All resources and services are available for FREE from Brampton Library! All resources below can be accessed from home, school or on the go! To view a playlist of all our Virtual Tours, check out our YouTube Channel.
Become an Expert of Brampton Library’s eResources with our Virtual Scavenger Hunt! Students in Grades 4-12 complete challenge questions to find answers on the website and in our eResources!
Teachers: if you want to track the progress of your students, contact us for the list of Mission Completion Code Words.
Resources for Primary & Junior Grades
TumbleBooks: access & read more about on our eBooks & eAudioBooks page - no library card required to access.
Online World Book Encyclopedias: access through the eResources page - library card is required.
STEM Village: based on the Ontario Curriculum, pathways to topics in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Access and learn more through the eLearning page - library card is required. Check out the Virtual Tour: STEM Village!
Resources for Intermediate Grades
Along with the resources listed above for Primary and Junior grades, Brampton Library also provides access to the following:
Kanopy: library card and account required to access. A vast library of documentary films and TV episodes to help illustrate a wide variety of topics!
PressReader: library card required to access. Introduce students to the latest news and current events by accessing newspapers and magazines from around the world!
Resources for Secondary Grades
TeenBookCloud: no library card required to access, no checkouts or holds, so books can be accessed simultaneously. Features classic literature and newer titles, especially hi-lo books.
CloudLibrary: library card required to access. Thousands of eBooks and eAudiobooks available for all ages. Apple and Android app available for mobile devices. (Access a video virtual tour of this resource here!)
EBSCO eBook Collection: library card required to access. Academic publications and textbooks, available online or in the Apple or Android app for mobile devices.
Access and learn more through the eLearning page
Lynda.com: library card is required. Online instructional videos taught by recognized experts in business, creative, and technology industries.
Mango Languages: library card is required. Prepare for realistic conversation and strengthen everyday communication skills with over 70 world language courses and more than 20 ESL/ELL specialty courses.
Gale Power Search: library card required. Reference database providing access to a collection of scholarly journals, periodicals, newspapers, and reference content. (Great for developing research skills needed in post-secondary school work)
Learning Express Library: library card and registration required. A comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers (Globe & Mail and Toronto Star): library card required. Archives dating from the 1890s to the mid-2010s. Great for historical research, learning about primary source materials!
Brampton Library Experts
For the 2020-21 school year, we have instructional videos and discussion questions available from Brampton Library staff to learn about the following topics in your classroom:
- Fake News vs. Facts
- How To Research Just About Anything
- Digital Privacy: Who Has Your Data?
You can see all Student eResources here.