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Children

cloudLibrary
Children's eBooks and audiobooks, chapter books for older children. Download the cloudLibrary app today!

Explora: Primary
For elementary aged children, Explora Primary is a child-friendly information database providing access to articles and facts from magazines and reference books for research papers, class projects or homework.

hoopla
Offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, music, movies and TV shows in one single catalogue. Borrow up to 4 items per month with no holds and no late fees. Download the hoopla app onto your mobile devices to read, listen or watch on the go.

Mango Languages
Up for something fun? Try learning Pirate! Mango offers a wide variety of languages in an easy to learn format for kids and adults. Download the Mango Languages app today!

NoveList Plus K-8
Get help finding just the book your children are looking for. This kid-friendly resource is great for children up to grade 8.

OverDrive Kids eReading Room
The Kids eReading Room is part of Overdrive and collects titles for kids 0-12 years of age. Download the Libby app today!

PressReader
Access 7,000+ eNewspaper and eMagazine publications from around the world. Download the PressReader app today!

RBdigital Magazines
A small selection of children's magazine. No holds or loan period. 
Download the RBdigital app today!

TumbleBook Library
TumbleBooks offers animated and narrated story books, narrated eBooks, traditional eBooks and graphic novels for kids, pre-K to grade 8. 

World Book: Early World of Learning
World Book: Early World of Learning helps children learn to read while having fun! Play games to help facilitate learning in both English and Spanish. Practice reading skills with popular nursery rhymes and fairytales.

World Book Online
The portal provides connections to the World Book websites Early World of Learning, Kids (in English, French and Spanish), Student, Timelines and Advanced. These websites can carry everyone from their first words to post-secondary life.

 


Educators and Students

Alberta Learning Information Services (ALIS)
Information from the Alberta government to help you find information on occupations, help planning what education requirements are needed for your career goals, help planning how to pay for your education, and finding a job while in school.

Alberta Research Portal
Access millions of primary source documents from institutions all around the world on nearly every topic imaginable!

Canadian Financial Literacy Database
The Government of Canada provides your one-stop shop to find information on budgeting and money management, insurance, saving and investing, taxes and fraud prevention, and so much more.

Canada GenWeb Project
A gateway to free Canadian genealogy resources online that is organized by province.

cloudLibrary
Access a catalogue of eBooks and eAudiobooks that you borrow and download from with your library card. Don't worry about any late fees and download the cloudLibrary app to listen or read on your mobile devices.

Dictionary of Canadian Biography
A searchable online collection of approximately 8,500 detailed biographies of noteworthy Canadians.

Early Canadiana Online
Offers primary resources for learning about Canadian history. Documents, that can be used for genealogy, are offered in over 20 languages.

EBSCOhost Databases
This site runs searches through nearly 20 databases to sort through millions of articles. Great for research projects.

Explora
Choose between Primary, Canada and Educator's Edition to search or browse through tons of articles and other formats of information.

Historica Canada
Historica Canada is Canada's largest independent organization devoted to enhancing awareness of Canadian history and citizenship.

hoopla
Offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies and TV shows in one single catalogue. Borrow up to 4 items per month with no holds or late fees. Download the hoopla app onto your mobile devices to read, listen or watch on the go.

Library and Archives Canada
A government-run website offering an endless amount of documents about Canadian history and heritage. Search the collection in countless ways and get help with genealogy and research.

Lynda.com
Lynda allows patrons to take online learning courses on a variety of subjects at their own pace. Great for those trying to find a career path, job retraining and doing professional development.

Mango Languages
Up for some fun? Try learning to talk like a pirate or get some extra help learning Canadian French. Mango offers a wide variety of languages in an easy to learn format for kids and adults. Download the Mango Languages app today!

Money Matters
Money Matters is a free introductory financial literacy program for adult learners.

Money Mentors
Use Money Mentor’s valuable learning tools - tools that are developed, refined and honed to be relevant for each user. You’ll learn how to create effective, realistic spending plans, deal with your debts, save more and build a stronger credit rating.

My Money Coach
Learn how to save money and make smart financial choices by browsing budgeting tips and tools for your spending and saving needs. Get debt help, watch webinars on hot topics and read the blog for great money strategies.

NoveList K-8
Encourage reading success! Great content tailored to help children, grade K to 8, find books they find interesting and at their reading level.

NoveList Plus
NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

Online Reference Centre
Provided by the Alberta Government, the Online Reference Centre is available to educators and students in Alberta to ensure everyone has equal access to high-quality resources.

OverDrive
Access a catalogue of eBooks and eAudiobooks that you can borrow and download from with your library card. Don't worry about late fees and borrow up to 10 items at a time. Download the Libby app onto your mobile devices so you can read and listen on the go.

PressReader
Access 7,000+ eNewspaper and eMagazine publications from around the world. Download the PressReader app today!

RBdigital Magazines
A small selection of children's magazine. No holds or loan period. 
Download the  RBdigital app today!

Read Alberta eBooks
PLSB has partnered with the Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA) to offer 1,000+ Alberta-published eBooks to readers across the province. Borrow up to 7 titles at once without any holds or late fees.

TechBoomers
Here, you'll find tutorials on the most popular and useful websites on the Internet, from social networks and dating sites to everyday tools for getting directions and knowing what the weather's going to be like. You can even learn how to listen to music, watch videos, and have phone calls right on your computer through the power of the Internet. They also have special resources dedicated to 50+ adults.

Transparent Language Online
Transparent Language Online is an online language learning system for independent learners with 100+ language courses, including indigenous languages like Cree.

TumbleBook Library
TumbleBooks offers animated and narrated story books, narrated eBooks, traditional eBooks and graphic novels for kids pre-K to grade 8.

World Book Online
The portal provides connections to the World Book websites Early World of Learning, Kids (in English, French and Spanish), Student, Timelines and Advanced. These websites can carry everyone from their first words to post-secondary life.


 

Seniors

Alberta Research Portal
Access millions of primary source documents from institutions all around the world on nearly every topic imaginable!

Ancestry: Library Edition (only available for in-library use)
Access to over 60 million Canadian records, including birth, marriage, and death records, census records, military records, immigration and naturalization records and more.

Canada GenWeb Project
A gateway to free Canadian genealogy resources online that is organized by province.

cloudLibrary
Access a catalogue of eBooks and eAudiobooks that you borrow and download with your library card. Don't worry about any late fees and download the cloudLibrary app to listen or read on your mobile devices.

Early Canadiana Online
Offers primary resources for learning about Canadian history. Documents, that can be used for genealogy, are offered in over 20 languages.

Historica Canada
Historica Canada is Canada's largest independent organization devoted to enhancing awareness of Canadian history and citizenship.

hoopla
Offers eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies and TV shows in one single catalogue. Borrow up to 4 items per month with no holds or late fees. Download the hoopla app onto your mobile devices to read, listen or watch on the go.

Library and Archives Canada
A government-run website offering an endless amount of documents about Canadian history and heritage. Search the collection in countless ways and get help with genealogy and research.

Lynda.com
Lynda allows patrons to take online learning courses on a variety of subjects at their own pace. Great for those trying to find a career path, job retraining and doing professional development.

NoveList Plus
NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

Oak Net: Older Adult Knowledge Network
Information on Albertan and Canadian law to help protect the older adult.

OverDrive
Access a catalogue of eBooks and eAudiobooks that you can borrow and download with your library card. Don't worry about late fees and borrow up to 10 items at a time. Download the Libby app onto your mobile devices so you can read and listen on the go.

PressReader
Access 7,000+ eNewspaper and eMagazine publications from around the world. Download the PressReader app today!

RBdigital Magazines
A small selection of children's magazine. No holds or loan period. 
Download the  RBdigital app today!

Read Alberta eBooks
PLSB has partnered with the Book Publishers Association of Alberta to offer 1,000+ Alberta-published eBooks to readers across the province. Borrow up to 7 titles at once without any holds or late fees.

TechBoomers
Access tutorials of the most popular and useful websites on the internet. From social networks and dating sites to shopping and entertainment. You can learn how to listen to music, watch videos, make phone calls and more. This resource is dedicated to those aged 50 and older.

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