For the kids


Hoopla  features almost 800,000 digital items to download or stream, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, movies, documentaries, TV series, and music. Turn on Kids Mode to filter kid-friendly movies, music and books. All Hoopla titles are available for simultaneous loan, which means you'll never have to reserve or wait for items! Need help? Watch our Hoopla tutorial here.  


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Kinderling Kids Radio

Kinderling is Australia's most popular kids radio station, playing family-friendly music and shows for children aged 0-7.  This award-winning app features songs, nursery rhymes, stories, creative and entertaining podcasts, and educational programs too, including languages and science. There's something for every time of day - including meditations and sleep aids for bedtime! 
Shoalhaven Libraries members can access the Premium version of Kinderling for free. To get started, create your Kinderling login at this link. Then, download the Kinderling app on your mobile device and log in.


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Borrowbox offers a fantastic range of eBooks and eAudiobooks for young people. Read or listen on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Need help? Watch our BorrowBox tutorial here


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Libby by OverDrive

OverDrive's award winning app Libby offers a great range of fiction and non-fiction eBooks and eAudiobooks, plus magazines. Use South Coast when selecting your library service. Need help? Watch our Libby tutorial here.  


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Britannica Library

Britannica Library is a reliable and up-to-date resource for library patrons of all ages. Discover encyclopedia articles, journals, images and much more. With three reading levels - Kids, Teens and Adults - it's perfect for school assignments. Need help? Watch our Britannica Library tutorial here


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Kanopy Kids

Kanopy Kids is Kanopy - for kids! As well as entertainment, new readers can hone their skills with Read-Along Storybooks and Story Time, and explore maths, science and new languages with Kanopy's Learning Languages series.
Shoalhaven Libraries' members can access unlimited plays in Kanopy Kids, so your kids are free to explore enriching, educational and entertaining films and TV series anytime! Need help? Watch our Kanopy tutorial here


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National Geographic Kids

From journalism's most trusted name in exploration and discovery, National Geographic Kids offers a place where kids can explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. It's a reliable educational resource that can be accessed from home - perfect for school assignments!


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Story Box Library

Story Box Library features engaging online Australian stories read by some of Australia's finest storytellers. Our stories are a little bit cheeky, a little bit charming and a whole lot of fun! StoryBox includes First Nations and Auslan story collections. All stories include closed captions for new readers, or readers for whom English is a second or additional language. 
Need help? Watch our Story Box tutorial here


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SpineOut is an interactive magazine by and for young adults aged 12 -18 years.  Young writers and illustrators can submit their writing, lyrics, artwork, videos, or poems and see it published!


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PK mag

PK mag is an e-zine by and for primary aged kids. Kids can submit book reviews, poetry, short stories, artwork and photography and see their work in print!  


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