At the Library

Use the Chatham-Kent Public Library online catalogue to find resources on your topic. Check out a few recent additions to the collection:

olk Art Fusion: Learn to Paint Colorful Contemporary Folk Art in Acrylic Crafty Little Things to Sew Wonderful One-Patch Quilts: 20 Projects from Triangles, Half-Hexagons, Diamonds and More Crochet Baskets: 36 Fun, Funky and Colorful Projects for Every Room in the House

Make Great Art on Your iPad Rainbow Knits Knitted Animal Nursery: 35 Gorgeous Animal-Themed Knits for Babies, Toddlers, and the Home How to Draw Dogs and Puppies: A Complete Guide for Beginners

Crafting for Cat Ladies: 35 Purr-fect Feline Projects Chalk Art & Lettering 101 The Art of Stone Painting: 30 Designs to Spark Your Creativity Origami Fun: Birds

Online Resources

Visit the Online Databases page to see other electronic content available from your library.

Gale Courses

Gale Courses
Get free access to interactive, instructor-led online courses on graphic and multimedia design, web design, Adobe software, drawing, interior design and more. Gale Courses run for six weeks, with new courses starting every month. After you pass the final exam, you’ll receive a certificate of completion in your email.
Remote access available.

Zinio Digital Magazines

RB Digital Magazines
The magazines you love – now available online at your library! Read magazines online or download them to your home computer, tablet, or smartphone! RB digital magazines deliver the exact same content you get in print, plus exclusive features like video, audio and live links! 
Remote access available.


Flipster is a digital magazine distribution service. Access magazines via a web browser or a custom app for tablets, and download magazines to read offline, anytime, anywhere. 
Remote access available.

Canadian Online Art Book Project
The Canadian Online Art Book Project is a growing digital library of books–all original works commissioned by the Art Canada Institute–by the country’s leading art experts on artists who have made a critical contribution to the evolution of the nation’s art history.

In My Community

Cultural Centre Chatham-Kent
Thames Art Gallery

Government Resources

Canada Council for the Arts
Ontario Arts Council