Don't know what to read next? Have we got some tales and stories for you! Browse resources to find an exciting title to read and then search the catalogue to get it at our libraries.
Kids eReading Room from OverDrive
For kids 12 years and
under, this eLibrary includes popular and award winning fiction, non-fiction,
picture books, graphic novels, eAudiobooks and videos. To borrow, you can
download books using free software or read in your browser. Help?
Easy to borrow and download, use the BorrowBox app or your computer to browse popular eAudiobook titles, including a
great selection of Australian and children's content. Enjoy on your smartphone, mp3 player or computer. You can borrow and reserve
10 audiobooks fortnightly from Bolinda; loan periods are 14 days for all items.
Please see our Customer Information Sheet [PDF - 480KB] for help getting started. For more details, browse online help or lodge a support request.
Children's Digital Library (ICDL)
Explore free access to
high-quality digital children's books from around the world, in a variety of
languages using the ICDL. Browse by age, genre, book length, character types,
language or even the colour of a book's cover.
Want to find out what to read next and what's new in children's literature? Magpies Magazine offers reviews of new children's and young adult books online, including children's literature articles and interviews.
Story Box Library
Designed to create a love of stories and storytelling in children young and old, Story Box Library features engaging online Australian stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers.
Create a love of reading with online picture books! TumbleBooks are electronic versions of existing picture books with additional animation, sound, music and narration.
Who Next...? is a resource for children and young people that suggests authors and series based on their favourite authors. Age groups include: 5-7, 8-11, 12-14 and 14+. Who Next...? also suggests suitable titles for dyslexic and reluctant readers. Please see our Customer Information Sheet [PDF - 260KB]
for further details.
A fun and easy way to practice maths skills. There are thousands of activities to choose from with beach, jungle, space and safari themes. Suitable for children aged 6 to 10 years.
Britannica Library is an online encyclopaedia, atlas, dictionary and thesaurus for primary and secondary students and adults. Find encyclopedia articles, Britannica-approved websites, journals, multimedia, thousands of biographies and other learning materials. Please see our Customer Information Sheet [PDF - 515KB]
for details on getting started with Britannica.
An online resource for children, Busy Things
features 130+ fun games and learning activities in areas such as
communication, language and literacy, problem solving, reasoning and
Want to learn about Scratch programming? Try Rainforest Coding, an adventure game. Learn how to create your own games and interactive stories. Check out books about Scratch
Try Study Help, a selection of web links and online resources on subjects such as: art, English, Geography, History, Maths and Science, plus Study Skills and Resources.
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