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Online Library: A to Z

Milton Public Library subscribes to thousands of online resources including books, audiobooks, magazines, newspaper and journal articles, learning products, do-it-yourself resources and research databases. The world is at your fingertips with your Online Library. Read. Learn. Create. Connect.

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When you are accessing these resources 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.

Resources from A to Z

Academic OneFile
Researchers will enjoy comprehensive, full-text access to scholarly journals across all academic disciplines.
Access Video on Demand
Enjoy 40,000+ full length videos on a variety of topics from a variety of producers including Broadway Digital Archive, BBC, NOVA, PBS, The Open University, and more.
Looking for kid-safe content? View the Just for Kids collection new to the collection
Ancestry Library Edition In Library access only Canadian content
An essential genealogical tool with thousands of databases and billions of names. Includes census, vital, church, court, immigration records and more. International coverage including Canada.
Unlimited access to fiction, non-fiction, classics, children and even Spanish audio books. No need to download the books, simply enjoy them online.
Brainfuse HelpNow
Get learning support from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Chat live with online tutors, create study aids, and take practice tests.
Get resume writing support and more in the Adult Learning Centre.
Britannica Online
Access Encyclopedia Britannica online. Articles are available in three different reading levels.
Go directly to:
Britannica Reference Centre
Britannica for Young Adults
Britannica for Children
Canadian Reference Centre / [Mobile Devices] Canadian content
Over 1,000 magazines, journals, and newspapers. From Alive, Futurist to Vegetarian Times; Elle Canada, Canadian Living to Harrowsmith Country Living; Consumer Reports, Maclean's to Profit.
Checkout our new Explora Search!
Early Canadiana Online Canadian content
Access the most complete set of full-text historical content about Canada, including books, magazines and government documents. This rich collection of early Canadian print heritage features works published from the time of the first European settlers up to the first half of the 20th Century.
Explore Canadiana Online new to the collectionfor the full collection of titles in 47 different languages, including in 14 Indigenous languages.
Early World of Learning
Helps preschoolers and children in the early grades grasp critical early childhood themes while developing reading and oral language skills.
Encyclopaedia Universalis In Library | From Home new to the collection
Access a French language encyclopedia ideal for the advanced French reader. Read or listen to articles.
French immersion students use Universalis Junior.
Enjoy a variety of digital magazines including Chatelaine, Entrepreneur, Good Housekeeping, HGTV magazine, Ladybug, Men's Health, National Geographic, O, Popular Science, Real Simple, Today's Parent and more.
Gale Courses
Choose from 350+ highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. Choose a course, click Enroll Now and follow the prompts. Its that easy to get started!
G1 Practice Tests Canadian content
Provides G1 practice tests for anyone that is preparing for the written portion of their G1 driving exam.
Note: This is not an official G1 test website, please visit the Ministry of Transportation website for more information about licenses and driving tests.
GreenFile / [Mobile Devices] Canadian content
Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment.
Checkout our new Explora Search!
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.
Héritage Canadian content new to the collection
Access a vast and unique collection for Canadian historians, students, and genealogists which chronicles the country and its people from the 1600s to the mid-1900s. Featured collections including genealogy, aboriginal history, government documents, military history and landmark papers.
Page and document level searching is available when used in-library. Ad-free in-library only.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
Find new projects and introduce yourself to new hobbies! Browse Arts & Crafts, Collecting, Electronics & Games, Home & Leisure, Model Building, Needlecrafts & Textiles, Outdoors & Nature, Scrapbooking & Paper Crafts.
Hoopla Digital Get help
Borrow audiobooks, music, ebooks, comics, movies, and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Patrons may check out up to 5 titles a month.
Just for Kids Access Video new to the collection
Learn about nature and the world around you, see books and stories brought to life, discover reading, homework help, and more!
Enjoy over 6,000 videos, interactives and audio from a variety of producers including PBS Kids, Jim Henson Company, Nelvana, Sesame Street, Reading Rainbow, and more.
Kids eReading Room Get help
An eReading space just for kids featuring over 2,000+ Kids Fiction and Non-Fiction from our Libraries on the Go collection of downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks.
Libraries on the Go Get help
Borrow and enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks on your your computer, MP3, smartphones and tablet devices. Enjoy thousands of titles for readers of all ages and interests! English and French titles are available.
Literary Reference Center / [Mobile Devices]
Find detailed information on the most studied authors and their works.
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.
Naxos Music Libraries
Listen to great music spanning medieval to modern and everything in between! Enjoy classical, folk, blues, contemporary instrumental, pop and rock and world music.
Go directly to:
Naxos Music Library
Naxos Music Library Jazz
Naxos Music Library World
Accessing from home? Your passcode is your library barcode.
Novelist Plus / [Mobile Devices]
Find new fiction and non-Fiction titles based on what you've read.
Search plot summaries and sequels.
Novelist K-8 Plus
For children and students. Find fiction and non-fiction titles on various topics and reading levels.
PebbleGo Animals & Science & Dinosaurs
Perfect for your little scientist, K-3. Read, Listen, Watch! Every article includes narrated text and word by word highlighting.
Teen Health and Wellness
Access self-help on topics including diseases, drugs & alcohol, nutrition, mental and emotional health, cyber-literacy, family life, sexuality and more.
Get the Teen Hotlines Ontario app.
Transparent Languages new to the collection
Learn a new language the quick and easy way! Choose from over 100+ languages including a number of English and French as a second language options. Get instruction for listening, speaking, reading and writing.
An online library of e-books, read-alongs, audiobooks, graphic novels and National Geographic videos.Teens to adults.
TumbleBookCloud Junior
An online library of e-books, read-alongs, audiobooks, graphic novels and National Geographic videos. For children grades 3 to 6.
TumbleBook Library
An online collection of animated, talking picture books for children.
Universalis Junior In Library | From Home new to the collection
Access a French language encyclopedia for children and teens. Not sure what some of the text means? Many of the articles are also available in English. Brushing up on your pronounciation? You can listen to the articles.
Advanced French readers may prefer Encyclopaedia Universalis.

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Featured Content

December is a festive season for many! Check out some seasonal picks in our Online collection.


Go behind the scenes at the LEGO factory to see how staff gear up for the holiday season, create new lines for Christmas and manage the multi-language customer call center at the busiest time of year. Follow the construction of a spectacular Lego train in central London and meet the Addis family, who has built a huge LEGO sculpture in their Cambridgeshire living room every December for the last twenty years. Start watching Inside Lego At Christmas.


Christmas from Solstice to Santa by Nikki Tate and Dani Tate-Stratton Christmas Camp by Karen Schaler Construction Site on Christmas Night by Sherri Duskey Rinker Home for Christmas by Nora Roberts Together for Kwanzaa by Juwanda G. Ford Daddy Christmas and Hanukkah Mama by Selina Alko


Twelve Days of Christmas by Debbie Macomber The Christmas Train by David Baldacci Skipping Christmas by John Grisham Pete the Cat Saves Christmas by Eric Litwin The Christmas Stories by Charles Dickens When Santa Fell to the Earth by Cornelia Funke


The Christmas Trilogy by Trans-Siberian Orchestra Christmas Flutes by University of Georgia Flutes Songs in the Key of Hanukkah by Erran Baron Cohen A Family Christmas Do You Hear Waht I Hear? by Various The Best Ever Christmas Songs: 1955-59 by Various


Learn a Language with Transparent Languages