24-7 Digital Library


Sweeten your summer with Shoalhaven Libraries' five juiciest apps! 
Kanopy is Shoalhaven Libraries' video streaming service.  With thousands of films, documentaries, instructional videos and television series (from Australian short films to Hollywood blockbusters) you're sure to find something good! Visit our Digital Library or download the Kanopy app to get started.
Have you tried BorrowBox yet? This amazing eBook and eAudiobook service can be used online, or with an app. There are fiction and non-fiction titles for adults and young readers in a range of genres, including titles by Liane Moriarty, Tim Winton, Holly Throsby, Lee Child, Ahn Do and Terry Denton. Perfect summer holidays reading!
Learning a language has never been so delicious. Mango Languages lets you choose from 71 languages, and work your way through the lessons at your own pace via the app or website. Popular languages include Mandarin, Japanese, German, French, English and Spanish. 
If you’re looking for something to entertain the kids when they’ve had too much sun, this sweet little website is for you! Story Box Library offers a streaming video collection of Australian storytellers reading gorgeous Australian stories. Each of the 200+ videos include closed captioning  - you can even create playlists to save your favourite stories for later!
PressReader’s crisp app gives you access to more than 7000 newspaper and magazine titles, from 120 different countries. Browse titles on cooking, current affairs, sports, crafts, wellness  (and much more!) or sit back and listen as the PressReader app reads the news to you!


Shoalhaven Libraries' apps and digital resources are free for library members. To become a member, visit one of our branches, or click here to join online. Can't get into the library? Become a Digital Member. You'll receive a Digital Membership number, which will give you access to all of our online resources and apps. Learn more about library memebership here. 

What is the Digital Library?

The Shoalhaven Libraries Digital Library is your library away from the library. We have a great range of digital books, audio books, magazines, and databases for use at home. Our digital library is available on your PC, Mac, tablet and smartphone.

What do I need?

All you need is a valid Shoalhaven Libraries membership and a PC, Mac, Apple, Windows or Android device.

If you would like access to our digital library, but are unable to make it to one of our branches or the mobile library, you can join online as a digital only member.

How do I get started?

Visit our eBooks and Magazines page to get started.

BorrowBox and RBdigital have dedicated apps available on the App Store, Google Play Store and Windows Store for tablet or smartphone. When using one of our databases, you will be prompted to log in using your library card number and PIN. By default PIN is your date of birth (eg. 01071980). Please remember to change your PIN via Member Services. If you are having problems logging in, please contact the library on 4429 3705.

I need more help!

If you have read our guides and are still having trouble using our digital library, please contact the library on 4429 3705.

Nowra Library provides a quick walk-in 5-10 minute troubleshooting service called Tech Tuesday. This service is available every Tuesday between 9.30am-5pm so if you're having problems with any of our apps, bring your device into Nowra Library and a staff member will be able to assist you (no booking necessary)

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