While the ORL locations may be closed until further notice, we are here for you online!
Have questions? Email us at email@example.com or chat with library staff from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Monday to Friday, right from our website.
Visit the library without leaving home. The online resources on this page make reading and research fun.
You will need to have your library card number and PIN code to check out digital books or to sign in to use the Britannica Library Encyclopedia. If you do not have a library card, learn how you can join the library. If you need any assistance, contact staff at your closest library branch.
There are no downloads or waitlists for the books in these collections! Play these books in your browser over an internet connection. On a computer? You will need to have Flash Player installed. On a smartphone or tablet? Most of the books in these collections are mobile compatible.
Go to TumbleBook Library for Kids
TumbleBook Library for Kids contains animated, talking picture books. The collection has fiction and non-fiction titles in English, as well as titles in French and Spanish. It also includes puzzles and games, and videos.
Go to TumbleBookCloud Junior
TumbleBookCloud Junior features Read-Along books and graphic novels, which contain narration and sentence highlighting, as well as eBooks, eAudiobooks and short educational videos. For elementary school-aged readers.
Go to ORL eBooks – Kids eReading Room
ORL eBooks for Kids showcases all of the digital children’s books from the main ORL eBooks collection.The eReading Room makes it easier for kids to find just what they want! They are hundreds of downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks for kids to discover.
Learn how to borrow digital books from the ORL eBooks collection
Go to RBdigital Collection
Listen to your favourite stories from the RBdigital collection of eAudiobooks. The best part of this collection is that most of the eAudiobooks are always available for you to borrow -- that’s right, no wait lists on most books! There is also a small eBook collection of classic literature to enjoy.
Use RBdigital's Advanced Search option to browse for books by Audience, for Beginning Reader, or Children.
Learn how to borrow digital books from the RBdigital collection
Go to Britannica Library for Children
Britannica Library for Children (formerly Encyclopedia Britannica for Kids) provides age-appropriate articles on a variety of subjects.Check out neat features like “Canada in Focus” and the interactive World Atlas.
Go to Global Road Warrior
Global Road Warrior is packed with colour photos, over 1000 country maps and information on culture, customs and travel essentials for 175 countries and nations. It is great for students researching country information.
Go to TumbleMath
TumbleMath is a great learning resource for children in Kindergarten to Grade 6. TumbleMath is a collection of math picture books that you can read online in your browser, complete with animation and narration. Books include additional materials such as lesson plans and quizzes. (Available until August 31, 2020).