Read magazines online for free – in many languages!

Newsstand read magazines on demand

When was the last time you sat down and read a magazine? Maybe you don’t have the time, or maybe you can’t spend the money. We still haven’t found a way to lend free time to our patrons, but we can certainly lend magazines for free!

With cloudLibrary NewsStand you can read thousands of magazines from Australia and around the world on your browser, or on your tablet or phone with the NewsStand app.

NewsStand also offers a huge range of LOTE (Languages Other Than English) magazines.

Click here to get started!

Image of the news stand magazines available online

 

C-Pen: assistance for dyslexia and learners of English

Picture of C-Pen

We have a C-Pen available for our library community. The C-Pen is a totally portable, pocket-sized device that reads text out aloud with an English human-like digital voice. It can assist anyone learning English or living with reading difficulties such as dyslexia.

Patrons who would like to try the technology before committing to purchasing one of their own are welcome to borrow the library C-Pen and take it home to explore the functionalities. It is user-friendly and comes with instructions for use.

The C-Pen is currently located at the Margaret River Library but is also available for Augusta members to borrow – just ask your friendly library staff to assist if you would like to borrow it.

 

 

 

 

Comics online, any time, any place!

Comic Plus, read all the comics. Comic plus children's library

ComicsPlus offers unlimited access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels and manga. Every title is available 24/7 on your computer, tablet or phone – no wait lists or holds required – and it’s free with your library membership!

Click here to find out more about our kid-friendly ComicsPlus Children’s Library, in which the adult content has been removed.

Or if you prefer to browse the full ComicsPlus collection (inclusive of kids’ and adult content)click here to get started.

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Catch a movie this weekend with Beamafilm

Beamafilm is an Australasian Movie Streaming service offering unlimited simultaneous access to over a thousand movies.

If you are new to Beamafilm, have your library card ready and click here to start watching.

Did you know Beamafilm is also available to download for both iOS and Android devices?

Go to your App Store or Google Play Store to download the app, search for Margaret River Library, and sign in using your library card to start streaming unlimited movies and documentaries.

Beamafilm app

Browse New Books From Home

This week we have a refreshed display of New Books at the Library. If you are visiting us in the next two weeks you will be able to browse the shelves and place a hold on titles that interest you.

But, if you are unable to visit us, we have curated a sample of the books on display here so you can reserve them from home.

Let us know what you think of our selection and remember to visit Cloudlibrary to browse new eBooks and eAudios  available to borrow now.

The liar's dictionary by Eley Williams A room called earth by Madeleine Ryan The ways of the bushwalker. on foot in Australia, by Melissa HarperHow to handle a crowd by Anika Gupta Lapsed by Monica Dux The last bookshop by Emma Young Legacy of war by Wilbur Smith My tidda, my sister: stories of strength and resilience from Australia's first women Final revival od Opal and Nev by Dawnie Walton Pushing back by John Kinsella Radio life by Derek B. Miller The silk house by Kayte Nunn Soar by David McAlister Solo. how to work alone, and not lose your mind. By Rebecca Seal The angel of Waterloo by Jackie French The serpent's skin by Erina Reddan This chicken life: stories of chickens and te Asutralians who love them. by Fiona Scott-Normal, Ila Rose. Troy by Stephen Fry We can ll eat that: raise healthy, adventurous eaters and help prevent food alergies.. By Pam Brook, Srah Swan and Sam Gowing. Filmmaking for Dummies by Bryan Michael Stoller

Dreaming of travelling

The Library has a collection dedicated to travel literature which has been recently updated. Here are some new books to inspire you, or help you to plan that dream trip, whenever that may be. You can borrow the books bellow by clicking on the image to place a hold on the title.

Moon Copenhagen and Beyond Rick Steves France 2020

Japan

Now, If you like to read it on your device, you can download travel books and guides and read it on the go with CloudLibrary

But, If you are new to CloudLibrary simple follow this link to register your library card and start borrowing.

If you need assistance contact the Library on 9780 5600

 

New Books on Early Childhood Education

Our  Early Childhood Education collection has been updated, with new resources suitable for teachers and parents alike.

There is a wide range of topics to chose from, including outdoor learning,  sensory activities, special educational needs and computer skills in the early years. You can also find books on emotional intelligence and resilience.

Please click on the image to browse other titles in the collection.


The Footpath Library – providing access to e-books and e-audiobooks for everyone

Books are food for the mind and soul for anyone who loves to read.

The Footpath Library was developed to provide free access to books for everyone, and especially for those who may be experiencing particular hardship in their lives right now.

The Footpath Library provides free access to e-books and e-audiobooks without requiring you to provide identification or proof of address.

The library offers thousands of popular titles for children, teens and adults – plus a special selection of wellbeing titles aimed particularly at teens.

To access this service, please email sarahchristiner@footpathlibrary.org and request your free log-in details.

Click here to explore the range of titles online now.

 

 

National Reconciliation Week is 27 May – 3 June

This year’s theme “More than a word. Reconciliation takes action,” aims to encourage people to actively take action in matters of inequality and inspire people to safeguard the basic rights of Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander peoples, raising the alarm when they are denied, ignored or diminished. The Reconciliation Report can be read here:  Reconciliation Report 2021 

Here is a sample of the resources we have at the library, please click on the images to place a hold on the item.


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Contact the Libraries

Margaret River Library

Fearn Avenue, Margaret River WA 6285
Phone: (08) 9780 5600
Email: amrlibrary@amrshire.wa.gov.au