Your library membership includes access to all of the following resources. Stream movies on Kanopy, borrow ebooks and audiobooks from Libby, access video courses on LinkedIn Learning, or even learn a new language on Mango!
Libby: Sign in with your library card to borrow free eBooks, eAudiobooks and more. Our virtual collection of materials can be downloaded from anywhere. For additional info see OverDrive Help.
LinkedIn Learning: Sign in with your library card to start accessing thousands of video courses by industry experts in the business, creative, and technology fields!
Kanopy: Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more. A new account requires a library card, email and password.
Novelist Plus: The secret to finding your next favourite book! This is a comprehensive website of reading recommendations that includes reviews, articles, lists, and much more. You can also view read-alike lists for your next read. Also available in French. Note: Use your 8-digit library card number to login. If you have less than 8 digits, add zeros in front (e.g. 1234 becomes 00001234).
Novelist K-8 Plus: Specifically designed to help kids find titles that are just right for their reading level and interests. Check out reviews, articles, lists, and much more. Includes tools for parents and teachers too! Also available in French. Note: Use your 8-digit library card number to login. If you have less than 8 digits, add zeros in front (e.g. 1234 becomes 00001234).
Mango Languages: An award-winning language learning resource for individuals and organizations around the world. Explore over 70 languages with courses that cover realistic conversation skills. Learn English, Spanish, Chinese, and more.
Ancestry Library Edition: Search billions of records — including census, church, court, and immigration — and discover your family’s story!
Note: Remote access is no longer available for Ancestry. This resource must be access in-library using a public computer or a personal device connected to the Library’s network.
Agnes MacPhail Website: Discover the Grey County roots of Canada’s first female Member of Parliament. These documents that are from local museums, archives, and individual collections.
Local Newspapers: View the complete pages of the Flesherton Advance & the Markdale Standard online. Search for Births, Deaths, Marriages, articles & headlines (1882-1950).
South Grey Museum: Local museum in Flesherton that hosts a community history collection representing the settlement and development of Southern Grey County.
Heritage Grey Highlands: Learn about local events such as talks and presentations, heritage sites, architecture, and preservation initiatives in the Grey Highlands area.
Split Rail Country Photo Collection: These images are made public through the Split Rail Country and Split Rail Country Vol. II. The book is available for sale at our library branches.
Local Health & Help Services
Canadian Mental Health Association: This site is for Grey and Bruce Counties specifically and offers lots of information and resources. Check out the Locations page for more specific contact options.
South East Grey Community Health: A centre committed to providing care services and health programs to the Municipalities of Chatsworth, Grey Highlands, Southgate and West Grey.
Keystone: A voluntary, non-profit prevention and counselling agency which has been providing free help to children, youth and families in Bruce and Grey Counties since 1974.
Grey Bruce VON: A Canadian not-for-profit home and community care organization. Offers more than 75 home care, personal support, and community services to help people of all ages to get and stay healthy.
Victim Services: This site is dedicated to providing short-term emotional support, practical assistance and referrals to long term services to victims of crime and tragic circumstance.
Grey Bruce Community Legal Clinic: Free legal information, advice and representation, as well as other services, to low income residents of Grey and Bruce Counties.
Online Computer, Career & Legal Help
Khan Academy: Offers information, exercises and videos in a wide array of course subjects at various learning levels. Subjects include math, science, coding and even career advancement!
Tech Boomers: An education and discovery website that provides free tutorials of popular websites and Internet-based services in a manner that is accessible to older adults and other online newcomers.
GCF Global: From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more; this site offers more than 200 topics, including over 7,000 lessons, more than 1,000 videos, and over 50 interactive games.
CLEO: A collection of legal information resources produced by hundreds of organizations across Ontario. This links you to a directory of legal clinics in Ontario.
CanLII: Provides access to court judgments from all Canadian courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, federal courts and the courts in all of Canada’s provinces and territories.