Library Learning Commons

The ADHS Library is a resource learning centre providing students with academic resources, reference materials, books, eBooks and online databases to augment their curriculum studies. Our school's Library Technician, Mr. Coleman, is also available to assist students with their research needs.

The ADHS Library is open Monday to Friday from 8:00AM-3:00PM

Library Technician: Mr. Coleman

Phone: 613-623-3183 ext. 227

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Physical Books:   E-Books and Audiobooks:

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Use your regular username and password to login. (i.e. username: smithr pawword:123456)

For more information on the RCDSB E-Library, visit:


 Local Public Libraries

General Reference

  • Statistics Canada - Statistics Canada produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country--its population, resources, economy, society and culture.
  • Homework Help - Homework Help is a free online math help resource for students in Grades 7-10. Homework Help provides live one-on-one tutoring from Ontario teachers. Homework Help is funded by the Ontario government and administered by TVO. Students can ask their math questions during our chat room hours, Sunday- Thursday 5:30pm-9:30pm ET.
  • Google Scholar - Google Scholar is a freely accessible web search engine that indexes the full text or metadata of scholarly literature across an array of publishing formats and disciplines.
  • Fantastic Fiction - Fantastic Fiction is a website which contains bibliographies for over 30, 000 authors. Looking for the next book in a series? This is the site for you. 
  • Britannica Online School Encyclopedia - This is an interactive online encyclopedia with resources for students in primary, middle and high schools.

Databases and eBooks

Some sites require that you enter your library ID, barcode, or other ID. Please contact the library technician for login details where required.

Click the link below for information on how to access online resources from home! (You must have a board login to view the document.) 

  • EBSCO Database - browse hundreds of online research databases covering all academic subjects. Direst access from school.
  • Gale Databases - Browse over 50 online databases which span all topics and genres. Search them all at once or search individually. Direct access from school.
  • Teen Health and Wellness - provides curricular support and self-help on diseases, drugs and alcohol, nutrition, mental and emotional health, cyber-literacy, family life, sexuality and more.
  • Health and Wellness Resource Centre - provides a set of carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials including 400 health/medical journals, over 700 health videos from Healthology Inc., pamphlets, articles and a broad collection of Thomson Gale reference titles.

Video Streaming

  • National Film Board of Canada - Watch over 3,000 captivating documentaries, feature films and animation films for free. Create your own login.
  • Ted Talks - TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics -- from science to business to global issues -- in more than 100 languages.