St. Joan of Arc CHS

Welcome to your Virtual Library

Library Learning Commons

Teacher-Librarian:  Ms. De Rose Library Technician: Ms. Rizzi


Welcome to the St. Joan of Arc Library Learning Commons.  Use the icons below to access library resources and information....or stop by the library, we're here to help! The library's mission is to provide  students and faculty with access to information and resources that support individual learning, instruction and personal growth 

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Academic Resources

Access 100 Articles Per Month

How to Login: Username:  sjah.library@ycdsb.caPassword:  Thunder21

Books and Reading

Log in using your k12 email and password.Select York Catholic District School Board.

Vaughan Public Library

With your own  VPL Library Card access thousands of Books and Databases

SJA Library Catalogue

Search for books at the SJA Library


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Select York Catholic District School Board.

A FREE resource providing audio books and dictionaries for ESL students

FREE English Audio Books for English Language Learners

FREE Online E Books

Open Culture

The best FREE cultural and educational media on the web

Open Library

FREE Online Fiction E-Books to borrow 


Online Resources

username:       password: Ycdsbk12 

Access Databases with your Vaughan Library Card and Personal Pin Code

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Click on the logo above or on the link "Maclean's Magazine" on the right and use the following to log in:

USERNAME:  stjoa

PASWORD:  thunder


 Streaming Resources

username: 9503706        password: yrkcStu 

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YCDSB Virtual Learning Environment HELP

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