Ancestry Library Edition
(only accessible from the library; available at most branches)
Ancestry Library Edition is no longer accessible from home. It may be used at any branch of KFPL.
A wealth of genealogical and historical data, from Census and Military records to Birth and Marriage certificates. A valuable resource for amateur and professional genealogists alike, and for everyone who might be a little curious about their family history.
Canadian Major Dailies
Access current content and backfiles from more than 20 of Canada’s top national and regional newspapers, including the Kingston Whig-Standard (1985-1992, 1994-current).
Canadian Reference Centre
This database combines Canadian magazines, newspapers, newswires and reference books to create the largest collection of regional content available to Canadian libraries.
Includes full text from some of Canada's leading magazines, like Canadian Business, Canadian Geographic, Canadian Living, Chatelaine, Consumer Reports, Flare, Food in Canada and Maclean's.
A collection of digitized source material from rare and special collections. Includes the KFPL's index to the Kingston Whig-Standard and its predecessors from 1810-1848.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
A student encyclopedia, Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics.
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center
This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.
Hoopla is a collection of digital music, movies, television, audiobooks, graphic novels and ebooks that you can enjoy on your web browser, smartphone or tablet.
Stream critically-acclaimed movies, documentaries, independent films, classic cinema, foreign films and more to your TV, mobile phone, tablet or online.
LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
LinkedIn Learning is an upgrade to Lynda.com, providing a huge collection of online learning opportunites for KFPL patrons. Simply sign in with your library card and choose from over 16,000 courses in 7 different languages. Course that will help you:
Little Pim makes learning a foreign language easy and accessible to all kids at the age they learn best, up to the age of 6 years. Videos, books, flashcards, and CDs keep kids entertained while inspiring in them a lifelong love of language learning.
An interactive learning tool that uses sound and visual display to help immerse users in over 40 different languages and over 15 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses taught in the native language.
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full-text information dating as far back as 1922.
Find reviews and recommendations for literary fiction, popular fiction, and non-fiction (including biography & memoir, history, sports, science, spirituality & religion, true crime, and travel).
A resource designed to help parents, teachers, and librarians improve literacy, connect reading across curricular areas, teach reading and writing concepts, and engage young readers.
A large selection of ebooks, audiobooks and magazines for use with a wide variety of devices.
Delivers full-page images of newspapers from over 55 countries. Carries today's paper plus a 60-day archive.
A database that contains full-text articles for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. All articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexile Ranking Levels).
Driver's licences, plate stickers, health cards, birth certificates and other services provided by the Ontario Government.
Story Me collects images and stories (audio interviews) from Kingston-Frontenac residents to preserve memories from residents of all walks of life.