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Ancestry offers the largest collection of genealogy/family history records on the internet. U.K. and U.S. census records, military records, passenger lists and more! Free search for Eastern Regional Libraries members.
Getting ready to become a new driver in Victoria? Help is available. Aussie Driver has the resources you need to help you get ready, pass your learners test, and become a driver: free learners practice tests & this year’s official Victoria Driver’s manual.
Learn a new skill from home or in your library! Be Connected is an Australian Government initiative including free courses on everything from how to access the internet, to using your device and staying safe.
Are you game to take on Eastern Regional Libraries’ Reading Challenge in 2019? Read 20 mind-blowing books from James Mustich’s book ‘1,000 Books to Read Before You Die’ to go into the running for a brand new Kobo eBook reader, part of a fantastic Reader’s Prize Pack. Challenge runs from 1 Feb – 31 Oct,
BizLibrary is filled with expert content provided by Knox City Council, Maroondah City Council, Yarra Ranges Council and third parties, it’s packed with resources to help small businesses succeed.
Download eBooks and eAudiobooks via the website or straight from the BorrowBox app. Offers Australian and international best-selling authors.
Find the best resources to study and learn exactly what you need to know. This encyclopedia is packed with knowledge.
BusyCode is a set of resources designed to introduce simple programming concepts for 5-11 year olds.
Busythings is an online learning resource that will help your preschooler’s creative development, problem solving, numeracy, communication and literacy. It’s fun, quirky, colourful and noisy! Busythings is now available on your tablet computer; iPad access is via Safari. For Android tablets use the latest version of Google Chrome.
Echo – contemporary media issues with background and arguments, partnered by a searchable news database, both with links to original text and multimedia sources.
Browse over 40,000 bestselling author bibliographies with all the latest books, covers and descriptions.
Explore, track and review millions of books when you join this free global network of readers.
Use the world’s most popular search engine to find content from all over the internet. Find text, photos, videos and so much more.
Give kids of all ages the chance to try coding with this huge collection of free programming games brought to you by code.org. Hour of Code is available in over 45 languages, works on most modern devices and varies in difficulty for students of all abilities. Best of all, it’s completely free!
Watch over 30,000 Documentaries, Classic and Indie Films. On Desktop and Mobile devices for Library Members.
Download eBooks and eAudiobooks via the website or straight from the Libby by Overdrive app.
Download children’s eBooks and eAudiobooks via the website or straight from the Libby by Overdrive app.
Browse, reserve and renew books, DVDs, CDs, magazines, games and more from the your library’s vast collection of titles. Log in with your library card to check due dates and renew items.
Search a comprehensive list of Victorian public library catalogues. Please note: ERL members are limited to placing 5 reservations at a time through LibraryLink Victoria.
Literacy Planet is an online learning resource offering an interactive and fun learning program to assist in childhood literacy development. Click Free for library users button and sign up for access using your library card.
Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. There are over 3000 courses to choose from with over 150,000 award winning video tutorials taught by industry experts – you can access them all for free with your library card.
The RBdigital app delivers your favourite titles right to your smartphone, tablet or PC including digital magazines and audiobooks. Download now to listen, read, learn, and enjoy!
Explore the State Library of Victoria’s free online journals, articles, indexes, eBooks and more.