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You can learn just about anything on the Internet, if you know where to look. We can help!

The library provides access to several databases which can help you discover your family's history, learn a new language or skill, or read the latest product reviews before making that next big purchase.

Here are some of our favourites to get you started on Lynda.com:

A to Z World Food

Explore recipes and food culture across the world.

Consumer Reports

A fully-searchable version of the popular Consumer Reports magazine, with expert ratings and recommendations on products and services.

G1.ca

Practice for the Ontario G1 driving test with free practice tests and a G1 test simulator! Each test is based on the MTO Driver's Handbook, and uses the same method of grading and same types of questions you'll find on the real test.

Lynda.com

Update your skills online! Learn technology, creative and business skills you can use today. You must have a library card to use Lynda.com.

Pronunciator

Learn over 80 languages with self-directed lessons, videos and more. Create a free account to track your progress.

Pronunciator ProCitizen Canada

An interactive course for newcomers preparing to take the Canadian Citizenship Test. You must have a Pronunciator account to take this course.

Road to IELTS

Designed to help people learning English with Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, Road to IELTS helps exam candidates with every aspect of test preparation.

Summa

High quality Canadian streaming content including DIY instructional videos, nature programs, and award-winning documentaries.

Summa Kids

A streaming video platform featuring core curriculum content relevant to teachers and K-12 students in Canada.

The following websites offer trustworthy and reliable instruction on just about any topic, from university courses to job skills, to everyday technology.

Coursera

Coursera provides universal access to the world’s best education, partnering with top universities and organizations to offer online courses at affordable rates.

DigitalLearn.org

Learn basic computer skills at your own pace with quick and easy video tutorials.

edX

An online learning portal providing access to courses from leading universities, nonprofits and institutions. You can audit courses for free, or obtain course certifications for a fee.

GCF Learnfree

Learn what you want, when you want, free of charge. GCFLearnFree can help you attain the essential skills needed to live and work in the 21st century.

Tech Boomers

Free tutorials for older adults and inexperienced Internet users, on popular and trusted websites and Internet applications.

W3Schools

Free web technology tutorials and code samples, including HTML, CSS, JQuery, Bootstrap, SQL and more.