Caledon Public Library

Digital Library for Adults





Ancestry Library Edition provides access to billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. IN LIBRARY USE ONLY 

A to Z World Travel

Planning a trip? This travel resource includes 202 world city travel guides covering 67 topics each. The guides cover a multitude of topics that are of interest to those planning their international travel. Topics include pre-trip planning, points of interest, excursions, neighborhoods, restaurants, nightlife, as well as health and safety.



The Canadian Periodicals Index (CPIQ) provides over 1300 magazines, journals, books, and newspapers covering a wide range of subjects related to Canada and containing both French and English language content.

Canadian Reference Centre

With thousands of full-text biographies, reference materials and an image collection, this database provides an optimal research experience for students keeping up with current events or studying Canada's global involvement.

Consumer Reports

Unbiased and evidence-based product testing and ratings and reviews for thousands of consumer product

Creative Bug

Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.

Cypress Resume

Cypress Resume is an online resume builder that lets you create professional-quality resumes in three quick and simple steps. For additonal resume support and employent resources and information, Caledon Community Services, Jobs Caledon offers outreach support in the Community Corner in the Albion Bolton Branch.

eBooks & eAudioBooks

The Overdrive collection has thousands of eBook and eAudiobook titles and is offered at no cost to patrons with a valid Caledon Public Library card.


Flipster offers a selection of popular digital magazines for many different interests. Read online or download the app to use on your device.

Gale Courses

Caledon Public Library is proud to offer these instructor-led courses to all its patrons. Whether you're looking for professional development or personal enrichment, these six-week online courses are the perfect way to learn a new skill or enhance your existing ones.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders 4th ed.

Presents nearly four hundred articles describing genetic disorders, conditions, tests, and treatments, including high-profile diseases such as Alzheimer's, breast cancer, and heart disease.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Full-text research books covering topics such as science, religion, world issues, history and much more.

Health Guide Canada 2015-2016

Provides a comprehensive overview of over a hundred chronic and mental illnesses with descriptions, symptoms, and treatment options. Also includes a detailed listing of condition-specific support networks.


hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! hoopla is no longer supported by Internet Explorer.

*Please note as of December 10, 2019, hoopla will require you to add your library pin to Settings. If needed, please find instructions here.

Human Diseases and Conditions 3rd Edition

Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.


Kanopy lets you stream classic cinema, indie films and top documentaries to your computer, phone or tablet.

Literature Resource Centre

Offers up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Its materials support interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills.


Say hola to Caledon Public Library’s newest language-learning resource: Mango, the first and only language learning resource to teach through film. Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. 

Merck Medical Manual

An online reference resource for consumers containing current information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, tests and news.

New York Times provides access to the latest news articles from the New York Times newspaper (available in English, Chinese and Spanish).

Novelist Plus

Novelist Plus is a readers’ advisory resource that provides information about books and includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists for both fiction and nonfiction including audiobook recommendations and samples.

Philosophy: Sources; Perspectives; and Methodologies

A primer to the study of philosophy, including many diverse philosophical traditions worldwide.


Pressreader provides online access to newspapers and magazines from around the world in full-colour, full-page format. It's just like reading the print version, including the articles, pictures, and classifieds.

RB Digital Magazines

RB Digital (formerly Zinio) gives you access to an extensive collection of current issues of popular magazines to read on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

Reference Canada

Provides information on more than 1 million businesses throughout Canada. Includes name, address, phone number, contacts, number of employees, annual sales volumes, line of business and credit rating.

Techboomers is a free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life. 

World Book Encyclopedia

Seven databases help supply students with reliable information for homework. Provides online research tools including encyclopedia articles, educator tools, ebooks, illustrations, maps, audio files, videos, games, research tools, and more. Includes Spanish and French language databases as well. 

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