Welcome to curiosity central.
You now have many online tools to keep your children learning and having fun!
Many young children spend a lot of time in front of a computer screen. With so many apps available to choose from, how can you pick what’s right for your child to play?
Playing digital apps can be fun and also a learning experience. Parents can help make the interaction with computer devices more meaningful by learning and playing together and following these valuable guidelines.
Check out all the great titles for kids that are part of our Overdrive collection.
Sesame Street eBooks (now with iPad app)
More than one hundred titles to enjoy. Books you can read, some books you can listen to, and some books you can interact with. Featuring all your favourite Sesame Street characters. Read, listen, watch, play and learn!
This site has audio books, games, non-English books and more. These help to develop early literacy skills, and have everything from storybooks to non-fiction titles about important social issues.
BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
Brought to you by World Book, a wealth of resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades grasp critical early childhood themes.
Using video chat allows you to experience face-to-face interaction with the child in your life when you are apart. Check out some simple and easy tips to incorporate into your video chats, which help reinforce early literacy. You can share your busy days and stay in contact with family with just one click.
Grade 3 to grade 12 - we've got you covered!
Solaro helps you soar at school. Alberta curriculum based, grades 3 to 12. This IN LIBRARY ONLY resource has lessons, quizzes, tests in a interactive package. All the content of The Key and SNAP books you may have already tried in print are now online.
Great places to look stuff up
- Amazing Animals of the World
- L'Encyclopédie Découverte
- Grolier Encyclopedia
- Lands and People - Encyclopedia, Atlas, Almanac
- Learning Express Test Library - includes lots of curriculum related resources
- Muzzy - Language Learning for Kids
- National Geographic and National Geographic Kids
- New Book of Knowledge
- New Book of Popular Science
- World Book Encyclopedia