Digital Library

The Mount Isa City Library provides a wealth of digital resources to members, from e-books, graphic novels, magazines, movies, story books to LOTE resources.

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Adult section


Access over 3,000 ebooks and audiobooks at BorrowBox. You can enjoy the content on various devices anytime and anywhere.

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Access over 790,000 titles (audiobooks, eBooks, comics, music, movies, and TV). Content can be streamed from any computer or mobile device by downloading the "hoopla Digital" app for iOS and Android.

To access:

  1. Click LOG IN
  2. CLICK Sign Up
  3. Click Let's GO!
  4. Enter and select Mount Isa City Library, and click NEXT
  5. Enter your library card, PIN, accept the terms, and click NEXT
  6. Enter your email and create a password and click COMPLETE REGISTRATION

* Members can borrow up to 10 titles per month.


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cloudLibrary Language collectionLOTE

A collection of ebooks and audiobooks in Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

To log in:

1. Enter your Mount Isa City Library Membership Number barcode number) and PIN is your date of birth (e.g., 01011998)

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The North West Star NWS

The library has subscribed to The North West Star as a digital resource.  Patrons can access it with our computers or the library’s public WiFi with unlimited access.  Unlike other digital resources, NW Star’s subscription is IP based, which means people can only access it at the library, but 1) not at home or 2) access it at the library with their own data.

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Stream thousands of award-winning movies, documentaries and series for free with your library membership. Click on the link below to a Beamafilm account, and then log in with your library card.

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Ancestry Library Editionancestry

Ancestry Library edition provides extensive access to records and information for family history and genealogy research.

  • Search census and vital records, immigration and military records, family histories, historical maps and more.
  • Access is onsite at Mount Isa City Library only

Basic hints and tips on using Ancestry by the State Library of Queensland.

Gale Interactive: Sciencegale interactive

More than just facts and figures, here you can manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand biology, chemistry, earth and space science concepts. Gale Interactive: Science provides a comprehensive view of the most-studied science subjects.

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Kids' section

Story Box Library Storybox logo


Story Box Library is a subscription-based, educational website, created for Australian children to view stories by Australian authors and illustrators, being read aloud by fantastic storytellers. It was born out of a need for Australian children to experience and make a personal connection with Australian stories and voices.

To use this interactive resource, click on the link and

  1. Click Log In (located at Top-Right hand corner of the screen)
  2. From the drop down menu (in the Log-in Box) select Public Library & Tertiary Log In
  3. Scroll down and type in your Mount Isa City Library Membership Barcode Number
  4. Click Log In

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LOTE4Kids is an online database of digital books in World Languages, that allows kids to enjoy the magic of books in LOTE (Languages Other Than English). Each book comes with English translations to help kids learn languages.

To log in:

  1. Type in your Mount Isa City Library Membership Number

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