These resources have generously been provided to libraries to help with education and entertainment while we remain safe at home.
Ebooks & Audiobooks
Geared for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6, TumbleBookLibrary has a selection of children’s favourite story books, including read-alongs and graphic novels. An excellent resource to help kids build their reading skills.
A comprehensive collection of math stories that combine animation, narration, and sound to create a compelling and enticing story book for students of all ages.
Older students or more accomplished readers can read this collection of read-along chapter books.
Over 1200 streaming audio titles, including dozens of genres and interest levels for all ages.
A huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!
Utilizes its proprietary methodology, engaging interface, and easy, intuitive interactive tools to deliver practical conversational skills and valuable cultural insight for new languages.
LingoLITE (World Trade Press)
Helps you learn basic vocabularly in 30 languages, using images, text, and native speaker video to help you learn vocabulary up to four times faster than any other method.
Is the world’s largest and most comprehensive database of food and food culture for 174 countries. This proprietary database includes 884 food culture articles, 6,500 traditional recipes, 650 ingredient articles, historical timelines, glossaries, and 2,000 food quotes. Lavishly illustrated with 14,000 photos.
Provides 7,000 recipes, 650 ingredient articles, vintage food labels and ads, historical what did they eat articles, how to make food videos, and more, AtoZ Food America is the world’s largest database of American food, culture, and recipes. It features content and information found nowhere else combined with beautiful graphics and illustrations.
Contains 202 world city travel guides. These beautifully illustrated and up-to-date guides cover travel essentials, attractions, insiders’ information, excursions, nightlife, shopping, culture, cuisine, health, security, language, maps, and lots more.
Contains 100 comprehensive country business guides covering more than 120 content modules each. Topics include business culture, business formation, investment climate, import process, export process, media outlets, advertising and marketing, seaports, taxation, security, plus many others.
A collection of 60,000 royalty-free maps that students and library patrons can download and print. Map types include world, country, state, political, physical, outline, environmental, scientific, and antique maps. Also included are visual glossaries, geography games, extensive flag images, and teaching tools.