from your home computer using your library card
|Auto Repair Reference Center --The Auto Repair Reference Center (ARRC) database contains the most comprehensive collection of automobile repair reference information in the market. ARRC contains information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. The database covers more than 35,000 vehicles from 1945 to present. e.|
|Columbia Grainger's Poetry Database -- contains 70, 000 works of poetry found in anthologies, and volumes of collected works and selected works for individual poets.|
|Consumer Health Complete -- provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. In addition, Consumer Health Complete includes the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.|
|Consumer Reports with Cars Best Deals Plus -- Consumer Reports is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves. Check here for information for indepth thorough reviews on all kinds of products - cars, appliances, electronics, home & garden, babies & kids, money, shopping and health.|
|Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center™ -- Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center™ provides comprehensive full text content for many of the most popular hobbies, crafts and recreation activities today. Including full text for more than 960 magazines and books, as well as access to more than 720 videos and more than 140 hobby reports, this database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.|
Home Improvement Reference Centre -- Home Improvement Reference Center™ is the definitive online tool for home improvement assistance, including: maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating home & garden, etc.
Additionally, the database contains nearly 100 videos of popular home repair projects, a convenient A-Z browsing tool, and full-text magazines (e.g. This Old House). Remote access is available for library patrons for use from home.
|Mango Languages [NEW] -- A language learning resource you will love! Language learning database designed to equip you with conversational abilities. Mango immerses you in real, everyday conversations in different language courses. Languages include: Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, Italian, Mandarin Chinese or Spanish.Over 40 foreign languages to explore - Over 15 ESL courses taught in patron’s native language-Learn anytime and anywhere with remote access.|
|National Georgraphic Magazine -- The online home of National Geographic Magazine. Resource for photography, research, updates, news, global issues, geography, maps, and video.|
|NoveList -- Search for books by title, reading level, subject, or author, and browse feature articles, BookTalks, Book Discussion Guides and Author Read-alikes.|
Overdrive E-audiobooks -- Download and listen to best selling and classic audio books 24/7 on your PC, laptop, PDA or MP3 player at home, in the office or anywhere in the world. Your library without walls is always open. Available only from your home computer using your library card. Not available through the library’s public internet terminals
Having trouble choosing an Ereader? Check out our E-book Reader Comparison Guide
|Small Business Reference Center -- Small Business Reference Center offers readers a collection of state-specific resources supported with demographic data and other local information. Completing the database are business videos that provide critical information for business owners including interviews, ‘lessons learned’ features, lectures and ‘how to’ videos to help foster success in all aspects of managing a business.|
|Small Engine Repair Reference Center -- the definitive online tool for small engine repair assistance, including: ATVs, commercial mowers, farm tractors, generators, motorcycles, marine (boats), outdoor power equipment, PWC (personal watercraft/jet ski), snowblowers, snowmobiles, tillers and other small engines.|
|TumbleBook Library -- The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), TumbleTV which consists of pre-set playlists of a sequence of books, and Tumble Puzzles & Games. The TumbleBookLibrary has a selection of children's favorite story books. Old time favorites such as "The Paper Bag Princess" by Robert Munsch, as well as favorite fairy tales such as "Jack and the Beanstalk" and "Old Mother Hubbard" come to life in an educational and interactive way. Our Language Learning Section includes a growing selection of books in Spanish and French. Older students or more accomplished readers can read our collection of read-along chapter books.|
access only through the library’s public internet terminals
Ancestry Library edition-- U.S. collections deliver hundreds of millions of names from sources such as federal and U.S. censuses; birth, death, and marriage records including the Social Security Death Index; and U.S. border crossing and trans-ocean ship records.
FREE Online tutorial from Ancestry.com called “Getting Started On Ancestry.com” - This webinar is about an hour long and takes you through various types of data available to you through their website. It is a valuable tool for those just starting out and a great introduction to the Library’s Subscription Database through Ancestry.
BC Codes -- British Columbia Codes 2006 provide the minimum requirements for a safely built environment and are the product of a unique partnership between industry practitioners, construction technology experts, and provincial regulators.
Canadian Newsstand - - offers unparalleled access to the full text of over 190 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers.
KnowBC.com -- The leading source of British Columbia information. Harbour Publishing’s Encyclopedia of British Columbia is the cornerstone of KnowBC, but there is much more on the site today.
This new version of KnowBC represents a comprehensive redevelopment that will consolidate KnowBC’s standing as British Columbia’s leading general reference site.
QP Legalese -- this site will provide you access to the current and historical BC Legislation.
BC Stats -- is the central statistical agency of the Province of BC. Contains the latest figures on:Business Indicators; Consumer Price Index; Exports; Tourism Sector Monitor; Earnings & Employment TrendS; Labour Force StatisticS; Migration & Immigration Highlights: Small Business Quarterly: Quarterly Regional Statistics.
Outlook -- is the BC provincial library catalog through which we process interlibrary loans. If you see a book in this catalog that we don't have in our own Library System, request it through Interlibrary Loan
Library and Archives Canada -- Search over 22 million full records from 500 Canadian libraries. Check library holdings, and their Interlibrary Loan policies and charges
Booklist Center -- currently 339 book lists in 81 categories. Includes lists prepared by authorities in dozens of fields as well as comprehensive listings of award winning books complete from the first year of the award to the present.
Project Gutenberg -- the first producer of free electronic books, currently with over 25,000 titles.
Directory of Open Access Journals -- provides free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals in a variety of subjects and languages.
PubMed Central: the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature.
BC Laws provides free public access to the current laws of British Columbia. This unofficial current consolidation of BC Statutes and Regulations is updated continually as new and amended laws come into force.