eLibrary For Kids

The only requirement to access these e-resources from outside the library is a current Blue Mountains City Library card. If you are unsure where to start, please ask a librarian for help.

Birdie's Tree

Online resources to help you and your child recover from natural disasters such as fire, storms and epidemics. Read the books online, or play a game to help work through these difficult emotions. Includes information for parents and carers.

Borrow Box

eBooks and eAudiobooks across a range of collections including adult, children, fiction and nonfiction. To borrow, you will need a Blue Mountains Library membership card and password

Britannica Library

When in BM Library click here. Elsewhere click here. Access age appropriate material from the child-friendly collection through to the adult general reference.

busythings

Online learning games for 3 to 8 year olds. Filled with fun, humorous characters and lively colourful settings, children love to play these fun educational games & activities.

indyreads

eBooks & eAudiobooks, including fiction and non-fiction, poetry, cookbooks, educational books, local studies resources, and books from independent Australian and international publishers.
Guide for Smartphones & Tablets
Guide for Computers & eReaders.

Learning Space 123

Suitable for primary school aged children. Provides animated and interactive learning in literacy and maths with Australian accents organised into three 'Learning Spaces' for Emergent, Early and Fluent readers.

Literacy Planet

A literacy and numeracy resource for children of all abilities. Focussing on pre-reading skills, phonics, grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, spelling, and basic mathematics.

Magpies

In library access only. All about children's books, short stories, traditional literature and poetry from around the world with an emphasis on Australian and New Zealand literature.

National Geographic Kids

Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Use this separate link children’s dedicated computers.

PK mag

A place where primary school students can express their ideas and thoughts and to share your creativity in words, art, film or music. A fun and interactive site. It is designed to encourage a love of reading and is aimed at 8-12 year olds.

Scratch

You can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations - and share your creations with others in the online community. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.

Story Box Library

Hundreds of online videos of great children's picture books. With tailored classroom notes that are specifically created for the Australian curriculum. Select 'Blue Mountains City Council' and enter your Library card number.

TumbleBook

A collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.