The Library is pleased to provide access to these information databases for your use in the Library*, from home or anywhere you access the Internet. To access these databases, you may need to enter the 14 digit barcode found on your library card and your 4 digit PIN.
Access Online Here. *Must be inside library to access online.
A to Z World Travel cities
202 World Cities • 88 Topics per City. Our mission is to provide users with the global knowledge they need to be informed global citizens.
Global Road Warrior
Find your next read, fiction and nonfiction, by author, title, subject, genre. Access Online Here.
NoveList K-8 Plus
Our Ontario History, Heritage & Culture
Find digital images, text, audio and videos about Ontario history, heritage and culture. Search the collections of libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, heritage and community groups, government agencies, and private collections in Ontario and across Canada via a single search portal. English and French content.
Basic Reference Sources
- Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia
- The Canadian Encyclopedia
- Dictionary of Canadian Biography
Dictionaries & Thesauri
- Ontario Info Go (ServiceOntario)
Phone and Postal Code Directories
- Canada 411
- Canada Yellow Pages
- Canada Post
- AnyWho Pages
- US Zipcodes
- International Postal Authorities
Health Reference Sources
Service Ontario and nearly 400 libraries across the province are making it easier for people to access Ontario government information and services online. You can expect faster and easier access to a range of government services at a location near to you.
Service Ontario Help at the Library
Rideau Lakes Public Library staff have received specialized training in Service Ontario information and services. We can offer the following assistance to our patrons:
- Help accessing the ServiceOntario.ca site for information on programs, services or staff
- Referrals to government staff who can provide you with specialized help
- Answers to questions about government services
- Downloading and printing of government forms
Service Ontario Online
By logging on to the ServiceOntario website you can:
- Apply for a birth, marriage or death certificate
- Register for a campsite at a provincial park
- Get an application for a health card
- Register a newborn baby
- Renew a car license plate sticker online
- Change the address for your health card, driver’s license and outdoors card – all in one step
- Book a road test
- Renew your outdoors card
- Register a business name – and much more