Gale Academic OneFile provides access to millions of articles from thousands of journals. Most of the journal articles are peer reviewed.
Agriculture Collection provides a comprehensive view of agriculture and related fields. The database provides access to current and authoritative content that spans the industry -- from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture.
Alt Healthwatch is a full-text alternative health research database focused on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers the latest information about the evolving practice of holistic medicine and therapies.
AtoZ World Food is the world's largest global food, culture, and recipes. AtoZ World Food has thousands of international recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture and ingredient articles, and essential culinary resources, AtoZ World Food brings international cuisines to you, from Albanian byrek to Zimbabwean matemba!
The Advocacy Centre for the Elderly is a community based legal clinic for low income senior citizens.
Aurora Seniors' Association provides services for residents of Aurora and non-residents, 55 years of age and older. Membership includes services and programs at the Aurora Seniors Centre as well as tours and excursions.
Britannica Library for Children delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. This includes a rich combination of the insightful Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.
BizPaL is jointly managed by a partnership involving governments at the federal, provincial, territorial and municipal levels. Provinces, territories and hundreds of municipalities have collaborated together to provide you with the permits and licences that may be required to start and grow your business.
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The cloudLibrary™ has both eBooks and eAudiobooks downloadable to your eReader, smartphone or tablet. Visit the How It Works page for instructions.
Community Care Access Centres help you find the care you need in your home and in the community.
This site was written for young people ages 9 to 13 who are learning about how Canada came to be a country. It is also for anyone else who wants to learn more about Confederation.
This version of The Canadian Encyclopedia, released in enhanced digital interactive form in October 2013, represents the latest incarnation of a project with a unique history. Since the first edition arrived in 1985, Canadians have held a claim few others can make: we have our own national encyclopedia. The idea of covering all branches of knowledge or aspects of a subject in one body of work dates back to 1728 in England. However, a bilingual national edition produced by, for and about the people of a single country, charting its events, culture, history and landscape, remains rare.
CHATS offers a full range of home care and community programs that meet the changing needs of more than 7,600 York Region and South Simcoe seniors and caregivers each year.
Welcome to the online version of the Dictionary of Canadian Biography/Dictionnaire biographique du Canada (DCB/DBC), a major research and publishing project of the University of Toronto and the Université Laval that was launched in 1959. Its purpose was and is to provide a reference work of Canadian biography to “compete with or even surpass works of a similar character produced elsewhere.” We invite you to visit us frequently to view the new biographies that we post online each week, as well as updated biographies. And we suggest that you explore the thematic groups of biographies we have prepared for you.
Registration at the Adult Information Desk is required to access this database but, with a username and password, you can access over 60,000 eBooks including literary classics and criticisms, computer science, business and history. There are also over 2,000 French Language and 1,500 Spanish Language titles available. Learn more about the library's download guides.
Download and enjoy free mp3 music from over 30,000 lables including Sony Music Entertainment : over 11 million songs titles and 18 thousand music videos are available. All the songs are free and you can keep them forever (DRM-free). You can also stream 3 hours of music each day for free. Freegal has Apple and Android apps - download them here.
The perfect educational product for today's young learners! Reliable, age-appropriate information on topics aligned with school curriculum, with an easy-to-use design. Helps kids gain comfort with database searching and school research projects.
Gale Business Colllection covers all business disiplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, and business theory & practice. The resources sourced are business and trade publication as well as select international, U.S. and regional news publications.
Site provides tax tips, investment and money management advice for seniors.
Legal Documents, Forms and Contracts that you can print or download and customize in minutes. Note that these forms should not be used to replace legal advice.
LearningExpress Library Edition provides eLearning solutions for personal, academic and workplace success. Practice tests are available over 100 different skills, including the Canadian Citizenship practice test.
LinkedIn Learning includes over 13,000 expert-lead video courses that helps you discover and develop business, technology-related, and creative skills. Once a course is complete, you receive a certificate that can be added to your Linkedin Profile.
Little Pim’s award-winning language program for kids makes it fun and easy for children ages 6 months to 6 years to learn a second language. With 10 languages to choose from, our proprietary method teaches your child 360 words and phrases. We live in an increasingly global world where learning a second language can give your child many advantages. Invest in their future…A little language goes a long way.
Mango Languages’ PhD-created and linguist-approved software teaches real conversations in over 60 languages and makes it fun; no snoozefests here. And with free mobile apps, learning through film, and the coolest promotional materials around, it's no wonder Mango is the most popular language-learning resource in public libraires.
MasterFILE Complete offers an extensive collection of the popular full-text magazines, journals, and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers, covering virtually every subject area of general interest.
NoveList K-8 Plus is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
NOTE: APL has moved its digital collection from Overdrive to cloudLibrary. Customers can now enjoy a significantly larger collection, shorter average wait times, and full 3-week loans. Visit our FAQ here for more info: https://aurorapl.ca/content/cloudlibrary-1
Facts, fun stuff and more from Chirp, Chickadee and Owl magazines!
Play, explore and read with PBS Kids!
Search over 2000 full text sources including Magazines, Newspapers, Books, and Media Transcripts available in the eLibrary resource as well as the ProQuest Historical Newspaper's The Toronto Star from 1894 and The Globe and Mail from 1844
rbDigital Comics brings unlimited access to some top brands of graphic novels and comics. Note: The User Name for your ComicsPlus account will be the same as your Zinio, InstantFlix, or LawDepot account and the User Name will be the email you used when the account was created.
Choose from over 7,500 eAudiobooks including hundreds of populary Children's, Young Adult and Canadiana titles. The eAudiobook titles are multi-access use so there’s no waiting for holds. There are also over 300 popular eBook titles. To access the RBdigital Magazines choose the York-Simcoe Library Consortium. To access Children's and Young Adult eAudiobooks you must access through the Aurora Public Library. You should be able to choose or change your settings in your profile on the RBdigital RB Digital has Apple and Android apps - download them here.
Information on the Canada Pension Plan, Old Age Security pension and related benefits, the Canadian retirement income calculator and retirement planning.
Small Business Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines perfect for both business school students and entrepreneurs. The database offers content that includes insights, tips, strategies and success stories.
Small Engine Repair Reference Center provides detailed yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines. This resource offers assistance in providing routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service) as well as extensive repairs (engine and transmission disassembly) and allows users to search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type and model numbers.
Links business services provided by the Government of Ontario.
You can understand more about Canadian culture and heritage today by understanding who some of Canadians' ancestors are, and how they settled Canada. When and why did people choose to come to Canada? How did they interact with the communities of people, both Aboriginal and immigrant, already living here? What traditions and beliefs did these different communities bring and share? This website showcases just some of the pictures and other documents that are part of Library and Archives Canada's collection.
Multilingual video for introduction to library services
The Toronto Star's Pages of the Past is a digitized version of The Toronto Star from 1894. It is searchable by keyword or date.
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Online collection of TumbleBooks, animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. Also includes chapter books and nonfiction readers with narration and highlighting options.
Choose Preschool or School Age and dive in to explore fun and games with TVOkids' amazing educational shows!
Calendar of the Town of Aurora Council and Committee Meetings
Table view of The Town of Aurora Council and Committee Meetings Agendas and Minutes
Home page for the Town of Aurora Council and General Committee meetings with links to the calander, agenda and live stream of meetings.
Vocations and Careers Collection provides access to journals and magazines that aid users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career. The database offers current and applicable content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals
The Early World of Learning is the premier online resource for preschoolers and children in the early elementary grades. Developed with experts on early childhood education, the Early World of Learning offers rich resources designed for easy integration into the classroom curriculum.
Written for younger readers who are native French speakers and older students and adults for whom French is a second language. Offers access to thousands of encyclopedia articles, dictionary entries photos, illustrations, and maps. / Rédigée à l’intention de lecteurs plus jeunes dont le français est la langue maternelle, ainsi que d’élèves plus âgés et d’adultes pour qui le français est une langue seconde. Offre un accès à des milliers d’articles d’encyclopédie, d’unités lexicales, de photos, d’illustrations et de cartes.
Provides information from the Region of York about care and housing options that are available for seniors.
Link to the York Region Mobility Plus Website
APL members now have online access to more than 50 popular magazines, through Zinio an online magazine database. Enjoy titles such as The Economist, Shape, National Geographic and more. Subscribe today (for free) to this amazing and convenient magazine service. Need help getting started? Check out our Download Guides page. Please note that the Zinio for Libraries App will be discontinued on April 17, 2018. As a result, you will need to download the RBdigital app on your mobile device to access magazines. Your username and password will remain the same. You won't lose any of your previously checked out content.
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