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Our eLibrary is convenient and easy to use. It's available 24/7, and delivered straight to your computer, smart phone, iPad, tablet, iPod or MP3 player. eLibrary, eResources Our eLibrary is convenient and easy to use. It's available 24/7, and delivered straight to your computer, smart phone, iPad, tablet, iPod or MP3 player. Library Services

Welcome to your eLibrary!

​​​​You can borrow from your eLibrary 24/7!

Choose from an incredible range of eBooks and eAudiobooks for adults and kids. And that's not all - you can also  watch movies and borrow eMagazines. Plus, you can research, learn, improve your English, and even develop your career with our research databases and online courses.  

Find what you need fast with our A-Z list of all our eResources below, or get help with our Frequently Asked Questions.

Search all our Gale databases at once with this handy search box:


All you need to get started is your library card number and, for some resources, your PIN, which is your date of birth, entered as DDMMYY. Not a member of our libraries? Join online now!

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If you have any questions about any of our eResources, contact us or call on  9789 9423. 



eBooks, eAudio, eComics & eMovieshttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/eresources/ebooks-and-eaudiobookseBooks, eAudio, eComics & eMovieseBooks, eAudio, eComics & eMovies - all for free and on your own device
eMagazines & eNewspapershttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/eresources/emagazines-enewspapers-and-ecomicseMagazines & eNewspapers
Reference & Encyclopaediashttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/eresources/reference-and-encyclopediasReference & EncyclopaediasStart your research assignment with a general search in the online encyclopaedias and general online databases.
Science & Healthhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/eresources/scienceScience & HealthLearn about the latest science and health research and commentary with these databases - perfect for high school and general learning.
History, Geography & Culturehttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/eresources/history-and-geographyHistory, Geography & CultureFind information on History, Geography & Culture with these databases, perfect for high school students and lifelong learning
Online Courses & Hobbieshttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/eresources/online-coursesOnline Courses & HobbiesLearn a new skill for work or leisure with free online courses, enjoy free streaming of movies and documentaries, learn more about the books you love, and research your family tree.
Business, Employment & Lawhttps://cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/library-knowledge-centres/eresources/Business and employmentBusiness, Employment & LawGet up to date info and advice about job industries and applying for jobs; legal databases, Find Legal Answers and the Law Handbook; and the National Construction Code.

A-Z of eResources

Ancestry Library Edition - in library only
Biography (Gale: In Context)
Business Insights Global (Gale: OneFile)
Choice Online - in library only
Computer Science (Gale: OneFile)
Culinary Arts (Gale: OneFile)
Diversity Studies (Gale: OneFile)
Environmental Studies (Gale: In Context)
Find My Past - in library only
Global Issues (Gale: In Context)
Health and Medicine (Gale: OneFile)
Labour Market Insights (previously Job Outlook)
News (Gale: OneFile)
Opposing View Points (Gale: In Context)
Religion and Philosophy (Gale: OneFile)
Science (Gale: In Context)
World History (Gale: In Context)

The City of Canterbury Bankstown acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, water and skies of Canterbury-Bankstown, the Darug (Darag, Dharug, Daruk, Dharuk) People. We recognise and respect Darug cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land. We acknowledge the First Peoples’ continuing importance to our CBCity community.