Online Resources

Books and Music

Amicus

Request books by interlibrary loan from Canada's catalogue of 500 libraries, including the National Library.

From 49thShelf.com, this site is for anyone interested in BC-published books, both new releases and backlist titles.

Can't decide which book to read next? Try signing up for an email club that lets you test-drive newly published books!

Check out our new collection of downloadable audiobooks!

Our starting collection of eBooks on a variety of subjects viewable right in your browser or downloadable to a portable device.  Now includes fiction!

Instantly borrow digital movies, TV series, music, eBooks, comics, and audiobooks on hoopladigital.com or the hoopla mobile app.

This streaming movie service provides unlimited access to award-winning shorts, feature films, and documentaries, with thousands of titles from more than 50 countries,

Library to Go

Download and listen to Audiobooks and eBooks for your computer and portable devices!

National Network for Equitable Library Services

Contains over 10,000 items in DAISY and eBraille formats. A perceptual/print disability designation is required on the patron's library card. Public domain books and resources are available without a library card.

NoveList

Find novels that suit your tastes by entering your favourite author, series or plot.

OneClickdigital

OneClickdigital brings exclusive Recorded Books eAudio, as well as content from all major publishers, together with an eBook service.

See what other libraries across BC have in their collections. 

Overbooked

Overbooked provides timely information and reader's advisory services on all genres of fiction and nonfiction.

Tumblebook Library

eBooks for eKids. Online read-along books, in English, French and Spanish

tumblebook cloud

eBooks for kids and teens in grades 6 to 12. Includes teen novels, graphic novels, classics (including Shakespeare), audiobooks and educational videos.

TumbleBookCloud Junior

eBooks with reading levels from grades 3 to 8. Includes early reader chapter books, graphic novels, children's classics, audiobooks and educational videos.

Whichbook

Whichbook is a neat resource that lets you choose a book based on your mood. Want to read something happy and optimistic? Just move the sliders and Which Book will give you some options.

Zinio

A huge collection of full digital copies of your favourite magazines. View magazines on your computer or on a wide variety of mobile devices. New users will need to create an account.

Local History and Genealogy

(Accessible only within the library) Online collection of genealogical records, including census data, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

Dive into Canadian collections of immigration, military, public service, land and census records, plus get advice from researchers.

This science centre and museum holds the local history of Prince George, including its own archive and various historic photograph collections.

Describes the mandate and collection of the Northern BC Archives which provides public access to archival materials of value related to the history and culture of Northern British Columbia.

Search the Prince George Cemetery plots by name or year.

A group that meets to discuss successes and failures while researching genealogies.

Read the transcripts or listen to the stories of many local pioneers as preserved by volunteers of the Oral History Group. Transcripts are searchable.

Information on the events and collections of the railway and forestry museum.

Birth/marriage/death registration & certificates, wills registry, adoption, name change, genealogical & other services.

Automotive

Auto Repair Reference Center

Browsable and searchable auto repair information, wiring diagrams, and recall notices as far back as 1945.

Mitchell ProDemand

The Mitchell manuals you're used to in print now online! Accessible only within the library and only using the Internet Explorer web browser.

Small Engine Repair

Repair data for ATVs, boat motors, motorcycles, personal watercraft, snow mobiles, tractors, and other small engines.

Vehicle Safety and Inspection Standards Online

Provides current access to vehicle safety and inspection standards and related BC legislation. Accessible only within the library.

Law and Government

BC Codes

The complete BC Fire and Building Code online and searchable. Accessible only within the library.

BC Stats

Offers information about life trends, business, labour, and surveys in British Columbia today.

BC Stats Library Edition

Expanded version of BC Stats with BC Census information. Accessible only within the library.

Canada's most trusted reference dedicated to provide information leading to financial help, subsidies, grants, loans, joint ventures or any funding program offered by the federal and provincial governments, associations and foundations.

QP LegalEze

Your one-stop legal research solution offering all of the current laws of B.C. produced by the Queen's Printer. Accessible only within the library..

Vehicle Safety and Inspection Standards Online

Provides current access to vehicle safety and inspection standards and related BC legislation. Accessible only within the library.

Business and Statistics

BC Stats

Offers information about life trends, business, labour, and surveys in British Columbia today.

BC Stats Library Edition

Expanded version of BC Stats with BC Census information. Accessible only within the library.

business plans handbook

Business Plans Handbook from Gale Virtual Reference Library. Search hundreds of actual business plans by small businesses throughout North America.

Business Source Premier

The definitive research tool for business journals and other sources. Includes Harvard Business Review!

Canada's most trusted reference dedicated to provide information leading to financial help, subsidies, grants, loans, joint ventures or any funding program offered by the federal and provincial governments, associations and foundations.

Search general interest, health and business databases for magazines and journals.

Regional Business News

Search 75 business journals and news sources from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. 

Newspapers and Magazines

Canadian Newsstand

Search nearly 300 newspapers from across Canada, including: PG Citizen (1999-present)

Search general interest, health and business databases for magazines and journals.

Wondering if the library has a particular magazine or newspaper title? Search the Full Text Finder tool by title to find out which databases provide access to the title. Includes both our online and print collections.

Over 5000 newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries, in more than 60 languages. (formerly known as PressDisplay)

Free digital & searchable access to Prince George's newspapers from 1909 to 2015 including the PG Citizen.

Zinio

A huge collection of full digital copies of your favourite magazines. View magazines on your computer or on a wide variety of mobile devices. New users will need to create an account.

Consumer

Canada's most trusted reference dedicated to provide information leading to financial help, subsidies, grants, loans, joint ventures or any funding program offered by the federal and provincial governments, associations and foundations.

ConsumerReports.org

Ratings, reviews, recommendations and buying advice for all sorts of things.

Home Improvement

Articles, tips and step-by-step instructions for do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance and remodeling.  Includes plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical and decorating projects.  

Employment

A comprehensive resource to help achieve your potential in school, career, and life. Start with a self-assessment survey to identify career matches based on your interests and skills. Then explore in-depth information on hundreds of occupations, career paths, and more. Includes a résumé builder.

Education

Learn a new language for free from over 12 different languages.

Search general interest, health and business databases for magazines and journals.

Explora Canada

EBSCO's new student database replaces Searchasaurus, Kid Search, and Student Resource Centre. Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.

Hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment.

Home Improvement

Articles, tips and step-by-step instructions for do-it-yourself home repair, maintenance and remodeling.  Includes plumbing, outdoor, woodworking, electrical and decorating projects.  

Tumblebook Library

eBooks for eKids. Online read-along books, in English, French and Spanish

tumblebook cloud

eBooks for kids and teens in grades 6 to 12. Includes teen novels, graphic novels, classics (including Shakespeare), audiobooks and educational videos.

TumbleBookCloud Junior

eBooks with reading levels from grades 3 to 8. Includes early reader chapter books, graphic novels, children's classics, audiobooks and educational videos.

Health and Wellness

Search general interest, health and business databases for magazines and journals.

PubMed Central Canada

A free digital archive of full-text, peer-reviewed health and life sciences literature.

Encyclopedias and Research Help

Search general interest, health and business databases for magazines and journals.