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If you do not have a library card and would like to access our digital collections, fill out the form below to get your eCard.

Note: You must be a resident of Muskoka to be eligible for an eCard.

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Ancestry Library Edition

Access Ancestry Library Edition

Available at home until December 31, 2021. Genealogy resource, especially for U.S. and Canadian records. Ancestry includes census, birth, marriage, death, immigration, military records and more. It also has some European, Australian and New Zealand records.

For extra information about how to use Ancestry, visit ProQuest Libguides for videos and step-by-step instructions.

Home Access Instructions
  1. Click on the Ancestry logo or from the top of this page, click through the "My Library Card" button.
  2. Log in to your account and locate the Ancestry Logo and start your research. OR 
  3. Click through the "My Library Card" button and find Ancestry in the Digital Collections box. Click on Ancestry, log in, and start your research.

Canadiana Online

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Canadiana Online is a digitized collection of books, government publications, periodicals, annuals and newspapers about Canada published from European contact to the early 20th century.

Codecademy

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Codecademy offers free online courses, taking you from building a simple HTML/CSS site to teaching you JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, Python, and Ruby. The classes are interactive and are great if you are a beginner. However, if you are interested in web development, be sure to take a look.

Code.org

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Code.org has free coding lessons to encourage students to learn computer science and programming. An excellent resource for teachers who want to include coding lessons in their curriculum.

Coronavirus Research Database

Access Coronavirus Research Database

The Coronavirus Research Database from ProQuest is a collection of journal articles, medical papers, and more related to COVID-19 and other coronaviruses. It includes background coverage of past pandemics and epidemics, like MERS and SARS, to give you context around the current global crisis.

Consumer Reports

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Consumer Reports has unbiased ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services such as cars, electronics, appliances, and more. Frequently updated articles, blogs and videos allow you to find the latest consumer news.

Creativebug

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Creativebug offers unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes that you can watch anytime, anywhere. There are video classes in knitting, crocheting, drawing, painting, sketchbooking, sewing, quilting, jewelry making, and much more.

Download Creativebug app

Digital Archive Ontario

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Developed and managed with resources from the Toronto Public Library, Digital Archive Ontario provides free access to digital material of historical importance to Ontario and Canada.

Digital Archive Ontario is a unique and vast digital collection of high-quality images, including Ontario maps, fire insurance plans and views of towns and cities over time, culled from Toronto Public Library's collection and dating back to the 1880s.

Digital Learn

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DigitalLearn.org is a collection of self-directed tutorials for end-users to increase their digital literacy. It focuses on the most basic skills, such as using a computer, navigating a web site, and searching.

G1 Practice Test

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Get ready for the road for free online! With g1.ca you can access free G1 Practice Tests, based on the official Ontario Driver's Handbook.

Gale Health and Wellness

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Gale Health and Wellness offers 24/7 access to full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. Perfect for researchers at all levels, this comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices.

Huntsville Forester Online

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Explore the Huntsville Forester newspaper from 1895 to the present.
Learn more about the local area, people, events, and local merchants and businesses. Find photographs, classified ads, birth notices and obituaries.

Hosted by the Canadian Community Digital Archives.

Khan Academy

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3,300+ video tutorials with complementary exercises, geared toward self-guided learning. The subject areas include math, science, finance & economics, humanities, test prep and computer science.

Muskoka Digital Archives

Access Muskoka Digital Archives

This online collection offers a snapshot into Muskoka's origins, development, culture, and people. Though predominately indexes, there are 500+ images available. The indexes link out to the Online Huntsville Forester for quick and easy access to more details.

National Geographic Kids

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National Geographic Kids is an online database with books, videos, magazines and pictures produced by National Geographic for children. It includes the complete run of National Geographic’s Kids magazine from 2009 to present,  over 500 books, and 200 videos from the National Geographic Kids Collections.

Ontario Genealogical Society Library Collection

Access Ontario Genealogical Society Library Collection

Get access to books, family histories, cemetery records, and more. A great resource for everyone whether you are beginning your journey to find family trees or are an expert researcher.

Partners for Planning Network

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The P4P Planning Network provides a wealth of practical strategies, creative tools and sustainable solutions designed to help families and caregivers take charge of the future, today.

Toronto Star: ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Access Toronto Star: ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Toronto Star: ProQuest Historical Newspapers is a fully digitized and searchable database of every issue of the Toronto Star from 1894 to 2016. Every page is included, from the headlines to the classifieds. It is an excellent resource for genealogists and history projects.

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