Library online resources

Joondalup libraries offer a range of online resources accessible 24/7 with your library membership. The City has options to satisfy your research questions, assist with homework or to help you learn at your own pace. Choose from almost any topic you can imagine.

For kids

Children of all ages will benefit from these resources. Get answers at any time from reliable and child safe sources, support your child to learn a second language or to improve early literacy and numeracy.


These databases and research subscriptions can assist you with your genealogy research, general history questions, antique enquiries and world history homework.

Newspapers and magazines

Browse millions of newspapers and magazines on every imaginable topic. Read The West Australian daily with the full-text online version or get expert, unbiased product advice on thousands of consumer products from Choice magazine online. Only available with your library login.

Online learning


Learn another language, choose from over 100 languages for beginners to advanced speakers via Transparent Languages Online. Learn English in preparation for the International English Language Testing system exam with Road to IELTS.

Personal and professional development

People skills, computing, finance, writing, public speaking and lots more employment and business skills. Arts, crafts, hobbies, skills and DIY on every possible topic.

Research and reference

Use Australian and international databases, encyclopaedias and other sources to find reliable answers to your health, science, technology, arts, business, humanities, social science and literature questions. Includes free access to millions of articles, reports, journals and reference texts.

Go Digital