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Online Learning Portal

The Brockville Library has partnered with Contact North to bring courses to you at your local library. Computer stations in a quiet environment are available to students. Through contact North you can access thousands of courses at all skill levels.

Who is Contact North

Contact North ǀ Contact Nord works in partnership with Ontario’s 24 public colleges, 22 public universities and over 250 public essential skills and training providers to increase and improve online and distance learning opportunities for Ontarians in over 600 small, rural, remote, Aboriginal and Francophone communities across the province.

Examples of skills development opportunities:

  • Computer Use Essential Skills
  • Literacy
  • Diabetes and Diet
  • Creating a Blog
  • High school & GED
  • Office Administration

**Many literacy, basic skills and GED courses are available free of charge

If you're interested in any of the skills development opportunities please contact Carilyne Hebert, Centre Coordinator at cornwall@contactnorth.ca or call 1.855.353.2642.

Course & Webinar Schedules:

Paro Centre for Women's Enterprise: Has helped thousands of women across Northern Ontario start, grow or build new business opportunities. Every Wednesday they offer free webinars to anyone who is intersted.

Live Literacy: Free live webinars on topics ranging from math, literacy, budgeting, personal health, computer skills, administration, personal growth, etc.

Anytime Literacy: Independent Learning Courses on topics ranging from career exploration, computer skills, college readiness, office adminstration, etc.

Oasis Skills Building: Looking for cost effective professional development options for your employees or looking to advance your own skill set? Courses through Oasis cover a vast range of topics such as business management, customer service, online publishing, Microsoft Office, team building, supervision, sales skills and staying positive.


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Upcoming Special Events

  • Doors Open Weekend
    Visit us during Doors Open weekend to explore Brockville's art history, tour the galleries and shop a bake sale and white elephant sale. More details.

  • Paint Party Fundraiser
    Join us for an evening of painting and socializing Sunday May 28th, 1-3pm @ the Union Jack Pub. More details.

  • Brockville Loves Books Meet the Author
    Meet Terry Fallis @ 7pm at the library. Tickets on sale now - $10/each. More details.

  • Bloomsday
    Come celebrate @ 7:30pm at the library with Ulysses readings, music, wine and more! Tickets $15/each - on sale now! More details.

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