Great online resources and so much more! For families, teachers, homeschoolers, and kids of all ages.
Great books, online storytimes, and much more for families, homeschoolers, and kids of all ages.
Summer Reading Club
Kids of all ages can join to earn stickers and a super reader medal this summer!
Online LEGO® Challenge
Join us for an online LEGO® challenge! You will need a small collection of LEGO® blocks to participate. Other brands of building blocks are okay too.
Ask an Astronomer
Meet Astronomer Rachel Wang of the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre. Learn what it is like to live in space, what to look for in our summer nighttime sky, and what would happen if you fell into a black hole.
Rocket Science Fun
Join Susan from Surrey Libraries for learning the science behind rockets while building a rocket out of gummies and a moonball catapult using marshmallows.
Time for Slime
Join Librarian Leslee for a Grossology Storytime and a STEM craft.
Stream a quality collection of kid's movies, TV series, and storytimes. There is also great math, science, and language learning content. App available. .
Great Books for Kids
Ginny shares My Heart Fills With Happiness by Monique Gray Smith for National Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Great Books for Preteens
Leslee discusses Indigenous and Canadian Mystery for Preteens. "Case of Windy Lake" by Michael Hutchinson is first in a series starring 4 cousins known as the Mighty Muskrats. This story is rich in culture and wisdom.
Ginny is feeling crafty at the beach! Join her to make collages using rocks and shells.
Want a fun and easy activity to do in your home with your preschooler? The Frozen Shaving Cream Ocean Bin is great for sensory play and color fun.
Edmark House Series
Science and math games, colouring, matching, playing. Preschool learning has never been so fun!
Access Video on Demand - Just for Kids
Kid-safe, advertisement-free streaming videos to entertain, educate, and inspire.
Learn to use Explora, a research database that provides full-text access to magazine & journal artiles, books, encyclopedias, videos and more. This is a great tool for all grade levels.
Games, fun, and kids' ebooks from great educational sites.
Watch, read, play and learn with stories! Includes read-alongs, games, and book pairings on popular themes.
Best Websites for Families
We have a list of staff curated websites to keep kids entertained and learning at home.
Math ebooks and quizzes for grades K-6. Free access is generously given by Tumblebooks until August 31, 2020.
Educational videos for kids featuring Canadian and Indigenous voices.
Diagrams, experiments, biographies and more. For school projects and homework grades 4 through 12.
Global Road Warrior
Current coverage of travel, communications and cultural issues for students, travelers, or business. Includes high-resolution maps and photos..
Ancient & Medieval History Online
Learn about the cultures of ancient and medieval cultures. Includes biographies, timelines, maps and videos.
Encyclopaedia Universalis Junior
French language encyclopedia for ages 7 and older. Covers subjects studied in school and of interest to children. Based on the Britannica Student Encyclopedia.
Read articles from popular children's magazines. For elementary school projects and homework.
Let your research take flight! History, geography, technology, sports, cultures, and much more.z
Find activities to encourage reading and early literacy with these free workbooks. They come in a variety of languages, are downloadable, and available at your local library.