Online for Children


BorrowBox e-books

Offering best-selling titles and popular Australian content, BorrowBox has an incredible selection of children's e-books to keep junior readers engrossed for hours.


BorrowBox e-audiobooks

BorrowBox's collection of children's and young adult e-audiobook titles entertain, spark joy and stimulate imagination in young minds!

BorrowBox makes it easy for parents and children to browse, borrow and listen to your library's e-audiobooks anywhere, everywhere.


Don't know where to start with your homework?

Use your library card to access Britannica online. Search this trusted resource for information which is suitable for children, teens or adults. Includes images, videos, dictionary and links to other websites.


Play and learn with over 150 fun activities that help children develop skills in problem solving, reasoning, numeracy, communication, language and literacy.

Busy Things now includes activities, games and fun for children up to 11 years.

Literacy Planet

Improve your children's English literacy skills.

Literacy Planet is the perfect tool to help children to build their skills in spelling, vocabulary, grammar and reading.

Literacy Planet has levels to support the school curriculum and is engaging with fun, educational game activities.

Sign up is required to keep track of your progress and earn rewards. [Library membership required]

LOTE Online for kids

Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Online for Kids provides children with the opportunity to read and speak different languages with these fantastic e-books.

Visit LOTE Online for kids for a collection of 300+ books in 15 languages. [Library membership required]


National Geographic Kids includes the complete run of the magazine from 2009 to the present, as well as books, videos, and images. High-quality informational texts are available for primary, upper elementary, and middle school English Language Arts, social studies, and science classrooms. [Library membership required]

OverDrive for Kids

Visit OverDrive Kids e-reading to explore and download the library's e-book and e-audio Book collection for children.


Studiosity is an online, free tutoring service for students from years 4 to 12 who are members of Blacktown City Libraries. This service is available Sunday-Friday, 3.00 pm - 10.00 pm (except during Christmas).

Sunshine Online

For early readers to practice and improve their reading and comprehension skills.

Featuring over 370 e-Books and over 100 interactive activities, Sunshine Online is the perfect place for young Australian readers.


TumbleBookLibrary has over 1100 e-book titles for grades K-6, and includes animated, talking picture books, read-along chapter books, national geographic videos, non-fiction books, graphic novels, playlists, as well as books in Spanish and French.


Enjoy reading and fun activities with Ziptales!

Over 500 interactive levelled readers, puzzles, games, videos and lessons.

Includes NAPLAN style literacy practice tests for Years 3 & 5  - all fully aligned to the Australian and New Zealand curricula and Specialized English Lessons writing activities.