Inner West Council

Children's Resources

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Muzzy is a language learning resource for children produced by BBC. Give your child a head start to speaking a second language. Early exposure to a language triggers this inborn talent. MUZZY is effective for children of all ages, and its "see and say, listen and learn" method patterns the way children learn their first language.

Who next is a guide to children's authors, listed with suggestions of other like authors, and key book and series titles. Grouped in ages 5-7, 8-11, 12-14, 14+,

Ziptales is a literacy resource for children. Includes more than 500 interactive voiceovers, animations, games and quizzes to help make reading fun.

Youth Resources

PK Mag is designed to encourage a love of reading, aimed at 8-12 year olds. A great place to find the next exciting book or to see what other primary school kids are reading across Australia.

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SpineOut is a fun and interactive site for high school students to express their ideas and thoughts and to share their creativity in words, art, film or music.

Adult Resources

Kanopy is a film service offered by Innerwest Library service. Kanopy has a range of films and documentaries by a diverse range of film makers.

Beamafilm is a streaming film service which includes access to a wide selection of documentaries and indie feature films. Beamafilm supports independent film makers.

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Access the latest issue of Good Reading Magazine and the Good Reading digital library archive.

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An exciting resource with information on "Everything About Books" including thousands of easy to read independent book reviews of latest books, as well as some of our old favourites that we need to be reminded of, just because they are so good!. Also interesting Australian and international articles, author profiles, stories on writers' houses, bookshops, short stories, book trivia and more.

Dragon Source Chinese Magazines

Dragonsource allows full text access to 500 Chinese language eMagazines and journals in Traditional and Simplified Chinese, and includes access to back issues from 2012.

Access a wide range of eBooks provided free to library patrons. Use from the Library only.

eBooks and eAudio books available on your mobile device from anywhere, desktop and through the app. Includes English language and Chinese language books. Browse by subject or search by title or author.

World Book Web

Britannica is the trusted encyclopedia for children and adults. An authoritative and award winning reference resource.

Comics Plus Library Edition brings you unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics. Access comics whenever you want them - no holds or waiting.

Access full colour digital magazines on your desktop, mobile devices or on the RB Digital app. Includes new and backlist titles, no holds, no checkout periods.

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Ancestry is a family history resource, available only at an IWC Library. Access more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, and includes church records and passenger lists.

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Find My Past is a genealogy resource with over 50 million records for Australia, New Zealand, PNG and the Pacific Islands. Available only at an IWC Library.

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With an Australian history strength, History & Reference Library also covers ancient and modern history, with access to original source documents. Useful for students and parents.

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Dynamic Learning offers introductory computer training at your own pace. Covers Microsoft Office and Windows, social networks, internet safety, mobile devices and photography.

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World Book is an authoritative children's reference and general knowledge resource.

Early World of Learning

Produced by World Book, Early World of Learning is an engaging online reference resource aimed at preschoolers and children in early primary grades.

IELTS online assists with increasing literacy skills, and is accessible from your home. Includes videos, interactive activities, mock test papers with answers and progress graphs. There are two skill levels aimed at General and Academic users.

IELTS online assists with increasing literacy skills, and is accessible from your home. Includes videos, interactive activities, mock test papers with answers and progress graphs. There are two skill levels aimed at General and Academic users. .

Who Else Writes Like is a fiction reading resource. Browse by genre, or go straight to an author of interest. Designed to help people who like reading fiction to expand the number of writers they read.

Transparent Language provides an interactive source of learning for anyone who wants to start learning a new Language.