eBooks and eAudiobooks
Select from thousands of titles including Australian and international fiction and non-fiction, young adult and children's. Your library card is all you need to access thousands of eBooks that you can read online, or download to your own mobile phone, tablet or compatible eBook reader.
eBooks are available online 24/7 and can be accessed in the Library or from your own computer, compatible eBook reader or mobile device. Downloads are free for members. Titles automatically expire at end of the loan period and do not need to be "returned"
Borrowbox Click to Access
Featuring Australian and international best-selling fiction for adults, young adults and children, titles can be enjoyed on the computer or downloaded to a supported portable device. Reserve or borrow up to 10 eAudiobooks every 2 weeks and up to 10 eBooks every 2 weeks.
You can also access BorrowBox using the BorrowBox mobile app on your Apple or Android device. If you don't already have the app you can download it from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. For more information, access the BorrowBox Help page.
CSIRO Publishing In-Library Access Only
CSIRO Publishing is Australia's premier science publisher covering a wide range of disciplines including plant and animal sciences, farming, urban development and environmental management.
Your Randwick City Library membership provides you free access to a collection of 68 eBook titles. All the titles can be searched on our catalogue.
EBSCO eBooks Click to Access
With a collection of over 33,000 titles chosen specifically for public libraries, this general reference collection features fiction titles for both adults and juveniles, as well as best-selling and highly-recommended non-fiction titles. A wide range of subjects and topics are covered to meet various patron research needs, including substantial offerings in Self-Help, Health & Fitness, Games, Crafts & Hobbies, Medical, Cooking and Religion. This collection also features titles on Recreation and Leisure, Geography, Commerce, Finance, The Family, Marriage, Women, Folklore, Social and Public Welfare, and Home Economics.
Infobase Click to Access
A great resource for a high school students and students studying English, Infobase has a large selection of HSC texts and critical views on literary figures including Jane Austen, Amy Tan, Aldous Huxley, Shakespeare and more. Infobase provides a Video Tutorial which might assist you to easily browse their collection.
Libby, by Overdrive Click to Access
Libby, by OverDrive provides access to thousands of best-selling and classic eAudiobooks and eBooks. OverDrive digital titles can be enjoyed on the computer or on supportive portable devices. Once a title is downloaded it will be accessible for up to three weeks. You can also download and access OverDrive using the mobile app Libby on your Apple or Android device. For more information, access the OverDrive Help and Technical Support page.
Storybox Click to Access
Story Box Library is Australia's newest online resource that showcases Australian children's books, read by a diverse range of storytellers. Our growing library provides an authentic online literature experience that engages children in the traditional art of storytelling. New stories are added regularly, along with detailed classroom ideas linked to the Australian Curriculum.
Choice Online In-library Access Only
Information for Australian consumers on products for the home, babies and kids, computers, food, cars, health, money, and more.
Important update on changes to Zinio eMagazines
The library offers all its members unlimited free access to your favourite magazines through the Zinio platform. From 28th of June, Zinio Magazines will become RBDigital.
To continue enjoying our digital collection, you will need to update your Zinio for Libraries app to the new RBDigital App.
How do I login to the new RBdigital app?
You can use the same email address and password you currently use for Zinio. if you unable to login try the forget password link to reset your password and try again. Otherwise let the library know your details and we will look you up
Can I still use the Zinio for Libraries app?
Yes, you can for up to 60 days, then you will be required to download the RBDigital app to continue reading. there will be a countdown within the app letting you know how long you have before you need to update.
How do I sign up to this service?
Simply visit our online collection and click create new account in the top right corner. You will need your library card number and a valid email address. Come and see us at the library or book in with our one-on-one tutors if you need help getting started.
RBDigital (formerly Zinio) Click to Access
Use RBDigital to access a range of over 100 full colour popular magazines. Simply download & read on your smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac. Titles include: Men's Fitness, Home Beautiful, Better Homes and Gardens, Cosmopolitan, Elle, The Economist, GQ, Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, National Geographic, Taste and Rolling Stone.