eLibrary

Your library membership gives you 24/7 access to a number of resources right here in our eLibrary including eBooks, eMagazines, eAudiobooks, databases  and other electronic resources.

To log into most eResources you'll need your library card number as a login ID. Your default password is your eight digit date of birth with no spaces or dashes e.g. ddmmyyyy

Select a subject to jump to that section:

eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines

  • Borrow Box: borrow up to five eBooks and five eAudiobooks at a time for free. Create an account using your Eurobodalla library card number, download the Borrow Box app onto your device and log in to browse and borrow. New titles are added every month so check regularly to see what's new.
  • indyreads: get free access to all the eBooks and eAudiobooks made available by the State Library of NSW. Create an account using your Eurobodalla library card number, download the indyreads app onto your device and log in to browse and borrow.
  • Libby: access all of the eBook, eAudiobook and eMagazine content that used to be on RB Digital for free. Create an account using your Eurobodalla library card number, download the Libby app onto your device and log in to browse and borrow. Libby can also be accessed  through your web browser

Kids' resources

  • National Geographic kids: explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology and space for free using your Eurobodalla library card number.

Literature, language and arts

  • Books and authors: a free database from the NSW State Library which answers the age-old question, 'What do I read next?' Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres, or topics.
  • Literature resource centre: a free database from the NSW State Library where you can find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.
  • Mango languages: learn practical grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and cultural skills in over sixty different languages for free. With a large range of course options available you'll find something to suit your needs from basic to advanced. Sign up using your Eurobodalla library card then log in to start learning today.
  • Fine arts: a free database from the NSW State Library where you can search millions of articles about drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. A diverse resource for serious fine arts students.

Home, cooking and gardening

  • Home improvement: a free database from the NSW State Library where you can search home improvement topics such as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements and more.
  • Culinary arts: a free database from the NSW State Library where you can find a variety of information from major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as key reference titles.
  • Gardening and horticulture: a free database from the NSW State Library where you can find millions of articles on the practical and scientific aspects of horticulture studies. For all horticultural enthusiasts.

Business and law

  • Find Legal Answers: access free plain English information about the law, including online books such as the law handbook and Neighbours and the law.
  • Global business insights: a free resource from the NSW State Library where you can compare global economies, countries, and industries with in-depth analysis on over 400,000 companies.

News and the world

  • News: a free database from the NSW State Library where you can access major newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date or other fields. Includes Australian News Limited and Fairfax newspapers.
  • Global issues: a free database from the NSW State Library where you can analyse important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.
  • Opposing viewpoints: a free database from the NSW State Library where you can find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.
  • National Geographic Virtual Library: a cross-searchable platform where you can browse research insight from journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery for free.
  • OneFile Australia and New Zealand: a free resource from the NSW State Library where you can access comprehensive periodical content with a focus on Australia and New Zealand, complemented by global news, reference, and multimedia coverage.

Science and environment

  • Science: a free database from the NSW State Library which will help you understand the context of hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments and more.
  • Interactive science: a free resource from the NSW State Library where you can manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science.
  • Environmental studies: a free database from the NSW State Library which will help you understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news and multimedia content.

Health and medical

  • Health and wellness: a free database from the NSW State Library where you can access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia and much more. This comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels.
  • Health and medicine: a free database from the NSW State Library where you can find up-to-date information on a range of health care topics. Great for students, researchers, and health care professionals.
  • Drug Info: access free plain English information about drugs and alcohol and online book A quick guide to drugs and alcohol.

History and genealogy

  • Biography: a free database from the NSW State Library where you can discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine and multimedia content.
  • World history: a free database from the NSW State Library where you can uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.
  • Recollections: a free magazine published by the South Coast History Society, which shares the intriguing history of the NSW south coast. All issues are available to download and read through the library catalogue.
  • Ancestry: (in library access only) access over 4,000 databases for genealogical and historical research through Ancestry, the world's best resource for researching family history. Use one of our public computers or click the link while using your own device (which is connected to the library wi-fi) to access Ancestry for free.

Research and study

  • NSW State Library: get free access to the NSW State Library's extensive list of eResources including eAudiobooks, eMagazines and newspapers. Create an account using your Eurobodalla library card number then log in to browse, borrow or use other eResources.
  • General information: a free database from the NSW State Library where you can access general interest magazines and key serials in a single resource. Great for general research.
  • Trove: an online search engine hosted by the National Library of Australia which provides free access to resources from the National Library, State Libraries and over 1,000 other libraries in Australia. Search for books, newspapers, journals, diaries, letters, theses, maps, photos and music.
  • Studiosity: a free 24/7 on-demand support service great for students and job seekers. Create an account and then log in for free support including connect live and writing feedback. Connect Live: gives school and post-secondary students access to academic literacy and core subject support. Writing feedback service: general writing support for anyone - a great option for students of any level and job seekers needing support with resumes, cover letters or selection criteria.