Accessing our Online Resources

Books, music, online learning, there’s something in our online offerings for everyone. You’ll need to join our library and get a card to access these resources.

Books, Audio and Magazines


BorrowBox

A big range of e-books and audiobooks for adults and kids, with lots of Australian content. Please note: When choosing a library, choose “Rural Libraries Queensland.”

Overdrive (Libby)

Overdrive, sometimes called Libby, houses a large range of e-books, audiobooks  and magazines!

Please note: When choosing a library, choose “Queensland Regional Overdrive Consortium.”

National Geographic

Complete archive of National Geographic Magazine, National Geographic Traveler magazine and National Geographic Kids Magazine. Latest issues are embargoed and not available for 2 months. Includes books, images & multimedia.

Streaming


Beamafilm

Stream ad-free on-demand movies, documentaries and series straight from your TV, computer or device with your library card. No limits, so binge away!

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Instructions

Other


LinkedIn Learning

Courses and video tutorials on the latest commercial software, creative and business skills. Includes training in Microsoft Office!

Freegal

Want new sounds? Use your library membership to stream free music onto your digital device. Download yours to keep. New songs added each week.

Streaming allowance now unlimited – 24 hours per day.

Ancestry

Ancestry is now available only in the library. Come into one of our locations and hop onto a public PC to start researching your family tree!

Kids Resources


Story Box Library

Australian narrated eBooks for kids with interactive storytelling.

National Geographic Kids

Get ready for amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

Overdrive for Kids

Like to read or listen to stories? Choose from hundreds of books to download to your computer, iPad, tablet or ereader.

Local News


Newsport

Douglas Shire News. Newsport is an accredited public interest news gatherer tailored to deliver independent, informative, and relevant news to the Douglas Shire. Advertising and Public Notice placements are available. Access Newsport for free at newsport.com.au

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Port Douglas Magazine

Port Douglas Magazine celebrates all that is great about the Port Douglas Daintree region. 3-4 times a year the 100 page glossy magazine showcases the region using high quality imagery and editorial. Copies are made available throughout Port Douglas Daintree’s hotel rooms, lobbies and cafes. Distribution is also made around Australia via airport lounges, tourism information centres and travel agencies. Online versions are available here https://tourismportdouglas.com.au/port-douglas-magazine

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