Create a culinary masterpiece with this eResource offering more than 2,000 state, regional and ethnic easy-to-follow food and beverage recipes. This is the largest food database of its kind, perfect for students, world travelers and cooking clubs. You will find historical cookbooks, food culture articles and more. Please note: you will be required to choose "Sign In" and use your library barcode and PIN when you are redirected to this site.
Create your own personal recipe book from more than 6,000 traditional recipes from 174 countries in all course categories: appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, and beverages. Explore food culture information, including dining etiquette, food trivia, ingredient articles, and world beer reviews. Please note: you will be required to enter your library barcode number in the "Library Code" field when redirected to this site.
A to Z World Travel offers free and exclusive tourist and culture information on more than 200 of the top travel destinations in North America and around the globe. From Aberdeen to Zurich, this resource will help you navigate some of the world's most popular cities. Note: After clicking the link, choose Sign In at the top right of the page, then select Library Card Log In and enter your library barcode number.
The Alberta Research Portal is your gateway to a world-class collection of primary sources. This outstanding resource provides all Albertans with perpetual access to the Gale Primary Sources database, with 69 unique primary source collections, including extensive resources related to First Nations and Indigenous peoples, the Archives of Human Sexuality and Gender, Associated Press Collections, Smithsonian Collection Online, Sabin Americana, 25 titles from Gale Virtual Reference Library, to name but a few. This includes monographs, photographs, newspapers, poetry, original documents, records, and more.
In-library access only. Genealogy database providing access to hundreds of millions of records.
Streaming audiobooks allow you to listen online at your convenience. There are over 1,000 titles for adults, children and teens, including fiction, nonfiction, classics and Spanish language audiobooks. No downloading necessary.
Beanstack helps you reach your reading goals, while having fun! Log what you read, participate in reading challenges, see what your friends are reading and win badges. Log in with your library card to jumpstart your reading today.
Public library services for Canadians with print disabilities. Books, magazines, newspapers and more!
These free, interactive, and self-paced online courses from Cisco Networking Academy, including the Skills for All learning platform, will introduce you to important technology concepts and help you develop the skills necessary to participate in the modern workforce.
Download eBooks and audiobooks to your computer or mobile apps.
Expert ratings, buying advice, user reviews and more.
Build professional-looking resumes and custom cover letters in minutes! Simply type in your personal information and leave the difficult task of writing concise, descriptive statements to Cypress Resume.
Frontier Life is a digital collection of primary sources including material from the Hudson Bay Archives and the Glenbow Archives. It is now available to all libraries across Canada.
Offers world-class e-content, including more than 8 million words of editorial, over 6,500 color photos and 1,575 country maps, all presented in a consistent 92-category framework for each country. Created by an international team of researchers, cartographers and writers, the database is continually updated. Please note: you will be required to enter your library barcode number when redirected to this site.
In-library access only. An innovative and comprehensive tool that connects charities with funders who share their cause. Search more than 3,000 Canadian grant-making foundations as well as corporations and government funded programs.
Downloadable movies, music, television shows, audiobooks, eBooks and comic books. Patrons can download up to four titles per month.
Formerly Lynda.com, choose from thousands of online courses to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts. When logging in via the app, use code 'yrl' to access the resource.
LOTE4Kids helps kids to engage in Languages Other Than English through narrated eBooks. Access stories in over 50 languages with animations, read along text and fun activities to help engage young readers. Login with your library card to get started.
Niche Academy brings you video tutorials to learn how to use eResources such as OverDrive, Pronunciator, and more. Learn how to use these eResources from the comfort of your home or on the go. These beginner tutorials will get you started and teach you how to download books, listen to eAudiobooks and read newspapers online.
This website is an online public library of published books in accessible formats for Canadians with perceptual disabilities.
This is a popular readers' advisory service that helps readers find fiction and nonfiction books. It includes reviews, book covers, booklists, links to author web pages and much more!
With this readers' advisory tool, students and teachers can access over information on fiction and nonfiction titles aimed at the K-8 audience, complete with full text reviews. It also offers hundreds of reading lists, book talks, award lists, and teachers' resources.
Get access to thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines from your computer or mobile device through OverDrive and Libby.
On the go? Download Libby on your mobile device to borrow library materials straight to your phone or tablet.
Using a Kobo? Find out how you can access OverDrive materials on your Kobo eReader.
Did you know that members of TRAC also have access to available OverDrive materials through Parkland Regional Library System? Here’s how you can find them!
On the OverDrive website:
- Go to the TRAC OverDrive homepage.
- Click on the Partner Libraries link at the top of the page and choose Parkland Regional Library (PRL).
- Once on PRL's OverDrive site, click the Sign in button. Select TRAC Consortium and sign in with your TRAC library barcode number and PIN.
- Search and borrow PRL OverDrive items instantly.
On the Libby App:
- Open the Libby app and tap on the icon at the bottom of the screen. Under 'Your Libraries' select 'Add a Library.'
- Search Parkland Regional Library and tap when found.
- Tap 'Sign in with my card'.
- Sign in with your TRAC library barcode and PIN.
- Search and borrow PRL OverDrive items instantly.
The first of its kind in Canada, the Prairie Indigenous eBook Collection increases access to books by Indigenous authors and writings about Indigenous culture. Over two hundred eBooks published on the prairies are available to all Albertans, with no holds, through the province’s public library systems. Some notable authors included in this collection are Eden Robinson, Dawn Dumont, Richard Van Camp, Lee Maracle, Will Cardinal, Chelsea Vowel, and Katherena Vermette, along with hundreds of other voices.
Provides instant online access to magazines and current newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format. Please note: Access to The Globe and Mail is restricted to use within the library due to licensing restrictions by the publisher.
Learn 80 languages with Pronunciator. Features live tutors, movies, music with lyrics, pronunciation analysis, quizzes, and more! Plus free apps for Android, Apple, and Kindle Fire devices.
Read Alberta is a collection of 2000+ eBooks published within Alberta, available to read online or download. You can also browse from over 40 Albertan magazine titles, featuring a variety of topics including sports, crafting, news, arts, food, and other special interests. Log in with your library card information to start reading locally! Available on your web browser or through the Aldiko app on iOS and Android.
With a core collection of 1,800 titles, you can stream and read romance novels to your heart's content. Whether you prefer contemporary, historical, paranormal or inspirational romance, the unlimited access will allow you to read any title on your Internet browser.
Solaro provides study help for Mathematics, English Language Arts and Science for grades 3 to 12. It follows the Alberta curriculum and contains thousands of practice questions and core concept sessions to help students of all ages.
TeenBookCloud is an online collection of eBooks, audiobooks, graphic novels, enhanced novels, National Geographic videos, and educator resources. No downloads, no waiting! If you can access the internet, you can be reading, watching, or listening to fantastic content.
TumbleBookLibrary now contains all the great content you expect for young children plus over 600 titles for kids in grades 3-6. This resource contains animated, talking picture books, early reader chapter books, children’s classics, graphic novels and National Geographic Videos.
Educators have long known that one of the most effective ways to teach math concepts, especially to reluctant learners, is by using stories and literature. TumbleMath has the most comprehensive collection of math stories available anywhere- all in our world famous TumbleBook format which combines animation, narration, and sound to create a compelling and enticing story book for students of all ages. The books are all accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans, educational games, plus quizzes in order to test and track progress. TumbleMath is your one stop destination for engaging and entertaining math stories.
An online suite of seven resources:
- Early Learning offers narrated stories, interactive games, leveled reading practice and visual encyclopedia for preschoolers and young children.
- World Book for Kids lets kids explore image-driven content, games, activities and projects, including STEM/STEAM initiatives.
- Student helps school-aged patrons' homework and research needs with multimedia and articles aligned to curriculum.
- Advanced offers topics for researchers and information seekers with access to worldwide news publications and reference materials.
- Timelines is an interactive and customizable database that generates timelines so learners can investigate the chronological significance of world events and historical figures.
- L'Encyclopédie Découverte for content in French.
- Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos to discover World Book's content in Spanish.