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SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PUBLIC LIBRARIES provide free access to the following on-line resources.

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2018 sees the fourteenth year of the Premier’s Reading Challenge in South Australia.

South Australian students from Reception to Year 12 are being challanged to read twelve books by 7 September 2018.

The Premier’s Reading Challenge continues to be an important initiative that supports the State Government’s commitment to increase the literacy skills of young South Australians and encourage them to enjoy reading, with more than 95 per cent of South Australian schools having students completing the Challenge. Last year more than 129,500 students from 705 schools took part in the reading challange.

Information about the Challenge is available on the Premier’s Reading Challenge website, by telephoning 8226 2006 or by email at

Bibliographies for over 30,000 authors and i nformation on over 350,000 books.

Digital Mags

RBdigital Magazines, the world's largest newsstand, offers full-colour digital magazines for anytime, anywhere reading on desktops, mobile devices, and apps. Your library's collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits. is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. The company also provides German, French and Spanish language content under the video2brain brand name.


SAcommunity is South Australia's community information directory. Its purpose is to enable you to:

  • find out about help available from government, non-government and community services throughout SA
  • find out how you can connect with and get involved in your community

IELTS is the International English Language Testing System, the world's proven English language test. IELTS was one of the pioneers of four skills English language testing over 21 years ago, and continues to set the standard for English language testing today.

Road to IELTS is a self-study IELTS preparation course produced by the British Council to help candidates prepare for the IELTS exam. It provides access to free online self-study materials to support IELTS General Training and IELTS Academic test preparations.

You can use Road to IELTS in the library, or at home.


Ancestry Online Library Edition

Trace you Family History

Ancestry provides access to an extensive range of genealogical resources from the United States and United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records. Also provides limited Australian coverage.

Note: Please visit your local library to use this database (it is only accessible via your local library's computers)


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