To access all these online services all you need is a Wollongong City Libraries card and PIN number, if you do not remember your pin you can contact us on ph.4227 7414
Comics are now available through Comicsplus. All you need is a Library card. Every title you check out is available to read for 7 days.
eBooks are now available through a product called OverDrive. It may be a little tricky to get through the process the first time, however after you’ve been through it once it gets a lot easier.
As there are different requirements for different eReaders it is advisable to look through the ‘My Help …Customized help for your computer or device’ information first. This advises you what software you need to download for your particular device.
For an introduction to downloading eBooks watch this beginners guide on YouTube – click here
New! Overdrive now has a new eReading room especially for kids and teens, check it out here!
Customers can download songs 24/7 at home to their computer, MP3 player or mobile device.
Audiobooks are now available to download at home from the Library website. Bolinda Digital have audiobooks for all ages, for your iPod, PC or any MP3 player.
You can connect to the Bolinda Digital website, and follow the three easy steps – Search, Borrow and Download.
Two eAudiobooks may be borrowed at a time. If you reserve an eAudiobook this will count as a loan, as soon as it becomes available it will be automatically checked out to you and you will be alerted by an email.
No reservation fees or overdue fees apply to eAudiobooks.
Android – free downloadable app available through the Android Market, search for ‘library anywhere’
iPhone, iPad, iPod touch – free downloadable app available through the App Store, search for ‘library anywhere’
Any mobile phone or device with a web browser – go directly to Wollongong City Libraries mobile web catalogue at www.libanywhere.com/m/115
With the mobile web catalogue you can:
· search the catalogue
· place holds
· review your account
· renew items
· locate library branches