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Virtual Branch


September 1, 2023 - Our library's subscription to Flipster has ended. If you would like to access our digital magazine collection, please visit Overdrive/Libby or Hoopla's Magazine Binge Pass.


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 Reference Centre

Canadian Reference Centre includes full-text content from leading Canadian and international periodicals, reference books and biographies, plus thousands of images from the Canadian Press. It also includes access to popular magazines like Maclean’s, People, and Consumer Reports.

Career Cruising

Career Cruising is a comprehensive exploration and planning tool that helps people explore careers and post-secondary school options. It provides detailed listings on over 500 occupations, including education and training information.

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.

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.

Home Improvement Reference Center


Home Improvement Reference Center is your source for “how-to” information on a variety of do-it-yourself home improvement and repair projects.


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. 

MasterFILE Premier


MasterFILE Premier provides a robust collection of full-text magazines, e-books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection. 1,579 full-text magazines and journals. 55,000 full-text primary source documents. You can access the Reference eBook collection here.

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.

Primary Search


Primary Search is a full-text database of carefully curated content for elementary school libraries. It includes full text for the most popular children's magazines, e-books, and easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. For the e-book collection, visit here.

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.