Online Resources

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 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.


eBooks (Kids and Adults)

  • Axis360 eBooks - Enjoy bestselling authors as well as full colour travel guides, children’s stories, cookbooks, study material and self-help information.

  • Bolinda Digital - Enjoy Australian fiction by best-selling authors as well as ABC publications, picture books, biographies and true crime stories.

  • hoopla - Stream music and TV shows, or choose from a huge selection of comics, eBooks, and eAudiobooks to download.

  • Libby eBooks - Thousands of titles available, hand selected by your library. Explore the collection through catalogue guides, subjects, featured titles, and curated lists.

  • 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)

  • Axis360 eBooks - Enjoy bestselling authors as well as full colour travel guides, children’s stories, cookbooks, study material and self-help information.

  • Bolinda Digital - Enjoy Australian fiction by best-selling authors as well as ABC publications, picture books, biographies and true crime stories.

  • hoopla - Stream music and TV shows, or choose from a huge selection of comics, eBooks, and eAudiobooks to download.

  • Libby eBooks - Thousands of titles available, hand selected by your library. Explore the collection through catalogue guides, subjects, featured titles, and curated lists.

  • 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.

 Music, TV shows and movies

  • hoopla - Stream music and TV shows, or choose from a huge selection of comics, eBooks, and eAudiobooks to download.

eMagazines, newspapers and comics

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

  • hoopla - Stream music and TV shows, or choose from a huge selection of comics, eBooks, and eAudiobooks to download.

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)