Northern Beaches Libraries provides access to a range of interactive and entertaining digital resources for kids.
For reading and entertainment:
Overdrive provides access to popular eBooks and eAudiobooks for Kids. Overdrive also offers Libby, an app specifically designed for a mobile device.
You can access Overdrive on your mobile device by downloading the Libby app from the App Store or Google Play store. If you need help navigating Libby on your specific device, please see our video tutorials.
To watch and listen to stories:
Story Box Library
Story Box Library is an educational website created for children where stories by local authors and illustrators are read aloud by Australian and New Zealand storytellers. All you need is your library card number to log in. Download the StoryBox app from the App Store or Google Play store.
For educational games:
Busy Things is a wonderfully quirky online educational resource! Filled with fun, humorous characters and lively colourful settings, children love to play these fun and educational games & activities!
Animalia Education for Libraries is an interactive literacy app based on Animalia, the iconic picture book by Graeme Base. Children work through various activities while meeting every character from the picture book along the way. Animalia is compatible with iPads, Macs, Windows and android devices. Once you have downloaded the app, use your library card number to log in.
The Graeme Base Collection
For more than 30 years, the beautiful stories and artwork of Graeme Base has captivated readers all over the world. Now, these beloved books are bought to life in a wonderful new way, narrated by the author himself. This collection is compatible with Macs, Windows and android. Once you have downloaded the app, use your library card number to log in.