eResources for Kids

Kids eResources are free for library members. You’ll find more information below.

eBooks, eVideos and More!

Many of our eResources and apps include a number of titles just for kids!

eBooks and eAudiobooks for kids are available from:

Comics for kids are available from:

eVideos for kids are available from:

Stories

Story Box Library

Story Box Library connects children with 300 Australian books read by some of Australia's finest storytellers. The stories are a little bit cheeky, a little bit charming and a whole lot of fun! Each video features a title being read and gives children a vibrant, interactive experience. You can select stories by age group, theme, author/illustrator and reader.

To get started, enter your City of Melville Libraries card number and then click the LOG IN button. If you are using Story Box from within any of the City of Melville libraries, you will need to select "State Library of WA" from the dropdown list of libraries before entering your card number.

Story Box Library has been provided through Better Beginnings supporting families in sharing a love of reading.

Please note: Video streaming services such as Story Box Library use more internet data than typical web browsing, please check your data allowances before viewing. We recommend connecting to Wi-Fi when viewing videos on your mobile device.

in2Era

in2Era offers a collection of Wings readers and picture books and covers a wide range of topics including maths, science and books in other languages.  With over 600 books, phonics videos, interactive books, activities, videos, music, games and tips for parents; all created by Australian educators.

This online resource specialises in levelled readers for primary school aged children.

Games and Coding

Busythings

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.

To get started, enter your City of Melville Libraries card number and then click the LOG IN button.

Busythings has been provided through Better Beginnings supporting families in sharing a love of reading.

Rainforest Coding

Rainforest Coding is an interactive adventure that takes place on the beautiful Echo Island, part of the Crystal Rainforest. Things suddenly turn very ugly for the scientists living on the island when it is attacked by hundreds of evil robots. Can the children help Doctor Han find her way around the old temples, removing the robots in her way? Can they discover what is going on and who is behind the attacks? Will they be able to rescue the other scientist imprisoned by the robots? Suitable for five years and up.

Get started now all you need is your library card and you can start playing for free.

LibraryCraft

LibraryCraft is a free Minecraft Server for 7 to 17 year olds in WA. If you play on PC, Mac or Linux using Minecraft Java Edition you’ll be able to connect.

There are survival worlds, creative worlds, three PVP combat worlds, and a central lobby world that connects them all - plus mini games, monthly build competitions and prizes.

For more information and to join visit www.librarycraft.net.

SwopBots

SwopBots is a puzzle game involving brother and sister Loop and Switch and their SwopBots friends crashing on an isolated alien planet. Using Scratch coding, children must deploy tactics to help them uncover the terrible secret lurking beneath the planet and repair their damaged ship. Along the way they will need to use all their coding and problem solving skills to overcome a variety of logic puzzles. SwopBots is a fun and highly motivational way to get children thinking about code and solving puzzles. Suitable for eight years and up.

Get started now all you need is your library card and you can start playing for free.

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