Resource Lists & Advice

Calgary Public Library

  • Digital Resources - Every CBE student and staff member has a free Calgary Public Library account.

To login to the websites below, use your CBE email account (ie. as your username (or "library barcode number") and 1234567 as your password. Staff use their CBE email address alias and the password 2222222 to login to the CPL website.

  • BookFlix - Animated read-along storybooks and videos for early learners.
  • Libby / OverDrive / eReading Room for Kids - eBooks and Audiobooks (for just kids books, please click the eReading Room link)
  • Flipster - Read popular magazines online including Kayak, Owl, Brainspace, All About Space, Faces, RangerRick, and Zoobooks.
  • Tumble Book Library - Listen and read-along to animated story books for young children, their parents, and teachers. Play games and watch videos from National Geographic.
  • National Geographic Kids - Explore National Geographic Kids to learn about animals, environment, history, people, places, and science from around the world.
  • Science Reference Center - Learn about famous scientists and research topics in applied sciences, biology, chemistry, earth science, energy, and astronomy in journal articles, ebooks, and images. Find great curriculum support for teachers.
  • World Book Online for Kids - Children can explore the world of animals, important people, and places in easy-to-read articles, images, and videos. You can also solve puzzles while learning fun facts or try out science experiments.
  • TumbleMath - Listen and read-along to animated math-themed story books for children, their parents, and teachers. Complete quizzes on core math skills after reading the stories.
  • Kanopy
  • Movies and TV shows including Franklin, Little Bear, Max & Ruby, and Wapos Bay.
  • Sign in (using CPL info above). Then create an account using your CBE Google account.
  • For children's tv shows and movies, click "Go to Kanopy Kids" at the top.


  • Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park - (Siksika)
  • A Home For Our History - a non-profit ebook that details the origins and history of the museum and details the importance of Blackfoot Crossing and its place in the world
  • Nitsitapiisinni Stories and Spaces - (Kainai)-Weaves threads of connection between children, elders, plants, landscapes and the stories that bind them together which provide an opportunity to explore our own connection to the land and one another.
  • Native Land - Interactive - allows users to learn the traditional territories, languages, and treaties of the places they were born, lived, or visited. This resource can support with deepening an understanding of why we acknowledge the land and the responsibilities we have to the places where we live, work, and play.
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