Online Databases

Looking for e-books, audio books, self-help resources, business information, or reference & research materials? Here is a comprehensive list of online databases that may be helpful.

Accessing the Library’s Online Databases

Most library databases require a library membership number for logging in. If you do not currently have a library membership, one will be issued to you by completing the online email form at the bottom of this page.  Please include your full name and home mailing address in your request.  You will be provided with a number by email and a physical card will be mailed to you when our branches reopen.

E-books and Digital Audiobooks

  • OverDrive e-books
    Choose from over 1,500 e-book titles to download directly to your portable device from OverDrive. Media Console software required.
    Browse e-books
  • OverDrive Audiobooks
    Over 3,500 digital audiobook titles from OverDrive for your listening pleasure. Media Console software required.
    Browse Audiobooks
  • Axis360 e-books.  A collection of e-books available exclusively to Haldimand County residents. Find hundreds of current bestsellers, avoid long wait times.  Browse e-books.
  • RB Digital Magazines
    Download cover-to-cover digital editions of your favourite magazines.
    Browse Magazines
  • Freegal Music
    Download free, legal MP3 music tracks and MP4 music videos! Millions of songs available … yours to keep.
    Browse Music

Self-Help Resources

  • Chilton’s Auto Repair
    Chilton’s car care and repair manuals for all makes, complete with illustrations.
    Browse Manuals
  • Mango Languages
    Learn dozens of new languages, interactively while tracking your progress.
    Start Learning
  • Gale Courses Online
    Take many highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.
    Browse Courses
  • Community Information Brant, Haldimand & Norfolk
    Useful listings of services available in our area, including child and family resources, housing information, health and wellness links and crisis and emergency referrals.
    Community Information BH&N
  • ServiceOntario
    Access Ontario forms, applications and government information – easily.
    Search ServiceOntario

Business, Careers & Finance

  • ServiceOntario Business
    Provincial information for business owners, including registration forms, industry data, laws and publications.
    Search ServiceOntario
  • Haldimand County Economic Development
    Access community profiles and information on doing business in Haldimand County.
    See Profiles
  • About My Property
    Details about your property size and assessed value. Compare with nearby property values.
    Visit Municipal Property Assessment Corporation
  • GrandErie Jobs     Search for employment opportunities in our local region. This site aggregates job search results from dozens of online job boards, including Indeed, Workopolis and the Government of Canada Job Bank. All in one spot!  GrandErie Jobs

Reference & Research

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