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Lingo Lite – It’s easier to learn a language with sight-and-sound context for the words you want to learn. With LingoLITE™, you’ll see objects and situations that express vocabulary words, and you’ll see and hear native speakers pronounce the words. Click here
This online collection captures the lives of people living on the edge of European settlement across the various frontiers of North America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Frontier Life brings together documents from sixteen archives and libraries around the world. This geographical spread of material allows users to take a comparative approach or focus on a particular region, making it ideal as a more in-depth scholarly research. To start searching this database click HERE
Ancestry Library Edition is In-library use only. Genealogy resource especially for U.S. and Canadian records. Includes census, birth, marriage, death, immigration, military records and more. Also includes some European, Australian and New Zealand records.
Genealogy Resources on the Internet
The following links are some great resources for your genealogical research:
Free Birth Marriage and Death records for the United Kingdom
Library and Archives Canada
Archives of Ontario
Ontario Genealogical Society Provincial Index
Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Transcriptions for Canadian census records
What is Overdrive?
OverDrive is a free service offered by your public library that lets you borrow eBooks, audiobooks, videos and more from their digital collections.
All you need to get started with free digital titles from Overdrive is an internet connection and a library card.
Explore the OverDrive Catalogue and check it out HERE for Ontario Library Service Download Centre OverDrive for a full-service digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, and other digital content. At downloadcentre.library.on.ca Sign In and choose the Bonfield Public Library from the dropdown menu insert your Library Card Number. For help on getting started click here Please be adviced Amazon Kindle currently does not work with OverDrive, with the exception of the Kindle Fire. Please refer to Overdrive/Android Tablet instructions for information on how to get OverDrive Media Console on your Kindle Fire.
To Access Overdrive
you will need to use your 14-digit patron ID number starting with 223960000. If you do not have one, come in and get it. If you have lost or forgotten your 14-digit number, contact us. If you allow your computer to remember your password, you’ll only have to put the number in once.
If you are a first-time user, go to the OverDrive help page for eBook and audiobooks basics, information on device compatibility and step by step instructions on how to get set up for downloading.
There’s an app for that! Just search for “OverDrive” in your apps store – it’s free.
If you’re having issues with downloads to your Kobo, Sony Reader, or Apple Device, this article from Toronto Public Library may be helpful: The issues have been occurring since a recent security upgrade by OverDrive.
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Are you new to computers and technology? Check out these free online tutorials on a variety of different topics.From seniors learning computer basics to seasoned professionals brushing up on Microsoft Office to unemployed individuals gaining career skills to students practicing math, everyone can find something useful at GCFLearnFree.org.
If you or someone you know has a visual or print disability, a partnership between the Bonfield Public Library and the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA) offers alternative ways of reading in a variety of formats. Some restrictions do apply. CELA materials can only be accessed by someone with a print disability as defined in Canadian copyright law. Access must be restricted to people with print disabilities because the copyright law allows CELA to reproduce published materials in alternative formats for the exclusive use of people with print disabilities. Visit celalibrary.ca for more information. Once registered with CELA contact the Bonfield Public Library.
Accessibility Resources on the Internet
The following links are some great resources for accessibility access
Hear text read aloud with Narrator with Windows 10
Hear text read aloud with Narrator with Windows 7
Mac OSX Apple’s VoiceOver
Magnifying the screen in Windows
Magnifying the screen in Mac OSX
Accessibility features on your computer
Hear text aloud with Narrator with Windows 10
CLEO (Community Legal Education Ontario/Éducation juridique communautaire Ontario) Produces free legal information in many formats and languages to help people understand and exercise their legal rights. CLEO works in partnership with other legal clinics and community organizations across the province. Resources include brochures on key legal issues in areas such as family law, housing, employment, social assistance, abuse and family violence, immigration, consumer law, and more.
What Should I Read Next? is a simple website for book recommendations. All you do is search an author or title, and you’ll get a list of books and authors that are similar. When searching, simply type and wait for the results to appear below the search box.