Site Search

eLibrary

Digital collection, research and reference resources including Australian and International encyclopedias, science and history databases, essay writing and study help guides.

All you need is your library card and the world is at your fingertips.

Not a member yet?

Join online and visit one of our locations with identification showing your name and current address.

  • eAudiobooks and eBooks keyboard_arrow_right

    BorrowBox

    BorrowBox is an easy to use platform that allows you to select and download ebooks and eAudiobooks to your computer or any mobile device. Powered by Bolinda Digital, BorrowBox has a wide selection of titles including latest releases, best sellers and lots of Australian and New Zealand titles.

    BorrowBox

    Instructions for use for Apple, Android and PC

    Wheelers ePlatform

    Wheelers are the largest supplier of books and eBooks to Public Libraries and Schools in Australasia. They also have an extensive book database with tools that compare the availability of print books worldwide.

    Wheelers

    Instructions for use for Apple, Android and PC

    OverDrive

    Browse and borrow hundreds of Australian and international titles across eAudiobooks, eBooks, and Magazines for FREE – All In the Libby App!

    Overdrive provides simultaneous loans so you won’t have to wait to borrow a title that you like! Download the Libby app through GooglePlay or the Apple App Store today.

    OverDrive

    uLIBRARY

    uLIBRARY allows users to take that book you keep hearing about with you wherever you go.

    With a great selection of bestselling authors that include Lee Child, Ann Cleeves and James Patterson you can download and listen to professionally recorded audiobooks, brought to life by some of the world’s best performers.

    uLIBRARY

    indyreads

    indyreads™ provides access to a statewide collection of independent Australian and international titles, classic literature and modern award-winning titles in eBook and eAudio format.

    To borrow content you will need to have a valid library membership card as well as knowing your catalogue account PIN.  If you do not know your PIN please contact the staff at your library.

    To view content on a Tablet or Smartphone please download the indyreads App for

    Android (https://apps.apple.com/app/indyreads/id1448991111) and

    Apple (https://apps.apple.com/app/indyreads/id1448991111) devices.

    indyreads

    StoryBox Library

    Imagine the best stories being read aloud to you by our favourite storytellers – well that's Story Box Library!  Get kids excited about reading, inspire their imaginations and let them have fun with stories, improving their language and literacy skills along the way.

    With an ever-growing library, suitable for preschool and primary aged children, it really is Storytime, Anytime!

    StoryBox Library

  • Magazines and newspapers keyboard_arrow_right

    Choice Magazines

    CHOICE Magazine has been helping consumers make better purchasing decisions since it was established in 1959. At CHOICE we pride ourselves on delivering expert, unbiased information you can trust.

    CHOICE Magazine

    Instructions for use for Apple, Android and PC

    Overdrive

    Browse and borrow hundreds of Australian and international titles across eAudiobooks, eBooks, and Magazines for FREE – All In the Libby App!

    Overdrive provides simultaneous loans so you won’t have to wait to borrow a title that you like! Download the Libby app through GooglePlay or the Apple App Store today.

    Overdrive

    National Geographic Virtual Library

    National Geographic Virtual Library provides a cross-searchable platform for research insight from journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery.  Access National Geographic magazines including the latest edition.

    National Geographic Virtual Library

    National Geographic Kids

    National Geographic Kids Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology and space.  Access National Geographic Kids magazines including the latest edition.

    National Geographic Kids

    Newspapers

    We subscribe to the below newspapers:

    Sydney Morning Herald

    The Age

    To access these newspapers from home, please log in to your library account. The newspapers link can be found on the left hand side after logging in.

    Australian Financial Review - access only available in the Library.

    Gale OneFile

    News Access major newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date or other fields.  Includes Australian News Limited and Fairfax newspapers.

    Gale OneFile: News

  • Film and TV keyboard_arrow_right

    Beamafilm

    Beamafilm is an independant Australian movie streaming service with offerings for public libraries, educational institutions and consumers. Beamafilm presents a catalogue of award-winning documentary films, independent feature films and associated educational resources.

    Beamafilm

  • Encyclopedias and reference keyboard_arrow_right

    Britannica

    Britannica Library Edition – The online Encyclopaedia Britannica with hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images and web sites.

    Britannica Library Edition

    CHOICE Magazine

    CHOICE Magazine has been helping consumers make better purchasing decisions since it was established in 1959. At CHOICE we pride ourselves on delivering expert, unbiased information you can trust.

    CHOICE Magazine

    Find Legal Answers

    Find Legal Answers is a service provided by the State Library of New South Wales for the NSW community. Free legal information is available through links to fact sheets, online books, legislation, and publications.

    You'll find material on a wide variety of issues including:

    • family, relationships and children
    • wills, estates and planning ahead
    • work and employment
    • health and ageing
    • accidents, compensation and insurance.

    Information on legal advice, support and guidance services for NSW residents is also available.

    Find Legal Answers

    National Geographic for Kids

    Learn all about geography and fascinating animals.

    National Geographic for Kids

    Gale Powersearch

    Cross-search Gale's Context databases in a single search, searching Biography, Environmental Studies, Global Issues, Opposing Viewpoints, Science and World History databases.

    Gale Powersearch

    Gale Business

    Entrepreneurship Learn how to start, finance or manage your small business with sample business plans, how to guides, articles and more.

    Entrepreneurship

    Plan builder Grow, plan and optimise a business or nonprofit.  Utilise development tools and a step-by-step process to build a business plan.

    Plan Builder

  • History and family history keyboard_arrow_right

    The Albury Wodonga region has a rich and diverse cultural heritage spanning thousands of years.

    The LibraryMuseum has resources for researching local and family history. These include books, reports and environmental studies, maps and architectural plans, local newspapers, pamphlets, oral histories, journals and newsletters.

    Ancestry Library Edition

    Ancestry Library Edition is an important resource to research family history, with more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases.

    Ancestry Library Edition (Access available via our online catalogue)

    You can also contact the local historical societies:

    Albury and District Historical Society
    PO Box 822, Albury NSW 2640
    Secretary Mrs Helen Livsey
    Phone: 02 6021 3671
    alburyhistory.org.au

    Wodonga Historical Society
    PO Box 829, Wodonga VIC 3690
    Email: historywodonga@iprimus.com.au

    Further online resources

    Australian War Memorial

    The Bonegilla Story

    Commonwealth War Graves Commission

    Cora Num's Websites for Genealogists

    Family Search - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

    National Archives of Australia

    National Library of Australia

    NSW Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages

    The Old Bailey, London, Proceedings

    Picture Australia

    Society of Australian Genealogists

    State Library of New South Wales

    State Library of Victoria

    State Records New South Wales

    Uiver Memorial Foundation

    World War II Nominal Roll

  • Gale Literature Resource Centre

    Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticism, audio interviews and reviews on writers from all eras in the Gale Literature Resource Centre

    Gale Literature Resource Centre

    Gale Books and Authors

    Answer the age-old question, 'What do I read next?' with the help of Gale Books and Authors.  Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres, or topics.

    Gale Books and Authors

  • Drug Info @ Your Library

    Drug Info @ Your Library provides up to date, easy to read, quality drug and alcohol resources.

    Drug Info @ Your Library

    Multicultural Health Communication Service

    Multicultural Health Communication Service provides up to date information on a large range of health issues, presented as fact files in over 60 languages.

    Multicultural Health Communication Service

    Gale Powersearch

    Cross-search Gale's Context databases in a single search, searching Biography, Environmental Studies, Global Issues, Opposing Viewpoints, Science and World History databases.

    Gale Powersearch

    Gale Health and Wellness Resource

    Gale Health and Wellness Resource provides full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia and much more.

    Gale Health and Wellness Resource

  • Your library card also grants you access to State Library's online eresources, including local and international newspapers, full-text journals, magazines, online databases, eBooks and eAudiobooks.

    Register your AlburyCity library card for Library of NSW eresources.

    State Library of NSW eresources

  • Hobbies and craft keyboard_arrow_right

    Haynes Auto Manuals

    Haynes Manuals AllAccess is a library of manuals covering a vast range of car and motorcycle makes and models, with up-to-date content including common repairs, routine maintenance and servicing procedures.
    Library members will be able to access the manuals directly on the library computers but also from home using their library card number

    Haynes Auto Manuals

    Little Big Book Club Make and Do

    Activities, crafts and learning tasks based on The Little Big Book Club's selected books.

    Little Big Book Club Make and Do

    Krokotak

    Ideas for fun new activities for your family to create at home.

    Krokotak

  • LinkedIn Learning

    LinkedIn Learning is a high quality online elearning subscription service offering free access to over 5,500 courses and 136,000 video tutorials from industry experts in topics including web design, software development, photography, business skills, leadership, project management, 3D and animation, graphic design, music, video editing and more. Experts create and deliver all courses as well as provide supplemental materials like exercise files and relevant work samples.

    Albury Library members have free access to LinkedIn Learning, both onsite at the Library or offsite from your home, office or mobile device.

    Everyone who accesses LinkedIn Learning must create a personal account (a profile). This lets you track your progress, create playlists, take tests, and earn certificates.

    IMPORTANT NOTE: Free training courses may be accessed only by using the our LinkedIn Learning login; not by directly visiting LinkedIn.

    LinkedIn Learning

    The Computer School

    The Computer School is an online site that will allow you to enhance your own confidence, knowledge and IT Skills. Explore this comprehensive, yet user-friendly technology training resource - created by teachers and lecturers, specifically for the IT Growth and Development of all students, regardless of age or current skill-levels.

    The Computer School

    Gale in Context

    Biography Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine and multimedia content.

    Environmental studies Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news and multimedia content.

    Global issues Analyse important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news and multimedia content.

    Opposing viewpoints Find overviews, news and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.

    Science Understand context for hundreds of science topics  through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments and more.

    World History Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in world history from a variety of sources.

    Interactive science Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualise and understand concepts in biology, chemistry earth and space science.

    Gale Powersearch

    HSC 2021

    Visit the State Library of NSW HSC 2021 web page which brings together the key information students and teachers need for the HSC journey.

    Find links to research guides for Society & Culture, English, History (Modern and Ancient) and Legal Studies as well as our recent Smart research for HSC students webinars now accessible to view online.

    Teachers can check out the For Teachers page for links to booking inquiry forms for onsite and online HSC Introduction to resources workshops for their students.

    HSC 2021

    CSU Guide for HSC Students

    CSU Guide for HSC Students is an online study resource for HSC students created by Charles Sturt University, with information for all major HSC subjects and courses.

    This guide will offer you resources, information and advice, that will help you during preparation for your HSC.

    CSU Guide for HSC Students

    Writing Home: World War One eResource

    The Writing Home: WWI Letters of Frank Brown eResource is designed for students and teachers studying WWI. The resource contains extracts from letters written by Captain Lew Hewish during World War One to his friend, Frank Brown. Both men were from Albury and the letters offer a fascinating insight into the battle and home front experiences of men from the Albury region during this period. The resource includes recorded and transcribed extracts plus extended transcripts of full letters for study and research. The resource also includes suggested activities based on the letters for classroom use.

    Flickr Album

    Collection Records

    Audio Recordings

    Recorded excerpts from letters written by Captain Les Hewish to Frank Brown.

    8 January 1915, Liverpool
    7 November 1915, Gallipoli
    13 February 1916, Zeitoum
    4 August 1916, France
    22 October 1916
    8 December 1916, France
    24 January 1917, France
    5 February 1917

    Interactive Education Resource

    An education resource for upper primary and secondary students based on the WWI letters of Australian soldier Les Hewish to his friend Frank Brown. The resource includes extracts from the letters, audio recordings and full transcripts of a selection of the letters. The resource includes suggested activities for students exploring the letters as primary sources for learning about WWI.

    Download the iBook

    Interactive Education Resource [PDF 134.472]

    Fighting the Battle of Ideas About Conscription: The Albury Wodonga District During the Great War

    The study guide and accompanying videos below were produced by Dr Bruce Pennay, as teaching and learning materials for use in Albury Wodonga district secondary schools on mandatory topics in the Australian History Curriculum. They are designed to assist students in investigating primary sources related to the causes, conduct and consequences of the two conscription referenda in 1916 and 1917, with a particular focus on the Albury and Wodonga district.

    Fighting the Battle of Ideas About Conscription Education Resource [PDF]

    Referenda Campaigns and Results [MP4]

    Referenda Campaigns and Results Transcript [Word]

    The Enemy Within [MP4]

    The Enemy Within Transcript [Word]

    Online Investigation Activity Sheet

    Students can follow the instructions to research primary sources relating to the referenda and their impact on Australia.

    Online Investigation Activity Sheet [PDF]

Come together at the library

Borrow from our collections of books, DVDs, e-books and magazines; browse the internet on our computers, access free wifi, attend exciting exhibitions and programs, and meet up with friends for a coffee at Retro Lane Café.

Never miss an update
account_circle
mail_outline
* We'll never share your email with third parties