Looking for more resources for your essay or school project? Trying to improve your general knowledge?

Our Digital Library resources designed for adult, secondary, and post secondary learners can help raise your research or Trivia game to the next level. You’ll find articles, videos, images and even reading recommendations! Use your Library Card number to log in.

Gale In Context: Canada

Find information about Canadian topics, people, places, events and issues. Start with the topic overviews and then discover news articles, biographies, videos, images, magazine articles, and more.

Gale In Context Canada is a reliable resource for research on Canada.

Britannica Library Young Adults

Encourages independent learning with access to multimedia content and the ability to toggle between reading levels.

Britannica Library Reference Center

Conduct fact-checked research from continually updated encyclopedia articles..

Ancestry Library

In Library use only

A family tree takes you back generations—the world’s largest collection of online records makes it possible.

Learn about your ancestors and trace your family tree.

Old fashioned photos with Ancestry Library logo.

Digital Heritage Collection

The Petawawa Public Library Digital Heritage Collection records the stories of Petawawa and the surrounding communities. Includes historical photographs and audio recordings.

Men and women dressed in 1930's attire standing in front of one of Petawawa's early homes.

CBC Corner

A one-of-a-kind portal to discover unique Canadian and local content including news, TV and radio shows, podcasts, kids content, a language learning app and much more!

Canadian County Atlas Digital Project

A searchable database of the property owners’ names which appear on the township maps in the county atlases between 1874 and 1881.

Historical Topographic Map Digitization Project

The Historical Topographic Map Digitization Project provides access to high-resolution map scans of early to mid-20th century Ontario. Project initiated by the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) Geo Community in 2014.

NoveList Plus

Find out what comes next in that great series you discovered or find similar authors or titles to those you’ve already enjoyed.

There is also a way to check if the books you like are available in our library!

A picture of book stacks in the youth department of the library.

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.”

Albert Einstein