Use Chatham-Kent Public Library's online catalogue to find books on your topic or check out some staff recommendations:

The Slime Book / by Erin Suzanne Kelly 
Stories for Kids Who Dare to be Different / by Ben Brooks 

Becoming an Astronaut / by Ellen Lawrence 

Salamander or Lizard? / by Susan Kralovansky 
 Dogs and Puppies / by Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
Amazing Origami Animals / by Rob Ives 
Saving Fiona / by Thane Maynard 
Hack Your Backyard / by Niki Ahrens 

Online Resources

Online resources include electronic databases, newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias and journal articles.
For more information, visit the Online Databases page.


Brainfuse Homework Help: offers a comprehensive suite of online academic services designed to support many learning needs and styles. Expert online services include: Live Tutoring, Skills-Building, 24/7 Help Center, Writing Lab, etc.

Adult Learning Centre: achieve your learning and career goals with our LIVE, one-to-one academic coaching, Test Centre, and online resources.

Canadian Points of View

Canadian Points of View
Gain a balanced perspective on current issues on Canadian topics. Each with an overview, point, counterpoint and critical thinking guide. This resource will help students and teachers critically analyze an argument, learning to separate facts from opinions.


Culture Grams
CultureGrams contains concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. It goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

Pebble Go

Pebble Go
Targeted to K to Grade 3 age group, PebbleGo Animals, Sciences, Social Studies and Dinosaurs databases feature built-in reading and research tools expertly levelled for emerging readers. Articles include narrated text and highlighting.

Worldbook online - Kids

Worldbook online - Kids
A virtual reference source, containing every article from the twenty one volume print set plus much more, including multi–media links. World Book kids is design for the student grade 3-6.

Worldbook online - student

Worldbook online - student
A virtual reference source, containing every article from the twenty one volume print set plus much more, including multi-media links. Worldbook Student is design to encourage search skills for students grades 6 thru 12.

In My Community

Kumon Learning

Chatham-Kent Public Library Local History Digital Collection


Big 6 method teaches student information gathering and research skill. Excellent student resource from kindergarten through university.

Easy Bib
An easy to use tool that creates a bibliography for you using MLA format. Simply fill-in-the-blanks with the relevant information about each part of the citation and the site will make the bibliography.

Graphic Organizers
Find graphic organizers to help structure writing projects and to help in problem solving, decision making, and research planning by using templates from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Education Place.  

Historical Atlas of Canada
Explore interactive maps from different periods of Canadian history. Browse the maps for such topics as Prehistory, Native Canada and Population.

Homework Help
A math tutoring resource that supports students in Grades 7 to 10. As a tutor a question or view interactive tutorials on topics like fractions and decimals. - World of Math Online
Free math lessons and math homework help from basic math to algebra, geometry and beyond.

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
This site offers lessons on sentence structure, tense consistency, style and paraphrasing.

Word Central
Merriam- Webster's online dictionary for children. This website also includes word games, a daily buzzword, and a rhyming dictionary.

Government Resources

Ontario Ministry of Education
Student learning resources compile web-based activities and information resources to support the Ontario education curriculum.