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eResources for Adults

The Libby Book Club for WA is a monthly digital book club available exclusively to Western Australian public and state library members, hosted by local author David Allan-Petale.

The book club takes place on the third Wednesday of each month. Shire of Capel Library members can now borrow the first book chosen for the Libby Book Club for WA with no waiting or holds on the Libby website in either ebook or eaudiobook. Download the Libby app using the links below.



Libby logoLibby gives you access to thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines. Libby is a fast and attractive digital browsing experience that allows you to synchronise your reading across multiple devices.

Access Libby in your browser

The Libby app is available from the App Store (Apple iOS) and Google Play (Android).

AppleStore link

GooglePlay link





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BorrowBox provides access to WA Public Libraries’ fiction and LOTE ebook and eaudiobook collection, which can be browsed and borrowed through the website or BorrowBox app. New titles are added frequently across both formats.

Access BorrowBox in your browser

The BorrowBox app is available from the App Store (Apple iOS) and Google Play (Android).

AppleStore linkGooglePlay link





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With Hoopla you can watch movies and television, listen to music and audiobooks, read eBooks, comics and more!
You can also access BingePass which gives unlimited access to partner content and counts as just one borrowed item.

Access hoopla in your browser

The Hoopla app is available from the App Store (Apple iOS) and Google Play (Android)
AppleStore linkGooglePlay link





Kanopy logoKanopy provides access to a collection of films – including award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases. Library members can view up to 4 films or documentaries (play credits) within a one month loan period. Play Credits are reset on the 1st of every month.

Access Kanopy in your browser

AppleStore linkGooglePlay link






eResources for kids


overdrive kids logoOverDrive eReading Room just for kids provides a safe and easy browsing experience for children. The eReading Room just shows items suitable for children, where they can browse, place holds and borrow eBooks appropriate for their age range and reading level.

Access OverDrive Kids



kanopy kids logoKanopy Kids provides access TV series, learning languages, animated storybooks, Anime favourites, classic films and family movies to suitable for children.

Access Kanopy Kids




Story Box Library Logo

Story Box Library provides a place where children can connect and engage with the wonderful world of Australian Children’s Literature. Listen to stories read by Australian storytellers who add meaningful and entertaining readings. Supported by State Library of WA’s Better Beginnings program.

Access Story Box Library




busy things logoBusythings is an award-winning educational platform with over 300 games available for children in pre-school to Year 3. These games are designed to entertain and educate whilst developing skills in literacy, numeracy, creativity and general knowledge.

Access BusyThings



library craft logoLibrary Craft is free Minecraft server for WA children aged 7 to 17. Kids can access multiple worlds, stretch their creativity skills, solve problems together and enter monthly build competitions for great prizes.


Access Library Craft



Did you know all Western Australians can join the State Library for access to even more State Library eResources?

Ancestry State Library Edition

Use your State Library card to access the Ancestry Library Edition which has billions of records in over 4,000 databases. Discover the story of your family’s history through records including court, land, probate, census military and passenger lists.


Access Ancestry Library Edition



eNewspapers and eMagazines from State Library of Western Australia

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The State Library provides access to the The West Australian Digital Archive, PressReader, ProQuest Australia and New Zealand and many more online newspapers, magazines and newspaper archives. Use your SLWA Library Card to access SLWA eNewspapers or join the State Library for free.