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

Tutoring is available all day, every day.

Get help with:

  •  English, maths, science
  • Research & study skills 
  • Tertiary subjects such as accounting, statistics and marketing
  •  Preparing/editing resumes & cover letters
  • Advice for job interviews & applications
  • Assistance with business writing and speeches

Have your library membership card handy and click here to start. 

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Improve your digital skills, learn how to use your device, or just get a better understanding of how the internet works.

Be Connected offers free, brief tutorials on topics that range from the absolute basics of using computers and getting online, through to online shopping, setting up your device, using mygov,or connecting to the NBN.

You don't need to register to do any of the tutorials, but you can register with Be Connected if you would like the system to keep a record of your progress.

Click here to get started.

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.

Have your library card handy and click here to start.

Select ‘Sign up’ the first time, and create your profile so that you can track your progress each time you log in. Alternatively, you can use Mango as a guest if you don’t want to track your progress.

 The Mango app is also available for download from your app store.

Click here to view a video tutorial.

Brief video tutorials for when you need some quick assistance.

These videos show you how to use:

  • Library resources such as e-book and movie-streaming platforms
  • Other useful tools such as gmail, facebook, Outlook & Excel

Click here to browse the videos.

Learn to touch-type in 90 minutes with KAZ!

Typing is a valuable skill for anybody who uses a keyboard to study, work or play. Developed with guidance from the British Dyslexia Research Trust, KAZ is suitable for everyone, but also offers dyslexia-friendly functionalities, minimising visual stress by allowing each individual to set preferences for visibility comfort. 

Have your library card handy and click here to start. Select our library service, log in, then choose your preferred visual settings. Note: This resource is most effective when each module is completed in order - so don't skip any modules or lessons!

Hoonuit is now Learning Cloud - still the easiest way to access online software training!

Library patrons have unlimited access to thousands of  easy-to-understand online training videos on the newest software and gadgets.

Software-specific tutorials include Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, Google… and much more!

Have your library card handy and go to Learning Cloud to set up your free account.

If you already had a Hoonuit account, you can use the same details to log in to Learning Cloud. (If your Hoonuit password is not accepted, try using this password instead: learn)

Need some help to get started? Watch this video tutorial.

Learn something NEW today!

Our patrons now have free access to over 500 courses covering 30 subject areas including: Computer Training, Personal Finance, Business, Pet & Animal Care, Career Training, Arts & Crafts, and much more!

The courses feature professional instructors, lessons, exams, assignments and discussion boards – plus grading and feedback to assist with your learning.

Go to Universal Class and enter your library card number to create a free Universal Class account.

Once you have created yourUniversal Class account, you won’t need to use your library card again - simply log in using your Universal Class username and password.

Click here to start!

Encyclopedia Britannica Online Library Edition

When you want reliable, up-to-date information, you can use your library membership to gain free access to to Britannica Library.

To begin your research, have your library card handy and go to Britannica Library.

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

This is a free resource for adults and children. It 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.

You don't need a library card to access this website. Click here to visit Mayakeniny and find out more. is a free online educational website focussing on technology, job training, reading and math skills.

The site is a program of Goodwill International of Eastern NC Inc and the Goodwill Community Foundation Inc. All content is created in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Click here to explore.

The Reading Writing Hotline assists adults with literacy, numeracy and computer skills.

Click here to visit the website and find out more.

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