Kids eLibrary

Busythings

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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

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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!  


Gale Interactive: Science

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Gale Interactive: Science allows you to explore science from every angle. Zoom in, zoom out and rotate 360 degrees on interactive 3D models! A comprehensive view of the most studied science subjects, including biology, chemistry, earth science and more.

 *Due to the interactive 3D models you will need to access Gale Interactive Science on a compatible browser. Compatible browsers include Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge


 

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Kanopy Kids is part of the Kanopy family and allows you to stream kids TV shows, movies and documentaries.

Getting Started:

If you don't already have a Kanopy account:

1. Go to Kanopy Kids and create your Kanopy User Account by clicking on the Sign Up button in the top right corner.

2. Go to your email account to verify your email address.

3. Add your library card number and PIN.

If you already have a Kanopy Account:

1. Go to Kanopy Kids 

2. Login with your Kanopy User Account

3. Start streaming kids content!

  • Each month there is a 15 film cap limit (note this is a 15 cap limit per account. With each account you can choose to use your 15 item limit across Kanopy or Kanopy and Kanopy Kids)
  • Your cap resets on the first of each month
  • Kanopy can be watched on any device with an internet connection
  • Kanopy is a streaming only service

More information on Kanopy Kids

Need more help to get started? 

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


Story Box Library          

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Story Box Library is an educational website, created for Australian children to view stories by Australian authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic storytellers. Story Box also features a growing catalogue of short films that feature interviews with authors, illustrators and publishers, as well as background information on the stories and themes. Story Box can be used on any device that has internet access (including all tablets). Each story also features an at home activity for kids to complete.

Note: this is a streaming only service and cannot be downloaded for later use. 

To get started:

  1. Go to Story Box Library 
  2. Select Stonnington Library and enter your full Library Card number.
  3. Select a story to watch.

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