E-library

Join online to get immediate access to our digital collection, research databases and learning resources. For full membership visit the library with identification showing your name and current address.

Ebooks & Audio books

Overdrive

OverDrive is a free service that lets you borrow digital content for adults, young adults and children, anytime, anywhere. All you need is internet access and a current library card.
Use Overdrive or download the Libby app to get eBooks on your phone or tablet.

The Libby app is the easiest way to borrow and enjoy ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines.
Get started with Libby on Android, iOS, and Windows 10

EBSCO Ebooks Public Library Collection

Access to a general reference collection of over 33,000 titles chosen specifically for public libraries and featuring fiction titles for both adults and juveniles, as well as best-selling and highly recommended titles from industry leading publishers.

A wide range of subjects and topics are covered to meet various patron research needs, including substantial offerings in self-help, health and fitness, games, crafts and hobbies, medical, cooking and religion. This collection also features titles on recreation and leisure, geography, commerce, finance, family, marriage, women, folklore, social and public welfare and home economics.

Emagazines

RBDigital

Access full-colour digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps. A collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits.
Download your free digital magazines and keep them for as long as you like! All you need is an email address and your library card number.
The RBdigital app delivers your favourite magazine titles right to your smartphone, tablet or PC (Apple App StoreGoogle Play, Amazon Appstore).

Good Reading Magazine

Good Reading Magazine helps readers find the best and most interesting books to read from decorated and breakout writers from here and around the globe. If you’re in search of good books to read, look no further than the pages of this magazine.

Find independent critique, review and insight for book worms across the country and discover the hidden gems that too frequently slip past.

Spine Out magazine

Online magazine for teens 12-19 years which includes published writing, artwork, photography, poetry, book reviews, music, short films and just about anything young people have written or created.

PK Mag

An online magazine for primary kids. A fun, funky magazine full of children’s creativity.
Best for 7-12 year olds and featuring contributions from children around the world including book reviews, creative writing, videos, music, and activities.

Choice Magazine (In-library access only)

Magazine from the leading consumer advocacy group in Australia and covering anything consumer-related, from saving money to choosing the best products and services.
Aims to make shopping easier, test products and give advice about food, finance and health,

Film streaming

Sign up to Kanopy on-demand film streaming service with your Waverley Library card.
Up to 10 FREE films can be streamed each month, from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV or Chromecast.
Kanopy offers viewers a large collection of award-winning films and documentaries as well as children's programming through Kanopy Kids.

Tutoring & lifelong learning

Studiosity

A video-based how-to training resource which opens up unlimited access to thousands of short videos covering more than 500 of today's most popular software applications on both PCs and Macs.

is an online tutoring service offering just-in-time homework and study help to students in years 3 – 12, in English, maths, science, research and study skills.

Students connect online, on-demand to an exclusive, expert network of qualified friendly Subject Specialists, the moment help is needed after school hours.

Connect to an expert tutor in a one-to-one session, and ask your question using a live typed chat function, interactive whiteboards to demonstrate problems like maths equations, and can also browse the web or attach documents for tutor feedback.

Hoonuit

A video-based how-to training resource which opens up unlimited access to thousands of short videos covering more than 500 of today's most popular software applications on both PCs and Macs.

Language & literacy

Transparent Language Online

This application bridges the gap between learning a language online and using that language in the real world by allowing users to do both in one program.
There are fun and engaging learning activities to help you learn up to 99 different languages.
There is even an app (apple or android)
The latest list of languages re available here

Road to IELTS - General Training

This module provides the best possible preparation and practice for IELTS testing. It covers the reading, writing, listening and speaking modules via the website or app (Apple or android).

It covers 4 skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking, and contains over 120 hours of interactive activities, advice videos from British Council experts, hints and tips on question types as well as downloadable practice tests. With comprehensive content, this resource is also suitable for those who wish to improve their English standard.

Ziptales

A library of educational stories, games, videos, comics, jokes, poems, puzzles and activities. The Ziptales “library” was built by trained teachers with the express purpose of making reading a pleasurable and lifelong experience.

Aimed at children aged 6-12 and focused on literacy, primary education, games and edutainment, Ziptales helps to improve reading while enjoying the experience.

State Library of NSW eResources

Your Waverley Library card gives you access to State Library's online resources, including local and international newspapers, full-text journals, magazines, online databases, eBooks and eAudiobooks.
Visit State Library of NSW eResources to register your Waverley Library card number and log in.

Useful Links by Subject

Links to a wide range of topics to meet your study and leisure needs. The topics include arts and entertainment, business, economics and finance, education, employment, the environment, health and medicine, heritage and history, science and technology, transport, and universities and colleges.

Just click on one of the subject areas below to jump to a list of links on that subject.

Subjects

Aboriginal Australia |   Aboriginal Studies |   Aged Care |   Arts & Entertainment |   Architecture |   Awards & Prizes |   Bookshops & Publishers |   Business, Economics & Finance |   Business Studies |   Crime |   Culture & Religion |   Dictionaries |   Disability |   Education |   Electronic Journals |   Emblems, Anthems & Flags |   Employment |   Encyclopaedias |   Environment |   Family History |   Festivals & Holidays |   LGBTIQ + Rights & Liberation Movement |   Geography |   Government & Politics |   Health & Medicine |   Heritage & History History - Australian |   Immigration |   Industrial Relations |   Law |   Libraries & Library Catalogues |   Multicultural |   News & Current Affairs |   Radio Stations |   Reference |   Religion |   Science |   Seniors |   Sport |   Statistics |   Street & Telephone /Directories |   Technology |   Television Stations |   Tourism |   Transport |   Universities & Colleges |   Women |   World Information |

Aboriginal Australia

Aboriginal Studies

Aged Care

Arts, Entertainment & Recreation

Architecture

Awards & Prizes

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Bookshops & Publishers

Business, Economics & Finance

Business Studies

Crime

Culture & Religion

Dictionaries

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Disability

Education

Electronic Journals

Emblems, Anthems & Flags

Employment

Encyclopaedias

Top of Page

Environment

Family History

Festivals & Holidays

LGBTIQ+ Rights and Liberation Movement

Geography

Government & Politics

Top of Page

Health & Medicine

Heritage & History

History – Australian

Immigration

Industrial Relations

Law

Top of Page

Libraries & Library Catalogues

Multicultural

News & Current Affairs

Radio Stations

Reference

Religion

Science

Seniors

Sports

Statistics

Street & Telephone Directories

Technology

Top of Page

Television Stations

Tourism

Transport

Universities & Colleges

Women

World Information

Standards Australia (In-library access by public only)

Australian Standards Online are published documents setting out specifications and procedures designed to ensure products, services and systems are safe, reliable and consistently perform the way they are intended to.
Note: This subscription is only for use by the members of public using the library's PCs.