Library

Public Libraries continue their push into the digital age!

The State Library of WA, through the Western Australian Digital Media Collection, has introduced new ways of borrowing material without leaving home (but - our library people do love to see their patrons - don't forget to call in!)

Join your local library online!  Request an inter-library loan!  Browse our local collections!  Click here to access the Catalogue!

BORROWBOX – for e-books and e-audiobooks

BorrowBox is an award winning Australian App that enables State Library members to browse and borrow bestselling eAudiobooks on their Apple or Android device for limited periods through digital loans. BorrowBox is a FREE download solution. Once you are signed in you can borrow or reserve up to 4 eAudiobooks for a 2 week loan period.

For more information on how to set up BorrowBox on your computer or smart device, please click here.  The default password is the last four characters of your library ID barcode.

Click here to log into Borrowbox - Broomehill Public Library

Click here to log into Borrowbox - Tambellup Public Library

OVERDRIVE – for ebooks and audiobooks

Download eBooks Anytime, Anywhere! WA public library and State Library members can borrow and read or download thousands of ebooks. Sign in with your library card to enjoy digital books on your computer, tablet, smartphone, or ebook reader anytime, anywhere.

OVERDRIVE READING ROOM FOR KIDS

OverDrive eReading Room just for kids provides a safe and easy browsing experience for children. The eReading Room just shows children's content, which gets kids to the titles they want faster. Kids can browse, sample, place holds and borrow eBooks appropriate for their age range and reading level.

ZINIO E-MAGAZINES 

Download eMagazines FREE.

KANOPY

With Kanopy, Broomehill and Tambellup Public Library Patrons will have access to more than 30,000 films, for free!

The popular on-demand film streaming service Kanopy is now available for free at the Broomehill and Tambellup Public Libraries.  Library card holders can access Kanopy and sign up to start streaming films instantly by visiting http://broomehillpublic.kanopy.com or https://tambellup.kanopy.com

Films can be streamed from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.

Offering what the New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with ollections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.

With the motto of "thoughtful entertainment," Kanopy provides [library name] patrons with access to films of unique social and cultural value; films that are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere, and programming that features diversity, with a wide array of foreign language films and films on race, and current affairs.

The Kanopy collection includes indie hits like Hunt For the Wilderpeople and Ingrid Goes West, classic masterpieces like Aguirre, the Wrath of God and Seven Samurai, and award-winning documentaries like the 2017 Oscar®-nominated I Am Not Your Negro and the standout Hot Docs documentary, In the Name of All Canadians.

Kanopy was founded in 2008 by CEO Olivia Humphrey as an educational tool for colleges and universities. More than 5 million Kanopy users stream the most acclaimed movies and documentaries from award-winning filmmakers, and experience the best in independent, classic film, and world cinema.


Western Australian Public Libraries Digital Media Collection (WAPLDMC) is delivered through the Broomehill Public Library and the Tambellup Community Resource Centre & Library. To join your local library and use this service, please contact the Broomehill Public Library on 9825 3555 or the Tambellup Community Resource Centre & Library on 9825 1177.