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The Charles Sturt Library Service provides access to a number of online resources for FREE with your library card and PIN.

eBooks & eAudiobooks

Overdrive

This popular database boasts both eBooks and eAudiobooks. Choose from new releases, bestsellers, classics and non-fiction for all ages. Titles can be borrowed for a period of 21 days and are returned automatically.

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Apple App Store
Android
Desktop

Libby by Overdrive

Same collection as above, but with a different, more user-friendly interface.

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Apple App Store
Android
Desktop

RBDigital

The original podcasts! Pop your headphones in and listen to a large collection of popular titles. Many titles have no limited to the number of borrowers who can play them at the same time, which means no holds and no waiting times. If you need some title suggestions make sure to also check out our Book of the Week on our Facebook page.

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Apple App Store
Android
Desktop

Tumblebooks

Online read-along books for small children. Talking picture books that you can read online, or have read to you.

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Tumblebooks

 

eMagazines & eNewspapers

RBDigital

Free access to over 400+ magazines. Download them onto your PC or tablet device.

**Important Note for Current Users – this database will not be available after Monday 30 September. To download and view magazines you will need to download our new database Press Reader. See below for more information.**

Press Reader

Introducing our newest database – available now!

Instant access to over 7000 publications from over 100 countries in 60+ languages. New editions of newspapers and magazines are added on the day of release, which means publications are fully concurrent and simultaneous. Missed an edition? We also hold three months of back issues.

Please note: The Advertiser, The Age, Sunday Mail and the Sydney Morning Herald are not available on Press Reader.

Download now:

Apple App Store
Android
Desktop

Help Links:

Press Reader Getting Started

Messenger

Read your local Messenger newspapers online.

Learning - Online Training

Lynda.com

Access thousands of online tutorials on Computing, Photography, using the Internet and more…

Log in to Lynda.com

Be Connected

Join thousands of Australians who are taking free courses on everything from how to access the Internet, to using your device and keeping in touch with others online.

Log in to Be Connected

Music

Freegal

Free online music streaming service offering access to approximately 9 million songs. Includes new releases and top hits.

Listen here:

Apple App Store
Android
Desktop

 

IELTS

Road to IELTS

Work on your English vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills from the comfort of your own home.

Access Road to IELTS

   

Family History

Ancestry.com

Ancestry Library Edition provides instant access to a range of genealogical resources. Please note this database is only available for use in our libraries.

Access Ancestry.com

State Library Family History

The State Library is able to help with a wide variety of family history research, and accessing of relevant resources.

Access State Library Family History

TROVE

This free database provided by the National Library of Australia helps to find and use resources relating to Australia. It brings together content from libraries, museums, archives, repositories and other research and collecting organisations.

Access TROVE

 

Health

My Health & Wellbeing

Libraries SA have provided links to some of the most popular health websites that will help provide general health information.

Access My Health & Wellbeing

It’s Up 2 Me

This tool builds life skills for individuals and provides them with the opportunity to become better connected with our community. There are a number of everyday subjects that are covered including Tenancy, Budget, Wellbeing, Employment, Cooking and Cleaning.

Access It’s Up 2 Me

 

Your Community

Connecting Up Australia

This search directory tool helps connect you to your communities.

Access SA Community

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