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Animated read-along storybooks and videos for preschoolers and young school-age children, their parents and teachers.
FREE ONLINE TUTORING. Get expert online help with your homework from 2 pm to 11 pm. daily! Chat live with a tutor and get customized assistance. Aligned with Alberta curriculum for students grade 2-12. Also resume writing support for all ages and support for adult learners. Brainfuse works best on Google Chrome and by selecting: "HTML5 Classroom."
Interactive encyclopedia for emergent readers including stories, games, and videos covering a variety of topics and interests.
World Book Kids Encyclopedia in Spanish.
World Book Kids Encyclopedia in French.
Children’s eBooks and eAudiobooks to read or listen to on your computer, or download to your mobile device.
Online courses and practice tests for Elementary School to College, plus professional and personal development, occupation practice tests, English language proficiency, and citizenship preparation.
Animated language learning courses for children in 7 languages plus English. An app, which runs on Flash, is available for mobile devices; user must download the Puffin Academy app username: albertamuzzy Password: muzzylove! View available apps
National Geographic Kids digital magazine, in full colour and fully searchable, plus National Geographic books, pictures and more.
Fiction and non-fiction reading suggestions for children and teens, plus reading discussion guides and book reviews.
Easy facts about Animals, Science and Dinosaurs that can be read by beginning readers plus activities. This site has read-aloud capability for those who like to listen.
Online access to the same Alberta-specific curriculum information found in The Key. Course lessons, reviews and practice tests for grades 3 through 12. Important changes in your SOLARO account on July 18, 2017 Calgary Public Library must make changes to update access to SOLARO on July 18. Those with an existing SOLARO account will need to create a new account at that time. If you would like to create your new account now please go to https://app.solaro.com/library/cpl. With this change, any lesson history, notes and flash cards from previous accounts will no longer be accessible. Calgary Public Library apologizes for any inconvenience that this transition causes.
Animated read-along story books, and games for young children, their parents and teachers. View available apps
Developed expressly for young users, and optimized for tablets and features image-based navigation, easy-to-read articles, images and videos as well as engaging games, projects, and activities.