Home & Consumer Information

Library Databases

Our databases have lots of information from trusted sources that’s typically not available through the Internet.  You’ll need your library card to log in.

  Home Improvements Reference Center database – [Patron Login Required] – A definitive online tool for home improvement assistance, including: maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating home & garden, etc. This comprehensive resource contains over 25 major reference works in full text with more than 10,000 images. Additionally, the database contains full-text magazines. Video Tutorial (5 min)
Consumer Reports Online – Lac du Bonnet Library Patron use only.  Come visit the library to learn more. Encountering connection problems? Our username has recently changed. Please contact the library for assistance. This is for information purposes only. No offers/promotions/additional subscriptions or purchases are authorized.

Websites

ConsumerSearch Features product reviews from a variety of quality sources.
EnerGuide The Canadian government’s guide to energy-efficient appliances, heating and cooling, and more.
FurnaceCompare.com Ratings and reviews on thousands of air conditioners, boilers, furnaces and heat pumps.