e-Resources by Subject - Town of Gravenhurst

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e-Resources by Subject

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These resources are all free to use. For some of the resources you will need your Gravenhurst Library card.

Select a subject from the list to find the resources best suited for your information need:

Audiobooks

audiobookcloud linkAudio Book 
Cloud
A collection of over 1,000 audiobooks including fiction, 
non fiction and classics for all age groups. No downloading or 
special software is required.
ebsco host link Ebsco HostBorrow eBooks & eAudiobooks from the library online
overdrive linkOverdrive Borrow eBooks & eAudiobooks from the library online

 

Automotive Repair

Chilton library linkChilton
Vehicle
Repair
Contains "Do-It-Yourself" car repair manuals.

 

Books & Literature

novelist plus linkNovelist Plus Search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction and readable nonfiction titles. Find author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides, and more!
novelist plus kidsNovelist Plus K-8Readalikes, author information and book summaries are all here! 
tumblebooks linkTumblebooks An online collection of animated,
talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.
tumblebooks cloud linkTumbleCloudDigital content for Grades 6-12: the classics, poetry, short stories, audio books, graphic novels and educational videos from National Geographic.
tumblebooks cloud linkTumbleCloud Jr A collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos and audio books. Perfect for kids in Grade 2-6!    

 

Crafts

Activity corner linkActivity CornerSearch hundreds of craft ideas for everyone

 

eBooks

ebsco host link Ebsco HostBorrow eBooks & eAudiobooks from the library online
overdrive linkOverdrive Borrow eBooks & eAudiobooks from the library online

 

Encyclopedias & Reference

CBCA complete CBCA CompleteCanada's reference and current events - scholarly journal articles, trade publications, dissertations, books, newspapers and magazines 
cpi.q linkCPI.Q
Canadian Periodicals
Contains full-text articles from English and French periodicals; selections from The Globe & Mail, MacLean's & Canadian News Facts.
literature resource centreLiterature Resource CentreBiographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on writers in all disciplines, from all periods and from around the world.
virtual reference libraryVirtual Reference LibraryInstantly access thousands of online reference eBooks on virtually any subject.
world book online linkWorld Book OnlineFull text of the World Book Encyclopedia, including articles on current events, maps, pictures, and links to recommended subject websites

 

Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition 

Search for your ancestors in census records, immigration records, military records, historical newspapers and much more. You might even find an entire branch of your family tree!
(For use in Library only).

 

Health & Wellness

 consumer health completeConsumer Health Complete

Includes fact sheets pamphlets,
diagrams,and drug information. Find out about medical conditions, alternative therapies and more

 

Homework Help

 InfoTrac Junior  InfoTrac Junior  Search Encyclopedia, Newspapers, Maps, Magazines & Reference Books
 kids click Kids Click Links to thousands of sites by subject
 kids infobits Kids Info Bits

 Geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more. Kindergarten through Grade 5

 

national geographic kids National Geographic Kids  Dare to explore 
tvo kids link TVO Kids  Invites you to come and enjoy the adventures. 
world book online linkWorld Book OnlineFull text of the World Book Encyclopedia, including articles on current events, maps, pictures, and links to recommended subject websites