eAudio & eBooks Now Available - Direct to Your Device

Members of Livingstone Shire Libraries can access popular Australian and international eBooks and eAudiobooks using the free BorrowBox app

Whether you’re hungry for fiction, business, advice, biographies, lifestyle writing or stories for young adults or children, you are sure to find the perfect title to borrow.

BorrowBox is an award winning Australian App that enables members to browse and borrow bestselling eBooks and eAudiobooks on their Apple or Android device for limited periods through digital loans. BorrowBox is a FREE download solution.

eMovies - Beamafilm

Beamafilm's stream-on-demand video service

Watch films and documentaries anytime of day from the comfort of your own home. All you need is your library membership number (the barcode on the front of your library card) and an internet-connected device. Start searching through Beamafilm's video library for a great range of current releases.

eMagazines and Newspapers

Libby, by OverDrive, the world's largest newsstand, offers full-color digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps. Your library's collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits.

  • Online reading: Instantly read all current and backlist magazines on desktop and mobile browsers.
  • Mobile apps: Download and read magazines on 95% of today's mobile devices, including iOS (Apple®), Android™, and Kindle Fire™/HD/HDX.
  • Backlist: Grow your collection and build a digital backlist for anytime checkout and reading.
  • Easy browsing and checkout: Browse your library's collection by newest issue, keyword search, genre and language to find your favorites and to discover new reading interests.
  • Two ways to read: Check out magazines and read them instantly on your desktop or mobile browser — or check out and download magazines through mobile apps.
  • Helpful notifications: Sign up for weekly email reminders about your favorite magazines.
  • No limit and permanent checkout: Check out as many issues as you want and keep them in your account as long as you wish.

eMusic - Freegal

Livingstone Shire Library has joined Library Ideas™ network of Public Library websites that offer access to over 13 million songs including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists.

The Freegal™ Music Service will allow Livingstone Shire Library to increase the size and diversity of its collection by offering access to over 40,000 music labels from 85 different countries.

Library members can download a select number of Freegal Music tracks in the MP3 format each month at no direct cost. Freegal Music Service will also have popular music videos for download, and a streaming music option where library members can access entire albums of music.

The Freegal Music Service has free mobile apps for registered cardholders of subscribing libraries.  The Freegal Music apps are available in the Apple® App Store and Google Play®.

eLearning - Lynda.com

Livingstone Shire Library members have free access to lynda.com, both onsite at a library branch or offsite from your home, office or mobile device.

Everyone who accesses lynda.com must create a personal account (a profile) in lynda.com. This lets you track your progress, create playlists, take tests, and earn certificates.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Free training courses may be accessed only by using the Livingstone Shire Library's lynda.com login, not by directly visiting the lynda.com homepage.

Please see lynda.com FAQs for more information.


PressReader brings the largest selection of global publications from trusted sources - all on a single digital platform.

From The Washington Post, The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, El Pais and El Figaro, to Newsweek, Vogue, Bloomberg Businessweek, and People, PressReader delivers full issues of premium newspapers and magazines the moment they hit newsstands.

Access via the website or download the app.