Virtual Library during Closure

Last Updated 2020/03/17


Homework & Research Help for Teens

Last Updated 2021/02/16

Websites The following websites have been reviewed by librarians and are recommended as good starting points to help with your homework: “More than a million images, recordings, and texts from the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, 9 major research centers, and the national zoo. It is easy to find something of interest because search results display pictures

Complete List of Digital Resources (A-Z)

Last Updated 2022/01/14

Below are online resources that our library subscribes to so you can access them for free using your library card number or within the library.  They contain loads of accurate information that is either difficult or not possible to find on the internet. Library Card Required Although we have reopened, you can still get a


Last Updated 2019/01/25

British Columbia Statistics – the central statistical agency of the Province of British Columbia. They offer data services, business and economic statistics, labour and social statistics, population stats, and survey and analysis. The World Bank – The Data Catalogue provides download access to over 2,000 indicators from World Bank data sources. DataBC – Provided by

Law & Government

Last Updated 2021/10/15

Library Databases – Library Card Required Our databases have lots of information from trusted sources that’s typically not available through the Internet. British Columbia Codes  – Includes the current BC Building Code (including Plumbing Services) and the BC Fire Code. Vehicle Safety and Inspection Standards Online (In Library Use Only) – Current vehicle safety and

Homework & Research Help for Kids

Last Updated 2021/02/16

Homework Tips Use Library databases which have lots of useful information that’s not necessarily available through Google. This is always information you can trust. Websites can also help you with your homework, but make sure: you’re safe while surfing the Internet, the websites you find are from reliable sources and learn how to properly cite

Home & Consumer Information

Last Updated 2019/01/16

Library Databases – Library Card Required Our databases have lots of information from trusted sources that’s typically not available through the Internet. Consumer Reports – Expert buying advice, recommendations, and ratings on thousands of consumer products each year using our state-of-the-art labs, auto test center, and survey research center. Websites Features product reviews from a variety

Health, Medical & Wellness

Last Updated 2021/05/12

Curated Websites This section contains a carefully curated list of generally accessible websites that contain accurate, authoritative information to meet your needs. Investigates and evaluates the occurrence of communicable diseases in BC and is the provincial reporting centre. CMHA promotes the mental health of all and supports the resilience and recovery of people experiencing mental


Last Updated 2022/01/11

Ancestry Library Edition — (In-Library use only) – provides genealogical and historical research capabilities. With more than 5 billion names in over 4,600 databases, includes census, military, court, land, and probate records; vital and church records; directories; and passenger lists. Points to the Past – Searchable primary source materhttp://(In-Library use only) – provides genealogical and

Citizenship & Multilingual Resources

Last Updated 2019/12/31

NewToBC – Find out services, programs and resources avaialable to newcomers at, a website offered by BC Libraries to help you succeed in your new community. KnowBC Online (In-Library use only) includes: Encyclopedia of British Columbia: with more than 4,000 entries and 1,500 accompanying photographs, maps, charts and tables, as well as sound and