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eLibrary

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YPRL eLibrary

All library members can enjoy the use of our eLibrary.

You don’t have to visit a library building to access membership benefits. Carry your library in your pocket so that it is only ever a few taps away!

YPRL members can access the library online anytime, any place.

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These are our recommended and most popular online resources. You can access them all for free with your library membership.

Can't see what you are looking for?

There are more. Why not check out the full list? These include librarian-sourced super-handy websites, services and resources that we have come across.

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FAQs

  • It is advisable to try again later, as some databases are licensed for only a certain number of concurrent users. If the error persists please contact library staff.

  • Yes, most eResources are available for access from home or anywhere with an internet connection. Ancestry, British Newspapers Archive and Find My Past can only be used at the library branches.

  • Device Format Required to download / transfer Required to play
    Windows® computer WMA or MP3 OverDrive Media Console™ for Windows OverDriveMedia Console
    Mac® computer MP3 OverDrive Media Console for Mac OverDriveMedia Console
    iPhone®, iPad®, iPod Touch® MP3 OverDrive Media Console for Apple devices OverDriveMedia Console
    WMA (transferred from a Windows computer) OverDrive Media Console on Windows computer iPod or Music application
    Other iPod® MP3 player MP3 OverDrive Media Console Built-in MP3 player
    BlackBerry® phone / tablet MP3 OverDrive Media Console for BlackBerry OverDriveMedia Console
    Android™ phone / tablet MP3 OverDrive Media Console for Android OverDriveMedia Console

    Get help with audiobooks from your library

  • Device Format Required to download Required to read
    Windows® computer Adobe® ePub, Adobe PDF Adobe Digital Editions Adobe Digital Editions
    Kindle Kindle for PCAmazon account Kindle for PC
    Mac® computer Adobe ePub, Adobe PDF Adobe Digital Editions Adobe Digital Editions
    Kindle Kindle for MacAmazon account Kindle for iPad
    iPhone®, iPad®, iPod Touch® Adobe ePub, Open ePub OverDrive Media Console™ for Apple devices OverDrive Media Console
    Kindle Kindle for iPhone /iPod Touch, or Kindle for iPadAmazon account Kindle for iPhone / iPod Touch or Kindle for iPad
    BlackBerry® phone / tablet Adobe ePub, Open ePub OverDrive Media Console for BlackBerry OverDrive Media Console
      Kindle Kindle for BlackBerryAmazon account Kindle for BlackBerry
    Android™ phone / tablet Adobe ePub, Open ePub OverDrive Media Console for Android OverDrive Media Console
    Kindle Kindle for AndroidAmazon account Kindle for Android
    Kindle Kindle KindleAmazon account Built-in reader
    Kobo ™eReader Adobe® ePub, Adobe PDF, Open ePub, Open PDF Adobe Digital Editions (installed on computer) Built-in reader
    NOOK™ Adobe ePub, Adobe PDF, Open ePub, Open PDF Adobe Digital Editions (installed on computer) Built-in reader
    Sony® Reader Adobe ePub, Adobe PDF, Open ePub, Open PDF Adobe Digital Editions (installed on computer) Built-in reader

     

    Get help with eBooks from your library

  • Titles can be borrowed using a library PC but must be downloaded/synced to a device. The Overdrive Download Station located at Mill Park library allows patrons to download directly to that library PC.
     
    There are some titles in the Overdrive collection called Overdrive Read which can be read on a PC (including a library PC). Remember to adhere to PC booking times, if you wish to read a title in the library.
  • Overdrive and Bolinda websites have excellent help screens. For problems with Overdrive, visit this link.  For problems with Bolinda, visit this link then log-in to access the help screen.

  • The online e-resources contain e-books, e-audio books, downloadable music, online magazines, current newspaper articles from the world's leading newspapers; articles from editions of popular magazines; genealogy resources via newspaper databases and the Ancestry database; legal aid assistance; employment assistance and much more. See the e-library for more details.

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