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eBooks and eAudiobooks

As a library member, you have free access to a huge collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks.

Our collection includes classics, new releases, non-fiction and best-sellers for all ages that you can download wirelessly to your compatible eReader, iPad, smartphone, mp3 player, PC or laptop.

You can borrow anytime and enjoy automatic returns with no late fees. Simply browse, check out, download and enjoy!

Browsing the collection

You can browse our collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks through our catalogue or directly from our suppliers, BorrowBox or Overdrive.

Available apps

Several apps for using eBooks and eAudiobooks can also be downloaded for your device.



Literary Anything podcast

Join Andrea and guest presenters as they chat about anything literary and Literary Anything. Listen in as they discuss their selected book, plus find out the latest in literary news, including what new books are slated to hit the shelves and what is garnering attention with booksellers and book lovers.

Listen to previous episodes by visiting our channel or search for Literary Anything wherever you get your podcasts. Don’t forget to rate and subscribe so you don’t miss an episode! Also on Spotify, Audible and Amazon Music.

Online resources

City of Marion Libraries provide our customers with access to a range of online resources. There are a wide range of resources available for you to connect to from the comfort of your own home that can help you to learn a new language, find a new author or series to read, answer a puzzling homework question, learn a new computing skill, read a digital magazine and much more.

Best of all, access to these resources is free with your Marion Library card.

Ancestry Library Edition

Help for family historians! Ancestry Library Edition provides access to an extensive range of genealogical resources from the United States and Great Britain, including census and church records. It also provides limited Australian coverage.

Come in and access Ancestry Library via public PCs at one of our branches!

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Developed specifically for libraries, the new Britannica Library gives you access to age appropriate material from the child-friendly collection through to the adult general reference collection.

Now students of all ages will find it easy to conduct research, complete homework assignments and work on special projects.


Duolingo helps you learn a language. Unique features and a clear structure make it a reliable place to learn new languages or sharpen your existing skills.

Good Reading

Good Reading Online is an Australian database which helps you find something to read. It includes thousands of easy-to-read independent book reviews and author profiles as well as book trivia.


Stream critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films anytime with your Library card!

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning (formerly is a premium online learning resource offering thousands of courses in business, technology, design, animation, photography, music, personal development, using the web & more!

These courses will build your skills and could even help you to develop or start your own business. The flexibility of LinkedIn Learning allows you to complete training sections entirely at your own pace.

LOTE Online for Kids!

LOTE Online allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in various languages from the comfort of home, alongside English translations to help develop reading and listening skills

Newsbank Inc.

NewsBank gives you access to extensive news coverage from every state and territory, with thousands of cross-searchable news articles, feature articles, editorials, sports reports, obituaries, and much more!

Good Reading for Kids

Experience the thrill of being published! Good Reading for Kids is an online magazine which accepts submissions from all subject areas including short stories, poems, art, craft, reviews, musical performances, science projects and more. It also features interviews with popular children’s authors, sporting heroes, and of course plenty of competitions for primary school kids.

Road to IELTS

Road to IELTS is a self-study IELTS preparation course produced by the British Council to help candidates prepare for the IELTS exam.

It provides access to free online self-study materials to support IELTS General Training and IELTS Academic test preparations.

Good Reading for Young Adults

An online magazine for teens passionate about books and reading. Good Reading for Young Adults also accepts submissions of book reviews, poetry and short stories from YA writers.

Storybox Library

Imagine the best stories being read aloud to you by our favourite storytellers – well that's Story Box Library!

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