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

 

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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.

 

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, tables or devices with internet access.

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

 

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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, videos, magazines, comics, educational offerings, and much more. With RBdigital for libraries, you can access 10+ content services—all from a single app.

 

Digital Graphic Novels

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

Streaming Movies and TV Shows

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

Streaming Movies and TV Shows

 

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
Britannica

Britannica Online encyclopaedia provides extensive coverage of a huge range of subjects. Easy to use, and easy to find trusted information for kids, teens and adults.

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.

National Geographic Virtual Library

A complete archive of National Geographic Magazine, every page of every issue since 1888, as well as a searchable collection of National Geographic books, images, maps and videos.

National Geographic Kids

This collection is comprised of the National Geographic Kids Magazine, from 2009, along with a selection of National Geographic books, images and multimedia. 

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 local public 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.

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 eAudiobooks anywhere, anytime. Simply login with your member details to access the library’s collection of eAudiobooks.

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.

Kinderling Kids Radio

Sing, dance and chill out with this award winning Australian audio streaming service that not only broadcasts music, but also stories, fun fables, nursery rhymes, meditations and edutainment programs for children aged zero to nine years old. Includes podcasts for parents and multi-lingual stories in Hindi, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Arabic and Greek.

Kinderling Kids Radio

How to unlock Kinderling Premium with your library card:

Step 1: Visit Kinderlingkids.com/library

Step 2: Enter your library name (Ipswich Libraries)

Step 3: Enter your library card number

Step 4: Set up a Kinderling account

Step 5: Download the Kinderling app

Step 6: Log into your Kinderling account

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