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The VLC is much more than an "online library." It provides Information Literacy, Digital Literacy, Media Literacy, and Digital Citizenship resources, as well as technical help, and reliable information for student research and work.

NEW Databases to check out:  CBC's

The UCDSB subscription to TumbleBooks expires on September 30, 2018.

​SORA has arrived... UCDSB's new ebook provider.  Download the mobile App and login with your UCDSB ID and Password.

See your Learning Commons Informationist for more information. 


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Oddball Holidays


  • Sep 3 - Skyscraper Day
  • Sep 8 - International Literacy Day
  • Sep 13 - Positive Thinking Day
  • Sep 15 - Make a Hat Day
  • Sep 16 - Mayflower Day
  • Sep 17 - International Country Music Day
  • Sep 19 - International Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • Sep 21 - International Peace Day
  • Sep 22 - Elephant Appreciation Day
  • Sep 28 - National Good Neighbor Day (US)

Elephant Appreciation Day

Thursday September 27, 2018

Actual Run dates may vary in your schools

Ontario Lesson Plans

Check out these and all the other helpful tips located under the "How Do I..." tab -  research skills, evaluating websites, and staying safe on-line

For Students K-6          For Students 7-8          For Students 9-12

VLC Digital Resources

Looking for information and ideas beyond Image result for google logo....

Check out all of the  Games & Databases  available through the VLC

Contact your Learning Commons Informationist (LCI) for a list of passwords

Journée des Franco-Ontariens

Introduction to the VLC

K-6 Database Search

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Orange Shirt Day - Commemorate this day with Us!


The VLC offers many resources focused on Orange Shirt Day and Residential Schools.  For more information click HERE

The Upper Canada District School Board is acknowledging this day on Monday October 1st.

Please join in to show your support

UCDSB Educational Events & Contests

The above link is your source for information on educational events and contests sponsored by reputable Canadian organizations. Many of the contests can be worked into the curriculum.  New items are added on a regular basis. Keep checking for student, and educator, chances to shine.

New Contests!!!

2018/2019 National Student POETRY and SHORT-STORY Contests

A&E Lives That Make a Difference

Become a World Science Scholar

Defining Moments - Recovering Canada (Spanish Flu)

Banned Book Week