Online book club

The Libby Book Club for WA is a monthly digital book club available exclusively to Western Australian library members hosted by local author David Allan-Petale.

The book club is hosted on Zoom on the third Wednesday of every month. Guests have the opportunity to ask questions, interact with the authors, and enjoy a well-rounded bookish discussion. The month's title can be downloaded free as an eBook or eAudiobook with no waiting or holds via the Libby app.

Books, audiobooks, and magazines

Libby, by Overdrive

Library members can browse, borrow and read free digital books and audiobooks and more than 3,000 digital magazines on a mobile phone or tablet through the Libby reading app.

Overdrive 

Library members can access Overdrive ebooks, magazines and audiobooks to read or listen to on a web browser such as Edge, Chrome, or Firefox. There are no downloads or software required.

BorrowBox

BorrowBox allows library members to select and download free digital books, magazines and audiobooks to a computer or mobile device. Download the Borrowbox app for mobile devices or browse BorrowBox online on your computer.

Hoopla digital

Hoopla digital allows library members to enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. 

Movies, TV shows, and documentaries

Kanopy

Enjoy thousands of free movies with your library membership. Kanopy delivers one of the largest collections of indie films, classic cinema, festival and educational documentaries and movies. 

Hoopla digital

Hoopla digital allows library members to stream popular TV series for free, including new and trending shows, online or on the Hoopla app. Watch popular movies on hoopla, and stream fan favourite movies from genres like romance, comedy, horror, and more. Documentaries such as the Great Courses are also available.

Children's resources

Overdrive - eReading Room for Kids   

On Overdrive, children can browse, sample, place holds and borrow eBooks appropriate for their age range and reading level.

Busythings 

Library memberships allows access to hundreds of fun online educational activities for children aged 3-11 years. Busythings can be played on smartphones, tablets or computers.

Kanopy Kids 

Library members can access free video streaming of educational and entertaining children's programming. Kanopy Kids is a streaming service, and downloads will count towards the data limits on your internet plan.

Librarycraft

Attention Minecrafters! Librarycraft is a free Minecraft server created as a safe place for players aged 7-17 years. There are three servers providing a unique way for players to explore a range of skills. Joining is free, but proof of age is required.

LOTE4Kids

LOTE4Kids is an online database of digital books in world languages allowing kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English). Each book comes with English translations to help kids learn languages. LOTE4Kids has over 3,0000+ picture books in 65+ languages, with new books and languages released each month.

StoryBox Library

Children can enjoy story time any time as they listen and watch as wonderful Australian children's literature is read by engaging storytellers. StoryBox is suitable for pre-primary and primary school-aged children.

Research and reference

State Library of WA 

Browse the State Library of WA’s website and catalogue. You can join online to access State Library of Western Australia digital resources for members.

Trove 

Search Trove to explore amazing collections from Australian libraries, universities, museums, galleries and archives. It’s free and available online all day, every day.

Aussie-driver.com

Aussie Driver provides practice learner driving tests. It also contains comprehensive information on Western Australian road rules.

Ancestry Library Edition

Free access is provided to this popular family genealogy website in the libraries on the public computers.

CHOICE online

Free access to the CHOICE website is available in the libraries on the public computers. CHOICE online allows searching of product reviews and comparisons and much more.

Computer training and cyber safety

Be Connected Program

The libraries are Network Partners in this fantastic Australian Government initiative to help you increase your skills and confidence in using digital technology and being online.

Explore the Be Connected Program for free online tutorials on a wide range of subjects such as basic computer skills, staying safe online, shopping online, using the internet to connect with friends and family, and lots more.

eSmart 

Explore eSmart to become better informed about being safe online. It is designed to help children and adults gain the skills needed for smart, safe and responsible use of technology. eSmart brings a huge range of resources together in one place, including online tutorials, resources for kids, youth and parents.

Australian Cyber Security Centre

The Australian Cyber Security Centre provides easy to understand tips and techniques for you to stay secure when working, socialising, banking, shopping or just browsing online.

You can keep up to date on the latest online threats and how to respond, including how to report cyber-crime and scams.

GCF LearnFree

Visit GCF LearnFree to discover over 200 free tutorials on using computers, email, internet, mobile devices and so much more.

More information and contact

Mundaring Library: Call 9290 6780 or email mills@mundaring.wa.gov.au

Boya Library: Call 9290 6755 or email gills@mundaring.wa.gov.au