Digital Books, Magazines, and Movies
eBooks

A range of fiction and non-fiction electronic books are available for downloading to computers, tablets or devices with internet access.

eBooks
BorrowBox makes it easy to browse, borrow and read or listen to your library’s eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines anywhere, everywhere. Simply login with your member details for access.

 

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CloudLibrary allows you to borrow and read eBooks and eAudiobooks from your library for free. The newly redesigned app includes all new navigation and personalization, making it easier than ever to find eBooks or Audiobooks.

 

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Check out your favorite audiobooks, eBooks, magazines, comics, and much more. With Overdrive and the Libby App, you can access it all from a single app.

 

Digital Magazines

A range of magazines are available for downloading to computers, tablets or devices with internet access.

eAudiobooks

Ipswich Libraries branches have fiction and non-fiction eAudiobooks available to download to computers, tablets or devices with internet access.

eAudiobooks
BorrowBox makes it easy to browse, borrow and read or listen to your library’s eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines anywhere, everywhere. Simply login with your member details for access.

 

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CloudLibrary allows you to borrow and read eBooks and eAudiobooks from your local public library for free. The newly redesigned app includes all new navigation and personalization, making it easier than ever to find eBooks or Audiobooks.

 

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Check out your favorite audiobooks, eBooks, magazines, comics, and much more. With Overdrive and the Libby App, you can access it all from a single app.

 

Streaming Movies

Ipswich Libraries now has an exceptional range of award winning Movies available for you to stream whenever you want, wherever you want.

Streaming Movies

 

To enjoy the thousands of awesome Kanopy films on offer you just have to sign up for an account.

You can sign up for your account here 

After signing up, you’ll be prompted to “add your library card”. Simply use your Ipswich Libraries username or the number on the back of your library card and you’re go to go!

Once you’ve signed up, you’ll only ever be prompted for your Kanopy login when you are using new devices.

Each library member can watch up to 10 new movies every month. Once you download a film you have 72 hours to finish watching the item.

 

Story Box Library

Story Box Library features Australian children’s books read by Australian voices, presented in high definition streaming videos you can watch on your PC, Mac, tablet or Smartphone.

Digital Newspapers

Do you like to keep up with the news, but don’t want to subscribe to a newspaper? Ipswich Libraries can help!

Databases
Online Reference Search

Ipswich Libraries offer an extensive collection of electronic reference books, journals, articles, magazines and more with a very broad subject coverage.

Austlit

Authoritative information on hundreds of thousands of creative and critical Australian literature works. 

Novelist Plus

The secret to finding your next great read. Browse Novelist Plus for read-alike recommendations for all your favourite books and authors.

Picture Ipswich

Explore our collection of historical images, interviews and books of Ipswich.

Ancestry Library Edition

Search census, birth, marriage, death records and more from Australia, the U.K., U.S., Canada, Germany, & other countries.

In Library Use Only

My Heritage

Search billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources.

Apps
Ipswich Libraries App

Ipswich Libraries now has its own App packed with great features that allow you to quickly:
   •  Renew books
   •  Check your account
   •  Browse the catalogue
   •  Find out about upcoming Library events
   •  Check out items without your Library card
   •  Download eBooks and Audiobooks

Overdrive & Libby

Check out your favourite eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, digital comics and much more with Overdrive and the Libby App.

CloudLibrary

CloudLibrary allows you to borrow and read eBooks and eAudiobooks from your library for free. The newly redesigned app includes all new navigation and personalization, making it easier than ever before to find and borrow eBooks or eAudiobooks.

CloudLibrary Language Collection

Avid readers of Languages other than English (LOTE), can now access the QLD Language Collection through the cloudLibrary app. Access thousands of adult, young adult and children’s e-books and e-audiobooks in over 25 languages.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning (formally Lynda.com) is a leading online learning site that offers hundreds of courses on a huge range of subjects. You can learn anywhere, anytime.

BorrowBox

BorrowBox makes it easy to browse, borrow and listen to your library’s eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines anywhere, anytime. Simply login with your member details for access. 

Busythings

Busythings has over 130 games for 3-11 year olds teaching early literacy, numeracy, art, music concepts, and also just for fun. There are also free & paid iPhone, iPad & Android apps available.

PressReader

Read magazines and newspapers from around the world on your phone or tablet with PressReader. Find your favourite titles and discover new ones. Save a story collection and schedule automatic deliveries. Need help to set up? Click on

PressReader

Kanopy

Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video platform for public libraries and educational institutions that offers viewers a large collection of award-winning films and documentaries. Watch over 30000 Documentaries, Classic and Indie Films on Desktop, Mobiles and Tablets. Note that Kanopy requires users to be over 18 years of age.

Kanopy Kids

Kids Movies and TV Series on Demand Kanopy Kids offers unlimited plays of films and TV series that inspire and inform, helping children develop social and emotional skills. You can set parental controls to access age-appropriate, valuable learning topics, such as history, science, and new languages.

ParentTV

ParentTV offers hundreds of on-demand videos and courses
to support the parenting and care of children from birth to teens.

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