Library at Home

Your library is available online, 24/7!

Gympie Regional Libraries has a large number of eResources to ensure you can still enjoy a great library experience without leaving the comfort of your own home. Stream movies, flick through a digital copy of your favourite magazine or download your favourite books, anytime, anywhere, absolutely free.


eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines, Music, Movies, Newspapers

Borrow Box

Borrow, download and enjoy here. BorrowBox is home to the greatest Australian and international authors of the world’s best eBooks and eAudiobooks. Your library in one app.

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Libby, by OverDrive

Gympie Regional Libraries eBook, eAudiobook and eMagazine collection.

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Freegal Music

Free access to downloadable eMusic with access to over 15 million songs in MP3 format, including Sony Music's extensive list of artists. Library members can download up to 5 free MP3 songs per week to keep and stream 5 hours of music daily! The download counter resets every Monday 16:01 Eastern Standard Time (Brisbane, Australia). For further information visit Freegal FAQ.

Getting started with Freegal on your PC

  1. Login to Freegal Music using your library card number and pin number
  2. Search the collection and preview songs
  3. Click Download Now

Choose from millions of songs, all free and legal. Songs downloaded are all in MP3 format with no DRM. Downloaded music can also be transferred to an MP3 player or iPod or burnt to a CD.

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Freegal Music


National Geographic Virtual Library

National Geographic Virtual Library

State Library of Queensland now provides state-wide access to National Geographic Virtual Library. State Library, Queensland Public Library and Indigenous Knowledge Centre (IKC) members have unlimited access in the library and at home.

There’s no substitute for the depth and quality National Geographic Virtual Library brings to your library. This online resource includes more than 100 years of every page of every issue of National Geographic Magazine, the vast multimedia collection of National Geographic books, images, maps and videos as well as National Geographic Traveler Magazine.

Click here to access National Geographic Virtual Library

The password is: gympie

Press Reader

Read free newspapers from around the world or relax with your favourite magazines using PressReader
To access this database you will need to use your State Library of Queensland membership card. To create a State Library of Queensland membership simply follow the prompts from the link.

Press Reader


Online Learning


Encyclopedia Britannica Online

A reference site for students, educators, and parents, it includes editorially reviewed websites and the Encyclopedia Britannica. View the Tour.

Linkedin Learning

Build skills with 16,000+ online courses taught by industry experts. Use your Gympie Regional Libraries membership card to login.

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Be Connected

Be Connected is an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world. We have online learning resources as well as a Network of community partners - the Be Connected Network - who offer in-person support so you can develop your digital skills and confidence. Find a local place for friendly help and advice, or join the Network to help others.

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For the Kids

Story Box Library

Story Box Library has been created for Australian children to view stories by Australian authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic storytellers. Use your Gympie Regional Libraries membership card number to log in.

Story Box Library

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids includes authoritative, age appropriate digital content suitable for younger students in English, Language, Arts, Social studies and science and more. 

  • National Geographic Kids magazine, 2009 – present,
  • 275 National Geographic Kids Books
  • More than 90 videos
  • 6000+ Kid friendly downloadable images
  • Selected National Geographic books, images and multimedia on history, biography science and technology and more.

Click here to access National Geographic Kids

The password is: gympie