Digital Library

Digital Library

Caledon Public Library is very excited to offer this A to Z list of online resources in our Digital Library, you can enjoy anytime, anywhere, from your computer or device.

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Need help? Click the question mark buttons or open the Tutorials slider on the right side of the page to learn how to use some of our most popular online resources, or complete this form to request a Tech Help @ Home session.

A to Z World Travel

A to Z World Travel puts world city travel guides at your fingertips. The guides cover a multitude of topics that will help you plan for international travel, including pre-trip planning, excursions, neighborhoods, restaurants, nightlife, and health and safety.

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition provides access to billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more (usually in-library use only, but temporarily available from home)

Brainfuse HelpNow

Brainfuse HelpNow is an all-in-one suite of tutoring services, academic support, collaborative and self-study tools for students K-12 as well as adult learners. Real-time online tutoring in support of the K-12 Canadian curriculum is available every day from 2-11 pm.

Brainfuse JobNow

Brainfuse JobNow provides live online assistance, powerful tools and other resources for job-seekers including: live interview coaching, resume development and feedback, career resources and an adult learning centre.  Career coaches are available online every day from  2-11 pm. 

Canadian Citizenship Course

Canadian Citizenship Course provides practice questions based on the the official study guide Discover Canada. Learn about Canada’s history and geography, economy, symbols, justice system, governing system and the rights and responsibilities of being a Canadian. Follow these steps for free access to Canadian Citizenship Course.

Canadian Reference Centre

Canadian Reference Centre contains 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

Consumer Reports provides unbiased and evidence-based product testing, ratings, and reviews for thousands of consumer products.


CPI Q (Canadian Periodicals Index) provides over 1,300 newspapers, magazines, journals, and books, covering a wide range of subjects related to Canada in English and French.


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 additional resume support and employment resources and information, Caledon Community Services, Jobs Caledon offers outreach support in the Community Corner in the Albion Bolton Branch (temporarily on hold).


EBSCOhost provides thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks with a wide range of subject categories for adults and children. It has an academic focus, covering classic literature, business, technology and more.

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

Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play is an online database that provides free G1 practice tests that are required to obtain a G1 Ontario Driver’s License. It also includes a FAQ section.

Gale Courses

Gale Courses lets you sign up for six-week, instructor-led, online Gale courses. They are are the perfect way to learn a new skill or enhance your existing ones.

Gale in Context: Elementary

Gale in Context: Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits) is the perfect educational product for today’s young learners. It’s a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library contains full-text research books covering topics such as science, religion, world issues, history and much more.


Hoopla lets you borrow movies, music, eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows on your computer, tablet, phone or TV!
PLEASE NOTE: Hoopla is no longer supported by Internet Explorer.  Hoopla will require you to add your library pin to Settings. Please find instructions here.

Download on the App Store  Get it on Google Play

Can’t find what you want in Hoopla? Try Overdrive for books, or Kanopy for movies.

Human Diseases and Conditions, 3rd Ed.

Human Diseases and Conditions 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.

Download on the App Store  Get it on Google Play

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning, previously, offers free online courses and instructional videos created by real-world industry experts in business, software, technology and creative skills. Over 16 000 courses are available in various languages.

Little Pim

Little Pim is the leading language learning program for kids age 0-6, developed by Mango Languages. Access learning videos in 12 languages, a parent/teacher guide, printable lessons and fun activities. 

Mango Languages

Mango Languages offers access to 70 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. It is the only language learning resource to teach through film.

Download on the App Store  Get it on Google Play

Merck Medical Manual

Merck Medical Manual is an online reference resource for consumers containing current information on medical topics, symptoms, drugs, tests and news.

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids provides 200 National Geographic Kids books, full issues of National Geographic Kids magazine from 2009 to the present, and more than 500 pictures that you can freely download for educational use.

Niche Academy

Niche Academy connects you with interactive tutorials to help you get the most out of your library’s digital library resources, and provides training for social media, productivity tools, and much more.

Novelist Plus

Novelist Plus is a readers’ advisory resource that provides information about books and helps you find something to read next. It includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists for both fiction and nonfiction, and audiobook recommendations and samples.

Novelist Plus K-8

Novelist Plus K-8 is a readers’ advisory resource designed to help young readers find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.  Novelist Plus K-8 provides reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction.


OverDrive provides access to a vast online collection of eBooks, eAudiobooks and magazines.  The collection is shared with libraries throughout Ontario, but we also purchase titles for the exclusive use of our members.  Download the Libby app to access Overdrive on your mobile device.

Download on the App Store  Get it on Google Play

Can’t find what you want in Overdrive? Give Hoopla a try!

Philosophy: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies

Philosophy: Sources, Perspectives, and Methodologies is 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.

Download on the App Store  Get it on Google Play

RBdigital Magazines

RBDigital magazines have moved to Overdrive and are now available through the Overdrive platform or using the Libby app.  Download the Libby app today!

Download on the App Store  Get it on Google Play


READsquared lets you track your reading time for programs like Great Read Away Fines, 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, and Summer Reading Program. Use this tip sheet to get help using READsquared.

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Reference Canada

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.

Road to IELTS Academic

Road to IELTS Academic: online interactive activities, practice tests and answers for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) academic test geared towards those applying for higher education or professional registration in an English speaking environment. Only 6 users allowed at one time.  If database is unavailable, please try again in a little while. Cannot be accessed using Microsoft Explorer.

Road to IELTS General

Road to IELTS General:  online interactive activities, practice tests and answers for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) general test that focuses on basic skills in broad social and workplace contexts. Only 6 users allowed at one time.  If database is unavailable, please try again in a little while. Cannot be accessed using Microsoft Explorer.

Techboomers is a free educational website for older adults and inexperienced Internet users.  Techboomers will show you how to use popular and trusted websites and Internet-based applications.

Tumblebook Library Premium

The Tumblebook Library Premium collection has over 1,100 titles for children grades K-6. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles and more

Download on the App Store

UXL Encyclopedia of Science

UXL Encyclopedia of Science 3rd ed. opens up the entire world of science in clear, nontechnical language. Its 798 entries provide fascinating facts covering the entire spectrum of science, from physical, life, and earth sciences to math, psychology, engineering, technology, and the environment. 

World Book Encyclopedia

World Book Encyclopedia supplies 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.