As a member of Gladstone Regional Libraries you have free access to a wide range of materials online. We have e-books, e-audiobooks, and e-magazines for you to borrow; or movies, tv series, and magazines accessible online. Or try some free online courses!  

Our newest eresources are for all ages and include story books, National Geographic publications, and Haynes motor manuals.


Borrow Box has a great range of eBooks and eAudiobooks for all ages. A free app is available to download

RBdigital has an exciting range of eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines for all ages. A free app is available (activate on the website to use)

Online access to every issue of National Geographic magazine, National Geographic Kids, books, and videos.

Britannica Library is an online encyclopedia with information for all ages on a wide variety of topics! It is updated regularly to include current events.

Haynes vehicle repair manuals are online! Access hundreds of manuals with instructions and diagrams for a wide variety of vehicle models.

Universal Class provides online education with over 500 classes available; topics include accounting, fitness, face painting, and many more.

Hoonuit provides video-based training for software, technology, and digital device topics, from basic to in-depth knowledge.

Learn languages online with Transparent Language. Choose from over 95 languages, including English.  KidSpeak is accessible from the Transparent Language site for some languages. An app is available (activate on the website to use).

Lynda provides video-based courses including business, technology, technical skills, creative techniques, and learning paths for careers.

Video and interactive short courses online for free! Sign up to track your progress in a variety of topics.

Kanopy is a media streaming service with movies and TV series for all ages available to watch online! An app is available for iOS, Android, AppleTV or Chromecast.

Beamafilm is a movie streaming service with access to hundreds of documentaries and indie features

IndieFlix provides streaming access to classic TV shows, web series, documentaries, and short films from around the world.

A print and online magazine for book lovers. Good Reading has independent reviews and trivia about books and authors for all ages.

A podcast library from Good Reading Magazine of interviews with Australian and international authors.

Ziptales is an online literacy library designed to help preschool and primary school children develop a love of reading using animated stories and games. Ziptales includes reading plans and curriculum resources.

KidSpeak is accessible from the Transparent Language site for some languages. An app is available (activate on the website to use).

All of National Geographic’s books, videos, and magazines for kids!

Story Box Library is for children under school age and those in primary school! Watch online videos of storytellers reading popular picture books.

Kanopy Kids has a variety of tv series, movies, and educational videos for children of all ages including some from ABC Kids

SpineOut is an online magazine for young adults, by young adults, produced by the publishers of Good Reading.

PK Mag is an online magazine for primary school children, produced by the publishers of Good Reading.