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Online Resources




Library cardholders can access the following online resources:

A to Z World Food

Access 174 world country cookbooks in the world's largest database of global food culture and recipes. (Click on the logo below.)

A to Z World Food

Flipster Magazines

Enjoy a variety of magazines on your computer,  laptop, tablet, or phone courtesy of Yellowknife Public Library and Flipster. (Download the Flipster app for easier access.) Please let library staff know if you enjoy this service and if you have other magazines you would like to see!

Canadian Reference Centre

Canadian Reference Centre provides full text information for over 150 Canadian periodicals and over 400 international periodicals.

You will need a library card and PIN to access from home.

Browse the full collection of magazine titles

Freegal Music

Freegal Music gives you access to free music downloads and streaming.

You will need a library card and PIN to access.

Global World Warrior

The World Awaits! Global Road Warrior is the world's most extensive country-by-country resource. 175 countries from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Includes maps, news, history, food and recipes, travel essentials, and much, much more! (Click on the logo below.)

Global Road Warrior

Lynda Library 

Lynda Library offers over 3500 video tutorial courses  led by experts on web design, software development, photography, business skills, home and small office, project management, 3D + Animation, graphic design audio, music, video editing and more. 

You will need a library card and PIN to access. 

Novelist Plus

Novelist Plus can help you find your next book to read. This database of over 155,000 fiction titles and 50,000 nonfiction titles for readers of all ages lets you use your favorite author to link to other books you might enjoy.

You will need a library card and PIN to access.

Rocket Languages

Rocket Languages provides world language tutorials for free.

You will need a library card and PIN to access.

World Book 

World Book includes access to Early World of Learning (with stories, reading games, and videos), World Book for Kids (elementary), World Book Student (middle grades), and World Book Advanced (high school and older). 

Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Administrator - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699