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Even when our branches are closed, the digital library is always open! Check out these great resources to keep you busy at home, help you with schoolwork, and much more!

 


Teen with LaptopVIRTUAL PROGRAMS

Harry Potter at Home - Experience Hogwarts and all its magic right in your own home! Quizzes, crafts, articles and more.

National Film Board of Canada - Find hundreds of free films, from documentary to fiction to animation.

CBC Podcasts - Over 100 podcasts on all different topics, all for FREE. Try Mic Drop: "Teens have a lot to say about this complicated world — are you listening? Mood-swinging, dream-chasing, rule-breaking dramas and adventures. (Because puberty)"

 


Teens Reading

Looking for reading recommendations?

Check out our reading lists for plenty of great titles to dive into! This month we're featuring titles related to National Indigenous History Month and Pride Month! Reading lists are below.

 

National Indigenous History MonthYA Titles

Apple (Skin to the Core) by Eric Gansworth - available in printEbook & Audiobook on Hoopla & Ebook on Overdrive/Libby

 

The Barren Grounds by David Robertson - available in print & Ebook & Audiobook on Overdrive/Libby

 

The Outside Circle: A Graphic Novel by Pattie LaBoucane-Benson - available in Graphic Novel format, DAISY Sound Recording & Ebook on Overdrive/Libby

 

This Place: 150 Years Retold by Kateri Akiwenzi-Damm - available in Graphic Novel format

 

A Girl Called Echo. Volume 1, Pemmican Wars by Katherena Vermette by Katherena Vermette - available in Graphic Novel format

 

The Power of Style by Christian Allaire - available in print

 

Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley - available in printBook on CD & Ebook Audiobook on Overdrive/Libby

 

The Marrow Thieves by Cherle Dimaline- available in printDAISY Sound Recording & Ebook Audiobook on Overdrive/Libby

 

Pride Month

YA1

Just Julian by Markus Harwood-Jones - available in print

 

Kings, Queens and In-betweens by Tanya Boteju - available in print Audiobook on Overdrive/Libby

 

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking up With Me - by Mariko Tamaki - available in graphic novel & Ebook on Overdrive/Libby & Hoopla

 

Fire Song by Adam Garnet Jones - available in print, Ebook on Overdrive/Libby & Hoopla and Audiobook on Overdrive/Libby

 

Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian - available in print, Audiobook on Overdrive/Libby & Hoopla and Ebook on Overdrive/Libby

 

Shout Out edited by Andrew Wheeler - available in graphic novel

 

10 Things I can See from here by Carrie Mac - available in print & Ebook on Overdrive/Libby

 

Kiss Number 8 by Colleen A.F. Venable - available in graphic novel & Ebook on Overdrive/Libby

 


E-RESOURCES

Below you'll find resources for schoolwork, digital reading/listening/viewing content, and even volunteer opportunities. Make sure to have your library card ready!  Click on the'i' iconto access help tutorials.

     Library2Go Teens

eBooks & eAudiobooks for teens! Find favourite and new titles for free. All you need is your library card.

Library2Go Teens


Creativebug

Explore thousands of arts and crafts tutorials. Sewing, leather, sketching, and more. All you need is your library card and your creativity!

Creativebug


      AudioBookCloud

Listen to your favourite audiobooks online - no holds, no waiting!

AudioBookCloud

High School Edition

A database designed for high school students. A great resource for essays and assignments!

High School Edition


PressReader

Find digital magazines and newspapers from all over the world in over 60 different languages. All free with your library card!

PressReader


Want to volunteer?

Looking to boost your resume? Contact your local branch to find out about volunteer opportunities.

Find my branch

    Brittanica Online Young Adults

Easy to use, and easy to find! Find facts and news in one database.

Britannica Online


A to Z World Food

The world’s largest database of food and food culture for 174 countries. Find food culture, traditional recipes, ingredients, and more.

A to Z World Food


scholarships

Looking for funding for school but not sure where to start? This list can help!

Find Scholarships

Book Club in a Bag

Interested in a teen book club? Learn more and check out our available YA & graphic novel titles!

Book Club in a Bag


Lingo Lite

Learn basic vocabulary in 30 languages from native speakers. Words include a native speaker video, and the word in both the local and your native language.

Lingo LITE