stack of books beside open computerUse the library online

Click to explore free resources or use your library card to access our digital collections. Download library apps to your phone or tablet and take the library anywhere you go. To see a full listing of the digital resources available visit our Online Library A - Z page.

Go to the Online Library A - Z

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Go to Libby, by OverDrive

Browse, borrow and enjoy e-books, audiobooks and magazines using Libby, by OverDrive. Use the Libby app on your mobile device or tablet. Library card required.

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Go to LinkedIn Learning

Discover 16,000+ online courses through LinkedIn Learning that help you develop business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led course videos and podcasts. Library card required.

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Go to kanopy

Choose from thousands of films to stream on your desktop, tv or mobile device with kanopyLibrary card required.

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Go to hoopla

Borrow free digital music, e-books, movies and more using hoopla digital. Read, listen or watch anywhere you go! Library card required. 

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Go to Flipster

View and download free digital magazines with Flipster. Get access to a variety of popular magazines and hundreds of back issues. Library card required.

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Go to ShelfBrowser

Use ShelfBrower to find read-a-likes for your favourite books and browse for new books by author, genre or title. Lists are built into our catalogue so you are able to place holds right away by signing into your account. 

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Research your family tree using Ancestry Library Edition. In-library use only.

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Historical Newspapers

Search the Grimsby Newspaper Index for birth, death and marriages from local newspapers. Find digitized copies of Grimsby Independent newspapers from 1885-1949.

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Grimsby Chautauqua Portal

Visit the Grimsby Chautauqua Digital Collection to find historic photos, postcards, and documents related to the history of Grimsby Beach.

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Go to NoveList

Search NoveList Plus for free book suggestions based the authors, titles, writing styles, and genres you enjoy. Find books for kids using NoveList K–8 PlusLibrary card required.

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To go Ebscohost

Research almost any topic by searching thousands of free articles and quality resources through the main MasterFILE database, or the Canadian Reference Centre, Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia and more. Library card required.

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Go to Hobbies & Crafts

Find detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas that are sure to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast! Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines. Library card required.

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Go to Consumer Reports

Get fast, streamlined access to current and back issues of Consumer Reports. Expert, comprehensive, and unbiased product reviews. 1984 - present. Powered by Ebscohost. Library card required.

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Go to Career Resources

Find links to job search engines, career guides, local career and educational resources, certification and apprenticeship programs, and more.

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G1 Practice Test

Take a series of practice tests to help prepare you for your G1 exam. Each test is based on the most recent MTO Driver’s Handbook.

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