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

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Busy Things

  • 120 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
  • four easily adjustable skill levels
  • four fun themes to choose from: jungle, beach, safari and space
  • 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.

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

Log on to Story Box Library

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.

Usage restrictions
Due to unprecedented demand, West Torrens Studiosity users will be restricted to five sessions in each six month period - January 2021 to June 2021.

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
  • 60+ new courses added each week!

Courses cover: leadership, project management, mental wellness, sales, job hunting, information technology, marketing, visual arts, and much more.

Find out about the transition from Lynda.com to LinkedIn Learning here, as well as information on the LinkedIn Learning app.

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.

Ordinarily, Ancestry Library Edition is only available on the computers within the Library, however due to the COVID-19 pandemic, access is now available remotely (e.g. on your home computer) until 30 June 2021. You can access it here. Log in with your library card number and PIN, then select 'Ancestry Library' from the list.

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