Cassowary Coast Regional Council

eLibrary eLibrary

Cassowary Coast Libraries offers a digital library service that never closes! Available 24/7, you can borrow from a huge range of e-books, e-audiobooks and e-magazines with these digital library services.

Different titles are available on each service and can be downloaded to your computer or mobile device. Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period - so that means no overdue books!

Click on the icons to browse e-books, e-audiobooks and e-magazines, or see below for more information.

 

 

 

*Available to Cassowary Coast Library members. For more information on becoming a member, go to our Becoming a member page.                  *Not available on Kindle devices in Australia.

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BorrowBox - eBooks and eAudiobooks

Home to the greatest Australian and international authors, the BorrowBox app makes it easy to browse, borrow and read or listen to e-books and e-audiobooks  - no matter where you are. In partnership with the North Queensland Network, our huge range includes new and popular fiction, non-fiction, children and teen titles.This digital library is available on your computer via the BorrowBox website or download the free BorrowBox app on your tablet or smart phone.  Items can be borrowed for 2 weeks, and if not renewed will return automatically. Create your free BorrowBox account and login with your library card and pin (your date of birth as an 8 digit number DDMMYYYY).

 

Browse the BorrowBox website  

Quick tips on how to download and use BorrowBox

Get help with the BorrowBox app  (Login required)

 

 

 

       

 

 

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OverDrive - eBooks and eAudiobooks

Read, listen, enjoy. One app, thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks. We offer a huge range of titles by international authors, including new and popular fiction, non-fiction, children and teen titles. In partnership with the State Library of Queensland and QROC (Queensland Regional OverDrive Consortium), this digital library is available on your computer via the OverDrive website, or by downloading the free OverDrive or Libby app on your tablet or smart phone.  Items can be borrowed for 2 weeks, and if not renewed will return automatically. Create your free OverDrive account and login with your library card and pin (your date of birth as an 8 digit number DDMMYYYY).

                                                 

Browse the OverDrive (QROC) website

Getting started with the OverDrive app

Get help with the OverDrive app

 

    

 

 

 

 

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Libby - powered by OverDrive

Meet Libby, the one-tap reading app that offers a fun, user-friendly alternative platform to access our OverDrive digital library (above). Same great service, and a fresh new way to access e-books and e-audiobooks. Libby offers a ground-breaking e-book reader and beautiful audiobook player. Sign in to Libby with your library card and pin (your date of birth as an 8 digit number DDMMYYYY).

 

 

 

 

                                                 

Browse the OverDrive (QROC) website

Overview of the Libby app

Getting started with the Libby app

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

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RB Digital - eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines

RB Digtial offers the broadest array of digital content - e-books, e-audiobooks and full colour e-magazines!  No limits to how many items you can borrow, and no return dates - simply delete the title when you have finished reading it. In partnership with the North Queensland Network, this digital library is available on your computer via the RB Digital website, or by downloading the free RB Digital app on your tablet or smart phone.  Create your free RB Digital account and login with your library card and pin (your date of birth as an 8 digit number DDMMYYYY).

 

 

                                                 

Browse the RB Digital website

Overview of the RB Digital App (Video 00:03:57)

General Help using RB Digital

 

 

    

 

 

 

 

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Spine Out -  eMagazine for teens

SpineOut is an interactive online magazine, by and for high school students.  A space where Australia's brilliant young creatives can express their thoughts and share their creativity, SpineOut publishes stories, articles, reviews and art. 

 

 

 

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TumbleBooks - eBooks for kids!

The e-book platform for kids! Listen and watch animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, and more!

 

Note for computer use: using Chrome is recommended as many books will not work with Microsoft browsers (Internet Explorer, Edge). 

 

 

                                                 

Browse the TumbleBooks website

How to Tumble: TumbleBooks User Guide

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

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ebrary and EBL - eBooks

State Library of Queensland (SLQ)  provides free access to e-books through their One Search library catalogue. 

ebrary and EBL (Electronic Book Library) contain over 200,000 e-books on a variety of of subject areas, excluding popular fiction and reference material such as hand books and encyclopedias. To access this service, you will need to use your Cassowary Coast Libraries membership card to create an SLQ online membership

 

Discover more about State Library of Queensland e-books

 

 

SpineOut is a new exciting online magazine for Young Adults, brought to you by the Good Reading team. It’s a special place for young adults to express their ideas and thoughts and to share their creativity in words, art, film or music. Check it out here.