Kids eLibrary

Ancient and Medieval History Online

Covering prehistory through to the 1500s. Includes coverage of eight civilizations-ancient Egypt, ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, medieval Europe, the Americas, and ancient and medieval Asia. 






A great learning tool for little ones aged 3-6. Busythings features games to help children with numeracy, literacy and creative development. Content can be accessed on PC's, Android tablets and iPads only. (No apps available, access through your browser only)

Britannica Library


The online version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica. From one handy location access three sites in one, Primary, Teen and Adult.  Great for homework or the purely curious!


From the 1450s through to the present. Entries combine to provide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, events, and ideas that have defined modern world history. 

Today's Science

Explains important developments in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology.



Looking for some more interactive children’s stories? Try Tumblebooks. Read along with and listen to online picture books, play games and complete crossword puzzles.

Tumblebooks is now available as a free app in the App Store and in Google Play.

To get started:

  1. Download and open the app
  2. Login to the app
  • Select Library
  • Enter Australia as the Country 
  • Enter Stonnington Library as the Library
  • Enter Library Card Number 

The app is now ready to use. To access the menu click on the 3 lines icon in the top left corner. You can then access Read-Alongs, eBooks as well as puzzles and games. This a streaming app so material cannot be downloaded to use offline later.

Please note that streaming Tumblebooks will count towards your download limits at home or on your device.