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School is out, but the learning continues with free instructional resources

The BWG Library is more than just books, with online learning resources, video streaming and more for free!
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The BWG Library has hundreds of free, online resources available, even when the Library is closed!   Explore these online resources for free.  Some of the BWG librarians favourites are listed below, or check out the Top Ten Resources.  To access the resources listed below, click the links or visit our complete A to Z list of resources and links.

Tumble Books for Children

TumbleBookCloud Jr. hosts over 300 titles and reading levels from grades 3-8, TumbleBookCloud Junior is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to go beyond the picture book collection in TumbleBookLibrary!  TumbleBookCloud Junior contains early reader chapter books, children’s classics, graphic novels, children’s audio books and new National Geographic videos – many of which pair easily with e-books.

Language Learning with Mango

Mango Languages is the fast, easy and effective way to learn to speak a foreign language!   Practice your French skills with Mango’s online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication.  Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective.

Stream Videos with Kanopy

Kanopy's mission is to provide thoughtful entertainment.  With a catalog of thousands of titles including festival favourites and popular picks chosen for their insight into other cultures, perspectives, and beliefs.  New titles added every month. Kanopy also offers children’s programming with Kanopy Kids.  You get 10 Play Tokens per month.

Online Learning with LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning (formerly is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses that include over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics, from software like the Adobe Creative Suite to fitness and yoga tutorials, that can help you pursue personal and professional goals.  These courses are delivered by expert instructors and feature searchable transcripts that make it easy to find quick answers to questions.  They also feature Certificates of Completion that can be uploaded to a LinkedIn profile.

Online Study Resources ThroughBrainfuse

Expert help, live tutoring, studybuddies and more are available to you, for free every day! Visit the Brainfuse website today.

National Geographic (Adults and Kids editions)


National Geographic: People, Animals, and the World provides unlimited access to digital content that attracts, engages and informs students, educators, researchers and everyone in between.  This database provides full-text books on travel, science and technology, history, environment, animals, photography, as well as people and cultures.  Readers will also find videos, full-colour maps and hundreds of National Geographic images.