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These free eResources can be accessed from your home. (Except Ancestry Library Edition which is available from inside your library only).

Please log in with your City of Rockingham Library membership card number.

Ancestry Library Edition

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Ancestry is the key resource for genealogical research. It is only available for client use from inside your library.

Aussie Driver

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(No log in required)

Getting ready for your WA Learner's Permit or Driver's Licence Test? Use this free WA Learner's Practice Test and Test Simulator. Practice as many times as you need – until you're ready to take the real thing.

Tests are updated for this year’s exam (2019).

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Australian Bureau of Statistics(No log in required)

ABS is Australia's official statistical organisation. Access to census and statistical information is now freely available online.


Busythings logoBusythings is a resource for the early years that includes 115+ fun learning activities that help children learn important skills in the key learning areas of creative development, problem solving, reasoning, numeracy, communication, language and literacy and knowledge and understanding of the world.
This subscription service has been provided through Better Beginnings supporting families in sharing a love of reading.

Cochrane Library

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(No log in required)

A collection of evidence-based medicine databases, including the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.

The Computer School

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New to computers? Or just want to further develop your confidence and skills to fully enjoy the benefits of technology? Then this free technology training site is for you.

The Hub for Book Lovers

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This Good Reading magazine has information on “Everything About Books” including thousands of easy-to-read independent book reviews and lots of interesting Australian and international articles, author profiles, stories on writers’ houses, bookshops, short stories, book trivia and more.

Primary Kids Magazine

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Primary Kids magazine is designed to encourage a love of reading and is aimed at 8-12 year olds. It’s a great place to find the next exciting book to read or to see what other primary school kids are getting up to across Australia.

Road to IELTS

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The International English Language Testing System, or IELTS, is an international standardised test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. It can also be used by people who want to improve their English.


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SpineOut Online is a place where you can express your ideas and thoughts and to share your creativity in words, art, film or music. A fun and interactive site.

Story Box Library

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A place where the wonderful world of Australian Children's Literature is on permanent exhibit, Story Box Library is a beautiful online ‘reading room’. Story Box Library connects children with literature through the complementary medium of film, providing its audience with a vibrant, interactive experience via a diverse range of storytellers, each sharing past and present book titles.

Transparent Language Online

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Learning a new language has never been easier.

​Access over 100 free language lessons. This learning service features listening, reading, speaking, writing as well as integrated pronunciation and vocabulary acquisition exercises.

Who Else Writes Like ... ?

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An online resource to help fiction readers discover authors who write in a similar style to their favourite novelists.

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