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. Resources include support for early literacy and numeracy, learning a foreign language or undertaking research using the Britannica online encyclopedia.

Genealogy and find My Past are available in each of the Libraries’ branches to assist you with your genealogy research.

Newspapers and magazines

Read The West Australian and the Sunday Times – available online the day following publication. Browse the online version of Carter’s Price Guide to Antiques from the comfort of your home. Access Choice magazine online from within each Library branch.

Online learning


Learn another language, choose from over 100 languages for beginners to advanced speakers via Transparent Languages Online. Or learn English with tuition available in over twenty languages. KidSpeak provides tuition for children in a range of languages.

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.

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