Online homework help for students in grades K-12. Live tutoring with certified tutors is available daily from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Also includes lessons, tutorials, homework tools, practice tests, writing assistance, skills building, ESL services, and an adult learning centre.
The largest collection of regional full-text content available to Canadian schools and libraries. The database includes leading Canadian and international periodicals, reference books and biographies, plus thousands of images from the Canadian Press.
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Discover the best Canadian shows, stories and 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! Please select your preferred link below for access in English or French.
Three multimedia encyclopedias in one: Children; Young Adults; and the Reference Center for older students and adults. Conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects.
Students in grades 7-12 can find current and reliable information on thousands of topics for research projects and homework assignments. Content includes journals, newspapers, reference books, images, primary sources, and more. Canadian content is included.
Students in grades 1-6 can find current and reliable information on all subjects for projects and homework assignments.
Free, interactive, instructor-led online courses. Courses run for 6 weeks and focus on professional & personal development, including topics in business, technology, education, law, health & wellness, personal finance, and more.
This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1894 - 2020.
hoopla gives you access to movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, magazines, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, TV or phone! Titles can be streamed immediately (no waitlists!), or downloaded to your phone or tablet for offline enjoyment. With thousands of titles to choose from, and more being added daily, hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere. All you need is your Pickering Public Library card to get started!
Watch over 26,000 films from Kanopy on your computer, tablet, phone or TV! See classic films from The Criterion Collection, learn about every subject imaginable from The Great Courses and PBS, or indulge in festival indies and world cinema from award-winning filmmakers. Kanopy makes it easy to find something great to stream: all you need is your Pickering Public Library card.
Access thoughtful, entertaining and educational films and TV series for children with your Pickering Public Library card and Kanopy Kids. Parental controls and Common Sense Media ratings help to keep your kids safe while viewing videos on your computer, tablet, phone or TV.
A large collection of ebooks, audiobooks and videos with options for adults, teens and children. Easily access your next favourite book on your eReader, tablet or phone with Libby by OverDrive and your Pickering Public Library card.
*On May 1st, 2023, the legacy OverDrive app was removed from all app stores. Libby is the primary supported app for devices. You can find more information about making the switch to Libby on the OverDrive website here. Please note, Kobo devices should not be impacted by the sunsetting of the OverDrive app as they rely on a different OverDrive integration.*
Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.
This eBook reference collection offers a rich selection of eBook titles covering a broad range of general reference subjects. Topics include biography, history, careers, cooking, literature, genealogy, health, parenting, personal finance, politics, architecture, science, current events, social-emotional health, sports, and travel.
The Merck Manuals are a comprehensive medical information source covering thousands of topics in all fields of medicine. Includes versions for consumers or medical professionals.
Created especially for children, NoveList K-8 Plus is the premier online database for reading recommendations, helping young readers find just the right book to read. This comprehensive source of popular and professional book information includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, book lists and more.
View documents, images and newspapers which tell the story of Pickering from its earliest people to today’s growing City. The collection contains books, photographs, maps, newspapers, family histories, and much more.
Primary Search is a full-text database of carefully curated content for elementary school libraries. It includes full text for the most popular children's magazines, e-books, and easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids.
This eBook reference collection offers a rich selection of eBook titles covering a broad range of general reference subjects for primary school students. Topics include social studies, history, language arts, geography, culture, math, and science.
Designed specifically for elementary and middle school students, this research tool covers a wide range of subjects including reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health, and technology.
Animated talking picture books, chapter books, National Geographic videos, non-fiction titles, and graphic novels for students in grades K-6. Also includes puzzles, games, and content in French and Spanish.