Online Services

City of Vincent Library Catalogue
Do it all, right here: search the catalogue, renew items and login to your account.

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Local History Image Library
Dip into the rich history of the suburbs of Vincent and explore the people and characters that shaped it, once upon a time.

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City of Vincent eLibrary
This is THE place for downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks. Simply browse, checkout with your card number and fling it through cyberspace to your device. Click here for instructions.

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Western Australia Public Libraries Digital Media Collection
Ok, so you can also download eBooks and eAudiobooks here too. How so? Click here for instructions.

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Overdrive eReading Room for Kids
Parents, RELAX. Especially for kidlets, the Overdrive eReading Room offers a safe browsing and reading zone. Showcasing only children's content, kids get to the titles they want faster, then browse, sample, place holds and borrow. Oh, and it’s totally age-appropriate for their year group and reading level. Click here for instructions.

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Bolinda BorrowBox
Borrow. Download. Enjoy. Repeat. Bolinda BorrowBox is home to some pretty fancy Australian and international authors. Click here for instructions.

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RBdigital Magazines
Need your mag fix? Use your Library card to download free eMagazines using RBdigital Magazines. Fashion, food, cars and so much more. Click here for instructions.

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Kanopy Video Streaming

Browse one of the largest collections of indie films, classic cinema, festival and educational documentaries, and movies online or through the app using the power of your library card.
This little beauty is a website for Australian learner drivers who want to practice their skills before taking that all-important, sweaty palm-inducing Driver Knowledge Test. Interstaters rejoice – the practice tests cover all Aussie states from Tassie to NT and back again.

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Free Databases:

These databases are licensed under a state-wide agreement and you can use them from the comfort of that cushy couch you’re sitting on. But all you really need to know is that they’re free, right?

Australia/NZ Reference Centre
With full text content from Australian and international mags, newspapers, news wires, reference books, company info and biographies, this gem of a hub also boasts a fully searchable image collection.

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Cochrane Library
This one is packed full of evidence-based medicine databases, including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Med students and wellness buffs, you’re welcome!

Gale's Popular Magazines
Gale's Popular Magazine Collection focuses on mags in the current events, sports, science and health industries and features full text content.

Gale's Popular Magazines Plus
Like Gale's Popular Magazines above, but with MORE. Access (almost) all areas such as The Australian, plus the hot glossies like Australian Women's Weekly, Australian Geographic, Australian Gourmet Traveller, Inside Cricket and Inside Rugby. 

And here are some for the little tackers:

Britannica Library
For resources that speak to a range of ages and learning stages, look no further than Britannica Library. Not only does “Britannica” sound cool to say, you can search according to age and learning stage – bonus!

This online resource for kids covers pretty much everything they need to know to enter the big wide world: creative development, problem solving, reasoning, numeracy, communication, language and literacy, and knowledge and understanding of the world. Includes 115+ fun learning activities teaching these important skills.

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Story Box Library
Story Box Library is a visually beautiful site where kids can explore the magical world of children’s literature. Here, kids are connected with literature that’s complemented by film, offering them a vibrant, interactive experience as told by some recognisable storytellers.

Also, be sure to check out these other excellent resources…

Children and parents


Free eBook Websites:

Inspiration on what to read next

Online computer training

Online language learning

Other libraries

  • Activ Library : A major library for disability related information in Western Australia.
  • State Library of Western Australia
  • Visability Library : Formerly the Association for the Blind of Western Australia. If you need information in a print-alternative format, this library service can make materials and resources accessible to you.

Research and study