects Mobile Devices]
Download digital audiobooks and ebooks. Hundreds of non-fiction titles on variety of topics.