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

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Library Speakers Consortium

Watch live and recorded talks by notable authors and world thought leaders.

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LinkedIn Learning

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

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Mango Languages

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

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Brainfuse HelpNow

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

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Brainfuse JobNow

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

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Road to IELTS

For newcomers to Canada to help prepare for the IELTS test and work or study in Canada.

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Niche Academy

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

Reference & Research

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Ancestry Library Edition

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

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Britannica Library

Thousands of curated articles and magazines, images, videos, audio clips for kids, teens, and adults.

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Burlington Digital Archive

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

Morningstar Investment

In-depth, trusted analysis of over 1,500 companies, funds, investing and finance tutorials & tools.

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Canadian Red Book

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

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Consumer Reports

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

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Canadian Business Online

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

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Globe and Mail Historical

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