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Community & Local History

Explore local and regional services and discover Milton's rich history.

When you are accessing these databases from outside the library you may be prompted to enter your library barcode. Databases marked by a Canadian flag Canadian content contain substantial Canadian content.

Find Community and Historical Information

Early Canadiana Online / Notre mémoire en ligne Canadian content
A rich collection of early Canadian print heritage featuring works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the early 20th Century. Some content may be restricted to in library use only.
Halton Community Services Directory Canadian content
Find organizations or programs primarily located in or serving the Region of Halton.
Halton Digital Newspaper Archive Canadian content
Search Acton Free Press, Burlington Gazette, Canadian Champion, Georgetown Herald and more..
Halton Historical Newspapers and Records Canadian content
Search historical records of Halton Region.
Halton Volunteer Database Canadian content
Discover available volunteer opportunities in Halton.
Milton Digital Newspaper Archive Canadian content
Access digital newspaper pages and index entries from the Milton Canadian Champion.
Some digital pages from the Milton Weekly Tribune and Nassagaweya Country News are also available.

Featured Content

eNewspapers

Did you know that the Milton Digital Newspaper Archive now includes The Canadian Champion from 1862 to 2015? View digitized newspaper pages from Milton's past.

Digital newspaper

eMagazines

Access online anytime, anywhere with your library card.

Canada's History Kayak magazine