At Toodyay Library, the benefits of your membership don’t end when you leave the building. In addition to borrowing from our shelves, you can borrow eBooks and magazines using your personal computer, tablet or smartphone.  With multiple research databases accessible anywhere at any time, you have all of the information you could ask for at your fingertips. For the kids, we provide portals to online activities, games and stories that will keep them busy when you can’t.

Wherever our Members are in the world, endless entertainment and education is available for free – all you need is your library card!

Tumblebook Library
Introduce young children to the joys of reading with this delightful collection of animated, talking picture books.  This subscription service has been provided through Better Beginnings (

Busythings is an online resource for the early years that includes 115+ fun learning activities that help children learn important skills in the key learning areas of creative development, problem-solving, reasoning, numeracy, communication, language and literacy and knowledge and understanding of the world. 


Britannica Library
An excellent resource for students, parents and teachers. Britannica Library can be searched according to the users’ particular age group ensuring results are suitable for all stages of learning.


Story Box Library
A place where the wonderful world of Australian Children's Literature is on permanent exhibit Story Box Library in a beautiful online ‘reading room’. Story Box Library connects children with literature through the complementary medium of film, providing our audience with a vibrant, interactive experience via a diverse range of storytellers, each sharing past and present book titles.


Popular Magazines Plus
Gale's Popular Magazines Plus has a strong focus on current events, sports, science and health.  Access full text News Limited News including The Australian plus other Australian titles such as Choice, Australian Women’s Weekly, Australian Geographic, Australian Gourmet Traveler, Inside Cricket and Inside Rugby. 



Zinio provides State Library and Public Libraries members with access to a range of eMagazines delivered right to their desktop or favourite mobile device.


BorrowBox is an award winning Australian App that enables Public Library and State Library members to browse and borrow bestselling eAudiobooks and eBooks on their Apple or Android device for limited periods through digital loans. BorrowBox is a FREE download solution. Once you are signed in you can borrow or reserve up to 4 eAudiobooks and 4 eBooks for a 2 week loan period.