Online Resources

Published on 24 March 2020

online-resources

 Lake Mac Libraries has a wide range of free digital resources available for both adults and children alike.

 In addition to the resources below, our Lake Mac Libraries app is also now available for compatible Apple and Android Devices.


YouTube Resources (Kids and Adults)


eBooks (Kids and Adults)

  • Bolinda Digital - Enjoy Australian fiction by best-selling authors as well as ABC publications, picture books, biographies and true crime stories.
  • Libby eBooks - Thousands of titles available, hand selected by your library. Explore the collection through catalog guides, subjects, featured titles, and curated lists
  • Axis360 eBooks - Enjoy bestselling authors as well as full colour travel guides, children’s stories, cookbooks, study material and self-help information.
  • Story Box Library - Read on screen by some of Australia’s best storytellers, Story Box Library offers a vibrant and interactive way to experience your favourite Australian children’s stories.

Audiobooks (Kids and Adults)

  • Libby Audio - Thousands of titles available, hand selected by your library. Explore the collection through catalog guides, subjects, featured titles, and curated lists
  • Axis360 Audio - Enjoy bestselling authors as well as full colour travel guides, children’s stories, cookbooks, study material and self-help information.
  • Story Box Library - Read on screen by some of Australia’s best storytellers, Story Box Library offers a vibrant and interactive way to experience your favourite Australian children’s stories.

eMagazines and Newspapers

  • Pressreader - Get access to more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines as soon as they’re available on shelves.

Music Streaming

  • Freegal eMusic (Free Access 24/7) - With around 15 million songs available and music videos from more than 28,000 labels, Freegal eMusic has something to suit all music tastes.

Other Online Resources

  • Community History Discover the history of Lake Macquarie – information relating to the people, environment, geography and history.
  • Databases Access Ancestry.com, Choice Online and newspaper archives as well as databases covering business, science, health and much more.
  • Schools - We provide a variety of free services to help students and study support persons with their HSC journey.

Resources for Seniors (Video Resources)