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eResources for Kids

World Book Kids

A comprehensive encyclopaedia that covers a vast number of subject areas using text and multimedia at a level that children from as young as 7 years old can understand and read independently.


Brainfuse is an online homework help service offering access to professional tutors and study materials for students from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Live tutoring is available daily from 2pm until 11pm to help with Math, Science, Reading, Social Studies, History, Geography, and Language Arts.

National Geographic Kids

Access current and past issues of National Geographic Kids Magazine, as well as National Geographic Kids Books and Movies on topics of interest to young readers.

Owl & Mouse

For learning letters of the alphabet, learning phonics and letter sounds, and learning to read. Explore world maps and quiz yourself with map puzzles. Find links to the Ontario curriculum and Practice your math skills with Grade specific quizzes.


A visually rich, fully narrated topic-browsing encyclopedia for early readers. Reluctant and early readers can enjoy explanations of essential topics in voiced text.

Novelist K-8

A guide to children's fiction which offers all of the features of its adult peer, tailored to a young audience.

Explora Kids Search

An interface for our youngest researchers to use, where information can be discovered by category, with multimedia support.

Explora Primary

A search selection which expands to include content suitable for primary education.


TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they will love.

TumbleBookCloud Junior

TumbleBookCloud Junior is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! This database is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to read beyond the picture book collection in the TumbleBookLibrary. It is designed specifically for kids in grades three to six.