Learning & Research

Learning & Research

On this page you’ll find online resources for learning and reference. To connect directly to your favourite resource, click the ‘connect’ button. Or, get oriented with a new-to-you resource by clicking ‘more info.’ Some resources have a free app to install on your device—please check your device’s app store.

Classes & Learning

LinkedIn Learning

Choose from over 3,500 video courses taught by business, tech, and creative industry experts.

Mango Languages

Get ready to travel! Learn over 70 new languages and about world cultures—online at your own pace.

Brainfuse HelpNow

Access live tutors, practice tests, writing help, skills building, and more in an online classroom. K to Gr 12.

Brainfuse JobNow

Access eParachute and career info, professional résumé advice, and talk to a live interview coach.

Road to IELTS

A resource for newcomers to Canada to prepare for the IELTS test and help you work or study in Canada.

Niche Academy

How-to-use video tutorials for individual online resources that are available through the library.

Reference & Research

Ancestry Library Edition

A key resource for anyone doing genealogical or historical research. Census & vital records. In-Library use.

Canadian Red Book / CARFAX

Find out how much your car is worth in the Canadian Red Book valuation guide, powered by CARFAX Canada.

Canadian Business Online

Downloadable directory of more than 2.3 million Canadian wholesale, retail and manufacturing businesses.

Consumer Reports

Expert testers provide unbiased reviews and buying advice on thousands of products and services.

Globe and Mail Historical

History at your fingertips. Read full-page reproductions of the complete newspaper from 1844 to 2019.

BPL Digital Archives

Browse historic images, vintage postcards and scrapbooks, Vernon Directories, old newspapers & more.