Library Resources

The AESS Resource Centre reflects the goals and the philosophy of The Fraser-Cascade School District #78 and Agassiz Elementary-Secondary School.

The purpose of the Resource Center is to help our students and staff to become effective users of information, to promote a lifelong love of reading and learning, and to provide the materials that support the academic needs of Agassiz Elementary-Secondary School. 

Fraser Valley Regional Library
Fraser Valley Regional Library

If you can't find the book you are looking for at our school library, try visiting the Fraser Valley Regional Library web site to see if your favourite new book is located at one of the branches.

The Canadian Encyclopedia

Contains more than 8 million words in English and French in some 20 000 articles written by expert contributors from every part of Canada.  This site has a number of excellent sources of information. Please take the time to check it out and use the information for your research papers and essays.

The Encyclopedia of British Columbia

Welcome to the on-line edition of the Encyclopedia of British Columbia. This unique resource contains the complete encyclopedia, along with a variety of readers' resources and other features. Through this on-line edition, the EBC is being updated and expanded constantly and features:

  • More than 4,000 articles on all aspects of BC
  • Advanced search functions
  • Hundreds of sound and video clips
  • Thousands of historic and colour photos
  • More than 700 links to related web sites
  • Hundreds of maps, tables and charts
  • More than 17,000 internal cross-reference links

B.C. Archives Amazing Time Machine

On the B.C. Archives Amazing Time Machine website you can find information about the following topics:

  • Families in B.C. History
  • Communities in B.C. History
  • First Nations Art in B.C.
  • The Cariboo Gold Rush
  • Multiculturalism
  • Social Institutions
  • First Nations in B.C.
  • Economy & Technology
  • B.C. Resource Development
  • Women in B.C. History
  • Art in B.C. History