AV2 World Languages is a language learning resource for children. Consisting of eBooks, each title features a clean, easy-to-read layout and vivid full-screen images. Each title also includes access to 14 eBooks in 14 different languages. Available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, Russian, German, Hindi, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Urdu, Portuguese, Japanese and Korean.
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Bring your favourite children’s and young adult books to life with Book Connections. Explore author biographies, name pronunciations, book excerpts, book trailers, vocabulary lists and more. It supports Homework Help, Homeschool Support and Reader's Advisory for children and teens by providing everything you need to know about a book.
Brainfuse HelpNow offers students learning support from kindergarten up to grade 12. There is also support for university courses, adult learners, and resume writing support for all ages. Students can chat live with online tutors and create study aids customized to their learning needs.
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Cantook Libraries offers more than 500 French eBooks, with titles available across all categories and for all age groups. View the resource in French by selecting “FR” from the language menu in the top right-hand corner of the screen. To browse French eBooks, either visit the “Catalogue” tab or conduct a search and filter your results for French.
Movies, television, music, books, comic books and audiobooks! Borrow and stream up to 5 items per month.
- Movies & TV: 3 day loan
- Music: 7 day loan
- Audiobooks: 21 day loan
- Graphic Novels & eBooks: 21 day loan
- Comic Books: 21 day loan
All titles are available all the time. No holds and no waiting — you want it, you get it! Please note, mobile users will need to access hoopla via the hoopla app, not on a mobile browser. The following desktop browsers are supported: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Safari.
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Kanopy Kids is a video streaming platform for libraries featuring hundreds of educational and entertaining children's videos available to stream whenever you want. Kanopy Kids includes unlimited views per month.
Now available on Apple TV and Roku!
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L'Encyclopédie Découverte est la version française de World Book Encyclopedia.
L'Encyclopédie offre des activités pratiques qui inciteront les élèves à s'intéresser à la recherche. Un guide d'enseignement, accompagné des sujets de discussion et d'une matrice d'évaluation, sont disponibles pour chaque activité.
Mazaam is a musical education game that exposes children to quality music at an early age through an extraordinary catalogue of more than 140 classical music recordings. Mazaam's catalogue includes recordings of well-known musicians such as violinist Angèle Dubeau, pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Supporting early childhood development through play and classical music, Mazaam helps children develop their tonal and rhythmic sense. Follow along with Mazaam the Conductor as he guides children through the five worlds of Pitch, Tempo, Intensity, Timbre and Harmony. The resource interface and games are available in French or English.
Muzzy is the world's #1 language course enjoyed by families and language beginners of all ages. Muzzy is aimed at children from preschool to elementary school age and is great for individual learning, homeschooling or even as a family activity. Languages include English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese and Russian. See our Getting Started with Muzzy on Mobile blog for phone or tablet.
Play games, watch videos, learn about animals and get fun facts in National Geographic Kids. New issues of National Geographic Kids Magazines appear online a minimum of 90 days after publication date.
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PebbleGo is packed with over 1,000 informational articles specifically designed for grades K-3 students. With modules covering Animals, Science and Social Studies all embedded within an interactive interface, PebbleGo supports independent learning in all core subject areas. Games, activities and read-aloud audio make this an engaging resource for readers of all abilities.
PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science supports grade 3-6 learners. Learn more about everything from seasonal changes to exploring liquids, sky science and more. It offers research and homework help that includes video, audio, live feeds and interactive games that all help bring science to life!
PowerKnowledge Life Science supports grade 3-6 learners. It provides information on everything from small crawling and flying animals, wetland ecosystems, forests and more. It offers research and homework help that includes video, audio, live feeds and interactive games that all help bring science to life!
PowerKnowledge Physical Science supports grade 3-6 learners. It covers everything from hot and cold temperatures, wheels and levers, classroom chemistry and more. It offers research and homework help that includes video, audio, live feeds and interactive games that all help bring science to life!
Learn 163 languages with Pronunciator. Featuring live tutors, movies, music with lyrics, pronunciation analysis, quizzes, a customizable interface and more! Pronunciator is available on both computers and mobile devices through browser access on your mobile phone. There is no app version of Pronunciator available for EPL customers. If you plan to use Pronunciator on your mobile device, register for an account here before accessing the mobile device version.
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Science Reference Center features authoritative content to meet all your science research needs. It contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images. With more than 1,000 science experiments and more than 2,000 science videos, Science Reference Center allows students and science researchers to explore everything from health and medicine to mathematics, physics, scientists, technology and wildlife.
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Solaro provides the same great Alberta specific curriculum information you find in their Keys and SNAP publications. You can create a Solaro account and work through course lessons, reviews and quizzes, tracking your progress as you go. Covers grade 3 through grade 12 Alberta curriculum.
Teen Health & Wellness provides middle school and high school students with non-judgemental, curricular and self-help support. A trusted source for what matters most to teens, this resource provides support for mental health, life skills, mindfulness, bullying, fostering relationships and more. Visit the Calm Room, submit a question to Dr. Jan or read stories For Teens by Teens.
TumbleMath is a comprehensive collection of math eBooks designed for children. The eBooks combine animation, narration and sound to create stories and teach math concepts. They are accompanied by supplementary materials such as instructional videos, educational games and quizzes to track reading progress. Designed for children of all ages, TumbleMath allows children to learn at their own pace and gives them the ability to take ownership over their reading.
Includes more than 25,000 World Book encyclopedia articles, edited to suit students from grades 4 through 12 and adults. Also includes more than 1,800 tables, 100 animations and videos, 10,000 pictures, 500 maps. Has Teacher's resources, current news, special reports and historical articles.
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Includes more than 25,000 World Book encyclopedia articles. Also includes more than 1,800 tables, 100 animations and videos, 10,000 pictures, 500 maps. Has Teacher's resources, current news, special reports and historical articles.
Watch the World Book tutorial to learn more about this resource.