Your library from anywhere

Parents and children sitting on couch watching video on computer

Our online resources are open to you 24/7 from anywhere you are with an internet connection. We’ve got some suggestions to entertain all the family over the holidays!

To access our online resources you will need a Willoughby Library card. If you’re not a member, you can join by completing the online membership form and then visit us to collect your card.

For an extensive list of our collections visit our Digital Library.

Keeping the kids entertained

Summer of Silly reading challenge 

This summer we are celebrating all the stories that make us laugh and feel good - join our reading challenge. For ages 0-16 years.

Video streaming

  • KanopyStream over 30,000 films - includes Kanopy Kids - there's something for all ages 

Virtual escapes

These virtual escapes have been created by our Children’s Librarian for the family to enjoy and are best viewed on a desktop screen.

New year, new resolution?

Learn a language

Mango Languages has over 70 languages to choose from: Turkish, Finnish, Shakespearean English.. even Pirate - Shiver me timbers!

Start a new hobby

Hobbies and Craft Reference Centre: Videos, guides and step by step instructions for art, textiles, building robots – even learning piano.

Research your family history

For a limited time, library members can access Ancestry® Library Edition remotely:

  • Log in to the library catalogue with your Willoughby Library membership details
  • Once logged in, you will be directed to the user dashboard, from here click Home on the top left to return to the main page
  • On the right hand side, under Digital Collections, is a link to Ancestry
  • This link is only available while you are logged in, and is available until 31 March 2021

Road trips and holiday reads

Download eAudiobooks for your next road trip, and eBooks or eMagazines for leisurely reading. There's a range of titles for all ages across our collections.

Need some reading inspiration?

  • Good Reading Online Hub for Book Lovers : An online hub for book lovers. Quickly see the latest reviews and popular titles for all ages.
  • NoveList Plus: Suggestions for fiction and non-fiction books including award-winners, Book Discussion guides, and BookTalks

Health & Wellbeing