Library Collections & more
The Library catalogue uses Bibliocommons that is easy to use and navigate!
If you can’t find what you’re looking for, you can also search other libraries across BC to request items to be sent to Fort St. John Public Library for you to pickup. Find out more at Borrow from Other Libraries.
Libby is a digital service that allows you to browse a collection of eBooks, audioBooks, and eMagazines and download or read them on your desktop computer or mobile device using the Libby app.
Find out how to use this service with a screen reader.
Bibliothèque Numérique by Cantook Station is a collection of French language eBooks and audiobooks from Canadian and international publishers. It includes popular genre fiction, bestsellers, non-fiction and more. There are titles for adults, teens and children.
The Library recognizes the financial support of the Province of British Columbia and the Government of Canada through the Canada-British Columbia Agreement on French-language Services. La bibliothèque reconnait le soutien financier de la province de la Colombie-Britannique et du gouvernement du Canada par le biais de l’Entente Canada-Colombie-Britannique relative aux services en français. We are grateful to Vancouver Public Library for donating their sizeable French language collection.
TumbleBooks is an online K-6 children’s ebook database. The simple interface for children presents full colour pages of eBooks for kids (K-6) and parents for read-alongs.
BC Historical Newspapers
ProQuest has launched historic archives of the The Province (1894-2010), the Vancouver Sun (1912-2010) and the Times-Colonist (1884 -2010). Access 125+ years of digital news archives at no charge, remotely, anytime – no authentication required.
This online access is made possible through a collaboration of academic, public, and school libraries across B.C.
BC Historical Newspapers from the University of British Columbia
The BC Historical Newspapers project features digitized versions of historical papers from around the province. The titles, which range from the Abbotsford Post to the Ymir Mirror, date from 1859 to 1995. A collection of historical newspapers digitized by the Prince George Public Library, Prince George, BC is available at Prince George Newspapers.
Access to the microfilm used to create this collection generously provided by the Royal British Columbia Museum and British Columbia Provincial Archives.