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Introduction

Learning lasts a lifetime, and we have information for every student — from kindergarten to post-secondary and beyond. The library can help learners of all ages make the grade!

For more resources on educating children, visit our Kids site. Check out the Homework Help section and For Parents booklists for information on raising a reader, topic guides based on the Ontario curriculum for kindergarten to Grade 8, and more.


Here are a few of our titles

 Master the SAT   So you want to be a coder

Browse our newest books and movies on these topics

Educating Children

Post Secondary Education

Test Preparation


Career Cruising
Career Cruising

Canadian database. The best source for the inside story on careers. Detailed occupational profiles, aptitude assessment tools and comprehensive information about Canadian educational institutions and apprenticeships.

Education & Careers
Education & Careers

Use these online books to find out about Canadian, American, and International schools; financial aid and awards; as well as career prospects in the United States.

Gale Courses
Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers access to free online learning courses that are available anytime, anywhere. These instructor-led courses begin every month and each course lasts for 6 weeks. Sign up using your library card and immediately gain valuable knowledge you can apply to your life or on the job. There’s definitely something for everyone.


Government

Test Preparation

Scholarships and Student Aid

OSAP (ServiceOntario)
Learn more about the Ontario Student Assistance Program and apply online for financial aid.

CanLearn
Information provided by the Canadian government about what and where to study and how to cover the costs.

Scholarships Canada
Register to search the extensive database of scholarships, bursaries and grants.

Studentawards.com
Register to get personalized information on thousands of scholarships, grants and cash awards.

Homeschooling

A to Z Home’s Cool Homeschooling
Homeschooling resources, blogs, legal information, and much more. This website is international in scope, but has lots of Canadian content.

The Ontario Federation of Teaching Parents
A provincial group providing support to homeschooling families and information on home-based education.


Waterloo Region District School Board
51 Ardelt Avenue
Kitchener, ON  N2C 2R5
519.570.0003

Waterloo Catholic District School Board
35 Weber St. W., Unit A
PO Box 91116
Kitchener, ON  N2G 4G2
519.578.3660

Adult & Continuing Education at Conestoga College
299 Doon Valley Drive
Kitchener, ON N2G 4M4
519.748.5220 x 3656

Cambridge Christian Home Educators
Nonprofit, interdenominational Christian support group for home educating families in the Cambridge area