Ipswich Libraries has a range of resources to cater to a variety of needs. Our collections include an extensive array of downloadable e-resources, online databases, large print and audiobooks onsite.

Downloadable e-Resources

A range of electronic books, magazines, newspapers, audiobooks, movies and music are available for downloading to computers, tablets or devices with internet access. Instructions on how to do this are available on our website.

Online databases

The Ipswich Libraries website offers free access to online databases on a wide range of topics such as Art & Entertainment, Current Events and Local and Family History.

Our Learning Lounge provides access to courses to support literacy, numeracy, English and other languages, and other learning opportunities for all ages.

Large Print Books

All Ipswich Libraries branches have fiction and non-fiction Large Print books with 16 point or larger font. Large Print titles can be located on the Ipswich Libraries website by selecting the “Advanced Search” tool and ticking “Large Print” as the format.

Audio Book Collection

Ipswich Libraries branches have fiction and non-fiction audio books available to all patrons. Audiobooks in CD or MP3 format are available at all branches or as e-books.


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