Leisure & Recreation

Gale Virtual Reference Library logoGarden, Landscape and Horticulture eBooks

A database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Each collection offers a description and cover photo, illustration list, eBook Indexes, eBook table of contents, in-line graphics and tables, and hyperlinks to related content within an eBook.

DB_2011_Gale_GardenLandscapeandHorticultureCollectionGardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection

A collection of more than 100 journals focused on key issues in gardening, landscaping, and other areas of horticulture.

Gale General OneFile logoGeneral OneFile

A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

Gale Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection logoHospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection

This collection of nearly 500 journals provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field. Includes full collection of Fodor's Travel Guides.

LitFinder logoLitFINDER

Covering world literature and authors throughout history, LitFinder contains a wealth of literary works including over 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. For students or those seeking a deeper view into literature, LitFinder also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more!

NoveList logoNoveList

The NoveList database includes information on more than 180,000 fiction titles for all ages with subject and keyword access; more than 36,000 individual subject headings (fiction); 200,000+ full-text reviews and descriptions from Booklist, Library Journal, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, and others. Searches can be limited by reading level, using Lexile scores to match students with books geared to their reading ability.

NoveList K-8 logoNoveList K-8

NoveList K-8, a fiction database, is designed especially for elementary and middle schools. The 'Working with Kids" section of the Browse panel on the homepage provides a single location to access all of the curricular materials such as Grab and Go Book Lists, BookTalks, Picture Book Extenders and more. NoveList K-8 contains information on over 70,000 fiction titles, more than 200 Curricular Connections, more than 170 Grab and Go book lists, more than 290 Recommended Reads thematic book lists, over 90 Picture Book Extenders, and more.

OverDrive logoOverDrive

A downloadable e-book and audiobook collection.

Logo : TumbleBookLibraryTumbleBookLibrary

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of ebooks for children in grades K-6 (approximately). Existing children's books are licensed for use then animated using the existing illustrations and adding audio narration. The collection includes old time favorites such as The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch, Diary of a Worm, How I Became a Pirate, Miss Malarkey Doesn't Live in Room 10, One Duck Stuck, as well as favourite fairy tales such as Jack and the Beanstalk and Old Mother Hubbard.

TumbleBookCloud logoTumbleBookCloud

TumbleBookCloud is an online collection of read-along chapter books for students in late elementary to high school (approximately). Text size/colour is adjustable and sentences are highlighted as they are narrated aloud. There are approximately 300 books including middle school readers (with high interest/low level books), young adult/teen titles, Shakespeare plays, and classics.