e-Books and e-Resources

e-Books and e-Resources

The William Grundt Memorial Library provides a number of online databases for members of all ages and interests - whether children or adults, fiction or nonfiction, learners or avid readers. Here are a couple of examples for you to try.

 
BorrowBox

What’s BorrowBox? Your library in one app! BorrowBox enables users to borrow, download and enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks from their local library. Library members can access their favourite titles wherever they go with the BorrowBox mobile app.


Come in and get your library membership, or update your existing membership to give you free access to these resources and more. The BorrowBox User Guide will help you in getting and install the BorrowBox app. For more information on BorrowBox, please contact the library.
 
Online Computer Tutorials
As a valued library member we would like to extend to you, free access to one of our added library services: thecomputerschool.net is an online computer training organisation that specialises in easy-access online computer education.
 
Register and you can instantly access (24/7), a powerful database that provides a direct, secure link, to more than 6,000 Technology Tutorials, offering immediate, quick lesson
education.
 
Come on in to the library and the staff will get you started!
 
Libby
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Overdrive (Libby app) – free ebooks and digital audio books for library members.

Download the Libbby app, to access the Overdrive collection ebooks, magazines and eAudiobooks.  You can also browse the collection, through the web browser on your computer. Install the Libby app on your phone or tablet (it also works on most eReaders – but NOT Kindle).

With hundreds of popular fiction and non-fiction titles to choose from, this new collection is guaranteed to have something for everyone. You can enjoy best-selling novels, well-known classics, self-improvement guides, and much more all on your own time, wherever you may be.
No matter how you plan to enjoy, titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period. There are no late fees!

 
eResources at home
The State Library of Western Australia provides members of the William Grundt Memorial Library with a whole range of other online resources on their eResources at home for public library members’ page.

This includes links to eResources for kids as well.
 
Kanopy

Kanopy is a video Streaming platform for public libraries delivering one of the largest collections of indie films, classic cinema, festival and educational documentaries, and movies online or through an app. The services enable Public Library and State Library members to browse and view over 30,000 + films and documentaries from top suppliers, including the BBC, Criterion Collection, Ronin Films, Madman Entertainment.