Online for kids

With a Randwick City Library membership, younger members can access some great online tools to help learn a language or research a school assignment and the interactive online tutoring and fun games will develop literacy and numeracy skills.

For a list of all of our online resources, check out our A-Z listing of databases!


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.

Britannica Online Click to Access

Continuously updated resource database prepared by scholars and experts in their fields. Full text searchable, provides information at different reading levels as well as images, maps, videos and audio files.

Busythings Click to access

Busythings has over 120 online learning games for 3 to 11 year olds. Fun educational activities that help develop literacy and numeracy skills.

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.

Studiosity Click to access

Free online tutoring available for students in years 3 -12 in the following subjects: Maths, Science, English, Study Skills and Assignment Research. Their online study help service has a brand new feature just for essay and writing help providing  24/7 writing feedback. Students are able to upload a draft of their essay or writing assignment and receive expert feedback in less than 24 hours. Real-time online support is available Sunday to Friday 3pm - 10pm.

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