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As a member of Charles Sturt Libraries and the One Card Network, did you know that you can take advantage of our free digital library too?

Our digital library provides 24/7 access to a large online collection of books, audiobooks, magazines and newspapers. You also have exclusive access to a range of online resources where you can learn anything from how to edit photos, improve your computing skills, research your family tree, stream music, and much more.

Best of all, you can access these straight from your own device with no fuss and no cost to you!

Please note you must log in with your library card number and pin.

Overdrive

This popular database has both eBooks and eAudiobooks. Choose from new releases, bestsellers, classics and non-fiction for all ages. Titles can be borrowed for 21 days and are returned automatically (just in case you forget!)

OverDrive has accessibility features and can recommend books you might like. It is compatible with many devices like Kindle, Mac, PC and Windows Mobile Devices.

Download now:

Apple App Store Android Desktop

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Libby by Overdrive

If you use an Android or iOS device to read books, try Libby by OverDrive. We recommend this app as it's a more user-friendly interface. Libby has all the same collections as OverDrive.

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RBDigital

Pop your headphones in and listen to a large collection of popular titles. Many titles have no limit 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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Story Box Library

Introducing our new subscription based educational website created for children to view stories by local authors and illustrators that are read a loud by fantastic, predominantly Australian and New Zealand storytellers.

To access this collection simply follow the link below, select Charles Sturt Library and enter your library card number.

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Story Box

In2era

This newest addition to our collection specialises in levelled readers for junior and primary school children. You can also access interactive books, games, languages and activities.

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In2era

Tumblebooks

This is an online book read-along collection for small children. Talking picture books that you can read online, or have read to you.

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Tumblebooks

Press Reader

Access this great database and you will have 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

Messenger

Read your local Messenger newspapers online.

Lynda

Lynda is an online training resource that provides access to thousands of video tutorials, on anything from computing, photography, design, to using the Internet.

Lynda.com

My Career Match

This handy quiz is perfect for job seekers looking to match their interests and skills to a career path. Simply enter your library card number to begin. The questionnaire takes roughly 15 minutes and once started must be completed in one session. You will receive an email of your results upon completion.

My Career Match

Be Connected

Join thousands of older Australians who are taking free courses on everything computer related. Learn how to access the Internet, how to use your device safely, and even how to keep in touch with others online.

As a partner with the Be Connected program, our libraries also provide free events available for anybody to book into. Visit our Digi Learn page for more information.

Be Connected

Freegal

You've heard of Spotify, but what about this completely free online music streaming service? With a library membership this database offers access to approximately 9 million songs, including new releases and top hits.

Freegal

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Work on your English vocabulary, reading, writing, listening and speaking skills from home.

Road to IELTS

Ancestry.com

This special library edition provides instant access to a range of genealogical resources.

Please note this database is normally only available for use in our libraries, however in response to COVID-19 all library users can access this from home through the Libraries SA website until the end of June.

Ancestry.com

State Library of South Australia

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

SLSA 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.

TROVE

Kanopy

Introducing our newest database! Get free access to thousands of movies available for streaming.

Each month you can watch up to 10 films, with unlimited plays on Kanopy Kids and The Great Courses

Kanopy

My Health and Wellbeing

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

My Health and Wellbeing

It's Up to Me

This tool helps build life skills and gives you the opportunity to become better connected with the community. Subjects include tenancy, budgeting, wellbeing, employment, cooking and cleaning.

It's Up to Me

Connecting Up Australia: SA Community

This search directory tool helps connect you to your communities

SA Community