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All library branches will be closed for the King's Birthday Public Holiday on Monday 10 June.

Digital Kids

Download free eBooks from our range of collections to your tablet, eReader, smartphone or PC. As well as new release and best-selling fiction, you can access non-fiction eBooks on many subjects.

You will need a valid library card / PIN number and Internet access.

Story Box Library

Story Box LibraryImagine the best stories being read aloud to you by our favourite storytellers – well that’s Story Box Library! Storybox Library connects kids with literature through film, providing a vibrant, interactive experience via a range of everyday storytellers – sportspeople, musicians, grandparents, teenagers, comedians, actors, with varying accents and from different cultures – each sharing past and present book titles.

No matter what the reason for your visit to Story Box Library, get kids excited about reading, inspire their imaginations, and let them have fun with stories. To get started, follow the link above and, on the login page, select Library, and then scroll down to Port Macquarie-Hastings Library. 


Beanstack is a free online service that offers an innovative new way to connect readers of all ages with books, engaging reading activities and challenges that match each person’s interests, ages and reading level.

The Summer Reading Club (SRC) is a free holiday program in December and January to encourage and reward reading. Discover stories that inspire, amuse and delight. A chance to win great prizes ! Join online at Beanstack.


BorrowBoxIf you are a parent, a grandparent or a carer of small children and love to read and share books with your child, try BorrowBox to borrow, download and enjoy a wide range of eAudio for kids.

All you need is Internet access and your library card (your password is your date of birth – ddmmyy). There is no software to install and the files are compatible with all operating systems. If you have a smart device, the Bolinda BorrowBox App is the easiest way to download and manage your loans.

Libby by Overdrive

OverdriveLibby by Overdrive has a number of video and audio collections for kids: new kids e-book additions, new kids audiobook additions and new teens e-book editions.

Download e-books via Overdrive for free and read them on any device. All you need is Internet access and your library card. If you have a smart device, the Libby app is the easiest way to download and manage your loans. To get started, see if your device is compatible.

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