Browse and borrow

  • eBooks and Audiobooks

    Select from our range of ebooks and audiobooks and download to read/listen offline.

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  • Magazines and Newspapers

    Browse and download some of the world's most popular magazines and newspapers.

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  • Streaming

    Check out our streaming content including acclaimed films and documentaries from our Kanopy service. 

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  • Yarra Libraries Podcast

    Listen to pre-recorded events including author talks and poetry performances, and reading recommendations from our librarians.

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  • Family History Resources

    We have a large collection of print, audiovisual and online resources offering free access to ancestry and genealogy databases.

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  • Local History Resources

    Learn more about the area now known as City of Yarra, and uncover the history of your house.

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  • Online Resources

    Learn new business skills and techniques, get creative with online tutorials, watch free webinars and more.

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  • Online Resources Index

    View all of our digital collections, databases and learning resources in one place.

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  • Little Street Libraries

    Check out where you can freely borrow books from small weather-proof housings scattered around neighbourhoods.

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  • Boredom Busters

    If you're finding yourself at home with some spare time or need to take a break from work, we've got you covered!

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  • The Yarra Libraries App

    Download our new mobile app and get everything you need, all in one place.

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  • Suggest a library item

    Make a suggestion for new items that are not already part of our collection.

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  • Inter Library Loans

    If items are not available at Yarra Libraries or Libraries Victoria, we are often able to borrow them from other libraries on your behalf through Inter Library Loans (ILL)

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  • How to use the Catalogue

    FAQs and hints to help you navigate the catalogue and find what you're looking for.

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