Access a huge range of e-books, audiobooks, online games, digital comics, tutoring and educational resources, movies and more through the Shire Library’s e-resources for children and youth.

Important note: You will need your library membership number to access the applications below. Not a member? Find out how to join the library.

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Studiosity

                

Our members have free access to online, one-on-one tutoring with Studiosity.       

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Britannica Library
                
Britannica Library

Encyclopedia Britannica Online Library Edition

This can be searched according to the user’s age group, ensuring results are suitable for all stages of learning.

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Busy Things
Busy Things

Busy Things is a great learning resource with over 100 fun activities that teach key skills for young children.                

Great for school-readiness and younger ones starting out with online learning.   

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KAZ Online
KAZ Online

Touch-typing is a valuable skill if you need to use a keyboard for study, work or play. KAZ is suitable for anybody aged 6+. 

Developed with guidance from the British Dyslexia Research Trust, KAZ also offers dyslexia-friendly functionalities, minimising visual stress by allowing each individual to set preferences for visibility comfort.

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SwopBots
SwopBots

SwopBots is a coding game that can be played online or downloaded.

SwopBots is a fun and highly motivational way to get children thinking about code and solving puzzles. Suitable for eight years and up.

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Rainforest Coding Game
                
Rainforest Coding Game

Rainforest offers interactive adventures that teach you how to code.

Suitable for five years and up.

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LibraryCraft
LibraryCraft

Some awesome WA libraries have banded together to create LibraryCraft, a free Minecraft server that is available to WA kids aged 7-17 years old.

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Funbrain
Funbrain
Funbrain offers a great range of fun maths and reading games for all ages – and it’s free!                

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Mango
                
Mango

With Mango, you can choose from over 70 different languages to learn – including English.

You can learn some phrases for your next holiday, become proficient in the native language of your ancestors, or just pick up some handy Shakespearean insults for fun.

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BBC's Muzzy

BBC's Muzzy

BBC's MUZZY provides resources to help young children to learn Italian, French, Spanish, Korean, Chinese or German.

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Mayakeniny

Mayakeniny

Learn and engage with Noongar language and music with Mayakeniny ('Sound Dancing')

This free resource features short webisodes for learning Noongar language, a searchable wordlist with references to historical documentation, and Noongars children's songs with karaoke videos - with new features being added over time.

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Comics Plus Children's Library
                
Comics Plus Children's Library

With Comics Plus Children's Library, kids have unlimited access to digital comics, graphic novels and manga - minus the adult content.

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Beamafilm (documentaries and Indie features)

Beamafilm
Enjoy award-winning movies, documentaries and acclaimed TV series without ads – straight from your TV, computer or device - free with your library card.
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Hoopla (e-books, audiobooks, comics, music, movies and TV shows) 

Hoopla

Borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone or TV. 

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Download on the App Store, Google Play or Amazon

NewsStand (e-magazines)

NewsStand

NewsStand offers free access to a huge range of e-magazines, from popular Australian titles through to international and LOTE titles.

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Download app on the App Store or Google Play

Libby (e-books and audiobooks)
Libby

A fresh and easy way to borrow and read from your library.

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Download app on the App Store or Google Play

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Tumble Book Library
Tumble Book Library
Tumblebooks includes e-books, read along, graphic novels and more.                

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Kanopy Kids
                
Kanopy Kids
Create a Kanopy account using your library membership, and access unlimited Kids' content.

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Story Box Library
Story Box Library

The Story Box Library is an online reading room where the wonderful world of Australian children’s literature comes to life.

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BorrowBox (e-books and audiobooks)

BorrowBox

Borrow e-books and audiobooks free from your library using the BorrowBox.

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Download app on the App Store, Google Play or Amazon

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