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Online Resources

GBPL offers a variety of online resources including books, magazines, language lessons, and even how-to guides. All accessible with your Library Card!

Click on the title of each online resource to access.
Visit your local branch for more information or for assistance with accessing our online resources. 


CBC Corner
Discover the best Canadian shows, stories & more! This digital portal allows you to discover trusted news, entertaining TV and radio shows, educational kids content, news in foreign languages and much more!

Gain access to thousands of eBook, eAudiobook, and eMagazine titles by signing in with your Library card. Access Libby/Overdrive online through your web browser OR download the Libby App for your smartphone or tablet.
Not sure how to set up Libby? Visit the Library for more information and assistance setting up your device.

National Film Board of Canada
The National Film Board of Canada is Canada’s public film and digital media producer and distributor. Visit their site to watch quality Canadian documentary, animation and fiction films online.

Not sure what to read next? Novelist provides information and recommendations based on subject and key word searches.

Novelist K – 8
Not sure what to read next? Novelist K – 8 provides information and recommendations based on subject and key word searches specifically geared towards students in Kindergarten to Grade 8.


Consumer Health
This collection includes full-text consumer health magazines, reference books and current health pamphlets. You’ll find information on specific diseases and conditions as well as coverage of many general health topics.

Creativebug provides you with unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes. Watch classes anytime, anywhere. Classes never expire so you can start and stop projects at your own pace. No pressure, just possibilities! Create an account and sign in using your Library card number.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Centre
Detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

Mango Languages
Learn a new language with Mango’s practical, self-paced courses that are focused on conversation and cultural awareness. Access online through their website or download the app for your tablet or smartphone.
Use your library card to create your own login and password.

Tech Boomers
Free articles and blogs to help you learn how to stay safe online and how to use popular websites and apps like Facebook, Netflix, and eBay.

TO RESEARCH Library Edition
Ancestry™ Library is a genealogy database that covers billions of records, from census data to directories and photos to family trees. Ancestry™ Library gives you access to more than 9,000 databases and 200 billion images from the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Europe, and Australia. Ancestry Library Edition is available in-Library only

Britannica Library
Today’s Britannica is a dynamic, continuously updated, rigorously fact-checked information source for students, teachers, and lifelong learners. Access this valuable resource by logging in with your Library card number.

Canadian Reference Centre
Canadian Reference Centre is a user-friendly research database available through our library. It contains a vast collection of reliable information resources covering a wide variety of subject areas including science and technology, history, literature and the arts.

Canadian Points of View Reference Centre
Available via the library website, this database contains a collection of essays covering multiple sides of current issues, including many of regional interest.

MasterFILE offers a large collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly regarded sources from the world’s leading publishers. You’ll find information covering general interest subject areas including; business, health, fitness, education, sports and leisure, personal finance, science, multicultural issues, DIY and fashion.

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