Online Resources

A list of all the wonderful things your library card has to offer on the Internet!


Looking for ancestors?  Look no further. [In-Library Use Only]

ARRC   Automate (Formerly Auto Repair Reference Centre)

Automate is a comprehensive auto repair database, which takes the place of bulky car repair manuals.

Canadian Newsstand [ProQuest]

Full-text access to hundreds of Canadian newspapers.  Updated daily.

  Canadian Subsidy Directory

The Canadian Subsidy Directory is Canada’s most trusted reference dedicated to provide information leading to financial help, subsidies, grants, loans, joint ventures or any funding program offered by the federal and provincial governments, associations and foundations.

CHC  Consumer Health Complete

CHC provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine


The articles from Consumer Reports magazine in one place online.

Global Road Warrior

Need answers?  They’ve got the world covered.  Extensive country profiles containing maps, statistics, and an amazing array of other information for travel.


BC’s website for medically-approved information on over 4000 health topics and over 2500 health services.

Healthy Families BC

A Great website with help for everything from foo& Nutrition, Activity and Lifestyle.

Baby’s Best Chance Handbook on Pregnancy and Babycare A Toddler’s First Steps: A Best Chance Guide to Parenting Your 6-36 month-Old Child


GreenFILE offers well researched information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment.


Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library’s resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.


 Mango Languages is a fantastic way to pick up another language.  Works on Mac, PC, Android or IOS.  62 Foreign Languages and 17 English courses available!

EBSCOhostMasterFILE Premier

General reference full-text articles from hundreds of books, encyclopedias, and magazines.

NoveL NoveList

Looking for a good book to read?  You’ll find it here!

logoSearchable primary source materials include maps, photographs, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, poems, sermons, and much more.

Logo-tech-boomers is a free educational website that teaches older adults and others with limited computer skills how to use the most popular websites on the Internet. The website has over 100 free courses on many different types of websites and apps: SocialEntertainmentOnline ShoppingEducation, and more. A few of our popular courses include FacebookNetflixAncestry, and Internet Safety.

logoTumbler Ridge Global Geopark

Learn about our region’s geology, archaeology, and paleontology all in one place.  A great way to find local hikes, photo opportunities, and birdwatching too!

Business Plans Handbook – A compilation of business plans developed by small businesses throughout North America. Access is made possible by the Small Business Accelerator at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre at UBC with financial support from the Sutherland Foundation.

World Book Encyclopedia Online

All the information from World Book in a convenient online location.

Children’s Resources


Lots of fun games that help children learn.

World Book Kids

All the information from World Book in a kid-friendly format.

Books and Magazines
Library to go features a huge collection of eBooks and audio books and is compatible with all e-readers except kindle.
Hundreds of current magazines available to your PC, tablet or smartphone.  Completely free with your library card!
oneclickOneClickdigital has the largest collection of digital audiobooks, including exclusive recorded books content, and titles from all major publishers.

Other Resources

British Columbia Statistics

BC Stats is the central statistical agency for the province of British Columbia.

BC Codes [in-library use only]

The BC Codes provide the minimum requirements for a safely built environment.

BC Laws

Free public access to the current laws of British Columbia.


Legal information, education, and help for British Columbians.

Grants Canada

Canadian Subsidy Directory of grants available to apply for.

Points to the Past

Searchable primary source material: maps, photos, newspapers, manuscripts, pamphlets, portraits, sermons, poems, and more for research, teaching, and learning.

QP Legaleze

Provides the current laws of British Columbia.