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Access World News Research


With Access World News you can stay informed on local, national, and international topics, people, and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from around the world to around the corner. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

Ancestry Library Edition

Trace your family history by searching for historical records on Ancestry Library Edition. Records include census and voter lists, birth, marriage and death, immigration and much more! (In-Library use only)

Belleville History Alive

The Belleville History Alive site is our on-going digitization project. You can find city directories, newspaper clippings on local businesses and other documents pertaining to local history.

Canadian Points of View Reference source

Containing resources that present multiple sides of a current issue — including information on key topics of interest to Canadian researchers — Canadian Points of View Reference Source helps students develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

CBC Corner


CBC Corner - Discover the best Canadian shows, stories & more
This digital portal allows you to discover trusted news, entertaining TV and radio shows, educational kids content, news in foreign languages and much more! Pour CBC Corner en français, cliquez ici.

Consumer Health Complete


The most comprehensive database for consumer-oriented health content, Consumer Health Complete is designed to help users gain an overall understanding of key topics across the health and wellness spectrum — from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

Gale Courses

Gale Courses are self-guided college level courses available for free with your library card. The Belleville Public Library is excited to offer our community new alternatives to continue life-long learning and to build valuable career skills. For more information, please visit here.


Hoopla is a media streaming service that offers thousands of music recordings, audio books, graphic novels, TV shows and movies from major Hollywood studios, record companies and publishers. All you need is a valid library card to borrow up to 8 great titles per month. For more information, click here.


Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform for public libraries that offers viewers a large collection of over 30,000 award-winning films, specializing in documentaries and foreign films. For more information, please visit here.

Libby by OverDrive

Libby, by OverDrive is a free book lending service offered by the library that lets you borrow digital content such as e-books, audiobooks, and magazines anytime, anywhere with your library card. For more information, please visit our help page. 

Medici TV

Medici TV is the world's premier resource for classical music programming. It includes 3500+ musical works from the Baroque period to present day, 3000+ videos of concerts, operas, ballets, documentaries, and master classes, as well as 150+ live events streamed every year from the world's most prestigious venues. 

NoveList Plus

Find the perfect book with NoveList Plus our comprehensive readers’ advisory resource. You can find titles, articles, and book lists, including author readalikes, for both your fiction and nonfiction needs. Pour NoveList en français, cliquez ici.

Teen Health and Wellness

Teen Health and Wellness provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, straightforward curricular, and self-help support. Articles are correlated to state, national, and provincial standards, including Common Core Health and Science. To access this resource at home - Username = bellevillepl, Password = bellevillepl

Toronto Star online



Available through NewsBank, search full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and archived issues of the Toronto Star (1985-Current). Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

Tumble Book Library


The TumbleBook library is a collection of animated, talking picture books. It also features videos, read-alongs, puzzles and games for young readers.

World Book Online


World Book Online is an engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school.