Elibrary

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Free wherever you are with your library card

Ku-ring-gai Library offers downloadable eBooks and audiobooks with BorrowBox, CloudLibrary, RB Digital and Wheelers ePlatform; digital magazines; downloadable music with Freegal; and streaming documentaries and indie feature films with Kanopy and Beamafilm. Explore now with your library card.

You must be a member of the library to access the eLibrary. You can sign up online and receive a temporary membership number. Temporary membership will allow you to access online services but is only available for three months at which you need to come into a branch with your ID to finalise your membership. 

If you need help with the e-resources, our friendly staff in all our branches are on hand to show you how to access and enjoy your 24/7 eLibrary.

View our elibrary help flyer(PDF, 625KB)

BorrowBox 

Choose from hundreds of ebook and audiobook titles for adults, teenagers and children.

BorrowBox has a large number of books by Australian authors and new titles are being added all the time.

If the book you'd like to read is currently checked out, you can reserve it and be notified by email as soon as it is available.

Visit BorrowBox

CloudLibrary 

Our most recent platform, CloudLibrary, has a great choice of fiction and non-fiction ebook titles from Australia, the UK and the US.

It also has a fantastic selection of books for children and teenagers including the entire Harry Potter collection in ebook and audiobook.

Titles can be borrowed for 28 days.

Visit CloudLibrary

Welcome to Libby

RB Digital has moved to the Libby app

Audiobooks, magazines, ebooks and comics have moved to the Libby app.

  • Access to Libby will be using your Library card number and password.
  • Current checkouts will be available in RBdigital through the remainder of their lending periods.
  • Holds will not be moved to Libby. You will need to place any holds again in Libby. (If you want a record of your holds, you can export your transaction history from RBdigital websites under My Account - Profiles).
  • Checkout history will not be moved to Libby. However, you will be able to mark titles you've already read using tags in Libby. If you want a record of your RBdigital checkout history, you can export your transaction history from RBdigital website. The RBdigital portal has this same message and a link to FAQs.

Visit Overdrive and download Libby app

Please note that the catalogue items on Overdrive are available for viewing, however log-in access is currently unavailable at this time. The issues are being addressed by our technical team. We thank you for your patience and understanding.

Wheelers ePlatform

Over 300 popular ebook titles are available in Chinese.

读者们可以使用智能手机或平板电脑,通过Wheelers ePlatform来阅读超过300多种中文流行书刊.

Visit Wheelers ePlatform

Online database

Search our online cataglogue for a variety of databases.

Access online databases

StoryBox Library

StoryBox is an online library for younger pre-school aged children. It is full of videos of Australian authors, actors, comedians and musicians reading Australian stories aloud. 

Visit StoryBox Library

State Library ebook resources

As a member of the library, you can also use ebook resources supplied by the State Library of NSW. Ebook Central is designed with mobile in mind. Access the site from your tablet or phone and download ebooks for offline reading.

Visit State Library eresources

State Library help with HSC research needs

The State Library has just launched a new HSC 2021 web page which brings together the key information students and teachers need. You will discover links to research guides for History (both modern and ancient), English as well as Society & Culture. View the State Library's HSC 2021 web page.

Online HSC resources

Ku-ring-gai library provides access to online HSC resources through our online databases.

You must be a member of the library to access these databases. You can sign up online and receive a temporary membership number. Once you have your number, you can search the online databases for Higher School Certificate resources.

Please contact library staff if you need help with any of these databases on 9424 0120 or gordon.library@kmc.nsw.gov.au.

Indyreads

In collaboration with State Library of NSW, members of Ku-ring-gai Library can access Indyreads - an eBook and eAudio platform providing access to quality Australian and overseas published works. As stated by the State Library of NSW - Indyreads aim to ensure that this content, which is not necessarily distributed through traditional library suppliers is available to readers via their local public library.  You need to be a member of the library.  Not a member - click here to join.

Access Indyreads

Stream classic cinema, independent films and top documentaries for free using your library card with either of the services below.

Kanopy

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Beamafilm

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Freegal music

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