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Brampton Library Access

Access to these resources requires a Brampton Library card.

Kanopy- Kids

Stream movies and TV, including kid-friendly films through the Kanopy Kids portal. Sign in with your library card today and access over 30,000 Popular Movies, Documentaries, Indie Flicks, World Cinema, Classic Films, TV Series, and more on your computer or mobile device. Note: Each Brampton Library cardholder can stream up to 10 videos per month with 3 day (72 hour) viewing access for each streamed video.

New to Kanopy? Visit the Getting Started with Kanopy page for more details.

NoveList K-8

Finding your next great read is easy with NoveList K-8! This helpful resource is designed specifically for younger readers, helping kids find new books and read-alikes to their favourite authors or titles that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

STEM Village

STEM Village guides students through development paths in science, technology, engineering, and math using fun learning tools, games, and assessments that identify knowledge gaps and direct new learning. This education program is based on the Ontario Curriculum and compliments hands-on programming and services currently available in Brampton Library branches. Note: To get started, parents will need to create an account and add their children to provide unlimited access to STEM Village. Check out the Virtual Tour: STEM Village!

TumbleBooks

An online collection of books for preschoolers, elementary school children, and their families. No need for checkouts, waitlists, or downloads: TumbleBooks allows you to read and listen to books on-demand. Make reading a fun experience for kids with read-along storybooks that feature adjustable online text and complete audio narration. Children can also access popular, award-winning & classic favourites in fiction, non-fiction, and graphic novel categories. Available 24/7 and accessible on any desktop or mobile device.

TumbleMath

Get instant access to TumbleMath, an online collection of math storybooks designed for K-6 students, and learners of all ages. TumbleMath combines animation, narration, and sound to create engaging stories that effectively teach math concepts. All books come with supplemental materials including lesson plans, instructional videos, educational games, and quizzes to support learning anytime. 

World Book Student

World Book Student is a resource designed for elementary and middle school students. Access all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles and multimedia. Students can also benefit from research tools including a citation builder, dictionary, and resource guides.

1000 Books before Kindergarten

Accept the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge to help prepare your child for reading. Share any new or favourite book with your baby, toddler, or older child. The goal is to read 1000 books together before your child enters Kindergarten. The program is self-paced and can take anywhere from a few months to a few years depending on how often you read together.  Reading together provides an opportunity for bonding and creating lifelong memories. By reading together you are teaching your child ‘how a book works’, growing their vocabulary and instilling a love of reading

Early Literacy Calendars

These calendars have an activity every day to develop pre-reading and math skills. The days are organized using the 5 practices of Talk, Sing, Read, Write, Play and Counting! On the back of the calendar, you will find tips, book suggestions and song or rhyme lyrics

Summer Reading Club

The Brampton Brain Game invites you to read, play and explore this summer. Participate online or pick up an activity sheet for your age group from any Brampton Library branch to participate from home. Join offline and online STEM programs and enjoy challenges that encourage children to continue to learn over the summer.

Story Walks

Brampton Library has partnered with the City of Brampton's Community Events Team to bring you Story Walks. Enjoy, at your convenience, great stories selected by library staff along the paths of some of Brampton's most beautiful parks. Check this page regularly as locations change every few weeks. We look forward to sharing our Story Walks with you! 

Virtual STEM challenges 

Complete STEM challenge at your own convenience and share your results on social media with @BramptonLibrary #kidsatBL! 

Virtual Storytime

Storytime is one of our most-loved programs. While we can't share storytime in person right now, we are so excited to bring the fun and learning from our home to yours, via our new online program, Virtual Storytime!

Watch as we share songs, rhymes and stories, and join in with us from home! A new Virtual Storytime will be posted here every Tuesday morning at 10:30am.

 

Open Access

Access to these resources is freely available online.

The Canadian Encyclopedia Online

Canada’s bilingual encyclopedia providing coverage on Canada’s people, places, events and things. Discover articles and multimedia items including images, maps, games, audio and video. Explore new features including curated content exhibits, interactive timelines, and a learning centre with classroom resources, quizzes and themed study guides.

CK-12

CK-12 is a website with free learning resources for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 as well as parents, teachers, and schools. Discover learning modules and flexible textbooks for science, technology, engineering, math, history, and English.

DK Find Out!

DK Find Out! Is an interactive website designed for children to learn about dinosaurs, space, animals, nature & more. Fun learning activities for kids with videos, quizzes & galleries.

TVO Mathify 

Provides seamless school-to-home math learning with an interactive classroom tool and live, one-on-one online tutoring to foster understanding of foundational math concepts and build overall confidence in math for grades 7-10.

TVO mPower

Free creative online games that support the development of foundational K-6 math and STEM skills.






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