Township of Havelock Belmont Methuen

Public Library

Online Resources

Ancestry Library is a genealogy database with research tools that consist of data from census, military records, court, land, probate, vital and church records as well as passenger lists etc. It covers Canada, the US, UK and some European countries. This is available for use in the library only.
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The Award-Winning Resource for Children and Adults
Easy to use, and easy to find trusted information. To use this database at home, please contact either the Havelock or Cordova libraries.
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This is the website for Canadian Safe Boating Council (CSBC), which provides information about boat safety and about the different workshops they offer.
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We are pleased to announce that we have have partnered with CELA the Centre for Equitable Library Access and now we can offer patrons who need this service. The CELA Program provides local library access to Canada’s largest collection of alternative format books and online resources for people who have difficulty reading print due to a visual, physical or learning disability. We have magazines and are able to do interlibrary loans. For more information and to be included in this service please contact either the Havelock or Cordova Libraries.
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Like our Facebook page. Check out the different events that are happening at the Havelock and Cordova Libraries as well as the community.
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is a collaboration of libraries, cultural heritage organizations and educational institutions. Its focus is on connecting Ontarians with digital content to support their information and learning needs.
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This resource provides accurate, authoritative information on a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative and complementary medical practices. Designed for researchers at all levels, its intuitive interface provides multiple pathways to information. New periodical and newspaper articles are added daily. It is a companion to Gale Health and Wellness
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Geocaching is the global adventure that combines the outdoors, technology and digital media. It is the real-world treasure hunt that’s happening right now, all around you. There are 2,644,547 active geocaches and over 6 million geocachers worldwide. All you need to do is sign up. There are a lot of geocaches in our region.
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Global Road Warrior gives in-depth information on 175 countries. Categories include: Culture & Society, Greetings & Courtesies, Food & Recipes, and National Symbols. This is a great online resource to either plan your holiday or to be an armchair traveler.
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LingoLITE is an image- and video-based foreign language learning tool for 260 of the most basic words and terms in 30 languages. LingoLITE uses Associative Multimedia Learning, to help the user associate an image with the correct foreign word without first translating it into their native language.
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The Marmora Historical Society has a wonderful website that includes old photos, stories and information about the area and on different families. It is a great site for those interested in history and genealogy.
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This online resource has activities and information for all ages, kindergarten and higher from NASA. Each grade group has a variety of things to do whether you want to learn more or make things. There is also science at home section.
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Overdrive is a  database that will let you download audio books,  ebooks and magazines free of charge to your portable device. You can chose from approximately 3000 audio books and 1400 ebook titles and you can either download from the library or from you own home. Just be careful and check to see if your device will be compatible. PLEASE REMEMBER ON THE SIGN IN SCREEN YOU ONLY NEED TO USE THE LAST 5 DIGITS OF YOUR LIBRARY CARD. Ebook Kindles are not compatible.
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The program consists of a series of online, interactive videos, which guide the user through the basic skills needed to safely enjoy a day on the water. The program is available in English, French, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hindi and Tagalog.
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To help promote safe boating, please click on the link for a digital copy of the safe boating pamphlets. These pamphlets provide useful information on dealing with boating safety.
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The World Book database includes Early World of Learning, Kids, Student, Advanced, Timelines, Activity Corner, Discover, Early People, Inventions and Discoveries, Living Green, Science Power, Social Studies Power, Encidopedia Estuiantil Hallazgos, and L’Encyclopedia Decouverte. If you go the Reference Centre they have computer & web tutorial, life skills, government resources plus a wealth of other interesting facts and articles. This database can be used from home. Please contact either library for the username and password.
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