At the Library

Use the Chatham-Kent Public Library online catalogue to find books on your topic. Check out some staff recommendations:

Master your Inner CriticEmotional DetoxNatural MeditationFinding Pease in Time of TragedyGrief Works

Online Databases

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



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. Currently includes Chatelaine, Consumer Reports, Dr. Oz: the Good, and others.

Gale Courses

Gale Courses
Get free access to interactive, instructor-led online courses. 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.

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OverDrive Magazines
The magazines you love – now available online at your library! We have subscribed to over 3000 digital magazines, which you can read online or download your home computer, tablet, or smartphone! OverDrive deliver the exact same content you get in print, plus exclusive features like video, audio, and live links!

Alternative and Holistic Health Database

Alternative and Holistic Health Database
This alternative health database provides full text for 180 publications on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness, including full text for many peer-reviewed journals, reports and proceedings, as well as association and consumer newsletters dating back to 1990

In My Community

Discover some great tips from the Public Health Unit 
Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit
Get assistance with an addiction or mental health issue from The Chatham-Kent Mental Health and Addictions Program 

Community counseling with Family Service Kent
Family Service Kent

Get in shape at the local YMCA


Do you or someone you know have an issue with alcohol abuse? Contact Alcoholics Anonymous
Alcoholics Anonymous

Debt reduction strategies from RBC

Government Resources

Dietitians of Canada 
Education, nutritional screening and meal planning from registered dietitians.
Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities 
Information about adult and continuing education in Ontario. 
Health and Wellness Ontario 
Information from the Government of Ontario concerning health and wellness