Kids Online

  • The best place for children to watch celebrated stories read aloud by favourite storytellers. It’s storytime, anytime!
  • A selection of online learning games across a wide range of educational domains including literacy and numeracy for 3 to 11 year olds.
  • Over 10,000 exercises to make literacy fun. Literacy Planet covers key areas of English literacy: Pre-Reading, Phonics, Reading, Vocabulary, Spelling, Grammar & Comprehension.
  • The ultimate platform for learning coding. Create an account and you are on your way to coding..
  • 500+ interactive stories with voice overs, animations, games, quizzes and more to help make reading FUN! This is available for FREE for all children and parents. All you need is a Bathurst library card.
  • Join the team at Bathurst Library for Storytime online! Watch as the librarians read fun picture books for you to listen and view from anywhere, anytime.


  • An online tool to help children aged 5-14+ years decide what to read next based on their favourite authors, age group or themes.

  • eAudiobooks and eBooks

    Sign in with your Bathurst Library membership number and PIN

    Once logged in, click on 'help' if you need assistance using this website.

  • Bathurst Library members can stream and view over 30,000 of the world’s best films online for free via our film portal.

    Click for instructions on how to set up your account

  • Welcome to the Good Reading's Hub for Book Lovers.
    You now have OPEN ACCESS to all areas of our Hub for Book Lovers.
    You can set up a profile where you can build your own wish list of books you want to read and recommend books to other readers.
  • eBooks and eAudio.

    Click on My Account and sign in with your Bathurst Library membership and PIN.

    Once logged in, click on 'help' if you need assistance with this website.

  • eAudiobooks, eMagazines and eBooks

    This link will take you to the Overdrive page.
    Scroll down to find the Libby app link banner and follow the prompts.

  • Join the team at Bathurst Library for Storytime online!
    Watch as the librarians read fun picture books for you to listen and view from anywhere, anytime.
    Just click the links to view individual stories via Youtube
  • SpineOut is an exciting bi-monthly online mag delivering interactive options for teens. Find new and recommended YA books to borrow and read.
    You can express your ideas and thoughts and share your creativity in words, art, film or music by uploading submissions in a variety of formats, like pdf, video, mp3, jpg and more. A selection of submissions is published in each issue. Get reading and get published.
  • PK Mag is a fun and interactive site where primary school students can express their ideas and thoughts and share their creativity in words, art, film or music.
    PK Mag is designed to encourage a love of reading and is aimed at 8-12 year olds. It’s a great place to find the next exciting book to read or to see what other primary school kids are getting up to across Australia
  • eBooks and eAudiobooks

    Sign in with your Bathurst Library membership number and PIN.

    Once logged in, click on 'support' if you need assistance using this website;

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  • Readers Lounge

    Discover more - what to read next.You can access book reviews, recommendations, and the latest book news. Explore who else writes like your favourite authors and connect with other book lovers.

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  • What's On

    Our What's On page contains links to upcoming events and online programmes for children

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  • Catalogue

    Use our catalogue to search for all items including our eLibrary and eResearch databases

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  • eLibrary

    Download eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines to read anywhere, anytime for free.

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  • Local History

    The Local History collection contains resources relating to the rich history, geography and environment of the region.

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  • Research

    Access research databases for History, Literary and Scholarly purposes. A great resource for students or general interest.

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