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These resources are available to our members. All you need to log in is your library barcode number and PIN. If you have forgotten your PIN, or aren't sure of your library barcode number, you can reset your PIN / recover your barcode here (if you have an email address registered in your library account). Alternatively, contact us on 8416 6228.

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Busy Things

  • learning games for 3 to 6 year olds
  • designed for early learners of all aptitudes and abilities
  • popular and fun for kids.

Explore Busy Things

Online Maths learning for kids

10monkeys.com is a math learning tool to help 6-10 year old kids learn basic mathematical skills in a fun game-like environment. It has:

  • more than 200 math challenges in 7 categories: understanding numbers, addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, and verbal and money-related calculations
  • light-hearted score sheet for stars and badges and monkey level.

Log on to 10Monkeys.com

Story Box Library

Enjoy story time, any time.

Story Box Library allows children to view stories online that are read aloud by numerous storytellers.

The Story Box Library:

  • is a continually expanding library of enchanting, entertaining storytelling segments;
  • has Australian content to inspire pre-schoolers and primary school aged children;
  • has a range of short films that enable children to discover the creative process behind the books;
  • has a related ‘at home activity’ for some stories;
  • has captions option available with each story.

Log on to Story Box Library

Hoopla

  • eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, music, movies, and TV shows
  • Instant borrowing means no holds and no waiting
  • Audiobooks, comics, and eBooks are available for up to 21 days
  • Movies and TV episodes are available for up to 3 days, some limitations apply to some titles
  • Music albums are available for up to 7 days
  • Borrow 10 items per month.

Please read the Hoopla: Getting started guide and Hoopla for iOS and Android.

Checkout Hoopla

My Health and Wellbeing

My Health and Wellbeing is a State Government online resource with links to popular health web sites for general health information.

Remember your doctor is the best source of diagnosis and treatment advice.

Log on to My Health and Wellbeing

Studiosity

For students from Years 3 to 12, TAFE or University.

Studiosity connects students to qualified expert tutors for individual real-time conversations about:

  • home work
  • assignments
  • exam preparation
  • study questions.

*Available to West Torrens residents only.

Log on to Studiosity

Kanopy

Kanopy provides free on-demand streaming access to more than 30,000 films, including:

  • rare and hard-to-find titles
  • film festival favourites
  • indie and classic films
  • world cinema.

Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV or Chromecast. 

Access the Kanopy guide.

Note: There is a limit of 10 movies (10 play credits) per month. Movies can be watched an unlimited number of times within three days of first streaming a title. Play credits are reset on the first day of each month. Users of Kanopy must be 13 years or older.

Explore Kanopy

LinkedIn Learning (previously Lynda.com)

Learn relevant, professional skills on LinkedIn Learning

  • 16,000+ online courses in 7 languages
  • expert Instructors with real-world experience
  • new courses added each week!

Courses cover: leadership, project management, mental wellness, sales, job hunting, information technology, marketing, visual arts, and much more. Some courses are available in languages other than English.

LinkedIn Learning also has a handy app. When logging into the LinkedIn Learning app for the first time users will be asked for an email address or Library ID. When prompted, users need to enter “sapln”.

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Following this, users just enter their library barcode number and PIN. 

Please read the LinkedIn Learning: Getting Started Guide.

Visit LinkedIn Learning

Ancestry Library Edition

Did you know that you can access Ancestry.com for free with your library card?

Ancestry provides access to an extensive range of genealogical resources from the United States and United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records. It also provides limited Australian coverage.

NOTE: From 1 January 2022, this service will only be available using computers within the library. We thank our supplier for making remote access possible for the last 2 years, as libraries have dealt with the impact of COVID-19. 

Log on to Ancestry

Road to IELTS

Library members have access to a free online self-study preparation course, 'Road to IELTS' (International English Language Testing System). Two modules are available, General Training and Academic. Road to IELTS is produced by the British Council to help candidates prepare for the IELTS exam.

Log on to Road to IELTS - Academic

Log on to Road to IELTS - General Training