Online Resources for Kids

Discover educational and fun online resources for emerging readers. Log in with your Library barcode to play and learn.

💳 These resources are exclusive to library members.

💻 Certain resources are available to digital members

Join online for a digital membership, or visit a branch to become a member.

Login details are typically your library card number (beneath the barcode) and PIN, though some resources require you to create an account with your email address.

For the full list of our programs, activities and resources for children, visit our Kids Page.


  • Education Support

    Access quality educational resources to support children learning from home, including online homework help.

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  • Stay at Home Storytimes

    Watch us read popular books and sing familiar songs.

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  • Story Box Library 💳💻

    Engage and be inspired by a range of quality Australian Stories read on film by some wonderfully dynamic storytellers.

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  • Busy Things 💳💻

    700+ curriculum-linked, fun, educational activities to play online. Trusted by thousands of schools and homes around the world!

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  • Australia Reads

    Need some help choosing school books? Check out this list of award-winning books, selected with help from Leesa from The Little Bookroom.

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  • First Nations Recommended Reads

    Check out our list of First Nations Recommended Reads, where you’ll find stories and non-fiction titles for young people of various age groups.

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  • Kanopy Kids 💳💻

    Thoughtful entertainment for kids (preschool and up). Parents can trust a curated selection of educational and enriching videos with developmentally appropriate, age-based ratings.

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  • Programming for Kids

    This LinkedIn Learning course is designed to help parents and educators introduce programming concepts to kids of all ages (click here to activate your free access to LinkedIn Learning first).

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  • Staying Home

    A free eBook from Sally Nicholls and Viviane Schwarz describing the experience of a family of raccoons during experiencing lock-down restrictions.

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  • Short and Curly ABC Podcast

     A fast-paced fun-filled ethics podcast for kids and their parents, with questions and ideas to really get you thinking. It asks curly questions about animals, technology, school, pop culture and the future.

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  • StoryKids Podcast

    StoryKids is a brand new weekly podcast featuring Aussie kids and their original stories. The kids chat about their creative process and the stories are brought to life with amazing actors, music and sound. Also available on Spotify.

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  • Kids Ask Authors

    Kids Ask Authors is  a weekly 5-10 minute podcast where children’s book author/illustrator Grace Lin and a guest author answer one question from a child reader.

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  • Internet Safety Tips

    We are committed to raising awareness around online safety through participation in the eSmart Libraries program.

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