Welcome to the YMCI Learning Commons



Extracurricular Activities

Library Council

  • Students acquire community service hours for volunteering in the library, before and after school and during lunch.

Mustang Print

  • Memo's student newspaper is published four times a year.

White Pine Forest of Reading Club 

  • Students meet weekly from December to April to read a selection of Canadian authors and vote for their favourite.

  • The group attends the Awards Ceremonies at Harbourfront in May.

York Memorial C. I. School Library Web Site

Please click here or click on the Library Tab

  • The school has purchased eighteen ebooks in the Cultures of the World series. 

  • To access these ebooks you will require a specific username and password. Library staff will provide this for you.

  • These ebooks have been purchased by the school for only our students' use. Please do not share the username or password.

  • To connect with the ebook website, please click here.

  • Library staff can provide database usernames and passwords for on-line products.

Online Encyclopedias

  • Encyclopedia Universalis

  • Grolier Encyclopedia

  • Encyclopedia Americana

  • Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia

  • New Book of Knowledge

  • La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre

  • New Book of Popular Science

  • Lands and Peoples

  • Amazing Animals of the World

Online Database Subscriptions

EBSCO Resources (KO)
EBSCO provides information from up to 3600 scholarly publications and popular magazines and newspapers, as well as the following special interest databases:

  • Points of View

    • offers opposing viewpoints on contemporary issues

  • Canadian Points of View

  • Literary Reference Center

E-STAT (Statistics Canada Web Site)


  • This fiction database provides subject heading access, reviews, and annotations for over 120,000 fiction titles. It also includes Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, Book Talks, and Feature Articles.

Gale Cengage Learning (KO)

  • Knowledge Ontario (KO) provides access to a series of ebooks (Gale/TDSB Virtual Reference Library) as well as 13 databases.

Additional Links of Interest

Career Cruising

  • Career Cruising > Career Paths > Careers & Occupations

Student Research Guide