Essa Public Library
A Place For All Seasons
New to Essa Public Library - Patron Access Interlibrary Loan! Now you can place requests yourself through this link to
-the provincial Interlibrary Loan network that Essa Public Library belongs to.
To begin...patrons must first possess a valid Library card and have an Interlibrary Loan patron record created in the INFO system by EPL Interloan Staff.
To register provide your full name, address, home phone number and library card number in an email to Angie at:
firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Interlibrary Loan
come in and set up an account with Interlibrary Loan staff.
Users will then be set up with a user i.d. password and authentication service!
For those patrons who still wish to have staff provide interlibrary loan searching, we are happy to continue to do so.
For more information, please call us at 705-424-6531.
A to Z Maps Online The World's most useful online map database!
Ancestry Library Edition
Micromedia ProQuest's Ancestry Library Edition provides users a free genealogy research tool with unparalleled data from Canada, United States, United Kingdom & other areas in the World.
*NEW* Campus - NFB
Canadian Reference Centre combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books of regional full text content.
Career Cruising - great site for those seeking career advice or for those wanting to switch careers.
Chilton Auto Repair Do-it-yourself car repairs made easy!
CultureGrams - For this resource, please obtain the user name & password from Essa Public Library
Ebsco eBooks & Audiobooks offer the most comprehensive collection of eContent available on-line, such a eBooks, eAudioBooks, eJournals.
PLEASE NOTE: If you were a user of the former Net Library - It will now be known as "Ebsco eBooks & Audiobooks"
You will find this database under the EBSCO Host link...click on it and there will be two separate links for 'ebooks' and 'audiobooks'.
Encyclopedia Britannica for Kids - for access to this resource, click on the "Jump to Kids" section in the upper right of the Encyclopedia Britannica home page!
*NEW* Britannica Math Smart
General OneFile (includes InfoTrac Jr. & Student edition)
One-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics
Global Road Warrior The ultimate guide to the World!
*NEW* History of Canada Online
InfoTrac features interesting databases such as CPI.Q (Canadian Periodical Index); Military & Intelligence; Psychology; Small Business; Religion & Philosophy plus many more. A wealth of information for all tastes!
Mango Languages The easiest way to learn a foreign language!
Great place for readers to visit for more information on all your favourite authors, genres and more!
PebbleGo the award winning PreK-Grade 3 database for reading and research.
Popular Software Tutorials offers you computer tutorials.
Public Libraries sharing E-Media: Your digital media connection...Enjoy audio books at home or on the go!
Step 1: Install free software from the PULSE website
Step 2: Check out the title with your library card barcode and your password (PIN)
Step 3: Download the titles to your computer
Step 4: Enjoy titles on your home PC or transfer to a portable device
*NEW* Small Business Resource
Teen Health & Wellness - a site aimed at teenagers, providing them with a source of valued information on their health and life wellness needs
TumbleBooks - collection of (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language (French & Spanish) titles; Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation); Ebooks and Audio Books, which may be viewed online or downloaded for 90 days; Tumble Puzzles and Games; and TumbleResources.
TumbleBookCloud - read-along, on-line titles in categories such as Early Readers, Chapter Books for readers in grades 3-6. The collection also includes downloadable Ebooks, which may be downloaded for 90 days. Download as may titles as you'd like at one time! You can have them narrated aloud, turn the page automatically and you can even customize your screen for font size, text & screen colour. Read-Alongs are great for emergent, struggling and reluctant readers and will also appeal to accomplished readers who are excited to follow along in the narration of their favourite books!
AudioBookCloud - another collection of on-line streaming audio books and downloadable audio book which may be downloaded for 90 days. You may download as many as you'd like.
TumbleBookCloud Junior - includes over 400 titles and is designed for readers in middle-school and high school.
World Book Online for kids
World Book Online Info Finder
World Book Online Reference Centre
World Book Spanish: Enciclopedia Estudantil Hallazgos
French: WB Encyclopedia Decourverte
* NEW* World Book Discover
MORE ELECTRONIC RESOURCES OF INTEREST
Canadiana.org This non-profit organization preserves and provides access to Canada's printed heritage at the newly renovated Library of Parliament.
THE SUPPORT OF THE GOVERNMENT OF ONTARIO, THROUGH THE MINISTRY OF TOURISM & CULTURE IS GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGED
WE ALSO APPRECIATE THE FUNDING OF E-RESOURCES BY THE COUNTY OF SIMCOE LIBRARY CO-OPERATIVE.