Browser Compatibility Notification
It appears you are trying to access this site using an outdated browser. As a result, parts of the site may not function properly for you. We recommend updating your browser to its most recent version at your earliest convenience.

Welcome to Selwyn Public Library.

Hours of Operation

**Please note, curbside pickup is by appointment only**

Bridgenorth Library
836 Charles St.
P: 705-292-5065
F: 705-292-6695
Scheduled Curbside Pickup:
Mon 10am - 2pm
Tues 2pm - 6pm

Ennismore Library
551 Ennis Rd.
P: 705-292-8022
F: 705-292-8687
Scheduled Curbside Pickup:
Tues 10am - 1pm
Thurs 3pm - 6pm

Lakefield Library
8 Queen St.

P: 705-652-8623
F: 705-652-8878

Scheduled Curbside Pickup:
Wed 10am - 2pm
Thurs 3pm - 7pm

Donate Button

Online Resources



The Selwyn Public Library is pleased to offer online Electronic Resources to its members. These resources are free for you to use and are available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day from anywhere that has Internet.


library cardLogin: Some resources will require you to login using your library card number. Enter all 14 digits without spaces.

Click here to get a library card online!

If you experience any difficulty, please contact Heidi.



Please click here to access our Children's eResources

Please click here to access our Teen's eResources

Adult eResources

MANGO - With over 70 different languages to choose from, there is no shortage of selection... the only question is "Where to start?!" Download the app and start learning today! 


CloudLibrary - Access to thousands of eBooks and audiobooks. Available through the cloudLibrary app or via a computer web browser.
Click here to access our cloudLibrary help resources.


Ancestry Library Edition - Let ancestry help you discover where your ancestors are from. 
Login to your online account using your 14 digit library card number & PIN.

Contact the library for assistance with Ancestry Library Edition at home.


Flipster - Access to hundreds of eMagazines on a variety of devices. Reading on a tablet or mobile phone, download the Flipster app from the app store. Reading on a PC, access the Flipster website. Login with your patron ID - 14 digit library card number.

Flipster on Desktop Computers - Tutorial

Flipster on Tablets & Mobile Devices - Tutorial


Sharing Dance: Bring Dance Into Your Home - Come move with us, through the power of technology, and bring the joy of dance into your home! 3 levels available: Kids, Seniors, & All Ages.


Agilec Mental Health Services / Resources - If you, or someone you care about, are feeling overwhelmed with emotions like sadness, depression, or anxiety due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, please access the following organizations/resources.


Community Care Online Fitness Classes     

To help people stay active and connected Community Care’s Manager of Wellness Programs, Shannon Burton, is offering on-line fitness classes starting Monday, March 30. They are offering this for free, intended for seniors but anyone can join in! There will be an opportunity to chat a bit at the start, and then a couple times throughout class.

Those interested should email Shannon: 


AudioBookCloud - All ages audiobook database.


RomanceBookCloud - A huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!


NoveList - When you fall in love with an author, it can be hard to start reading someone new... NoveList makes this easier with "read-a-like" title and author suggestions. 


Britannica Library - Search a number of trusted resources including magazines and videos on any topic your heart desires.


G1 Practice Test - Use this G1 practice test to learn the rules of the road and get ready for the real test!


Ontario's Multicultural History - A virtual exhibit exploring the multicultural history of Ontario.


EBSCO would like to offer expanded access to some of their most popular online databases and eBook collections so that library patrons and students have greater access to valuable educational content for use during this extended period of time at home. EBSCO is offering 90 days access (ends in July) to the following resources for public libraries in Ontario:

Please use the following credentials with the links provided to access these resources:
Username: solstrial
Password: Spring20202!
Canadian Reference Centre - is the largest collection of regional full-text content available to Canadian schools and libraries. The database includes leading Canadian and international periodicals, reference books and biographies, plus thousands of images from the Canadian Press. 

Canadian Literary Centre - With a deliberate Canadian focus, this database consists of book and reference content from Essays on Canadian Writing Press (ECW Press). ECW Press also provides several individual monographs, author biographies, essays, literary criticism and book reviews.

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

EBSCO eBooks Canadian Subscription Collection - Offer researchers thousands of e-books from top Canadian publishers and authors. This e-book collection covers a diverse range of subjects including topics pertaining to Canada, Canadian history, native culture, politics and current events.    


World Trade Press is offering free trial access to all public libraries in Ontario until July 31, 2020.

Global Road Warrior

AtoZ World Food

AtoZ Food America 
AtoZ World Travel

AtoZ World Business

AtoZ Maps Online

Lingo Lite


eResources are funded by the Government of Ontario  

Ontario Government logo